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5 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

Board paves way for another N.C. 24 industry, resident voices opposition

Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentCommissioner Billy Lockamy looks at photos of debris on the Runion's property on N.C. 24 before it was cleaned up.

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Related Topix: Roseboro, NC

9 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

J. C. Holliday library hosts Flow Circus

Sampson County Public Libraries will conclude their annual Summer Reading Program with a juggling and magic performance by "Flow Circus" at the J.C. Holliday Library on Saturday, July 26. The star performer, Paul Miller, chose to juggle balls instead of numbers after graduating in 1994 with a degree in accounting.

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Related Topix: Libraries

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Sampson Independent

UCare in search of new funding

Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentPamela Gonzalez is the Executive Director for UCare of Sampson County.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Anson Record

Sen. McLaurin provides legislative update for July

All too often we read about the inability of our elected leaders to reach compromise and work together.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Sampson poised to offer housing rehab funds

Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentBoard of Commissioners chairman Jefferson Strickland speaks, flanked by commissioners Jarvis McLamb, left, and Albert Kirby.

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The Sampson Independent

Ra boro woman charged with DWI...

A Roseboro woman received felony drug charges after deputies stopped her swerving vehicle and found her in possession of cocaine, according to reports.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Roseboro, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Veterans, fire personnel voice opposition to cutsJuly 8th | 0

Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentSFC Tex Howard , president of the Sampson County Veterans Council, pleads with the Board of Commissioners not to cut from the Veterans Service Office budget, as Veterans Service Officer Ann Knowles, in background, listens.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

News Observer

North Carolina woman charged with abandoning her baby at a NY subway station

Frankea Aleasha Dabbs was supposed to appear in a Wake County courtroom last week, the latest in a long line of court appearances related to prostitution and other charges in the state.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Wake County, NC, Roanoke Rapids, NC

WITN

Man Charged With Killing Dog And Stealing Four Wheelers

Wayne County Sheriff's Captain Richard Lewis says 28-year-old Adam Outlaw of Turkey in Sampson County is charged with Cruelty to Animals, Larceny and Possession of Stolen Goods.

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Related Topix: Wayne County, NC, Turkey, NC, Mount Olive, NC

WRAL.com

Investigators: Sampson County man stole ATVs, killed dog

Adam Wayne Outlaw, of 5508 Dave Bright Road, Turkey, has been charged with larceny, possession of stolen goods and cruelty to animals.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Sampson Independent

R'boro woman charged with DWI, drugs

A Roseboro woman received felony drug charges after deputies stopped her swerving vehicle and found her in possession of cocaine, according to reports.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Roseboro, NC

The Sampson Independent

The NC 24 expansion impact

Emily M. Hobbs/Sampson IndependentJust west of Autryville, and before the city limits, one can see signs of the new NC.

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Related Topix: Autryville, NC, Cumberland County, NC

The Sampson Independent

Leading the Pack

As an educator,Elizabeth Pack wants to make an impact on her students at Lakewood High School so they can perhaps change the world.

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Related Topix: Stem, NC, Agriculture, Science, North Carolina State University

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Fire temporarily shuts down McDonal...

Sherry Matthews/Sampson IndependentClinton firefighters pack up their gear Tuesday morning after containing a small fire at the McDonalds on U.S. 701 at N.C. 24. Fire broke out just before 8 a.m. in the kitchen's grease trap, igniting three deep fryers.

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Related Topix: Fire, Life, Food, Fast Food, Clinton, NC, Salemburg, NC

The Sampson Independent

History Museum receives South River grant

The Community Assistance Corporation, South River Electric Membership Corporation's foundation, awarded over $39,243 in grants to community organizations and schools for the second quarter of 2014, including the Sampson County History Museum.

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Related Topix: Erwin, NC, Harnett County, NC, Godwin, NC, 9

The Sampson Independent

Lack of rain slows hay output

Hurricane Arthur could spoil July Fourth holiday plans for Carolinians, but many hay producers in Sampson County may actually welcome it, or the rain from the storm, at least.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Agriculture, Science, Clinton, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Kings, museum are synonymousJuly 1st | 0

Truth be told, people probably wouldn't even utter the words History Museum were it not for the couple who have put their heart, mind, body and soul, - not to mention a great deal of blood, sweat and probably a few tears - into making the treasure trove of Sampson heritage a place people want to visit.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Sampson Independent

The Bass family a " a recapJuly 1st | 0

In my attempt to complete my columns on the Bass heritage, I will summarize what has been published.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Spell sentenced to 18 years in death of Union Elementary student5:25 pm | 0

Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentJohnny Spell is led into the Sampson County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon by Sheriff's Sgt.

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Related Topix: Roseboro, NC

The Sampson Independent

Over $9M in scholarships go to county students

Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentCollege advisors Rosemary Simpson and Bambi Dove present to the Sampson County Board of Education during a board meeting Monday night.

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