Jan. 31, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Guffaws and snorts: ‘I’ll Never be Hungry Again’ delivers lots of laughs

Have you ever tried to convey to a friend how marvelously funny a movie you just saw was — trying to recreate the scene, the characters

Jan. 31, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

CARA Pet of the Week: Yoshi

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

On the Record: Songwriting can be profitable on many levels

Q: I read your recent article about Dolly Parton and the writing of “I’ll Always Love You.” What is the commission rate for lyricists these days?

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3:

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Garden Guide: Producing tree fruit for home use — Part II

Following careful planning, you are ready to plant and care for your fruit trees. Controlling weeds, diseases, and insect pests is important, as is supplying the necessary nutrients, thinning the fruit, and training and pruning the trees.

Jan. 28, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Extension News: 100 percent weed control

Many pests exist for us avid gardeners, farmers, and landscapers.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 01:53 PM

Diving Dining: Arroz con Carne Molida

You’ll not be surprised that my favorite place in my house is probably the kitchen. That’s where I engage in my preferred form of therapy: whipping up something tasty and just a wee bit decadent to unwind and relax after a busy day.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Vignette: Practice break

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: New Year reflections and resolutions

Each New Year, as I retreat from the hustle of the holidays, I am reminded of the time I called a close friend several years ago and complained about my scattered mind, tired body, and restless spirit.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 02:04 PM


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Selfless sacrifice

“For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh” Romans 9:3

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Too many Chiefs and not enough Indians

The world defines greatness in terms of power, possessions, prestige, and position. If you can demand service from others, you have arrived.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:24 PM

CARA Pet of the Week: Maestro

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Ten simple steps to foot care for diabetics

If you are a diabetic, you need to “stay on your toes” when it comes to foot care.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Lee County Register of Deeds include:

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

Club news

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:16 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Shannon Buchanan

NAME: Shannon Buchanan

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Faces and Places: New Year's party

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Movie review: J-Lo gives in, but ‘The Boy Next Door’ is not hard to resist

Let’s try and set aside the sketchy threshold of morality of a movie named “The Boy Next Door,” in which a teenage high school student is cast as the villainous half of a one-night stand with a 40-something literature teacher who looks like Jennifer Lopez.