Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS?profile=1011 Feed Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:43:03 EST 1800 (No heading) Lindy Bustabad won a special award, Naval Science Research Award, in the last N.C. Science and Engineering Fair (State Competition) at Meredith College in Raleigh. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:01:52 EST The balancing act The anticipated loss of privilege license fees, coupled with drying up grant sources and large capital projects for the City of Clinton on the horizon, means more revenue is fast becoming a pressing need. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 07:31:51 EST ‘Village’ gets final OK The Village on Sunset subdivision in Clinton has taken another big step forward, with the approval of a final plat that clears the way for some 30 lots to now be sold. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 07:16:51 EST Easter services to be held this weekend Spring revival will be held at Mingle Hill DOC Church through Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Apostle Leroy Hargett Founder and Pastor of Life Changer Community Church, Smithfield. Different choirs will render the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:46:52 EST Leutz to speak at Dublin’s LuMil Vineyard DUBLIN — Graduates of the University of North Carolina and their guests are welcome on April 16 to hear Dr. James Leutz, a longtime history professor at UNC, speak at LuMil Vineyard Barrell Room in Dublin. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 23:01:51 EST USDA extends ARC and PLC deadlines WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has provided farm owners and producers one additional week, until April 7, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), the safety-net programs established by the... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:46:51 EST Lady Raiders grab conference wins The Midway Lady Raiders' softball team won games on Monday, over Lakewood, and Tuesday, at home against Union. MHS won 8-1 over LHS and 19-2 over Union in five innings. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:26:51 EST Midway drops Union 10-0 Midway's Dylan Hardison pitched 4 scoreless innings, allowing just one hit, while walking no batters and striking out 7 en route to a 10-0 win over Union. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:11:51 EST Rotary Club donates $50,000 to UMO track, lacrosse complex$50000-to-UMO-track-lacrosse-complex MOUNT OLIVE — The University of Mount Olive recently announced the extension of its Realizing the Dream Securing the Future capital campaign to include raising funds for a Track and Lacrosse Complex. Since that announcement, the Mount Olive... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:01:51 EST Community Bulletin Board American Legion Auxiliary Unit 319 — meeting 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2. FMI Helen Faison, 592-6060. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:01:51 EST Trash day moved up Trash day has been moved up this week for city residents who normally get theirs collected on Friday. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:16:51 EST Simple Gifts grants opening doors Margaret Turlington enjoys seeing students expand their learning beyond the classroom. As the coordinator of The Simple Gifts Fund, Turlington is encouraging educators and schools to apply for the Sampson County Love of Learning Grant. The purpose is... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:01:51 EST Miss LHS and her court Kierre Clark, center, was recently crowned Miss Lakewood. She also won the overall Talent Award donated by 2014 Miss LHS, Kelsey Royal. Also pictured is first runner-up and Extra Effort award winner Madelyn James and second runner-up and Miss... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 09:41:51 EST Eye to the future Major projects on the City of Clinton's horizon include a fourth phase of downtown revitalization, the renovations of both the fire and police stations and facility repairs at both Royal Lane Park and the Bellamy Center. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:31:52 EST Insight into fighting stigma offered As part of a monthly community education series sponsored by Sampson Regional Medical Center and Eastpointe, the public was invited to a free informational session on stigma — which, according to presenters, can lead to needless suffering on an... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:01:54 EST How to keep your bones strong A healthy skeletal system is important for several reasons. Bones have several functions in the body. These include the protection of organs, structural integrity and calcium storage. Bones also serve as anchors for muscles. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:01:52 EST Tips for sowing small seeds Gardening can be made easier by doing some of the work indoors first, especially when dealing with small seeds. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:46:51 EST Helping child abuse victims important It's hard for many of us to understand how someone can have child and then not take care of it. It is harder still to fathom how someone can have child and then abuse it, physically, emotionally, verbally, or sadly, a combination of all... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 06:31:51 EST Raiders rally to top Leopards Midway defeated Lakewood 9-5 on Friday night by scoring the last seven runs of the ball game. An early home-run by Logan Brewer, a three-run shot, put the Leps up 3-1 after an inning. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:51:54 EST Shooting kills 1 Clinton Police are searching for those responsible for a weekend shooting that killed one man and injured another. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:01:51 EST