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 |  

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 |  

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 |  

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 |  

Brooks Brothers expansion would be good for Sampson

It is welcome news that Brooks Brothers officials are looking to expand its industrial reach in Sampson, a move that, …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Equity and inclusion can bring healing

Equity and inclusion can bring healing

By Larry Sutton Contributing columnist http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Larry-Sutton1.jpg On the surface of things, one might be led to believe that Sampson County-Clinton …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

Our farmers areour neighbors, friends

“Our farmers deserve praise, not condemnation; and their efficiency should be cause for gratitude, not something for which they are …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Slate is full;time now tomull decisions

It came down to the wire in many cases, but it seems Sampson municipal citizens, particularly those in its smallest …

July 22nd, 2015 |  

See the goodand not the mess

Our country is in a mess. If you live in the south that expression has become a frequent mantra, one …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Help neededon DogwoodCircle case

Getting involved isn’t always easy. That’s particularly true when it comes to stepping forward to provide information that may lead …

July 12th, 2015 |  

A soundeducationalbudget needed

It shouldn’t be so difficult for our public schools to get the funding they so desperately need, yet year after …

July 8th, 2015 updated: July 9th, 2015. |  

Let the filing begin

Monday marked the opening day of filing for the 2015 municipal elections in Sampson County, a day, every two years, …

July 7th, 2015 |  

It is ‘Amazing Grace’

It is ‘Amazing Grace’

As President Obama heads toward the end of his second term, practically everyone has an opinion about our President. And …

July 5th, 2015 |  

Freedom alwaysworth celebrating

Saturday we will celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers, kids playing in sprinklers and …

July 2nd, 2015 |  

What are we handing down?

What are we handing down?

“You ain’t no better than anyone else, and there ain’t no one else any better than you.” I heard that …

June 28th, 2015 |  

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