UIS principal applauds staff

Editor:It is with much pride that I am sending this Letter to the Editor, publicly expressing my gratitude and gratefulness for a job well done by the...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Embarking on an internship

Embarking on an internship

Hello fellow citizens of Sampson County! My name is Cheyenne Harbison and I am a fourth year student at the Sampson Early College High School in Clint...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Why did the chicken cross the road?

DONALD TRUMP: We will build a big wall to keep illegal chickens from crossing the road. We will have a door for legal chickens.JOHN KERRY: We will tru...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Helping state’s parks another reason to pass Connect NC

There are a plethora of reasons for Sampson County residents to vote in the March 15 primary, many of which we will address in a series of editorials ...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Addressing issues unique to black students

Addressing issues unique to black students

Having taught high school social studies for 34 years with the Clinton City Schools, this statement that I am about to share with you resonates clearl...

February 28th, 2016 |  


Who will be Cutest Pet? It’s all in the voting.

They’re absolutely adorable, and picking the winners is going to be a difficult assignment, but pick them you must if you want a voice in who wi...

February 28th, 2016 |  


What’s right for Cam and Trump

What’s right for Cam and Trump

The smile wasn’t there anymore. Cam Newton wasn’t happy. His team, the Carolina Panthers, had just lost the Super Bowl to the Denver Bronc...

February 28th, 2016 |  


You gain from new businesses

You gain from new businesses

Some people dream of going into business for themselves. Even if you aren’t one of them, you should be rooting for many of these dreamers to suc...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Pancake feast more than just good food

For over 55 years, members of the Clinton Kiwanis Club have been serving up pancakes and sausage to the local community during its annual February fea...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Keep on dancing

I suppose it must really be called “green thumb.” A cutting of this and a sprig of that placed in water or hastily stuck in the ground. Th...

February 24th, 2016 |