Sampson County Newswire

Sampson County Newswire

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  1. U10 girls place 1stRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

    The Clinton United U10 Girls White team participated in the Sampson County Soccer Club's Academy Soccer Program this year under the direction of Scott Wells. The Academy soccer program provides a challenging and fun opportunity for young players to develop their soccer skills.

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  2. Internet sweepstakes establishments shut down, equipment seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bladen Journal

    ... in Primary School and had landed next to the restaurant to eat lunch and pick up a fellow deputy to travel to Sampson County to assist in an unrelated for a missing Sampson County man.

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  3. Search in southern Sampson continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Sampson Independent

    ... Thursday afternoon. "It's still going." The search was initiated shortly after 1:15 p.m. Tuesday when the Sampson County E-911 center received a report of a missing person off of Birdy Lane in Garland. Powell, known by most of his neighbors as ...

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  4. SCS receives energy rewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Sampson Independent

    Sampson County Schools received an award from Cenergistic Energy Conservation. Pictured, from left, Scott Burgin, Energy specialist for SCS, Dr. Larry Price of Cenergistic, Dr. Eric Bracy, SCS Superintendent; and Dewain Sinclair, Chairman of the SCS board of education.

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  5. Dalmatians cast continues to look for youngstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Sampson Independent

    ... by Prestage Farms and a Grassroots Grant and directed by Dr. L. J. Carr and performed by two casts of Sampson County young folks. Tickets will be available at Inkspot and Matthews Gifts. On Wednesday, June 24, at 10 a.m., a special performance is ...

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  6. Search under way for missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bladen Journal

    Sampson County officials issued a Silver Alert for William Earl Powell, 72, of 85 Birdy Lane in Garland at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. According to the alert, Powell was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, jeans, and brown loafers.

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  7. Bracing for impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Sampson Independent

    ... of North Carolina Hurricane Preparedness Week this week and the start of hurricane season just days away, Sampson County emergency officials are urging everyone to make prepare for the worst. Sampson County Emergency Management has encouraged ...

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  8. Strong partnerships pay big dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Sampson Independent

    The former Martins Meats facility in northern Sampson County will be home to Kansas City Sausage's new state-of-the-art sausage production plant, bringing with it a taxable investment of nearly $45 million and a commitment to create 177 new jobs, nearly all of them next year. Kansas City Sausage will be located on Martin Road, off U.S. 13 in northern Sampson, just inside the Sampson-Cumberland border.

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  9. CrimewatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    (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 report.) May 27 - Heather Lin Hernan, 19, of 139 Heath St., Clinton, ...

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  10. Changes abound at Clinton-Sampson ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    It is difficult to believe that we are on the cusp of summertime and entering the half-way point of 2015! As I look back on the last five months of my tenure as President of the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce, I am filled with joy by the experiences I have had including the opportunity to meet so many new faces and to initiate the new Sampson County Young Professionals organization. Of course, I am saddened that our executive director, Janna Bass, has decided to leave us to spend more time in her very important position as a mommy, but I could not be more proud of what she has done for our local community in the short three years she has been with the Chamber.

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  11. Community Bulletin BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Coharie Tribal Center. FMI and guidelines for the events, visit www.coharietribe.org or call 910-564-6909. Sampson County HIV Aids Task Force - will be meeting Monday, June 1, at noon at the Sampson County Health Department. Lunch and Learn - ...

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  12. Search extends in GarlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    A massive multi-agency search and rescue mission for a missing elderly man in the Garland area was still ongoing late Wednesday, with plans to extend the search through the night and as long as necessary as more and more agencies traveled in from surrounding counties to assist in the manhunt. The search was initiated shortly after 1:15 p.m. Tuesday when the Sampson County E-911 center received a report of a missing person off of Birdy Lane in Garland.

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  13. Search for Garland man ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    Sampson law enforcement and emergency officials are currently leading a multi-agency search and rescue mission in the Garland area for a missing elderly man. The search was initiated shortly after 1:15 p.m. Tuesday when the Sampson County E-911 center received a report of a missing person off of Birdy Lane in Garland.

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  14. Silver Alert: Bladen, Brunswick, Pender crews assist in search of Garland manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Emergency crews from Bladen, Brunswick and Pender counties are assisting Sampson County officials in the search and rescue mission of a missing Garland man. The North Carolina Department of Public Safety issued a Silver Alert for William Earl Powell, 72 of Birdy Lane in Garland, Tuesday evening.

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  15. Kansas City Sausage to open plant, create 177 jobsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Jacksonville Daily News

    Officials say Cumberland County leaders have helped Kansas City Sausage partner with swine powerhouse Smithfield Foods to open a sausage production plant that will create 177 jobs in Sampson County.

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  16. Smithfield Foods partners with N.C. sausage plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Kansas City Sausage is partnering with Smithfield Foods to open a sausage production plant in Sampson County, N.C., the Fayetteville Observer reports. The 90,000-square-foot production plant will process up to 1,000 hogs per day and could employ 177 people.

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  17. Tales of a secret lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    ... While many people may not believe something like Carter-Henry's story could happen in America, much less in Sampson County, Carter-Henry said she hopes those who read her book take away the knowledge they need to live a happy life. "I hope my ...

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  18. Break-in suspect nabbedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    A Clinton man was arrested on felony charges stemming from a break-in that occurred less than an hour before he was handcuffed, according to Sampson County Sheriff's reports. Tony Edward Blue, 29, of 1115 Warren Road, Clinton, has been charged with breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen property.

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  19. Drugs, fraud jail 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    ... said. According to court records from the N.C. Department of Public Safety, Royal was previously convicted in Sampson County in August 2011 on several drug offenses, including selling Schedule II and selling Schedule VI controlled substance, as well ...

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  20. 'Sausage' Sampson-boundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Sampson Independent

    Kansas City Sausage LLC on Tuesday made it official, announcing the development of a state-of-the-art sausage production plant in northern Sampson County that will bring with it a taxable investment of nearly $45 million and 177 new jobs. Industry officials were close to a decision last week and confirmed the selection Tuesday, with Sampson officials making the official announcement late in the day.

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