Show support for child abuse prevention

If you have children you should take care of them. They should be loved, nurtured and disciplined. They should never be abused.It’s sad that we ...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Compromise needed in Garland

Garland town officials and fire department personnel need to seek middle ground and seek it quickly before residents find themselves without the local...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Does she know he talks like that?

Does she know he talks like that?

Last fall, a local TV station made national news for what was called “censorship.” The station, WRAL in Raleigh, was airing “Saturda...

April 1st, 2017 updated: April 1st, 2017. |  


The difference others can make

Very seldom does a week go by that we don’t witness the value of community support, teamwork between volunteers, civic organizations and local g...

March 30th, 2017 updated: March 30th, 2017. |  


Banning children from court the right move

The courthouse is no place for children. It isn’t now nor has it ever been, and we are glad Chief District Court Judge Paul A. Hardison has not ...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


A legacy that will continue

Change is inevitable. We don’t always like it, and we seldom find it easy to adapt to, but many times with change it comes roaring into our live...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Who’ll be the cutest pet? That’s up to you!

They’re absolutely adorable, and picking a winner, or actually several of them, is going to be a difficult assignment. But pick them you must if...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Lady Horses make us proud on and off the court

When the Clinton High School bus roared into Sampson County Saturday night, a police escort leading the way, on board were a group of exuberant young ...

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


Johnson has been pivotal for Clinton, schools, students

Clinton City Schools could have made no better selection than Dale Johnson to receive its first-ever Pivotal Dark Horse award, an accolade meant to ho...

March 12th, 2017 updated: March 12th, 2017. |  


Parents needed to improve schools

Parents needed to improve schools

For the past three years or so, I have used this column and space to express a point of view on a variety of topics with my favorite one being the all...

March 11th, 2017 |