Sampson County Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Chase ends in wreck, arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    A Sampson County man remained in jail late Monday afternoon facing myriad charges in two counties following a high-speed chase over the weekend that ended with a wreck near Erwin and the eventual discovery of the suspect who fled the accident and then hid a short distance away.

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  2. City crews clear creeks of litter, debrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... A massive amount of litter and tree debris that was clogging some of the local streams in the heart of Sampson County was removed this past week by crews with the City of Clinton Public Works Department, who lifted close to 4 tons from the ...

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  3. Forest Service on the ready with its resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... Even though Sampson has had a damp start to 2014, it doesn't mean the county is out of the woods yet, said Sampson County Forestry Service employees. "We have the trend of the highest fire activity (in these months) with the low humidity, ...

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  4. Meth's resurgenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... highly explosive and rapidly destroying the families of those it touches, yet, much to the dismay of Sampson County law enforcement officers, its manufacture and use here is quickly reaching epidemic levels again. "We're at the highest level we've ...

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  5. Clinton NCRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    A Sampson County man remained in jail late Monday afternoon facing myriad charges in two counties following a high-speed chase over the weekend that ended with a wreck near Erwin and the eventual discovery of the suspect who fled the accident and then hid a short distance away.

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  6. News feedRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    A Sampson County man remained in jail late Monday afternoon facing myriad charges in two counties following a high-speed chase over the weekend that ended with a wreck near Erwin and the eventual discovery of the suspect who fled the accident and then... Arrests3/7 - Antonio Thompson, 35, 950 Curtis Ivey Road, Turkey, simple non-physical assault.

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  7. CVB reveals first barn quilts in county-wide projectRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    After months of planning and painting, partners in the "Barn Quilts of Sampson County" project were ready to reveal to the public a few of the first barn quilts that will be hung in the county Tuesday night during the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours event at the Exposition Center.

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  8. Sampson seniors gearing up for GamesRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... last year there were 440 participants in the Senior Games. "Seventy-seven of those (participants) were from Sampson County," she said. There were 92 from Harnett County and 251 from Cumberland County. Twenty were non-residents." "Clinton Parks and ...

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  9. 'Dash' nets cash for downtownRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... last year's run. Those who took part in the 5K ranged in age from 9 to 70 and were not only from Clinton and Sampson County, but across the state and beyond, with some from Virginia and New York. "We're just really proud," Bradshaw said. "We're just ...

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  10. Opinion feedRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... The most segregated day in America is on Sunday mornings when people go to church. This is even prevalent in Sampson County. Luke 18:28-29 says, "Then Peter said 'Lo, we have left all, and followed thee.' Then Jesus says, 'Verily I say unto you, ...

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  11. Board goes 'off' on alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    Chris Berendt/Sampson IndependentThe Sampson County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to scale down an alcoholic beverage referendum slated for... An alcoholic beverage referendum slated for the May 6 ballot has been scaled down, with Sampson voters given a simple choice - for or against off-premises sales of malt beverage and the same ... (more)

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  12. Solar farm permit deniedRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... procedures," he stressed, adding that Solbridge has also received three conditional use permits from Sampson County in the past. He explained that the proposed solar farm was a 2 megawatt project that will have an evergreen buffer of 8 to 10 feet ...

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  13. County pay study gets green lightRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... anybody," said county manager Ed Causey. "I think it is (positive) for the county, and if I was a citizen in Sampson County I would like the fact that we're looking at the long-term benefits to make sure we're trying to develop a responsible process ...

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  14. County OKs incentives for Brooks Brothers expansion, Chemtex locationRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    Brooks Brothers' presence in Sampson County is about to grow considerably at both its Garland and Clinton locations, and county officials are seeking to cement that expansion by offering incentives for the 84 jobs and $5 million in investment that will come with it.

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  15. Old Bluff Theatre Company to share 'Rumors'Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... September 2013, Old Bluff Theatre Company hosted "A Night of Comedy," a cocktail party-like fundrasier at the Sampson County Agri-Expo Center to raise funds for their future productions. During the evening, company members entertained attendees by ...

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  16. The divisive spirit in the churchRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... The most segregated day in America is on Sunday mornings when people go to church. This is even prevalent in Sampson County. We have for example black and white Methodist churches. We have black and white Baptist churches. We have black and white ... 16 comments

  17. Sampson man arrestedRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    A 22-year-old Sampson County man was taken into custody Thursday afternoon, charged following a probe that began earlier in the day in Duplin County.

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  18. Cashing in on trashRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Robesonian

    ... - land. Robeson County, with 949 square miles of land, is the largest county in North Carolina, although Sampson County likes to falsely make that boast. Memo to Sampson County: 949> 947. Because of our size, Robeson County has plenty of room to ...

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  19. Early voting is sliced after allRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... it is not. It will make voting more difficult. When you cut down the early voting hours in a place like Sampson County from 141 hours to 96 hours, that is what happens. That some Democrats have signed off on the changes -- even as legislators in ...

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  20. County pay study gets green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Sampson Independent

    ... anybody," said county manager Ed Causey. "I think it is (positive) for the county, and if I was a citizen in Sampson County I would like the fact that we're looking at the long-term benefits to make sure we're trying to develop a responsible process ...

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