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This past weekend was a wonderful time in downtown Clinton as the large cast of "It's A Wonderful Life" gave the audiences outstanding performances that resulted in them leaving the Sampson Community Theatre with a smile on their faces and the spirit of Christmas in their hearts.
Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentSenior Nikia Smith sits out front of the American Legion talking with fourth-grader Laniyah Smith about Christmas pl... Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentWhile outside the American Legion building, Laniyah Smith picks up a piece of trash.
Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentClinton Recreation director Jonathan Allen takes the City Council through a proposal for a $864,000 Parks and Recreat... Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentCity manager Shawn Purvis explains the reasoning for including basketball and tennis court upgrades over other elemen... On the heels of adopting a master plan for ... (more)
Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentCouncilman Steve Stefanovich, center, raises concerns with a proposed location of an organic waste digester within th... Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentNOVI Energy President Anand Gangadharan speaks to his company's request to locate a renewable energy plant on 40 acre... Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentMany came ... (more)
Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentSampson Middle School principal Greg Dirks reads to Kerr Elementary students and their Sampson Middle buddies earlie... Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentEthan Mason works on coloring a gingerbread house card for a nursing home resident with the help of Hayden Boney.
Eight-month-old Anzlee Newman of Clinton is enthralled with jolly old Saint Nicholas during her visit to his downtown Clinton home during the Christmas in the City event earlier this month.
Nancy Carr/Clinton-Sampson RotaryDecked out in their Santa hats and Rudolph attire, Clinton-Sampson Rotary members Donna Williams, Derek Kelly, Bryan ... Sherry Matthews/Clinton-Sampson RotaryDonna Williams delivers a gift bag stuffed with goodies, everything from hand lotion and socks to cups, shampoo ... Nancy Carr/Clinton-Sampson RotaryRotarian ... (more)
Courtesy photoSierra Boggs, center, was crowned the new Miss Midway High School during a pageant held last month.
The Christmas in Clinton Parade is only two days away! Join us this Saturday in Downtown Clinton at 10 a.m. for the traditional Christmas in Clinton parade.
The Sampson County History Museum will be the beneficiary of more than $3,000 in proceeds from last week's "It's a Wonderful Christmas in the City," a combination of the money raised through the Chamber-sponsored silent auction, as well as horse-drawn carriage and hayrides that went on throughout the night.
Courtesy photoJeff Sutton, transportation manager for Prestage Farms, stands between a Prestage truck and a Parker Gas Company truck.
A former Sampson County Sheriff's Department employee was charged Thursday with two counts of embezzlement, felonies, court documents show, related to the misappropriation of carry/conceal weapons permit monies collected by the Sheriff's Office.