Concerns for Garland Fire Dept. issue

Editor:Well, I wanted to share this with all my friends and family.I was born in 1971 at Sampson County hospital and when I was growing up in the Dubl...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Don’t want to be an underdog, then you should think for yourself

Editor:When it comes to the ruling from the 9th Circuit Court to reinstate the “law” on illegal immigrants, a promise our president ran hi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


A tribute to J.C. Moore

Editor:From 1965 to 1968 I saw a lot of basketball when I served as the scorer (bookkeeper) of the Charles E Perry Raider’s High School, and som...

February 8th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Thanks to ‘caring people’

To the Editor:Our group, “The Prayer Connection,” is a local Christian group which was started 17 years ago by the founders, Ms. Eloise Br...

January 24th, 2017 |  


Johnson touched the hearts of many

Dear Editor:The morning of Dec. 8 was a day of shock and grief as we arrived at the college (Sampson Community College) to learn of the untimely death...

December 14th, 2016 updated: December 14th, 2016. |  


Scholarships can change lives

Editor:Regardless of our views on Election 2016, we can surely agree on this: All children deserve a quality education. But we must do more to make su...

December 8th, 2016 |  


City should fix our theater

Editor,I am excited that people are able to visit our downtown area which has improved greatly over the past couple of years. However, I am not happy ...

December 8th, 2016 updated: December 8th, 2016. |  


Are you a regular person?

Times are changing, rapidly. For example, I used to think I was just a regular person. I was born white and my best childhood friend was born black. B...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


A president that will unify, not divide

Editor:“He gave us inspiration and hope. We gave him our trust, our love, and we gave him our vote.”American people, representing all race...

November 16th, 2016 updated: November 16th, 2016. |  


Math really does matter

Editor:Every year for the last 12-14-years, the United States has exceeded $500 billion in trade deficit. If this course continues, the US system will...

November 4th, 2016 updated: November 4th, 2016. |