Sampson Independent- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed Sun, 24 May 2015 01:27:19 EST 1800 (No heading) Out of each graduating class, Sampson Community College honors graduates who have made a special contribution to the college and the community. Outstanding students are nominated by program and demonstrate aptitude in general, occupational, and career... Sat, 23 May 2015 23:46:54 EST Pregnancy Care Management program offered The Sampson County Health Department offers a prenatal program, Pregnancy Care Management Services - OBCM. The Program was developed by the North Carolina Division of Public Health and the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance and is designed... Sat, 23 May 2015 23:01:52 EST Head Start’s positive impact As a society, we all should pledge to continue our national commitment to do as much as we can to help our youngest and poorest children thrive. It was during the Spring of 1965, fifty years ago, that the formation of Head Start made early education a... Sat, 23 May 2015 22:46:51 EST (No heading) Union Elementary School recently held a talent show. Pictured are participants. First row, from left, Ladisha Martin, Yaseer Henry, Lindsey Carr, Ciara Guzman, Marissa Moore, DanielaTiscareno-Barba, Cayden Bass, Avery Grace Jones and Anna Teachey. Sat, 23 May 2015 22:01:52 EST 3HC staff recognized by state association The Association for Home & Hospice Care of NC (AHHC) presented its 2015 HOME (Honoring Outstanding Merit & Excellence) Awards at their 43rd Annual Conference & Expo. Sat, 23 May 2015 20:31:51 EST Garland probe nets drug arrest A Garland man has been arrested on a slew of drug charges folllowing investigation into drug activity at his residence, according to Sampson County Sheriff's officials. Sat, 23 May 2015 17:01:51 EST What’s cookin’? Sampson County SchoolsManagers ChoiceClinton City SchoolsMay 25No School Sat, 23 May 2015 16:26:52 EST Raiders beat Fairmont, advance to Eastern Championship Midway is headed back to the Eastern Final after an impressive offensive performance in an 8-5 win over visiting Fairmont on Friday night. Sat, 23 May 2015 15:31:51 EST Thank you for your service This is Memorial Day weekend. It's time to head to the beach, follow the kids to a weekend tournament, or just kick back and take it easy. But it also may be a good time to thank a veteran. This came home to me as Terri and I went to Washington,... Sat, 23 May 2015 12:41:51 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... Fri, 22 May 2015 13:56:51 EST Clinton woman jailed on arson charge A Clinton woman has been jailed after a heated domestic situation erupted into a blaze inside the residence. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:31:51 EST Salemburg era ending On Nov. 18, 1981, Salemburg Bobby Strickland convened his first meeting as mayor of the town of Salemburg. Some 34 years later, Strickland announced to his board that he would not seek re-election to the post. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:01:51 EST 101 Dalmatians coming to local theater Dorothy (Dodie) Smith wrote a novel in 1956 entitled “The One Hundred and One Dalmatians,” naming the canine hero “Pongo” after her own pet Dalmatian which was the first of nine Dalmatians she would eventually own. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:01:55 EST Garland water meter project complete GARLAND — After several months of work, a water reading meter project that expedites the process is now complete. Thu, 21 May 2015 22:01:51 EST Lessons from the casting out of legion Matthew, Mark and Luke all record the account of Jesus going to the country of the Gadarenes and casting out the unclean spirit named “Legion”. Most remember a bit of this account, because it is the one where the evil spirit requested to... Thu, 21 May 2015 19:46:51 EST Community Bulletin Board Plain View Fire Dept. — will have their budget meeting on Thursday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. Thu, 21 May 2015 19:31:55 EST SCAE Awards Scholarships The Sampson-Clinton Association of Educators recently awarded scholarships to students through one if its program. Pictured, from left, is Ahclederia Moore, Union High School; Tiara Brantley, Lakewood High School; Krystin Turlington, Clinton High... Thu, 21 May 2015 19:31:53 EST Both good and bad in tears What prompts you to tears? Last week's story shared my take on tears. I believe a good cry is good for the soul and tears can have healing power. However, allowing sorrowful tears to torment can spoil the joy of living and send us spiraling into... Thu, 21 May 2015 19:31:52 EST The signs are in our valley of decisions I used to be so broken, lost, empty.A heart with no beat.A singer with no song to sing .So I know the feelingThe silence is deafeningBut in your pain lies a blessing Thu, 21 May 2015 19:26:51 EST Annual Relay event set for Saturday Surviving cancer is a battle worth talking about. Thu, 21 May 2015 18:01:55 EST