Pay tribute to Clinton City Councilwoman Maxine Harris by carrying on work in Dist. 5 that she started

Maxine Harris was a warrior who blazed many trails, positively impacting the lives of others along the way. And she did it her way — straight fo...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Do you regret that tattoo?

Do you regret that tattoo?

You’ve probably thought this. You see a nice looking young lady or gentleman. You notice a tattoo on their arm, or shoulder, or neck, or other p...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Our ancestors’ resolve for learning

Our ancestors’ resolve for learning

In honor and recognition of Black History Month, on tomorrow, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall at First Baptist, 900 College St., Clinton...

February 25th, 2017 |  


What we have in common

What we have in common

I’m nearing the end of another year officiating basketball for the Clinton Recreation Department. I enjoy doing it, but I am glad the season is ...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Sampson needs to increase its room occupancy rate to bring in more tourism

We’re not always in favor of tax hikes, but sometimes we believe they are necessary to help grow our county. That’s the case with a contin...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Town of Roseboro, leaders, citizens need to work together to find a solution to nutrition site problem

Roseboro’s nutrition site needs a home, and we hope the town’s commissioners, its citizens and county leaders, together, can find an accep...

February 17th, 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 |  


New Education Secretary Betsy DeVos deserve a fair chance

Betsy DeVos has endured weeks of attacks on her character — and her mission to make schools work for children. But Michigan’s billionaire ...

February 16th, 2017 updated: February 16th, 2017. |  


4-H builds self-confidence, character

Sampson County 4-H is one of the best youth-oriented organizations around. Don’t believe it, spend a few minutes with a young person who has par...

February 15th, 2017 |  


That old sweetheart of mine

When the flames of young love scatter, before slipping into their place in time, there remains in all the mornings of mature lovers who have generousl...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |