Grading more than tobacco

Grading more than tobacco

It’s now the dog days of summer. In the past, that would mean it was time for the tobacco market to open. And for towns like Clinton, Dunn and F...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Prayers that Sampson, Clinton students have a successful school year

Tomorrow dawns a new day for children across Sampson County as students from ages 4 through 18 return to classrooms in our two public school systems f...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Helping students become career ready

Helping students become career ready

With our county and city school students returning to school on tomorrow, let’s send our students this collective message: our students will be ...

August 28th, 2016 |  


School bus drivers make impact, too

School bus drivers make a positive impact on our children.They usually are in the background, quietly doing their job without bringing much attention ...

August 25th, 2016 updated: August 25th, 2016. |  


Montgomery leaves legacy in countless lives he touched

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Such are the words from the King James Version of Ecclesiastes 3: 1We ...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Remembering Dale’s last round

Remembering Dale’s last round

That Friday was one of those few days in August where the weather was bearable. The weather was more than just bearable, it was actually comfortable. ...

August 21st, 2016 updated: August 21st, 2016. |  


Boykin a man who will live on in the hearts of many

Boykin a man who will live on in the hearts of many

There’s a song that keeps ringing in my ears. Some of the words are, “When you hear of my homegoing, don’t worry about me. I’m...

August 19th, 2016 updated: August 19th, 2016. |  


Remembering days on the beach

The dawn is heavy with the promise of another summer day patiently waiting to be born. In the stillness of this early hour, the sky to the east lighte...

August 18th, 2016 updated: August 18th, 2016. |  


Thumbs up to the city of Clinton!

We give a thumbs up to the city of Clinton and Planning Director Mary Rose for the gorgeous new signs that point travelers to different facilities wit...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Working to put every child front and center

Working to put every child front and center

In the next few days, students will be heading back to school, all excited and feeling hopeful about having a great school year, looking forward to th...

August 14th, 2016 updated: August 14th, 2016. |