Let the good times roll

By Micki CottleGuest columnistJune, Daddy always said was the final proof that February (his least favorite month ) was done with, and spring was abou...

July 8th, 2015 updated: July 9th, 2015. |  


Let the filing begin

Monday marked the opening day of filing for the 2015 municipal elections in Sampson County, a day, every two years, when we eagerly anticipate who wil...

July 7th, 2015 |  


It is ‘Amazing Grace’

It is ‘Amazing Grace’

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July 5th, 2015 |  


We call can do more

We call can do more

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July 5th, 2015 |  


Another soldier died today

A light mist whispers gently over the trees this Southern morning, but soon the golden fingers of sunrise will separate each corner of darkness; and w...

July 3rd, 2015 |  


Freedom alwaysworth celebrating

Saturday we will celebrate the Fourth of July. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers, kids playing in sprinklers and swimming pools and, of course, fi...

July 2nd, 2015 |  


Thanks for proving my point

On Friday June 26, 2015, it was brought to my attention, while shopping at Food Lion, that The Sampson Independent published an article, written by Ed...

July 1st, 2015 |  


What are we handing down?

What are we handing down?

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June 28th, 2015 |  


I would like to respond to the article written by Pastor Owens (Their View) on Wednesday June 3, 2015.The article clearly indicates Pastor Owens does ...

June 23rd, 2015 |  


Sharing love,defeating hate

When you share love, you defeat hate. That’s what’s happening right now in Charleston, S.C., where the majority of residents in that great...

June 23rd, 2015 |