Revival of CenterStage gets a good start

If Saturday night’s opener for the return of the CenterStage Performing Arts Series is any indication, then people are in for a real treat this ...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Remembering Greensboro and Dr. King

Remembering Greensboro and Dr. King

As I sat in the Civic Center, I noticed the four stools sitting at the counter. The setting was for the reenactment of the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth S...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Vision, hard work at Sunset School strengthens safety

Sunset Avenue School leaders are to be commended for their initiative and their vision, the combination of which is bringing added security to the edu...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Cruz and his fury dangerous for U.S.

Iran’s detention of 10 U.S. sailors who had strayed into Iranian waters ended quickly and peacefully last week. Ted Cruz promises it wouldn̵...

January 21st, 2016 updated: January 21st, 2016. |  


Recognizing stalking, and stopping it

Stalking: Know It; Name It; Stop It. That’s the mantra being used this month during National Stalking Awareness Month as domestic violence shelt...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Following examples of service that Sessoms, Naylor set

Minsom Sessoms believed in community service just as much as he believed in small business, and he made an impact in both areas in Sampson County.He w...

January 19th, 2016 |  


Our destiny is one and the same

Our destiny is one and the same

A lot of the anger and fear that is being expressed today by many Americans, especially Republicans, is, in large measure, a response to the country&#...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Seeing what they see

Seeing what they see

As I drove up into the Walmart shopping center parking lot, I was relieved when I saw the deputy’s patrol car sitting over to the side. I was th...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Honor King by serving others

The great Martin Luther King Jr. will be remembered for many things during celebrations to honor him today and Monday — activism, humanitarianis...

January 17th, 2016 |  


Legislative goals achieved

Legislative goals achieved

At the outset of my first year serving in Congress, I laid out three main priorities to focus on in order to help make America prosperous at home and ...

January 13th, 2016 |