Fear is a motivator

Fear is a motivator

Okay, let’s be honest. How many of you have been recently in a public place, like a shopping mall or a church, and have thought, “A terror...

December 13th, 2015 updated: December 13th, 2015. |  


The season – and gift – of giving

The season – and gift – of giving

As the holiday season approaches, most people think about which relative’s house they will travel to in order to spend time with their family. N...

December 10th, 2015 |  


Let season’s festivities put us in the Christmas spirit

The Christmas season is upon us, and while some may find myriad reasons to sit back and have the Ebenezer Scrooge attitude about this most wonderful t...

December 10th, 2015 |  


Horses always champs in our hearts

Friday night’s Eastern Regional High School final didn’t turn out as we would have liked here in Clinton and Sampson County. Our hearts br...

December 9th, 2015 |  


On the front line for change

On the front line for change

On that Dec. 1 afternoon, 60 years ago, Rosa Parks’ acts of dignity and courage and her quiet strength changed America and the world, creating a...

December 6th, 2015 |  


In a ‘pleasant place’

In a ‘pleasant place’

We all sat around the tables upstairs at the Piggly Wiggly and shared what we were thankful for. It was the annual Thanksgiving breakfast for the Clin...

December 6th, 2015 |  


Bringing joy through words

Bringing joy through words

In today’s society, 75 percent of teenagers are not serious about their education; they are mainly muddling through, pushing just hard enough to...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


Tree of Love, like its four honorees, lights the way

Sampson Regional Medical Center’s Tree of Love continues to be a shining example of what the coming together of a community can do to inspire ho...

December 3rd, 2015 updated: December 3rd, 2015. |  


Peace would be the greatest gift

Let there be peace on earth. It’s such a simple but powerful phrase, one that’s been used in a song and is often used in sermons during th...

December 2nd, 2015 |  


D’town Clinton will bring Christmas magic once again

It will be another unique and special celebration come Thursday night in downtown Clinton, as the city once again transforms itself into a Christmas w...

December 1st, 2015 |