Remembering Medgar Evers’ legacy

Remembering Medgar Evers’ legacy

Recently, some of you, my age and older, may have paused on June 12 to remember a great American patriot, who refused to remain silent about things th...

June 18th, 2017 |  


Naylor disappoints

We have never been more disappointed in a local elected official than we are right now with Sampson Clerk of Court Norman Wayne Naylor.And never have ...

June 13th, 2017 |  


Dog park a visionary idea

City of Clinton leaders are once again showing vision and a bend toward restoring pieces of the town’s rich history with an idea followed by a b...

June 11th, 2017 |  


Garland library revamp worth the wait

Some things are worth waiting for, and Garland residents would likely be among the first to agree.Though they had to do without the town’s libra...

June 11th, 2017 |  


To the graduates: Good luck and Godspeed

Hundreds of young people across our county will embark on a new journey Friday and Saturday, saying goodbye to the familiar and, in many ways, welcomi...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Don’t let animal rights protestors tell you what to eat or not to eat

Everyone has a right to their opinion. The First Amendment guarantees it, and we support it wholeheartedly. But that doesn’t mean we have to agr...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Kudos to R’boro for proposed tax cut

Proposed property tax decreases must be in the air these days, and we believe it’s a sign of good management and perhaps even growth in the tax ...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Making the case for summer learning

Making the case for summer learning

With our public schools closing in the next few days, let me emphasize as I have done for the last several years, right here in this opinion column, t...

June 4th, 2017 |  


In times of great needs, Sampsonians there for one another

Monday night, without warning, a fierce storm torn through portions of Sampson County, leaving devastation in its wake. It was much like a week ago wh...

June 1st, 2017 |  


County tax cut deserves ovation

Sampson County’s administrative staff deserves a rousing pat on the back, as well as that county commissioner-led standing ovation, for doing th...

May 31st, 2017 |