Jul. 05, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Doctor's Orders: Fireworks safety tips

As the weather heats up and families migrate outdoors, winter toys are traded in for sunscreen and sand pails. The summer months promise warm days and one of the most anticipated nights: the Fourth of July.

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Freedom’s holy light

Every July 4, patriotic Americans celebrate far more than the birthday of our nation. We also celebrate two revolutionary ideas embodied in the Declaration of Independence:

Jul. 05, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Tithing to yourself

“If you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same?” Matthew 5:47


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 02:10 PM

Club news

Jul. 04, 2015 @ 02:09 PM


Jul. 04, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Register of Deeds include:


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Divine Dining: Herb-roasted salmon with garlic mashed potatoes

Do you feel like your weekday suppers are in a rut?

Is spaghetti getting old, or that same chicken dish boring you to tears?


Jul. 01, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Garden Guide: Millipedes are here, weather or not

Crunch......that’s the sound of stepping on millipedes. Each year we seem to battle creepy, crawly, crunchy millipedes.

Jul. 01, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for July 1-7:


Jun. 29, 2015 @ 06:44 AM

Vignette: Old Hap

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set of Spell: Unique ideas about consciousness spirituality explored in Chapel Hill

While growing up in the Buckhorn and Broadway neighborhoods folks focused on family values, church commitments, school activities, and constant chores

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Swimming safety for children

“Splish!” “Splash!”

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 02:46 PM

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Register of Deeds include:

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Silence, solitude and inner peace

One of the challenges we face in today’s world is how to deal with noise. Driving to and from work, we listen to music and conversation coming from our car’s radio.

Jun. 28, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Outlook or up look?

“So it was not you who sent me here, but God;” Genesis 45:1a

Jun. 27, 2015 @ 03:45 PM


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Club news

Jun. 27, 2015 @ 01:46 PM


Jun. 27, 2015 @ 05:10 AM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Ray Bullard

NAME: Ray Bullard

FAMILY: Wife, Kim Bullard; two sons, Alex and Neil

POSITION: Captain of the Tactical Narcotics Team of the Sanford Police Department

Jun. 27, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

'Max' barks up the wrong tree


Grade: C –


Jun. 24, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Divine Dining: Mexican chopped salad with cilantro-lime dressing

Cooking is life giving for me. It recharges my batteries and makes me feel whole from the inside out.

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Extension News: Lee County 4-H offers summer horticulture science week

Now that school is out, kids and parents are looking for new adventures to occupy their summer.

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Garden Guide: Ticks too!

Last week we talked about the life cycle of the tick, a common pest in North Carolina.

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

On the Record: Song featured Fogerty brother

Q: There was a group called Ruby with a lead guitarist by the name of Randy Oda. Did they cut an album with a song called “Coming Back to You”? Was John Fogerty of CCR backing this group in some way?