Does the President thinkwe are stupid?

We do not want Washington tampering with our voting system under the pretense that “Russia has rigged it”. The Democrats are afraid that T...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Despite mischaracterizations, NC is protecting drinking water

After news reports and editorials inaccurately and unfairly characterized the state’s efforts to protect drinking water, the North Carolina depa...

August 12th, 2016 |  


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 |