Features

Jul. 12, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Births

• Tori Marie Mabe, born June 7, daughter of Travis and Alison Mabe of Bear Creek. (FirstHealth)


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Marriage licenses

JUNE 30

• Vincent Lewis Muscarella, 50, of Sanford and Patricia Gail Key Harbison, 51, of Sanford.
 


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Reunions

LEE COUNTY SENIOR HIGH CLASS OF 2004

The Lee County Senior High Class of 2004 will have its 10-year class reunion on Oct. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. Singles tickets are $35 and couples tickets are $60. Please visit www.LCHS2004.com to view more information and purchase tickets online. Please email any questions to lcshclass2004@gmail.com. For updates, see the class Facebook page — Lee County Senior High Class of “04”.
 


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Church News

ABUNDANT LIVING MINISTRIES

Today: Prophetic Conference 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Guest Preacher: Prophetess Jacqueline Goldston from Christ Church of Deliverance.
 


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 19 Emmy nods

Emmy voters may need to steel themselves to sort through this year's top nominees: a macabre, medieval-style tale; a meth kingpin and his violent downfall; a bleak mystery about detectives tracking a ritual killer, and a heartbreaking saga of the AIDS epidemic's roots.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

GARDEN GUIDE Blueberries: Delicious taste and great health benefits

The local blueberry crop is here in force and it is time to take advantage of it! Some people are saying that this year’s crop may be the best of all time here in North Carolina.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Brown marmorated stink bugs wreak havoc

One of the newer pest problems, brown marmorated stink bugs (Halyomorpha halys; BMSB), has set up camp here in North Carolina, and the battle to deal with it is under way.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Enrichment Center Calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of July 9-15:


Jul. 08, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

DIVINE DINING: Texan Taco Salad is a scrumptious delight

There are some words that are simply meant to go together. Chocolate and cake. Coffee and donuts. Baseball and hot dogs. Taco and salad.


Jul. 07, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

CCCC Chatham Provost Allen retires

Central Carolina Community College in Chatham County has changed a lot since Dr. Karen Allen was hired in 1988 — and she was instrumental in bringing about those changes. Twenty-six years later, she has bid farewell to the college, retiring as of June 30.


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

'Transformers' tops 'Tammy' on weak July 4 weekend

The Fourth of July went off like a dud at the box office, as the Michael Bay sequel "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and the Melisa McCarthy comedy "Tammy" led the weakest summer holiday weekend in at least a decade.


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Reunions

LEE COUNTY SENIOR HIGH CLASS OF 2004

The Lee County Senior High Class of 2004 will have its 10-year class reunion on Oct. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center. Singles tickets are $35 and couples tickets are $60. Please visit www.LCHS2004.com to view more information and purchase tickets online. Please email any questions to lcshclass2004@gmail.com. For updates, see the class Facebook page — Lee County Senior High Class of “04”.
 


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Lett's Set A Spell

Each family and every community have their own way of celebrating holidays. While growing up in Buckhorn vicinity near Broadway in the 1950s and 1960s, there “weren’t” any discharging of cannons, ringing of bells, or drinking of toasts (perhaps some nipping of white lightning behind closed doors) on Fourth of July.


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Club News

SAN-LEE SUNRISE ROTARY

President Andy Manhardt opened the June 29 meeting of the San-Lee Sunrise Rotary with the Quote of the Day: “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” — John F. Kennedy.
 


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

The Bible Speaks

“let your mind dwell on these things.” Phil 4:8b


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

The Paper Pulpit

Those who choose to believe that human life on earth is the result of accidental changes that took place without deliberate and intelligent design over eons of time are welcome to do so. I choose to believe that you and I were created by a loving and thoughtful God.


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Births

• Jullien Joel Jones, born June 22, son of Stephanie S. Reid and Johnathan E. Jones of Sanford. (CCH)


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Marriage licenses


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Temple youth tell tale of many tails

Temple Theatre is working on a purr-fectly rich musical, which the summer Youth Conservatory will perform next week and again in August.


Jul. 05, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Central Carolina People@Work — Kirby B. Ellis

NAME: Kirby Braxton Ellis

POSITION: Marketing Director at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation  
 


Jul. 04, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

At 116, Arkansas woman named oldest American

A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she's now officially the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world, the Gerontology Research Group said.


Jul. 04, 2014 @ 03:47 PM

Joey Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner's belt.


Jul. 04, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Church News

BEAVER CREEK BAPTIST

Sunday at 11 a.m. service, Dr. Darrin Moore will present the sermon “Sin” based on Romans 1:18-25. Address: 2280 Nicholson Road, Cameron.
 


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 05:47 PM

CCCC GIVE Club dedicated to helping others

On April 16, 2011, a large and intense tornado struck Sanford, destroying a Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse and inflicting millions of dollars in damages.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

CCCC announces spring curriculum graduates

Central Carolina Community College announces that the following students from Chatham, Harnett, Lee and Moore counties graduated from the college with Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, or Associate in Applied Science degrees, Certificates or Diplomas. Some students earned multiple credentials. Graduation exercises were held May 22 at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center.