Memories of Amazing Grace

Memorial Day has always fit so richly in our lives; like an old familiar tune that dances in our head and brings a smile to our lips, enfolding us in ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Union High School student awarded MLK scholarship

Union High School student awarded MLK scholarship

ROSE HILL — Union High School senior Daisy Almonte is the recipient of a $1,000 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship from the North Carolina Assoc...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Chamber’s Leadership Program a needed — and valuable — asset

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce offers an array of services that are advantageous to the business community. Among them is the Leadership Prog...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


The most important assets

The most important assets

“What are your assets?’You go to the bank to get a loan. You fill out the loan application. The first thing the bank loan officer will loo...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


Older Americans — blazing a trail

Older Americans — blazing a trail

Having turned 65 during the summer of 2015, that milestone and this month of May bring a newly found significance to my life and worldview. I, too, fe...

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


It’s time to take a stand

It’s time to take a stand

The journey through addiction too often begins with a short path through a doctor’s office. More and more people are becoming addicted to opioid...

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


Make a difference, support those in need

Things can change in a flash; the tide will shift, the stars will realign, promises of forever can vanish. One minute you are perfectly healthy, the n...

May 18th, 2016 |  


The importance of a governor

The importance of a governor

Back when I was riding the school bus at Clement growing up, we always wanted the driver to go faster. The bus drivers back then were responsible high...

May 15th, 2016 |  


Supporting what we want vital

Nearly every time you turn around an oft repeated phrase can be heard, and it goes something like this: “I wish there were more things to do in ...

May 13th, 2016 |  


The positives still outweigh the negatives

You can focus on the negative or bask in the positive. It’s true in every aspect of life, but perhaps it’s never more important than when ...

May 11th, 2016 |