Hands-on learningbrings innovation

Innovation is key to education in today’s society, and it is great to see such advancements going on in local classrooms.Take what’s been ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Follow Francis’ advice

Last week, Pope Francis paid a visit to Congress and, while there, he offered a message to lawmakers that we would all do well to heed. It was a messa...

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  


Healthy offeringsworth our time

Last year, Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center took a new approach to helping put a dent in an old problem — g...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Healthy offeringsworth our time

Last year, Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center took a new approach to helping put a dent in an old problem — g...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Meth use up,but so isenforcement

The use and manufacture of methamphetamine appears to be on the rise once again in Sampson County, with yet another clandestine lab discovered and mor...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Cumberland gains a valuable asset in Locklear

It’s a real shame that Clinton City Schools superintendent Dr. Stuart Blount and the Board of Education waited too late to see what a valuable a...

September 23rd, 2015 updated: September 23rd, 2015. |  


The state budgetoffers a mixed bag

At first glimpse the long-awaited state budget, which still has two required chamber votes before going to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk, is a mixed b...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Miss N.C. is Sampson’s crown jewel

She may not have won the title of Miss America Sunday night, but Kate Peacock will always be our crown jewel here in Sampson County.Peacock grew up in...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Making Merrick’s legacy public

Making Merrick’s legacy public

For over a century, a landmark business established by a former Sampson County slave, John Merrick, has been a centerpiece of downtown Durham, since o...

September 13th, 2015 |  


SAT scores onemeasure ofpreparedness

There is a lot of good to be gleaned from the recently released Scholastic Aptitude Test scores in Sampson County, not the least of which is that thos...

September 13th, 2015 |