Help firefightersfill their boots

We’ve got some big shoes to fill over the next week here in Clinton, and we are hoping residents will …

October 10th, 2015 |  

We averted the storm,but Sampson wasready all the same

The rains came, and in some places the deluge that continued for days on end brought heavy flooding the likes …

October 8th, 2015 |  

Reporting the bad, and telling the good

Within just a few hours in Clinton Saturday, police responded to two incidents in which three people were shot and …

October 7th, 2015 updated: October 7th, 2015. |  

The next big thing

The next big thing

“Everybody’s ready for the next big thing.” That’s the tag line from the 2003 song, “The Next Big Thing,” by …

October 4th, 2015 |  

Hands-on learningbrings innovation

Innovation is key to education in today’s society, and it is great to see such advancements going on in local …

September 30th, 2015 |  

Follow Francis’ advice

Last week, Pope Francis paid a visit to Congress and, while there, he offered a message to lawmakers that we …

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  

Healthy offeringsworth our time

Last year, Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center took a new approach to helping put a dent …

September 27th, 2015 |  

Healthy offeringsworth our time

Last year, Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center took a new approach to helping put a dent …

September 27th, 2015 |  

Meth use up,but so isenforcement

The use and manufacture of methamphetamine appears to be on the rise once again in Sampson County, with yet another …

September 24th, 2015 |  

Cumberland gains a valuable asset in Locklear

It’s a real shame that Clinton City Schools superintendent Dr. Stuart Blount and the Board of Education waited too late …

September 23rd, 2015 updated: September 23rd, 2015. |  

The state budgetoffers a mixed bag

At first glimpse the long-awaited state budget, which still has two required chamber votes before going to Gov. Pat McCrory’s …

September 16th, 2015 |  

Miss N.C. is Sampson’s crown jewel

She may not have won the title of Miss America Sunday night, but Kate Peacock will always be our crown …

September 15th, 2015 |  

Making Merrick’s legacy public

Making Merrick’s legacy public

For over a century, a landmark business established by a former Sampson County slave, John Merrick, has been a centerpiece …

September 13th, 2015 |  

SAT scores onemeasure ofpreparedness

There is a lot of good to be gleaned from the recently released Scholastic Aptitude Test scores in Sampson County, …

September 13th, 2015 |  

Jail has noplace inthis equation

It’s time Rowan County (Kentucky) Clerk Kim Davis was freed from jail and allowed to live her life and make …

September 9th, 2015 |  

Hats off to those who labor

Monday marks yet another holiday on our yearly calendar, a day in which some of us will enjoy time away …

September 6th, 2015 updated: September 8th, 2015. |  

Our view

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

September 3rd, 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 |  

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 |  

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 |  


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