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Beaman Street closed down | Sampson Independent
A segment of Beaman Street is closed again, this time for six months for the bridge to be replaced. Utility relocation delayed the bridge work, which is now underway. -Chris Berendt|Sampson Independent
Clinton shuts out Southern Wayne | Sampson Independent
The Lady Horses volleyball team has already kicked off the 2018 season with early season success. Back in action for the second straight day, they claimed their second straight win on Tuesday as they hosted Eastern Wayne, winning 3-0.
District attorney receives SBI report on Waffle House investigation
In a video that soon went viral, Officer Frank Moss appears to choke 22-year-old Anthony Wall, of Fayetteville, who is dressed in a tuxedo and has just taken his sister to the prom.
‘Block Party 2018’ slated for Friday | Sampson Independent
Block Party 2018, a community gathering held at the Sampson Center on Barden Street, is once again being hosted as an annual celebration intended to bring families and students out to an evening of fun.
Teen facing pair of felony rape offenses | Sampson Independent
Jonathan Conception Castillo-Cortes, 19, of 1033 N.C. 50, Warsaw, has been charged with statutory rape of a child less than 15 years of age and statutory sex with a child less than 15 years of age.
2-mile long train stuck on tracks blocks intersections in downtown Fayetteville :: WRAL.com
According to Fayetteville police, the train is currently blocking the intersections of Blount, Rankin, Russell, Franklin, Hay, State Route 210, Moore, Chance, Cumberland and Ramsey streets. Officials do not know when the tracks will be clear.
Fugitive found hiding in Fayetteville home :: WRAL.com
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Delton Monroe, 33, of Raeford, was indicted on federal firearms and narcotics trafficking charges, but had eluded authorities since March 7.
Police: Woman found on Capital Boulevard after assault, driver ran away :: WRAL.com
By Claudia Rupcich, WRAL reporterRaleigh, N.C.— Commuters experienced delays on Capital Boulevard early Wednesday morning after police found a woman on the roadway.Before 3 a.m., officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest Road and Wade Avenue. Police
Sex offender spied on woman while living in her home, Cumberland Co. officials say
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A convicted sex offender secretly photographed a female while living her and her mother for more than a year, Cumberland County officials said Wednesday.
Police trying to locate missing woman in Goldsboro
Derica Lofton, 22, was last seen near the area of Jefferson Court Apartment in Goldsboro around 1:00 p.m.
Officials find body of missing Rocky Mount man near wooden area
NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) --The Nash County Sheriff's Office has located the body of a missing 23-year-old man.Brandon Smith's body was found on Aug. 10 near a wooded area in the 4900 block of Redman Road in Rocky Mount.Smith, a Rocky Mount resident, was reported missing on Aug. 3.Stay on top of brea
101st Sampson County Gospel Sing | Sampson Independent
W.F. Sessoms had a dream to keep Southern Gospel music alive, and even on his death bed, the Sampson County native asked for an annual tradition to continue for many years to come.
"Rich In The Rare" Exhibit To Visit Wayne County Library - Goldsboro Daily News
(GoldsboroDailyNews.com)–TheWayne County Public Libraryhas been chosen to host a traveling exhibit from theState Library of North Carolina. “Rich in the Rare” is the title of the exhibit that will open at theGoldsboro Libraryin mid-August. The Goldsboro Library has also planned threeaccompanying pro
Colorado man confesses to killing pregnant wife, 2 daughters
According to ABC affiliateKMGH, law enforcement officials said 33-year-old Christopher Watts confessed to killing 34-year-old Shanann Watts, who was 15 weeks pregnant, and their two daughters, 3-year-old Celeste and 4-year-old Bella, just hours after giving a tearful plea for them to return home.
Clinton High hosting college ’Gear Up’ forum | Sampson Independent
The annual College Gear Up Day will be held in conjunction with open houses Thursday, Aug. 23, from 6-8 p.m., as well as Friday, Aug. 24, from 2-4 p.m. for those families who are unable to attend the first session.
Bukauskas, De La Cruz lift Buies Creek over Winston-Salem 5-0
BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) -- Bryan De La Cruz doubled and singled twice, and J.B. Bukauskas allowed just one hit over seven innings as the Buies Creek Astros topped the Winston-Salem Dash 5-0 on Wednesday.
Pair Charged With Counterfeiting Money
Alisa Cheryl Bailey, 32, of Raleigh and Sidney Lide Rogers, 34, of Wake Forest were allegedly printing the money at the Super 8 motel in Dunn.
Capital Boulevard closed near Wade Avenue after woman falls from car :: WRAL.com
Raleigh, N.C.— Part of southbound Capital Boulevard is closed Wednesday after police say a woman fell from a car onto the roadway.Before 3 a.m., officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest Road and Wade Avenue. Police say a woman fell from a car and wa
Garland approves police measures | Sampson Independent
For several months, complaints were made by Mayor Winifred Murphy and a couple of commissioners regarding the department led by Garland Police Chief Ron Matthews. Some of the concerns involved supervision, finances and record-keeping. After the board’s recent closed session, a decision was made by c
Fayetteville City Hall locked down following threat :: WRAL.com
Fayetteville, N.C.— City Hall and at least one nearby building were locked down Tuesday afternoon following a telephoned threat that someone planned to shoot up City Hall, Fayetteville police said.