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 |  


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. |  


Don’t be quick to judge by autopsy

Let’s don’t be quick to judge. Those are words easy to write but harder to apply as autopsy results from a Memorial Day standoff that resu...

August 7th, 2016 |  


A job well done in Plain View

Strong community support can move mountains. We’ve seen it happen time and again in this great county of ours, and we are witness to it once mor...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Creating a just and peaceful society

Creating a just and peaceful society

Consumed with a love and passion of the history of the South, the American author William Faulkner wrote, “The past is never dead. It is not eve...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Saving a relic from the rubble

Back off the road apiece on McKoy Street sits a red brick structure that has been home to thousands of youngsters through the years, a place where edu...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Supporting Sampson County’s finest

On any given week, local law enforcement officers respond to some 700 requests for service. They don’t stop to ask if the caller is black or whi...

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


The nation needs Hemingway’s unity

Several years ago, the late Rev. Glennwood Hemingway founded an outreach effort in the Harrells community, one that he envisioned would bring people o...

July 20th, 2016 updated: July 20th, 2016. |