Stefanovich deserving of accolades

Former Clinton City Councilman Steve Stefanovich epitomizes what it is to be a community servant. He has been loyal to a fault to the city he has call...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Herring has earned N.C. 24 designation

Heroes represent the best of ourselves, respecting that we are human beings. A hero can be anyone from Gandhi to your classroom teacher, anyone who ca...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Tree of Love fitting tribute to Newman

Sampson Regional Medical Center’s Tree of Love embodies community and, through its annual lighting continues to be a shining example of what the...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Trump fails to strike right tone

Trump fails to strike right tone

Commenting on the victory of President-elect Donald J. Trump, in my editorial on November 20, 2016, I expressed some dismay about the election of Trum...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Bringing peace to the world

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 29th, 2017 |  


Bringing Christmas to life

It will be another unique and special celebration in downtown Clinton on Dec. 7, as the city once again transforms itself into a Christmas wonderland,...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Enjoy the season Sampson style

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...

November 25th, 2017 |  


Support local businesses Saturday — Shop Small

Local businesses are the lifeblood of any small community. They boost our economy, they offer goods and services that, in many cases, we might not oth...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Having a Thanksgiving heart

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 23rd, 2017 |  


Let holiday shopping begin locally

Black Friday is just days away now, and, as we do every year, we urge residents to consider shopping local first.While many businesses are already pro...

November 22nd, 2017 |