Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:17:38 EST 1800 Choose fruit for dessert Choose Fruit for Dessert! Making that choice doesn't mean that you have to give up delicious desserts forever, it just means that you need to get creative. Fruit desserts can be amazing and tasty showstoppers too. Plus fruit desserts offer way... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:30:11 EST Family Planning services available The Sampson County Health Department offers Family Planning services to women of child-bearing age residing in or around Sampson County. Family Planning services allow women to be proactive concerning their reproductive health. Services are tailored... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:30:08 EST Hargrove Elementary students have fun, learn at Halls Fire Dept. As a loud fire alarm beeped, a group of students from Hargrove Elementary School methodically crawled through a miniature house, avoiding smoke above their heads. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:15:09 EST Activities abound at Senior Center Greetings to everyone. I hope I can be back on track again now. This has been a busy summer, and entering the fall, I was short of help. I guess that's enough excuses for now!! I've missed writing and submitting my article. Don't... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:01:11 EST UMO to hold Meet the Author event MOUNT OLIVE – Conor Grennan, author of Little Princes, will be a guest lecturer at the University of Mount Olive on Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. in Southern Bank Auditorium in Raper Hall. The event is free and the public is invited to... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:30:08 EST A loud voice in the breast cancer fight See our Breast Cancer Support Page A2Nettie Pernell's mother passed away when she was a teenager, a void never filled in the nearly 45 years since. Over the years, Pernell has channeled her... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:31:05 EST County schools earn Title I recognition Three Sampson County Schools were recently honored for being Title I Reward Schools for 2014-15. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:36:07 EST Hobbton’s bus citizens Courtesy photo Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:17 EST Helping the United Way Courtesy photos Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:01:15 EST Local artist makes strides with USA Today Using his talents, Keith Carter stays busy producing art to accentuate the work of journalists at one of the biggest media groups in the world — USA Today. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:11 EST Church Outreach All Together Ministries Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:45:11 EST Sowing seeds in good ground Do you believe God can gather what you need to get your job done and increase you mightily? His Word proclaims this truth in powerful scripture like Genesis 17:2 “And I will make My covenant between Me and thee, and will multiply thee... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:00:11 EST Hickory Grove to hold historic homecoming This year Hickory Grove Baptist Church will host its 125th Homecoming, and the church, which was established in 1889, is going to be celebrating with the community this Sunday. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:00:14 EST Glow for God T-shirt deadline Oct. 30. What began as an idea in the heart of one local woman bloomed into an entity all on its own. The HG Cheer Competitive Cheerleading Ministry is part of the Athletics Ministries of Holly Grove Holiness Church in Clinton. The goal of HG Cheer is to... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:01:17 EST ‘Little Shop’ enters final weekend Halloween was in the air this past weekend as the Sampson Community Theatre presented “Little Shop Of Horrors” to an appreciative audience who watched a small plant grow from a seedling to the largest item on the big stage. The cast was... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:00:17 EST DuBose gives tour of ‘state-of-the-art’ facilities A local industrial force for decades, DuBose Strapping Inc. recently took the time to show off its inner workings as part of a guided tour of its facilities. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:44:09 EST Crimewatch (The public reports listed below are provided by the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, the Clinton Police Department and the N.C. Highway Patrol via the Sheriff's Office daily jail... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:28:20 EST R’boro begins hydrant work ROSEBORO — With hopes of increasing the efficiency of the fire hydrants throughout town, Roseboro employees and Commissioner Cary Holland are working to replace several, while fixing others. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:55:11 EST Preparing for the worst See more Page A4The fatal Ebola virus is a healthcare “game-changer” for which local officials are preparing, hoping such emergency procedures will never have to be... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:15:11 EST Carrying out the vision For 13 years Kellie Godwin Hinshaw battled head and neck cancer, but through it all, she had a vision — a vision that's being carried on through the work of the Miss Midway High School pageant platform and her family. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:00:17 EST