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It’s time legislators got down to business and adopted a budget. All this dragging of feet is costing money, leaving …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Sampson’s heritage on display at Hollerin’ Festival, Pow Wow

You know there’s a seasonal change coming around here when several things begin to happen. One is when football stadium …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Tragedy that hits home

Tragedy that hits home

I’ve covered all kinds of violence in my over 30-year career as a newspaper journalist. The scenes have been horrific, …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Black church can be agent for change

Black church can be agent for change

Historically, the black church has been at the forefront, serving on the front line, in the American journey for justice, …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Vision in Roseborotaking rootand blooming

Roseboro may be a small town but its heart is as vast as the vision its community leaders have shown …

August 30th, 2015 |  

The real comfort food

The real comfort food

You and your family are driving down the interstate. It’s mealtime and your crowd is hungry, not just for fast …

August 30th, 2015 |  

‘Sliced bread’ matures

‘Sliced bread’ matures

I have seen some pretty impressive young racecar drivers in my time around the sport. Some are household names, others …

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  

Tim’s Gift is offeringcommunity great things

Editor: I am so proud to be a part of the exciting work that’s going on at Tim’s Gift. There …

August 25th, 2015 |  

School busdrivers makeimpact, too

School bus drivers make a positive impact on our children. They usually are in the background, quietly doing their job …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Numbers don’ttell SCC’ssuccess story

Enrollment numbers might be down a little bit at Sampson Community College this fall, but that certainly should not — …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Sampson’s Sheriff Thornton

Sheriff Jimmy Thornton calls it poison, and he is adamant that he and his officers will not rest until the …

August 19th, 2015 |  

Sampson Regional offers impeccable care, great compassion

Sampson Regional offers impeccable care, great compassion

No one likes to be sick, and Lord knows no one wants to be admitted to the hospital, but there …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Give the gift of life – donate blood to Sampson Regional

Sampson Regional Medical Center needs you, or more specifically your blood, to help the hospital over the hump of yet …

August 18th, 2015 |  

A challenge to classroom teachers

A challenge to classroom teachers

As the summer break comes to an end and our teachers prepare to transition back to the all-important business of …

August 16th, 2015 |  

Turning out to help Roseboro FD secure needed gear

For firefighters, there is probably no greater need than having the best and most up-to-date equipment around. It is vital …

August 16th, 2015 |  

Driving establishment politics crazy

Driving establishment politics crazy

I’ll have to admit it, I’m enjoying Donald Trump. Not everything he says, because Trump has said some outrageous things. …

August 16th, 2015 |  

Sampson County Schools to make decision on driver’s education

Sampson County Schools to make decision on driver’s education

With the future of funding for driver’s education in limbo, Sampson County Schools officials are on the fence about suspending …

August 16th, 2015 |  

Let’s start Sampson’s school year by offering teachers our support

Teachers are returning to public school classrooms across Sampson County Monday, with students to follow a week later, on Aug. …

August 13th, 2015 |  

One of racing’s good guys

One of racing’s good guys

By Andy Cagle Contributing columnist http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Andy-Cagle-mug1.jpg Sometimes there are people in sports whose impact goes beyond the numbers. Buddy Baker …

August 12th, 2015 |  

The husband hunters

By Micki Cottle Guest columnist Fall arrives as always, chasing close behind August. When I was a child in Virginia, …

August 12th, 2015 |  

Sampon’s Pigskin Jamboree ushers high school football in for another season

As hard as it is to fathom, football season is upon us again. And while it’s still a bit sultry …

August 12th, 2015 |  

The other Walter Davis

The other Walter Davis

By Mac McPhail Contributing columnist http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_general-pics-0251.jpg When my mother in law, Ms. Micki, gave me a book to read about …

August 9th, 2015 |  

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