Make America great – again?

Editor:A demonstrably ‘great’ slogan – cover me bumpers, it has a definite ring to it.While it may ‘ring true,’ the impl...

May 30th, 2016 |  


Council’s action not commendable

Dear Editor,Recently, the Clinton City Council approved the permitting of microbreweries to be established within the city limits. This step was unani...

May 10th, 2016 updated: May 10th, 2016. |  


Gov. Pat McCrory: A piece of work

Editor:North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory said Sunday on NBC Meet the Press that he’s not the HR Director for private business in NC. Yet, he s...

April 21st, 2016 |  


We have lost a good man

Editor:With the passing of Dr. John Merritt, Clinton has lost a dedicated champion and a committed servant of God. Though his mercurial manner and his...

April 20th, 2016 |  


The lost town of Ingold

Editor:Many years ago the town of Ingold had seven stores, a post office, three churches, a doctor, a Masonic Lodge and several other businesses. It w...

March 13th, 2016 |  


UIS principal applauds staff

Editor:It is with much pride that I am sending this Letter to the Editor, publicly expressing my gratitude and gratefulness for a job well done by the...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Life and liberty?

Editor:The Republican Party has officially “tied” the fetus of a pregnant woman to the 14th. Amendment to the U.S.Constitution.What does t...

February 18th, 2016 |  


To the Editor:This is written to remind the residents of Sampson County how fortunate we are to have our local hospital with an array of excellent phy...

February 7th, 2016 |  


More than fed up

Editor:Have you heard the “BREAKING” business news about FEDEX merging with UPS? The new company is called, FED-UPS.Well, I’m fed-up...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Fear: Positive or negative attribute?

Sometimes, I find politics to be both funny and amazing. I suspect that you do too. It’s a little-bit like religion. According to Mark Twain, &#...

November 25th, 2015 |