What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? Lalah Hathaway, “I’m Coming Back”; Marsha Ambrosius, “Chasing Clouds,” Hezekiah Walker, “Amazing,” Goapele, “Closer,” Esperanza Spalding, “Precious”
300: Rise of an Empire
ABUNDANT LIVING MINISTRIES
Saturday: Abundant Living Ministries Inc. and Three Rivers Organization presents Informing the Community: Informational Sessions on Estate Planning and Legal Documentation. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Sessions begin at 1 p.m. Free. For directions or questions, please call (919) 774-8402. Pastor is Dr. Sharon Baldwin Williams. Address: 2607D Fayetteville St.
The Lee County Arts Council will celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM) with an exhibition featuring the work of young artists from area schools at the Steele Street Mall, 144 S. Steele St. The public is invited to the opening and reception on Sunday, March 9, from noon to 4 p.m. The exhibition will remain on view until March 21.
Many pests exist for us avid gardeners, farmers and landscapers. Of these pests, we have insects, disease, animals and weeds.
The term bulb refers to an underground fleshy storage organ. The term can be slightly confusing since not all bulbs are true bulbs. What? This will be explained in a minute. A more “politically correct” term to use would be geophyte, meaning earth plants.
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of March 5-11.
I am about to confess something that might throw any culinary expertise of mine into question: I’ve never made shrimp scampi. I’ve had ideas about how to make it, because I’ve eaten my share of this delectable seafood pasta, and can taste lemons, butter, white wine, shrimp, garlic and herbs. How hard can it be?
Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Not long before Christmas, one mother and her children desperately needed help. Life at home was never easy, but now it had turned violent — and dangerous. So dangerous, in fact, that the Department of Social Services and courts had to get involved.
Liam Neeson has grounded the "The Lego Movie."
Last week in Chapel Hill, I met a brilliant thinker and social innovator who believes that global change happens when people work collectively for the greater good. Barbara Marx Hubbard invited participants in her audience to discover how they could draw upon their own talents and connection with community to change the world.
SANFORD LIONS CLUB
The Sanford Lions Club is working hard getting ready for several fundraising events this spring, including a barbecued chicken plate sale in April and its ninth annual Lions Golf Tournament in late May. This will be followed by preparations for the 2014 Lee Regional Fair starting with advertising sales to support the annual fair catalog publication and sponsorships for major fair attractions.
“Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.” Matthew 4:1
“Don’t blame me! He did it!”
“It would never have happened if…..”
• Eden Grayce Krohn, born January 16, daughter of John and Lauren Krohn of Sanford (FirstHealth)
Marriage licenses issued recently by the Lee County Register of Deeds office:
LEE COUNTY SENIOR HIGH CLASS OF 2004
The Lee County Senior High Class of 2004 will have its 10-year class reunion on Oct. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.
NAME: Gina Suzette Guerrero
FAMILY: Mom, dad, brother, niece, nephew, and three BIG dogs
How’s life for you these days, chickadees? It’s nearly March — can you believe it? Everything seems to be at a frenetic pace. Even the weather is a bit confused. If you’re like me, you find yourself desperately clutching a hot cup of coffee come Monday morning and thinking how quickly it seems Monday’s come around again. Then the week takes off from there, in a flurry of activity and obligation. Where’s the time to cook good food and enjoy it with those you love?
One of my favorite experiences as a child growing up was the opportunity to go camping, and learning all of the skills that go along with life in the great outdoors! Young people can learn a number of skills from camping, including nature study and appreciation, environmental ethics, as well as developing a sense of independence gained from knowing that they can adapt to unique and diverse surroundings and situations.
To those of you with grapevines, pruning can seem like a daunting task. There are lots of you out there with a grapevine or two in your backyard. Many of them need to be pruned.
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of Feb. 26-March 4
Preparing young children for success in school and life is the purpose of an upcoming local fundraiser, which will offer cruise ship-style fun while promoting learning.
For the duration of the Temple Theatre's stage production of "Smoke on the Mountain," another form of art will be showcased within the venue.