DA’s decision was the appropriate one

District Attorney Ernie Lee made the only decision we thought he could make in the case against eight Sampson County law enforcement officers — ...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Leading students to better outcomes

Leading students to better outcomes

It has been about twenty days since the opening of our new 2016-2017 school year, and I’m confident that our teachers have worked especially har...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Sharing Sampson’s best kept secret

Sharing Sampson’s best kept secret

It’s that time of year again which comes during the early days of September. As a matter of fact, the event to which I am alluding took place on...

September 10th, 2016 updated: September 10th, 2016. |  


Prayers that Sampson, Clinton students have a successful school year

Tomorrow dawns a new day for children across Sampson County as students from ages 4 through 18 return to classrooms in our two public school systems f...

August 28th, 2016 |  


Helping students become career ready

Helping students become career ready

With our county and city school students returning to school on tomorrow, let’s send our students this collective message: our students will be ...

August 28th, 2016 |  


School bus drivers make impact, too

School bus drivers make a positive impact on our children.They usually are in the background, quietly doing their job without bringing much attention ...

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


Montgomery leaves legacy in countless lives he touched

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Such are the words from the King James Version of Ecclesiastes 3: 1We ...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Thumbs up to the city of Clinton!

We give a thumbs up to the city of Clinton and Planning Director Mary Rose for the gorgeous new signs that point travelers to different facilities wit...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Working to put every child front and center

Working to put every child front and center

In the next few days, students will be heading back to school, all excited and feeling hopeful about having a great school year, looking forward to th...

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


Don’t be quick to judge by autopsy

Let’s don’t be quick to judge. Those are words easy to write but harder to apply as autopsy results from a Memorial Day standoff that resu...

August 7th, 2016 |