When thespirit ofChristmas arrives

Next week as we prepare to unwrap brightly colored gifts, share a hug or kiss under the mistletoe and relish in the magic that this most wondrous time...

December 18th, 2015 updated: December 18th, 2015. |  


Diaries of Christmases of yesteryear

The longer one lives the higher the tower from which the Christmas bells ring; the sweeter the angels sing and the brighter the Star of Bethlehem. The...

December 17th, 2015 |  


Rotary Club shares the magic of Christmas

Members of the Clinton-Sampson Rotary Club, as well as other civic organizations across Sampson County, have the right idea of how best to offer Chris...

December 17th, 2015 |  


Lockamy has served county well

Billy Lockamy has served Sampson County well during his eight years as a member of the Sampson County Board of Commissioners, a tenure which will end ...

December 13th, 2015 |  


Fear is a motivator

Fear is a motivator

Okay, let’s be honest. How many of you have been recently in a public place, like a shopping mall or a church, and have thought, “A terror...

December 13th, 2015 updated: December 13th, 2015. |  


The season – and gift – of giving

The season – and gift – of giving

As the holiday season approaches, most people think about which relative’s house they will travel to in order to spend time with their family. N...

December 10th, 2015 |  


Let season’s festivities put us in the Christmas spirit

The Christmas season is upon us, and while some may find myriad reasons to sit back and have the Ebenezer Scrooge attitude about this most wonderful t...

December 10th, 2015 |  


Horses always champs in our hearts

Friday night’s Eastern Regional High School final didn’t turn out as we would have liked here in Clinton and Sampson County. Our hearts br...

December 9th, 2015 |  


On the front line for change

On the front line for change

On that Dec. 1 afternoon, 60 years ago, Rosa Parks’ acts of dignity and courage and her quiet strength changed America and the world, creating a...

December 6th, 2015 |  


In a ‘pleasant place’

In a ‘pleasant place’

We all sat around the tables upstairs at the Piggly Wiggly and shared what we were thankful for. It was the annual Thanksgiving breakfast for the Clin...

December 6th, 2015 |