Features

Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Diving Dining: Sweet and salty saves the day

We all know that panicked moment: you are invited to a potluck tomorrow and you have totally forgotten to prepare anything.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Garden Guide: Beneficial insects

Insects in the garden can be devastating. You’ve spent all your time planting, watering, and maintaining your garden.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Extension news: ‘Kids in the Kitchen’

Tomatoes: Are they fruits or are they vegetables? If you find this question to be a brainteaser, continue reading.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

‘Southpaw’ a lightweight

That the protagonist in “Southpaw” is a white pugilist with the last name “Hope” is an indicator of this formulaic riches-to-redemption boxing bore. The plotline is basically “The Champ” meets the story of Job.


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On the Record: Zeppelin backed other artist on 1968 album

Q: In the early days of Led Zeppelin, the group was used as the backing band during the recording of another performer’s album. Can you help me find that album?


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for the July 29-Aug. 4

 

Jul. 26, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Releasing the negative; focusing on the positive

Recently I have been exploring the transition from the basic Rs, reading, ’riting, and ’rithmetic — once deemed adequate for functioning in a simple society


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 02:40 PM

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Register of Deeds include:


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 02:40 PM

Births


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Beyond birthday 65

A very cynical person several years ago said, “Youth is an illusion, adulthood a blunder, old age a regret.”


Jul. 26, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Great power and grace

“And with great power, the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace was upon them all.” Acts 4:33


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Club news


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 01:01 PM

Doctor's Orders: Protecting your skin from the sun

As summer approaches and jeans and turtlenecks are swapped for swimsuits and tank tops, it’s important to remember that protecting your skin against the sun’s harmful rays


Jul. 25, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

Reunion


Jul. 24, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Movie review: Gamers must save the world in ‘Pixels’

The late college basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian once famously said, “The NCAA is so mad at Kentucky, it’s going to give Cleveland State two more years of probation.”

 

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Garden Guide: Harvesting fruits and vegetables

Many Lee County residents grow their own fruits and vegetables. With a summer supply of fresh produce constantly maturing, it is important to know the appropriate time to harvest


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for the July 22-28:

 

Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Divine Dining: Fried egg with roasted potato hash and avocado

There’s a reason it’s not called a four-ring circus.

There weren’t two little pigs.


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

EXTENSION NEWS: Are you at risk for the ‘bird flu?'

Are you at risk for the ‘bird flu’ known as Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza or HPAI? Do you raise homegrown poultry either chickens or turkeys for meat or their eggs in your backyard?


Jul. 22, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On the Record: ‘Cupid’s Chokehold’ borrows lines from Supertramp song

Q: Can you identify the song that goes something like this in the chorus: “The ships are in the harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” I only know it was written by a man. I find it quite profound.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 05:05 PM

An improbable life

The improbable life of 95-year-old Walter Roberts spans two centuries. He lived through the Great Depression, fought in World War II, has been married to the same woman for 63 years, and still plays nine holes of golf three days a week at the Sanford Municipal Golf Course.


Jul. 20, 2015 @ 11:30 AM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Kerry (Schmid) Self

NAME: Kerry (Schmid) Self

POSITION: Lee County attorney

HOMETOWN: Everly, Iowa


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Three Rs – Beyond the basics toward recreation

When our ancestors were studying at home or going to school, “reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic” were sufficient.


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Warding off mosquitoes

For many of us, stepping outside in the summer means being swarmed by those pesky, biting mosquitoes.


Jul. 19, 2015 @ 01:55 PM

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Register of Deeds include: