Mr. Abe and the Holocaust

Mr. Abe and the Holocaust

When they asked if I wouldn’t mind driving Mr. Abe back to Raleigh, I quickly agreed. I was actually looking forward to spending some time talki...

February 14th, 2016 |  


What lies at the heart of love?

Today is a day about the heart, one set aside to celebrate love of all kinds — love shared among couples, families, friends, our neighbors, even...

February 14th, 2016 |  


That old sweetheart of mine

When the flames of young love scatter, before slipping into their place in time, there remains in all the mornings of mature lovers who have generousl...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Tossing bricks from overpasses far more than a teenage prank

Charges should always fit the crime, and in the case of three Midway teens now facing myriad felony counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent...

February 10th, 2016 |  


To the Editor:This is written to remind the residents of Sampson County how fortunate we are to have our local hospital with an array of excellent phy...

February 7th, 2016 |  


The most important question

The most important question

Who? What? Where? When? Why? Those were the questions we were told to try to answer in every news story we write. That was one of the first lessons le...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Supporting Connect NC bond supports Sampson

There are many reasons to vote in the March 15 primary, among them selecting leaders for various local, state and national offices. But perhaps one of...

February 5th, 2016 |  


The driverless car

In this age of innovations and inventions, we are about to be introduced to the self-driving automobile. That calls for a moment of automobile nostalg...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Stop scammers by thinking before acting

Yet another scam targeting elderly residents has hit Sampson County, reminding us that we need to be alert to what older parents and grandparents are ...

February 3rd, 2016 |  


Refuse to turn back clock on voting

Refuse to turn back clock on voting

As we prepare for the election of 2016, let’s remind ourselves that this election is most definitely about the future of our country and whether...

January 31st, 2016 |