Sampson Independent- RSS NEWS Feed http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS http://clintonnc.com/section/NEWS Thu, 2 Oct 2014 02:26:23 EST 1800 School will be featured during Faison Market Day http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-news/150016875/School-will-be-featured-during-Faison-Market-Day Faison High School resulted from the consolidation of three area schools: Crow, Shine and Faison High School, also known as Faison Academy and Presbyterian High School. The year the school was to start operations was 1923, but the building was not... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 23:00:19 EST Rehearsals under way for Old Bluff ’s ‘The Woman in Black’ http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150016377/Rehearsals-under-way-for-Old-Bluff-s-The-Woman-in-Black Coming this November, Old Bluff Theatre Company will stage the spine-tingling tale, “The Woman in Black.” Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:01:10 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150018425/ This past Tuesday, Sept. 30, in partnership with the Clinton-Sampson Planning Department and the Small Business Center at Sampson Community College, we hosted a “Building Reuse & Business Startup” seminar event. This free community event... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 21:00:11 EST Denning becomes member of UMO Foundation http://clintonnc.com/news/news/150014536/Denning-becomes-member-of-UMO-Foundation MOUNT OLIVE — George Robert “Bobby” Denning is the latest person to become a member of the University of Mount Olive Foundation Board. The Foundation, which was formed in early 2004, has been active in its efforts to raise funds for... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 20:01:18 EST City school board poised to approve budget http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education/150017312/City-school-board-poised-to-approve-budget Clinton City Board of Education members are scheduled to make a decision on a budget of more than $26 million to run the local school system. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 16:13:08 EST Pink Brunch offers health tips, pampering http://clintonnc.com/news/health-home_top-lifestyle-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-local_features-news/150017873/Pink-Brunch-offers-health-tips-pampering Women had the chance to take time out of their busy day Wednesday to get a little pampering and some education as well during the first Pink Brunch, sponsored by Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center. The event was a... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:38:14 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150020445/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... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:36:15 EST Union High Homecoming Court http://clintonnc.com/news/lifestyle-localnews1-localnews3-news_education-photo_gallery/150016672/Union-High-Homecoming-Court Courtesy photo Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:38:07 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/business-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-photo_gallery/150018468/ Courtesy photo Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:07:16 EST Union Intermediate grows goodness http://clintonnc.com/news/news_education-photo_gallery/150016974/Union-Intermediate-grows-goodness Union Intermediate School planted a fall garden last week with the help Charmae Kendall, Sampson County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension College of Agriculture and Life Sciences program assistant. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:03:13 EST UMO student receives scholarship http://clintonnc.com/news/news/150014617/UMO-student-receives-scholarship MOUNT OLIVE — William Davenport, a senior at the University of Mount Olive (UMO), has been awarded the 2014 North Carolina Recreational Therapy Association (NCRTA) scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to four recreational therapy students in... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:00:23 EST (No heading) http://clintonnc.com/news/news_education-photo_gallery/150016526/ Lakewood High will crown a new Homecoming Queen during halftime of the Leopards football game Friday, Oct. 3. Those on the Homecoming Court are, from left to right: Kristen Edwards, Samantha Naylor, Rashyda Parker, Currie Carter, Alexis Williams,... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 14:00:22 EST Clinton native engineers success http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-local_features-news/50798734/Clinton-native-engineers-success In Minneapolis, Brian Sampson stays busy managing and designing railway projects in the third largest metropolitan area in the Midwest. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:40:13 EST City’s water system upgrades full stream ahead http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-home_top-localnews2-news/50815116/Citys-water-system-upgrades-full-stream-ahead Sweeping water system upgrades that will see the City of Clinton's water treatment plant expanded, an elevated tank constructed and water lines improved are now officially underway, with well construction expected to be completed by spring 2015... Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:31:12 EST Animal cruelty case ongoing http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-news/50815169/Animal-cruelty-case-ongoing The criminal case against an alleged animal abuser has been continued again, with all horses now out of the woods and Sampson County Sheriff's officials promising to see the case to its end. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 07:16:07 EST Local NAACP branch to host youth march Saturday http://clintonnc.com/news/localnews1-news/50816824/Local-NAACP-branch-to-host-youth-march-Saturday The Sampson County Branch of the NAACP is sponsoring an event Oct. 4 in hopes of reaching the youth of Sampson County, organizers said. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:30:19 EST Two face burglary charges http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-home_top-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150001848/Two-face-burglary-charges Two Sampson County men were taken into custody Monday afternoon and charged with multiple felonies related to a burglary in the area earlier in the summer. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:51:10 EST Outside contracts get once-over http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news-news_education-news_education/50815205/Outside-contracts-get-once-over City school board members are questioning how outside instructors are being paid for their services. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:37:24 EST High earns Paul Harris Fellow http://clintonnc.com/news/community_news-localnews1-localnews2-local_features-news-photo_gallery/150001413/High-earns-Paul-Harris-Fellow Courtesy photoClinton-Sampson Rotary president Nancy Carr presents club secretary Pam High with the Paul Harris Fellow pin, one of the highest Rotary honors a member can receive. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:00:15 EST Crimewatch http://clintonnc.com/news/blotter-localnews1-localnews2-localnews3-news/150000869/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... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:51:20 EST