See the goodand not the mess

Our country is in a mess.If you live in the south that expression has become a frequent mantra, one expressed on the golf course, at the local breakfa...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Help neededon DogwoodCircle case

Getting involved isn’t always easy. That’s particularly true when it comes to stepping forward to provide information that may lead to the...

July 12th, 2015 |  


A soundeducationalbudget needed

It shouldn’t be so difficult for our public schools to get the funding they so desperately need, yet year after year stumbling blocks are put in...

July 8th, 2015 updated: July 9th, 2015. |  


Let the filing begin

Monday marked the opening day of filing for the 2015 municipal elections in Sampson County, a day, every two years, when we eagerly anticipate who wil...

July 7th, 2015 |  


It is ‘Amazing Grace’

It is ‘Amazing Grace’

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July 5th, 2015 |  


Freedom alwaysworth celebrating

Saturday we will celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers, kids playing in sprinklers and swimming pools and, of course, fi...

July 2nd, 2015 |  


What are we handing down?

What are we handing down?

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June 28th, 2015 |  


I would like to respond to the article written by Pastor Owens (Their View) on Wednesday June 3, 2015.The article clearly indicates Pastor Owens does ...

June 23rd, 2015 |  


Sharing love,defeating hate

When you share love, you defeat hate. That’s what’s happening right now in Charleston, S.C., where the majority of residents in that great...

June 23rd, 2015 |  


The hero wecall father

He’s often the man you call on when things go wrong — the occasional flat tire, the overheated engine, the busted water pipe, the snake in...

June 21st, 2015 |