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3 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent
The Chamber's Member of the Week is the Town of Harrells, located in the southern part of beautiful Sampson County.
9 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent
Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentThe Sampson County Board of Commissioners met for all of 35 minutes Wednesday morning, eschewing an all-day budget workshop to consider a 5 percent across-the-board cut for a 4.5-cent tax increase.
As people of all ages quietly strolled though the J.C. Holliday Library in Clinton and used computers, library director Heather Bonney sat in her office and recalled a moment when she supplied someone with books about resumes and job hunting.
Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentHerb Sanderson, director of transportation for Sampson County Schools, discusses the bus fleet with Board of Education members Tuesday morning.
While focus is placed on electrical deliberations between Kinston and Duke Energy, the company is working on another matter in the city.
Nancy Carr/United WayChefs Debbie Valenti, Patty Tarr and Trey Cummings work hard and have fun while helping plate chef Joanie Babcock's main course, rosemary roasted pork loin, during last year's 'Outstanding in Our Fields' fundraising dinner.
For a couple of years now, we've heard that the Republicans who control the General Assembly want to stop "picking winners and losers" and eliminate as many of the tax credits, loopholes, special exemptions and other incentives as possible from the state's tax code.
There is a saying that every disaster not only begins, but ends locally. Local first responders have always recognized this and train constantly to be as prepared as possible.
It was a question for which I didn't have a good answer. We were coming back from Greenville after an East Carolina football game a few years ago.
Chase Jordan / Sampson IndependentA Teletypewriter system inside the 911 Center of the Sampson County Emergency Management building is available to help individuals with hearing problems.
Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentKeith Road, located off Roseboro Highway, will be paved this coming year and could be the last unpaved road in Sampson to see work for years after a new law has replaced county-by-county paving with a statewide priority list.
The Lindsay family history is interesting, mysterious, and stonewalling, and it is the next challenge I'm preparing to take.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 10:37 pm
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