A few tips for freshmen

A few tips for freshmen

Students coming from small towns may find it hard to adjust to live on a college campus. For one thing, in high school, they probably everyone they we...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Recovery program will be good for Roseboro

Money alone can’t fix problems, but there are times when a little extra cash coupled with some really good advice can make all the difference in...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Some reforms enjoy broad support

Some reforms enjoy broad support

If you believe the political debate in North Carolina and the rest of the country has grown coarse, predictable, and unproductive, you’re not al...

August 1st, 2017 |  


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 |  


Our youth need more opportunity

Our youth need more opportunity

With the recent rash of drug arrests in the county as the backdrop, let’s not forget, if given a chance, most people want the opportunity of bei...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Hungry, angry, lonely, tired?

Hungry, angry, lonely, tired?

“Halt! Who goes there?” demands the sentry, manning the outpost. The guard’s duty is to protect the fort, building or camp. He has t...

July 30th, 2017 |  


Exaggeration won’t stop school choice

Exaggeration won’t stop school choice

During the 2016-17 academic year, nearly one out of five North Carolina children were educated in settings other than district-run public schools. In ...

July 28th, 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 |