Horne’s legacy will live on at Star

When Star Communications is mentioned across Sampson, the first thought that comes to mind might be internet, or cable or even telephones. But it shou...

August 1st, 2017 |  


New leaders have great opportunities

Being a leader is no easy task. It takes humility, selflessness, vision, strong motivational skills, great focus and an ability to listen. And that ju...

July 28th, 2017 |  


Sampson’s ER is BiggER, BettER, FastER!

Sampson Regional Medical Center has done an amazing job of improving its emergency department, a two-year renovation project with remarkable results t...

July 27th, 2017 |  


Is an arrest really bad news?

Some days it just seems like bad news is rampant. We hear it frequently and, in many instances, we cannot disagree.A quick first glance at the most re...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Edwards the right choice for police chief

Friday’s announcement that Donald Edwards will take the helm as Clinton’s Police chief was welcome news, and a decision we applaud city of...

July 25th, 2017 |  


Arrests made, drugs off the street – it’s really all we need to know

Sometimes you want more information, but other times information painted in broad strokes is enough to clearly define a situation.Such is the case wit...

July 23rd, 2017 updated: July 23rd, 2017. |  


Stop saying ‘boys will be boys’

Stop saying ‘boys will be boys’

Over the summer when parents are more likely to let their kids play outside longer and take them to the park to enjoy the day, a lot more bumps and br...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Improving student motivation and engagement

Improving student motivation and engagement

Along with the recent local educational buzz on finding ways to recognize students at graduation ceremonies and the press conference to laud improveme...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Freedom is always worth celebrating

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

July 4th, 2017 |  


Crowning achievments

Sampson County and its citizens have many things in which to be proud. Among them is Victoria Huggins, our 2017 Miss Greater Sampson County and now th...

July 2nd, 2017 |