Tossing bricks from overpasses far more than a teenage prank

Charges should always fit the crime, and in the case of three Midway teens now facing myriad felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Supporting Connect NC bond supports Sampson

There are many reasons to vote in the March 15 primary, among them selecting leaders for various local, state and national offices. But perhaps one of...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Stop scammers by thinking before acting

Yet another scam targeting elderly residents has hit Sampson County, reminding us that we need to be alert to what older parents and grandparents are ...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Refuse to turn back clock on voting

Refuse to turn back clock on voting

As we prepare for the election of 2016, let’s remind ourselves that this election is most definitely about the future of our country and whether...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Diaper Bank, community, meeting a real need

Sampson County residents are amazing in their giving spirit. Most have an infectious we’re-all-in-this-together attitude that makes raising mone...

January 31st, 2016 |  


Be heart wise

The statistics are staggering, the realities often ones we had rather not face, but the truth is heart disease is just as deadly for women as it is fo...

January 28th, 2016 |  


Revival of CenterStage gets a good start

If Saturday night’s opener for the return of the CenterStage Performing Arts Series is any indication, then people are in for a real treat this ...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Vision, hard work at Sunset School strengthens safety

Sunset Avenue School leaders are to be commended for their initiative and their vision, the combination of which is bringing added security to the edu...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Recognizing stalking, and stopping it

Stalking: Know It; Name It; Stop It. That’s the mantra being used this month during National Stalking Awareness Month as domestic violence shelt...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Following examples of service that Sessoms, Naylor set

Minsom Sessoms believed in community service just as much as he believed in small business, and he made an impact in both areas in Sampson County.He w...

January 19th, 2016 |