Sampson County Newswire (Page 6)

Sampson County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sampson County, NC. (Page 6)

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  1. Commissioners take control - 5:48 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... employees of the agencies will continue to be subject to the North Carolina State Personnel Act, rather than Sampson County's Personnel Resolution. "From a change standpoint, it is the least amount of change," County manager Ed Causey said of Option ...

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  2. Garland leaders, residents discuss conflict with new police station -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... forward," Murphy said. "Rather than building community relationships, sharing a building as was done with the Sampson County Sheriff's Department and beginning peaceful initiatives, roadblocks and selfishness is at play." As of Jan. 16, Murphy said ...

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  3. Citizen input needed MondayRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... county and those directly impacted by the two agencies in question. At the public hearing, to be held in the Sampson County auditorium, 435 Rowan Road, Clinton, options for consolidating the two human services agencies will be discussed, and public ...

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  4. NCDOT crews struggle to remove iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    ... Four-lane divided roads in Pender and Duplin counties are clear with icy spots, as are most primary roads in Sampson County. Most secondary roads across the region remain covered by snow and ice. Crews will shift their focus to those roads once the ...

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  5. Caregivers should practice positive behaviors toward dementia patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... care. Hope you have a "Best Day Ever." Lesia Henderson is a Positive Approach to Care Independent Trainer and Sampson County Department of Aging Family Caregiver Support Specialist. Lesia Henderson is a Positive Approach to Care Independent Trainer ...

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  6. Snowy scenes in Sampson -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Food Lion was frozen over Thursday morning, a sign of the below-freezing temperatures that have hung around Sampson County all week. An unusal site by itself is a frozen over Goshen Swamp, but on a peaceful Thursday morning the iced over swamp was ...

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  7. Crews work to clear paths -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    City of Clinton employee Billy Draughon clears the sidewalk around the Sampson County Courthouse Thursday in the wake of the snow, which covered the streets around the downtown. County employee Ray Hayes loads salt into the back of a tractor that was clearing the area around the County Complex off Rowan Road.

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  8. Blood bank seeking donations -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... she added, go to cancer patients. All the blood given at the Sampson Regional Blood Donation Center stays in Sampson County and is given to local residents. Blood donation is the ultimate gift and only takes about 45 minutes for first-time donors ...

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  9. The best weather decisions were madeRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    It's hard to predict the weather. Don't believe it, just look outside this morning at the lack of snow that accumulated in some parts of Sampson County overnight while other parts were inundated with the white stuff.

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  10. Snow covers Sampson -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... employee Terry Green dumps a bag of salt into a bucket to be spread on walkways and streets around the Sampson County Courthouse square. Zamboni time: Tractors plow through the snow around the Sampson County Complex on Thursday morning, where salt ...

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  11. Horses keep streak goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    Sampson County rivals Clinton and Midway met for the first time this season for men's basketball. Playing host Tuesday, Clinton's Dark Horses got the win over the Raiders in a conference matchup, the final 86-53.

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  12. Clinton man gets eight felony drug counts -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... confirmed through multiple databases, and he was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Sampson County Sheriff's Office. Reach Managing Editor Chris Berendt at 910-249-4616. Follow the paper on twitter @SampsonInd and like us on ...

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  13. Chamber looking forward to new year -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... of February. Again, we thank you for your support, dedication, and involvement with the Chamber ensuring that Sampson County truly is a place where you will "like the way we work and you'll love the way we play." Join us as we celebrate on Monday, ...

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  14. Sampson teen mourned in wake of wreck -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    The community is mourning the death of a Sampson County teenager, claimed in a grisly wreck in Wayne County over the weekend, leaving family and friends, as well as students and faculty at Hobbton High School, devastated at the sudden loss of Damian Chase Wooldridge. Wooldridge, 18, a 2017 graduate of Hobbton High and a football player during his time at the school, was reportedly traveling to work before 8 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of his vehicle on N.C. 55, near N.C. 403, about 4.8 miles east of Mount Olive.

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  15. County prepares for snow -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... workers were called in Monday to begin prepping local roads for a winter storm expected to hit the Sampson County area late Wednesday. According to the National Weather Service, Sampson County has a 50 percent chance of getting snow after 1 p.m., ...

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  16. Two jailed in home invasion -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... while the suspects were still at the home, leading to their swift apprehension. According to reports from the Sampson County Sheriff's Office, the Sampson County E-911 Center received a report around 4:49 a.m. Monday of a home invasion at 2043 Old ...

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  17. Focusing on pressing needs for farms, families in 2018 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    ... youth and better meet our catch phrase, "Extending Knowledge and Providing Solutions", for the citizens of Sampson County. With the start of a new year, we have continued goals to become a more modern, more efficient and focused organization, with a ...

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  18. N.C. sweet potatoes headed to hurricane victims -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    A casual conversation between two cousins has yielded a tractor-trailer load of 40,000 pounds of North Carolina-raised sweet potatoes headed to Hurricane Harvey victims in Port Arthur, Texas. Deacon William Stanley of Charlotte's Friendship Missionary Baptist Church was recently visiting his cousins back home in Faison, a small town in farm-rich Sampson County, part of eastern North Carolina, and also home of the 8,000 acres of Burch Farms.

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  19. Sampson Meals Program seeking volunteers -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    Officials from the Sampson County Department of Aging are encouraging others to make a difference by volunteering their time and helping senior citizens. The local department is searching for helpers to deliver throughout Clinton for the Home Delivered Meals Program.

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  20. Operation Santa Hat a success -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | The Sampson Independent

    Pictured from left are Judye Tart , Marsha Tart , Doug Shaw, Larry Jones, Whit Tart, Jan Tart, Deborah Howell, David Howell, Bobby Wise, Christy Wise, Steve Boyette, Sara Tew and David Thomas Tew. Despite the colder weather than the previous two events, the third annual Operation Santa Hat event was held on the courthouse square Dec. 26 at 7:30 p.m. These events are open to everyone sporting a red and white Santa hat, and serve as a mini-reunion for all those who attended various schools throughout Sampson County.

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