Who will do something?

Who will do something?

In the past I’ve written about the background of a couple of familiar hymns of the Christian faith. A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about John...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Remembering 6 young Ya-Ya sisters

The dawn is heavy with the promise of another summer day patiently waiting to be born. In the stillness of this early hour, the sky to the east lighte...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Woman of amazing grace

She was an old fashion “Amazing Grace Woman,” one of those quiet “Mercy Me Women” who would stand out in any century. A beatit...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Movie filmed in Sampson is a humbling, exciting ride

Movie filmed in Sampson is a humbling, exciting ride

It’s an indescribable feeling to live a dream. At once you feel humbled and exhilarated; undeserving and thankful; appreciative and excited; dis...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Remembering the tobacco market

Remembering the tobacco market

When I was growing up, for some, Labor Day was the end of tobacco season. The crop was out of the field. The harvest was in. But to many of us, tobacc...

September 13th, 2015 updated: September 13th, 2015. |  


Let the bells ring

This is for those who are lucky enough to be blessed by The Constitution of the United States of America-1787.The young nation daringly set her foot o...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Tragedy that hits home

Tragedy that hits home

I’ve covered all kinds of violence in my over 30-year career as a newspaper journalist. The scenes have been horrific, the tragedies painful and...

September 1st, 2015 |  


The real comfort food

The real comfort food

You and your family are driving down the interstate. It’s mealtime and your crowd is hungry, not just for fast food, but a meal. You know where ...

August 30th, 2015 |  


Sampson Regional offers impeccable care, great compassion

Sampson Regional offers impeccable care, great compassion

No one likes to be sick, and Lord knows no one wants to be admitted to the hospital, but there are times when one or both have to happen.It’s ni...

August 18th, 2015 |  


Driving establishment politics crazy

Driving establishment politics crazy

I’ll have to admit it, I’m enjoying Donald Trump. Not everything he says, because Trump has said some outrageous things. The billionaire R...

August 16th, 2015 |