Kudos to county schools for free lunch choice

The Sampson County Board of Education, like its counterpart in the city of Clinton, has taken a tremendous step forward in its efforts to help ensure ...

January 26th, 2017 |  


Clinton police prove teamwork pays

Teamwork always pays off, but never more so than when that teamwork involves law enforcement officers working together to bring criminals to justice.S...

January 25th, 2017 updated: January 25th, 2017. |  


Thanks to ‘caring people’

To the Editor:Our group, “The Prayer Connection,” is a local Christian group which was started 17 years ago by the founders, Ms. Eloise Br...

January 24th, 2017 |  


News that really matters

It’s time our new president and the national media find common ground, stop their bickering and back-biting and find a place where they can agre...

January 24th, 2017 updated: January 24th, 2017. |  


McGill: A man of service, humility

Service with humility is a rare trait in a society where people are sometimes prone to tout their own good works and often do them merely for the acco...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 18th, 2017. |  


A re-commitment to King’s dream

The great Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered for many things during celebrations to honor him today and Monday — activism, humanitarianis...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Dr. King’s enduring legacy

Dr. King’s enduring legacy

Since 1986, on the third Monday in January, the nation honors the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Born on January 15, 1929, Dr. King bec...

January 14th, 2017 |  


More than a man cave

More than a man cave

We needed it. Well, at least I thought we did. We needed a place to park my truck, and more storage space for yard equipment, tools and stuff. But, in...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 7th, 2017. |  


The promise of a new year

We’ve marched into a new year today, boldly ready to accept the challenges that lie ahead and, hopefully, grasp the opportunities that just migh...

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


President Obama, a man for all the people

President Obama, a man for all the people

What better time to celebrate the successes of our first black American president than on the 154th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, issu...

December 31st, 2016 updated: December 31st, 2016. |