Because I wanted to

Because I wanted to

Every day, when I went to work, it felt like I was in a prison. Well, it was because I actually was.It was my very first job after graduating from col...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Lighting tree for Warren apropos

Sampson Regional Medical Center’s Tree of Love continues to be a shining example of what the coming together of a community can do to inspire ho...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Let parades, festivities put us in a Christmas frame of mind

The Christmas season is upon us, and while some may find myriad reasons to sit back and have the Ebenezer Scrooge attitude about this most wonderful t...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


How uncanny

How uncanny

When I think of food being pickled, the first image that pops in my mind is, well, pickles. You know the sour cucumbers in the Vlasic jar?“Ew, w...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Working toward peace

Let there be peace on earth.Those words make up a simple but powerful phrase. It’s one that’s been used in song lyrics, touted in politica...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


Christmas will come to life in Clinton Thursday

It will be another unique and special celebration come Thursday night in downtown Clinton, as the city once again transforms itself into a Christmas w...

November 29th, 2016 updated: November 29th, 2016. |  


What a nice community

Editor:On Nov. 20, six churches joined together for a Thanksgiving Community Service, hosted by Grove Park Baptist Church. The message about Hurricane...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Heading into the fourth quarter

Heading into the fourth quarter

The political season is finally over. (I know, it’s never ever really over.) But there’s another season that is heading toward its own con...

November 27th, 2016 updated: November 27th, 2016. |  


Living with grateful hearts

As we gather today with family and friends to share in our bountiful blessings, we should do so with grateful hearts. For despite the trials and tribu...

November 26th, 2016 updated: November 26th, 2016. |  


That’s what I am

That’s what I am

Normally people start by introducing themselves by giving all the general infomation — their name, how old they are, place of birth, favorite co...

November 25th, 2016 updated: November 25th, 2016. |