It’s time Turkey put trash in its place

It’s time Turkey officials stop talking trash and start getting rid of it, enforcing warnings they have issued but allowed to pile up like the g...

December 27th, 2017 |  


State’s public schools accelerating into 2018

State’s public schools accelerating into 2018

Before race drivers start a race, teams fine-tune cars to ensure ultimate performance. At your N.C. Department of Public Instruction, my team and I ha...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Tax Reform Merits Two CheersDecember 20, 2017By JOHN HOODRALEIGH — There’s a valid argument against federal tax reform — an argument...

December 26th, 2017 |  


The warmth a community brings

The Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce, executive director Kaitlin Norris and every individual or business that contributed to the eighth annual Coat...

December 26th, 2017 |  


May your Christmas be bright

Tomorrow and Monday, we will come ‘round to Christmas once again. You can feel it in the air today, and that feeling will grow as time passes an...

December 24th, 2017 |  


Christmas memories and red-eye gravy

Christmas memories and red-eye gravy

As you get older memories become more selective. It’s really kind of interesting what you remember, what stands out in your past. This is especi...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


The gentle hush of the season

Christmas.You finally made it didn’t you? Here it is almost Christmas, 2013, and you survived all the sales and parades, all the hoopla and glit...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


The Christmas lessons kids teach

Sometimes children can make us see things so much clearer than we, as adults, often do.That’s likely never truer than at Christmas when the mad ...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Open your hearts to help

Editor:We, the members of the board of the Harrells Community Center, ask everyone who reads this article or even hears about us, to open your hearts ...

December 21st, 2017 |  


Get screened, urge others to do so

Sampson County Health Department staff and members of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) deserve a huge round of applause for thei...

December 21st, 2017 |