Sampson Independent- RSS Feed Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:18:46 EST 1800 Clinton, others get Powell Bill money The N.C. Department of Transportation will distribute over $300,000 in Powell Bill funds to the eight muncipalities over the next three months. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:30:12 EST CHS show to focus on bullying DeAndre Smith and Catherine Smith believe bullying is wrong, and during this weekend, the Clinton High School students will use their theatrical talents to spread that message. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:01:08 EST More than just Sorghum Kristy D. Carter/Sampson Independent Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:13 EST Dark Horses get gutty road win at Trask, 2-1 Clinton traveled to Rocky Point on Monday afternoon to take away a 2-1 win from the hometown Titans. The Horses were led by Corey Smith who scored a goal and assisted Spell Carr on the other CHS goal. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:32:12 EST Leopards down Princeton Lakewood traveled to Princeton Monday night and brought a 3-1 win back to Salemburg. Frances Flores scored all three goals for the Leopards and continued to have a great season. He moved to third in the conference in scoring after the... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:22:10 EST WIldcat 5K recap Wildcat track coach Jeff Klaves said, “Hobbton would like to thank you for being a part of the 3rd running of the Hobbton Wildcat 5k! The community was out in full support and it was a beautiful morning for a run! All your support and... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:14:15 EST ‘Cats cruise to victory on Senior Night The Hobbton Wildcats' soccer team finished their regular season Monday cruising to an 8-1 senior night victory over Neuse Charter. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:05:08 EST Spartans fall on Senior Night Union played their Senior Night game on Monday night under the lights at UHS as they lost a thriller to Wast Bladen, 2-1 in overtime. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:35:14 EST What is the ACA? Everyone it is that time of year to discuss insurance and the ACA or the Affordable Care Act is now a major tool you can use.Essentially the ACA is the new law that requires all individuals and families to get health coverage. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:31:14 EST Wreck leaves 2 injured, car engulfed A head-on collision on Sunset Avenue Sunday morning left one vehicle in flames and two motorists injured, according to reports filed Monday at the Clinton Police Department. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:24:14 EST Community Bulletin Board Elmer Flake Benefit — Plate sale, Oct. 31, 10 a.m.-until, at the Faison Fire Department. Eat in, take out, or delivery. FMI or to purchase a plate, call Skippy Jackson at 990-9554, Glenn Jernigan at 990-0969 or L.S. Guy at... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:21:12 EST Clinton teen arrested in break-in A Clinton teenager has received felony charges in connection with a break-in reported Sunday. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:18:18 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... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:35:11 EST Vital Statistics Building PermitsRaul Llamas, 82 sq. ft., signWilliam Faircloth, 2,128 sq. ft., mobile home setupMiles Jackson, 625 sq. ft., residential addition Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:46:11 EST Ways of treating Glaucoma October is National Glaucoma Awareness Month and I have been writing about the main types of glaucoma and how they can affect our vision. Today I will try to cover the types of treatment available to control the intraocular pressure (IOP) of the eye... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:01:06 EST Lady Horses bow out of playoffs The Clinton volleyball team traveled to Creedmoor for a first round playoff matchup with the Lady Vikings of South Granville. The Lady Vikings, representing the 2A Northern Carolina Conference, took a 23-3 record into the match and defeated the... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:21:11 EST Lady Raiders roll into second round The Midway Lady Raiders edged out Southwest Edgecomb on Saturday in Spivey's Corner in 3 sets. Midway won the matches by scores of 25-16, 25-12, and 25-14. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:09:19 EST Lady Spartans beat Pamlico, advance in playoffs Union took down Pamlico, a 10-2 team in their conference on Saturday in 3 sets to advance to round 2 of the NCHSAA State Playoffs. Union won the sets by scores of 27-25, 25-21, AND 25-23. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:53:15 EST Telephones, theaters in Clinton (Editor's note: The following historic recollections were written by James Reynolds and, this summer, edited by Joel Rose from the Sampson Historical Society.) Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:36:12 EST Gambling with Ebola Dr. Kent Brantly is a gambler. Some of you may recognize the name. He is the U.S. doctor who recently contracted the Ebola virus while serving as a medical missionary in Liberia. You may have seen him on TV when he was released from the hospital in... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:36:10 EST