Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:33:43 EST 1800 Threat leads to arrest of 1 http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-news/50092048/Threat-leads-to-arrest-of-1 A 26-year-old Sampson County man learned the hard way that it's not a good idea to take your frustration out on a magistrate, particularly if threats are involved. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Northern Sampson road closed for bridge repairs http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-news/50089463/Northern-Sampson-road-closed-for-bridge-repairs Yet another bridge is closed in Sampson County due to maintenance, this one in the northern end of the county near Dunn. This is the third structure in the last two weeks to be shut for repairs. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UMO summer graduation Aug. 23 http://clintonnc.com/news/news-news_education/50087180/UMO-summer-graduation-Aug.-23 MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive will graduate approximately 220 students at its summer commencement on Saturday, Aug. 23. Graduation exercises are scheduled for 2 p.m. in the George and Annie Dail Kornegay Arena. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sampson seeing rise in whooping cough cases http://clintonnc.com/news/breaking_news-health-home_top-localnews1-news/50087625/Sampson-seeing-rise-in-whooping-cough-cases Several counties in North Carolina have seen increases in the number of whooping cough cases, also known as Pertussis, over the past few months. Sampson County has now joined those ranks, with confirmed cases that have been steadily increasing over... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-blotter-localnews1-news/50086497/Crimewatch (The 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 jail report.)Arrests Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Winkin’, Blinkin’ and Nod http://clintonnc.com/news/health-localnews1/50072399/Winkin-Blinkin-and-Nod It is not unusual for people to complain of fine twitching of the eyelid at times. This twitch or tic in the eyelid may occur in the lids of one or both eyes. They may last for a few minutes or hours. We are not sure why the twitches appear but they... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Reflections of Clinton’s past http://clintonnc.com/news/features-history-life-localnews1-profile/304557/Reflections-of-Clintons-past (Editor's note:This 16-part Historical Society piece was written by James Reynolds in 1991 and has now been edited and submitted by Joel W. Rose.) Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Cleaners and sanitizers: What’s the difference? http://clintonnc.com/news/athome-health-lifestyle-local_features-news/340734/Cleaners-and-sanitizers:-Whats-the-difference Keeping your home kitchen clean is an important step in preventing foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia reports that proper cleaning of hands and surfaces is the single most important step in preventing foodborne... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Subway comes to Harrells http://clintonnc.com/news/community-community_news-features-lifestyle-food-local-news-localnews1-localnews3-news/50070212/Subway-comes-to-Harrells HARRELLS — Deloris Fennell watched as fresh vegetables were spread across her cold cut sub, before it was wrapped up and placed in a sack. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sowing seeds of renewed life http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-home_top-local-news-localnews1-localnews2-local_features-news/50061866/Sowing-seeds-of-renewed-life In the past five years, Clinton native Donald Ringley has gotten married to the love of his life, watched his granddaughter grow up and shared an emotional experience with fellow cancer survivors celebrating renewed life. If not for quality care and... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mold and moisture http://clintonnc.com/news/church-localnews1-news/50072356/Mold-and-moisture By Perry SoliceContributing columnist Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Navigating Obamacare rules http://clintonnc.com/news/health-localnews1-news/50045643/Navigating-Obamacare-rules On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act(ACA) or “Obamacare.” This new law required that most people have health insurance... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Vital Statistics http://clintonnc.com/news/births-localnews1-news-publicrecords/50070616/Vital-Statistics Building PermitsDavid Bradshaw, 980 sq. ft., mobile home setupClinton Dialysis, 2,327 sq. ft., business renovationsCarl Westbrook, 700 sq. ft., mobile home setup Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2 now jailed for home invasion http://clintonnc.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-localnews1-news/50081312/2-now-jailed-for-home-invasion Two Garland men are now behind bars facing multiple felony charges related to an early Friday morning home invasion in Garland. One of the pair turned himself in to county investigators late Saturday afternoon; the other was taken into custody late... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Garland man facing multiple felonies http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/50079033/Garland-man-facing-multiple-felonies One Garland man is in custody and another still on the loose after a home invasion in the southern Sampson County town early Friday morning. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Bridge repairs close Sampson roads http://clintonnc.com/news/home_top-localnews1-news/50058555/Bridge-repairs-close-Sampson-roads Sampson County residents can expect deal with two bridge closures, and thus portions of the roads where they are located, over the next few months, one a temporary closure for repairs and a second for a complete bridge replacement. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rotary officers installed http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-localnews2-news-photo_gallery/50071769/Rotary-officers-installed Courtesy photo Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST What’s cookin’? http://clintonnc.com/news/news_education/329528/Whats-cookin Clinton City SchoolsJuly 28Chick Fillet on BunGreen BeansMixed FruitJuly 29PizzaBroccoli w/CheesePineapple Tidbits Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 1 in custody; 1 on loose after home invasion http://clintonnc.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-localnews1-localnews3-news/50076882/1-in-custody;-1-on-loose-after-home-invasion One Garland man is in custody and another still on the loose after a home invasion in the southern Sampson County town early this morning. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Taking the oath http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-news-news_education-photo_gallery-schools/50071793/Taking-the-oath Dan Grubb/SCC Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST