Black church can be agent for change

Black church can be agent for change

Historically, the black church has been at the forefront, serving on the front line, in the American journey for justice, beginning with its oppositio...

August 30th, 2015 |  


School busdrivers makeimpact, too

School bus drivers make a positive impact on our children.They usually are in the background, quietly doing their job without bringing much attention ...

August 25th, 2015 |  


Numbers don’ttell SCC’ssuccess story

Enrollment numbers might be down a little bit at Sampson Community College this fall, but that certainly should not — and in our view does not &...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Sampson’s Sheriff Thornton

Sheriff Jimmy Thornton calls it poison, and he is adamant that he and his officers will not rest until the tidal wave of meth that keeps rolling into ...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Give the gift of life – donate blood to Sampson Regional

Sampson Regional Medical Center needs you, or more specifically your blood, to help the hospital over the hump of yet another critical shortage, most ...

August 18th, 2015 |  


A challenge to classroom teachers

A challenge to classroom teachers

As the summer break comes to an end and our teachers prepare to transition back to the all-important business of teaching and learning, I would like t...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Turning out to help Roseboro FD secure needed gear

For firefighters, there is probably no greater need than having the best and most up-to-date equipment around. It is vital in protecting them and ensu...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Sampson County Schools to make decision on driver’s education

Sampson County Schools to make decision on driver’s education

With the future of funding for driver’s education in limbo, Sampson County Schools officials are on the fence about suspending the program.North...

August 16th, 2015 |  


Let’s start Sampson’s school year by offering teachers our support

Teachers are returning to public school classrooms across Sampson County Monday, with students to follow a week later, on Aug. 24.Actually educators h...

August 13th, 2015 |  


Sampon’s Pigskin Jamboree ushers high school football in for another season

As hard as it is to fathom, football season is upon us again. And while it’s still a bit sultry outside, you can almost smell the change in the ...

August 12th, 2015 |