Get involved — it’s important!

It’s important to get involved, and that’s perhaps never any truer than when getting involved means helping law enforcement officers solve...

January 12th, 2016 |  


CenterStage support needed for revival to be success

The resurgence of Sampson’s CenterStage Performing Arts Series is like a breath of fresh air to a county that is making positive and constant ch...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Dabo’s rest of the story

Dabo’s rest of the story

If you are a football fan, you have probably heard of Dabo Swinney. If not, he’s still someone you might be interested in hearing about.Dabo Swi...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Making a difference one person at a time

A new year has dawned, and seven days into it, there are many signs of good things to come: gas prices remain at their lowest rate in several years; b...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Helping hands assisting Helping Hands

A helping hand is an appreciated hand. Our first-responders — be they deputies, police officers, firefighters, dispatchers or emergency service ...

January 5th, 2016 |  


Reflecting on a historic anniversary

Reflecting on a historic anniversary

On this third day into the new year of 2016, let’s reflect on the special, historic meaning January 1 has for America. One hundred fifty-three y...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


“Not so fearless” predictions for 2016

“Not so fearless” predictions for 2016

It’s a new year. Have you already broken that New Year’s resolution? Along with those resolutions, there is another tradition of the New Y...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Committing ourselves to a better 2016

We’ve marched into a new year today, boldly ready to accept the challenges that lie ahead and, hopefully, grasp the opportunities that just migh...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Celebrate, but use common sense please

You can never be too cautious.That is true today, as many make plans to bring in 2016 with robust merriment.It is our hope that while celebrating that...

December 31st, 2015 |  


Prayer group a blessing at Christmas

To the editor:Our group, “The Prayer Connection,” is a local Christian group which was started about 16 years ago. We have prayer service ...

December 30th, 2015 |