Dorothy Day famously said, “Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.”
With summer “officially” right around the corner, what is one thing that children love to do to beat the heat? Go swimming, of course! But just because water activities are so much fun doesn’t mean they can’t also be dangerous.
Ticks, those eight-legged arachnids, that give you the creepy-crawlies. They invade your personal space to feast on your blood. Ew!
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of June 19-25
Margaery is a 2-month-old girl kitten with long hair and a sweet personality.
A 25-year-old contestant from Connecticut won the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas on Sunday night.
"Days of Our Lives" won drama series honors for just the second time in 40 years at the Daytime Emmys in a rough-hewn ceremony that included more upsets and an envelope mix-up on Sunday night.
A reunion for Hickmans, Kimmons, Goins, Harris and Richardsons in Goinstown is being planned for July 6. Those who are related can contact Doug at email@example.com.
SANFORD LIONS CLUB
The latest developments in robotic orthopedic surgery were described by Dr. Andrew Bush at the June 6 meeting of the Sanford Lions Club. Dr. Bush is an orthopedic surgeon with offices in Sanford and Pittsboro and has been serving this area some seven years. He was introduced by program chairman Hal Siler, who also opened the dinner meeting with prayer.
• Jaxson Bryce Morgan Goins, born May 5, son of Samantha Goins of Sanford. (FirstHealth)
While listening to end-of-school year conversations and hearing youngsters discuss report cards, awards, graduation ceremonies and summer plans, I think about my own academic year. My 2013 curriculum has focused on health with a major on relieving and releasing the pain from injuries sustained in a car accident back in November 2011 and a second major on discovering the causes of my physical exhaustion, mental confusion and emotional vulnerability.
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society has awarded Central Carolina Community College’s Beta Sigma Phi Chapter its highest level of honor for excellence in academics and service.
“He loved a woman in the Valley of Sorek, whose name was Delilah.” Judges 16:4b
In one of the episodes of the old television show, Gunsmoke, an outlaw picked a poverty-stricken town outside Dodge City, Kansas, to ply his trade. He had heard that even though the town was poverty-stricken the church in that town possessed a crucifix and candlesticks made of solid gold. He had no compunctions about desecrating a holy place, and he quickly robbed the church.
After decades in the classroom, former Lee County educator Wesley Holmes has inspired dozens of children — including his two sons.
Marriage licenses issued recently by the Lee County Register of Deeds office are as follows:
In current times, many may think I’m referring to a Facebook status, but I’m not. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend all people know their HIV status. Living with HIV infection has changed dramatically since the 1980s when the virus was making headlines. HIV testing should be considered part of an individual's routine blood work during his or her yearly physical.
NAME: Pamela V. Glover
POSITION: Adolescent Health Coordinator/Health Educator, Lee County Public Health
BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST
Father’s Day service Sunday titled “A Father’s Pride.” No evening service. VBS, Colossal Coaster World, Monday-Friday from 6-8:30 p.m. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.
Excitement is high at Central Carolina Community College as the college launches its new College Success Center.
The North Carolina Jaycees recently recognized the efforts and service of two local volunteers at the annual Distinguished Service Awards banquet held at the N.C. Jaycee Burn Center at UNC.
The last thing you want to be worried about is loosing your job or having a reduction in your family income. However in today’s economy, this is a real possibility. A sudden loss of income can occur not only from the loss of your job, but may be due to layoffs or cutbacks, reduction in pay, or the loss of financial support from a spouse. Any of these events can be a serious blow to families who are struggling to make ends meet.
Leaves of three, let it be! To many, poison ivy conjures images of itchy rashes and calamine lotion. Fun, summertime activities like hiking, biking, fishing and gardening can put us in direct contact with this nuisance plant. All parts of poison ivy, including the roots, are poisonous at all times of the year!
“Visionary” is the word Central Carolina Community College Natural Chef graduate and culinary arts entrepreneur Margo Bennett used to describe the recent creation of the Advanced Culinary Incubator on the college’s Pittsboro campus.
Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of June 12-18
Price is a 2-month-old boy kitten who loves to play with toys.