It’s time for drastic, unpopular measures

How many more murders must take place at schools before we, as a nation, realize that something drastic, perhaps even unpopular, must be done?One woul...

February 17th, 2018 |  


4-H provides life-changing experiences

Sampson County 4-H is one of the best youth-oriented organizations around. Don’t believe it, spend a few minutes with a young person who has par...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Thankfully budget passage helps CommWell

When you sit around wondering how the federal government’s political rhetoric and eventual decisions impact places like Sampson, consider CommWe...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Candidates for the right reasons

The 2018 filing period for local and state races got off to a robust start Monday, with seven people tossing their hats into the political arena. Some...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Black History Month honors our veterans

Black History Month honors our veterans

This month marks the 92nd year of the inception of what was then called Negro History Week. Launched in February 1926, Carter G. Woodson wanted to use...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Series is, indeed, a Class Act

Sampson Center Stage’s Class Acts series continues to be, well, a class act.It’s educational, it’s entertaining and it’s affor...

February 10th, 2018 |  


Be kind to your heart

The statistics are staggering, the realities often ones we had rather not face, but the truth is heart disease is just as deadly for women as it is fo...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Sampson Middle students shine

We are gushing with pride today thanks to middle-schoolers across our county who not only excelled at a recent State Jr. Beta Club Convention but won ...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Sampson faces behind DACA

In the past month, the word DACA has been repeated myriad times in newspaper articles, television broadcasts, presidential tweets and on the Senate an...

February 6th, 2018 |  


Hutchins was a servant leader

From the moment Dr. Paul Hutchins took the helm of Sampson Community College back in 2012, we immediately recognized several attributes that the new p...

February 3rd, 2018 |