Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

Working the earth

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

4-H Summer Fun is back!

Looking for something to do this summer when school gets out? Instead of staying inside the house, playing video games and getting bored, how about learning new things and participating in some awesome hands-on activities?

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Gardening is for the birds

Have you been hearing sweet songs outside lately? Love is in the air for our feathered friends.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 04:59 AM


Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of April 23-29, 2014

Apr. 21, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Bid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale

In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There's a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled. He's an All-American boy.

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 09:04 PM

'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie.

Apr. 21, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

Lett's Set A Spell

“God’s Not Dead”!

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

School menus

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Club News


The Lee County Retired School Personnel met at Sandra’s Cafe at Lee County High School on Wednesday, April 9. After the returned thanks by Ann Womble, the meal was served by the culinary students.

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

The Bible Speaks

“after that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time, most of whom remain until now…” 1 Corinthians 15:6a

Apr. 20, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

The Paper Pulpit

Charles Swindoll, in The Darkness and the Dawn, tells the story of a wonderful Christian named Edith Burns who several years ago lived in San Antonio Texas. She was the patient of Dr. Will Phillips, a gentle physician who saw patients as people. He loved them all, but his favorite patient was Edith Burns.

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 06:30 PM


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Lee County Register of Deeds office.

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 04:30 PM



The Kelly-McLeod Clan of Central North Carolina will hold its 67th reunion Sunday, April 27, at Mt. Pisgah Presbyterian Church at 12:30 p.m. A covered dish lunch will be served from 12:30-1:30 p.m. A clan business session will be held from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Dan McLeod is president and Jimmy Harrington is secretary and treasurer.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 06:09 PM

Central Carolina People@Work — Tim Singleton

NAME: Tim Singleton

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Church News


Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present the sermon “Easter — What a Difference” 1 Corinthians 15:1-11. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Raven Rock State Park announces activities

Raven Rock State Park will conduct the following free public programs in April. For more information, contact Raven Rock State Park at (910) 893-4888. Raven Rock State Park is located six miles west of Lillington off U.S. 421 North.

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 06:33 PM

Enrichment Center honors volunteers

The Enrichment Center of Lee County recently hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner. Volunteers were treated to a Mardi Gras themed dinner complete with entertainment by Sarah Sandrock. Over 120 volunteers and their guests attended the annual event where volunteers are recognized

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

CCH employees inducted into Hall

Central Carolina Hospital has announced that Wanda Collins, a nursing assistant, and Brenda Jones, a unit secretary, have been inducted into the Tenet Heroes Hall of Fame, Tenet Healthcare Corp.’s highest honor for employees, at a ceremony in Dallas, Texas, on April 9.

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Adding organic matter to the home garden

Lee County is fairly unique in that the Sandhills region of the state, characterized by deep, sandy soils, meets the Piedmont, characterized by clay soils. Sometimes this conversion happens in our own backyard!  

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Parliamentary procedure workshop set for April 30

Have you ever been sitting in a meeting and it appeared that everything had run amuck?

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 04:56 AM


Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of April 16-22

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

The restorative powers of homemade bread with pinto beans

I am afraid I’m about to burst a food columnist bubble here.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Temple herds 'Cats' onstage

Temple Theatre's next production is arguably its most ambitious yet, but don't be surprised if the cast lands on all four paws.“Cats” — the iconic production that ran for for a record-setting 21 years at London’s New London Theatre, and on Broadway for more than 18 years, will run at the Temple from April 24 through May 11. A 25-person cast from all over the state, as well as New York and elsewhere, has been assembled to portray a motley collection of felines.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Study: Snack might help avoid fight with spouse

A quick candy bar may stave off more than hunger. It could prevent major fights between husbands and wives, at least if a new study that used voodoo dolls is right.