Redistribution of wealth

In a heated election year, much ado is made about the term “redistribution of income.” It’s been reported that President Obama, and ...

October 6th, 2015 |  


The next big thing

The next big thing

“Everybody’s ready for the next big thing.”That’s the tag line from the 2003 song, “The Next Big Thing,” by countr...

October 4th, 2015 |  


Hands-on learningbrings innovation

Innovation is key to education in today’s society, and it is great to see such advancements going on in local classrooms.Take what’s been ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Follow Francis’ advice

Last week, Pope Francis paid a visit to Congress and, while there, he offered a message to lawmakers that we would all do well to heed. It was a messa...

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  


Cotton defoliation

Cotton defoliation

For those of you who are not familiar with cotton production, defoliation is a method of forcing the cotton plant to shield its foliage in order to ha...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Healthy offeringsworth our time

Last year, Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center took a new approach to helping put a dent in an old problem — g...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Healthy offeringsworth our time

Last year, Sampson Regional Medical Center and the Outpatient Diagnostics Center took a new approach to helping put a dent in an old problem — g...

September 27th, 2015 |  


The course has changed

The course has changed

It’s a funny golf story with a message. Maybe you folks who don’t golf will also enjoy it.A young man was playing a round with an elderly ...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Meth use up,but so isenforcement

The use and manufacture of methamphetamine appears to be on the rise once again in Sampson County, with yet another clandestine lab discovered and mor...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Cumberland gains a valuable asset in Locklear

It’s a real shame that Clinton City Schools superintendent Dr. Stuart Blount and the Board of Education waited too late to see what a valuable a...

September 23rd, 2015 updated: September 23rd, 2015. |