Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:01:38 EST 1800 Ronald McDonald visits Salemburg Elementary Courtesy photosThe hamburger icon himself, Ronald McDonald, paid a visit to Salemburg Elementary students recently, talking to them about the importance of education and challenging them on their spelling abilities. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:00:15 EST Christmas show on tap for SCT in December The Sampson Community Theatre has had the pleasure over the past two weekends to present to our audiences some of the finest theatrical talent in the county as the cult musical comedy “Little Shop Of Horrors” was played out for eight... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:16:11 EST Early voting enjoys rush More than 4,000 people had made it to the polls to vote early leading up to the Nov. 4 general election as of Thursday afternoon, with the number growing constantly. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:01:11 EST Harrells announces honor students Harrells Christian Academy recently released the names of those students who made the Headmaster's List and the Honor Roll for the first grading period.Those students are: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:30:11 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, 30 Oct 2014 16:32:09 EST Fun at the Salemburg parade Ghosts, goblins, princesses and superheroes invaded downtown Salemburg for the annual Fall Festival Parade. Students from Salemburg Elementary wore their favorite costumes for the event. Along with the children, Lakewood High School's... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:41:04 EST Mystery Skype at UIS On Thursday, Oct. 23, Wendy Smith's homeroom participated in a Mystery Skype session with a middle school class from Carlisle, Pa. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:05:30 EST Myers awarded honorary degree In a surprise graduation ceremony, Dr. Robert Daniel Isbelle presented the Rev. Donald Carroll Myers with an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Florida Beacon College and Seminary. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:00:14 EST How does your garden grow? When properly grown and utilized, herbs can offer a wide range of uses, from the aromatic to the aesthetic, promoting health, beautification and medicinal purposes — it is an art the Sampson County Master Gardeners are seeking to pass... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:30:14 EST Heating bill help comes with changes this year While the application period for Sampson County's Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) still a month away, there are a couple changes this year to the program that offers help in paying heating bills. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:15:12 EST Chamber hosting 2nd annual Hispanic academy The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce is honored to partner with the Small Business Center at Sampson Community College for a variety of seminars throughout each year. Seminars such as Social Media Marketing, Investing Local, Tax Updates,... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:01:11 EST Mitchell honored by LabCorp Priscilla Mitchell was honored Aug. 28 with a surprise retirement party given by her co-workers. Mitchell has worked for Laboratory Corporation of America for 29 years. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:31:04 EST Subs revamped eyed Clinton City Schools is working to make changes in the way substitutes are called to fill in for teachers. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:01:13 EST Dillman to retire in 2015 After close to 30 years as an educator and educational administrator with Clinton City and Sampson County schools, Nancy Dillman will say goodbye in February. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:16:12 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 report.)Arrests Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:55:16 EST City sees successful cleanup, starts leaf season Another successful Fall Clean Up Week and Household Hazardous Waste Day now behind them, the City of Clinton Public Works and Utilities Department's work is far from finished with leaf collection now in full swing. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:46:16 EST Salemburg’s top students Courtesy photo Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:34:11 EST Liberty Tax joins Chamber fold Courtesy photo Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:30:35 EST Refunds mailed to South River EMC members Being a member of South River Electric Membership Corporation has benefits. In October, the nonprofit electric cooperative refunded $2,707,200 to its members as capital credits from the years 1995 and part of 1996. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:20:12 EST City brings more revamped properties within borders City of Clinton officials have put a bow on another community development project by officially bringing the upgraded area within the city's limits. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:01:07 EST