Be proactive, attend drug summit

Opioid abuse continues to be a serious problem in Sampson and surrounding counties. In truth, it’s a serious problem across our great country, a...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Bracy’s accolade well deserved

Sampson County has yet another feather in its cap, placed there when school superintendent Dr. Eric Bracy received a statewide, touting him as the Nor...

April 26th, 2017 |  


City police, fire salary bumps needed

A competitive and ever-changing workforce necessitates wise choices by city and county governments looking to attract the best and the brightest indiv...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Beaming with Aggie pride

Beaming with Aggie pride

Aggie Pride! In just six days, on Saturday, April 29, the Sampson County Chapter of the North Carolina A&T Alumni Association will host its sixth ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Senators mulling HB13 need to listen to educators

Public schools cannot afford to lose programs like art and music, classes which help make for a rounded child and, in many cases, offer arenas for you...

April 19th, 2017 |  


“And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, is it I?” - Matthew 26:22On the night that Jesus sa...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Black troops make way for democracy

Black troops make way for democracy

Historically, the civil rights movement in this country has paralleled black Americans’ participation in America’s wars. As far back as th...

April 9th, 2017 updated: April 9th, 2017. |  


Lockdown shows strengths city, county have

No community wants its schools under lockdown, closed off from concerned parents and under threat from some unknown source. But if faced with that ver...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Show support for child abuse prevention

If you have children you should take care of them. They should be loved, nurtured and disciplined. They should never be abused.It’s sad that we ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Compromise needed in Garland

Garland town officials and fire department personnel need to seek middle ground and seek it quickly before residents find themselves without the local...

April 4th, 2017 |