Having a Thanksgiving heart

As we gather today with family and friends to share in our bountiful blessings, we should do so with grateful hearts. For despite the trials and tribu...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Let holiday shopping begin locally

Black Friday is just days away now, and, as we do every year, we urge residents to consider shopping local first.While many businesses are already pro...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Another stoplight won’t be that costly

We aren’t sure why it’s so difficult to get needed stoplights in Sampson County, but it seems to be an ongoing issue that pits us against ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Imagine if there had been no liberals

Imagine if there had been no liberals

With last month’s announcement by N.C. Rep. William D. Brisson, letting the public know that he was changing his party registration from Democra...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Wrapping Sampson in warmth

With temperatures beginning to drop and the clock ticking on the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce’s annual Coat Closet, we are sounding one f...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Positions justify the salaries

Public information is a valuable tool, but it often can be a double-edged sword. Sometimes the edge cuts toward information a majority of people belie...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Take a trip to HCA’s Candy Cane Lane

It’s hard to believe, but the holidays are just around the corner now. Thanksgiving is just over a week away, bringing with it a time to reflect...

November 15th, 2017 |  


The things for which we are thankful

What is it that you are thankful for?It’s a question posed on social media sites all the time as we approach the Thanksgiving season, often with...

November 14th, 2017 |  


There are no greater heroes than our veterans

We honor our veterans today — for the freedoms they’ve ensured; for the protection they have and continue to provide; for the call they so...

November 11th, 2017 |  


Starling should be SCC’s next president

The Sampson Community College Board of Trustees and its presidential subcommittee has narrowed its candidate search to three individuals. As with ever...

November 9th, 2017 |