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:

Jul. 19, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Lord, why do you ... ?

“Why do you stand afar off, O Lord? Why do you hide yourself in times of trouble?” Psalm 10:1

Jul. 19, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: A little man up a tree

In 1973, Wilmington’s Temple Baptist Church made it possible for me to join a tour group that traveled to the Holy Land.

Jul. 18, 2015 @ 03:57 PM

Club news

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Jul. 18, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

‘Ant-Man’: small, but mighty enjoyable

The saying “big things come in small packages” as it relates to “Ant-Man” doesn’t just refer to the tiny titular superhero. 

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Movie review: Schumer brings biting wit to‘Trainwreck’

Although “Trainwreck” strikes a cursory blow for comedic gender equity, it’s really a perpetuation of conventional mores gussied up in broad-based, ribald garb.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Summer sciences

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, is the focus of this year’s Lee County 4-H summer day camps.


Jul. 15, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Garden Guide: Proper planning can prevent tomato blossom-end rot

Growing tomatoes in the South is a difficult, albeit rewarding, endeavor. The high humidity typical in our area favors plant diseases that defoliate plants and makes the fruits of your labor inedible.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Extension News: Is mold and mildew a problem for you?

It’s hot, and it’s humid. Summer is upon us and along with this heat and humidity comes the calls on mildew in the home.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On the Record: Two behind ‘Friends’ theme song still performing, recording together

Q: My teenage daughter recently has discovered “Friends” on Netflix and is now obsessed with those lovable characters.

Jul. 15, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver, and veterans events for July 15-21:


Jul. 14, 2015 @ 12:17 PM

Divine Dining: A vacation on a plate

Have you ever had one of those meals that reverts you back to toddler talking?

Jul. 12, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: My Declaration of Independence: Releasing the old life and writing a new book

By now readers know I have been writing since a child growing up in the Buckhorn community near the Cape Fear River.

Jul. 12, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Club news

Jul. 12, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Learning to accept and love others

Delanceyplace publishes excellent articles regularly on past and current topics.