You made a batch of chocolate chip cookies to share with your neighbor, but somehow eight disappeared off of the warm cookie sheet in the blink of an eye.
There are few things that I despise as much as ticks. Ticks are everywhere this time of year in N.C. and are certainly one of my least favorite pests to encounter in the garden.
Have you ever wondered about the importance of agriculture in Lee County and in North Carolina?
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of July 30-Aug. 5:
Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?"
Grandpa (Puzie Lett) told me that an Indian who once lived in Buckhorn community had shared stories about the miraculous powers of tobacco and its smoke. Indians used tobacco in peace pipes to relax as participants when negotiating treaties, and they believed tobacco soothed the mind when gathering for sacred ceremonies.
EXCHANGE CLUB OF SANFORD
Outgoing President Harold Harrington presided over the annual installation of officers and awards night for the Exchange Club of Sanford held at Exchange Club Building on June 26.
“Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done … so that there will not be wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons.” Ezra 7:23
Hippocrates back in 400 B.C. said, “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” Today, good nutrition is more important than ever. Four out of 10 leading causes of death in the United States — heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes — are directly related to the way we eat. Diet is also implicated in scores of other health problems.
• Wyatt Scott Lilly, born July 15, son of Ariana Bull and Matthew Lilly of Cameron. Grandparents are Gregory Bull of Nevada, Otis and Christle Lilly of Sanford and the late Deborah Scott. (CCH)
• Samuel Alfred Johnson, 35, of Sanford and Milenni Castro, 24, of Sanford.
• Juan Antonio Viera Martinez, 28, of Sanford and Juana Reyes, 25, of Sanford.
CHESNEY FAMILY REUNION
The Chesney Family Reunion will be held Aug. 1-3.
What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? More like WHO — Michael W. Smith, Chris Tomlin, Casting Crowns, Newsboys, Kari Jobe. Occasionally Beatles, 80’s.
Vacation Bible School will be held July 27-31 from 6:30-8 p.m. Dinner nightly at 5:30. Address: 2413 Buckhorn Road.
Sanford, trailing in fifth place, has just more than a week to make a comeback and garner the online votes necessary to win $25,000 or more in PetSafe's Bark For Your Park online voting contest.
People often struggle to decide which types of trees to select for their landscape.
While there is no such thing as the perfect fruit, a crisp, juicy slice of watermelon on a hot summer day comes pretty close.
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of July 23-29:
My parents have their usually peaceful abode invaded a few times a year.
The Rev. Calvin Sayles knows a thing or two about what it means to be a Christian in the military.
“Rise and shine!” Daddy (Bud Lett) yelled at the top of his lungs as he entered my bedroom before the crack of dawn, before the rooster had even crowed.
SAN-LEE SUNRISE ROTARY
President Andy Manhardt opened the July 14 meeting of the San-Lee Sunrise Rotary with the Quote of the Day: “Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.” — Joan Didion.
“We give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you.” Colossians 1:3
Have you ever worked long and hard on some project that turned out great? When you stood back to admire what you had accomplished, you may have even said to yourself, “I gave it my best. What I was able to accomplish is good.” It is fact, not pride, to recognize when you have done a quality job. I wonder if that is how God felt when He created the earth and our entire universe.
• Summer Grace Frankie Gilmore, born July 7, daughter of Carla Jean and John Anthony Gilmore of Sanford. Grandparents are Ernest Carl Frizzell and Brenda Carol Gilmore, both of Sanford. (CCH)
• Marcus Weldon Furmage, 20, of Sanford and Lauren Ashley Numerick, 18, of Sanford.