Oct. 12, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Club news


President Doug Gay opened the Sept. 30 meeting of The Sanford Rotary Club and called on Jeff Hockaday to lead the Rotary prayer.

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 02:37 PM

Doctor's Orders: Breast cancer death rates decline slowly, but steadily

The American Cancer Society (ACS) reports that fewer women are dying from breast cancer every year. Early detection seems to be the most important factor — but not the only reason.

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: ‘Why, God, why?’

Those who are going through the dark night of suffering often ask, “Why, God, why?” It becomes easy for them to believe that God is omnipotent but does not care or that He loves but is powerless to prevent their suffering.

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible Speaks: Are you working for today’s rewards or heaven’s blessings?

“…a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the Lord and who esteem His name.” Malachi 3:16

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Marriages from Sept. 22-Oct. 3

Oct. 11, 2014 @ 04:36 PM


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 06:12 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Barbara McMillen

Name: Barbara McMillen    

Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Game of Groans

Dracula Untold
Grade: C

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Garden Guide: Do you want to be a Master Gardener volunteer?

North Carolina Extension Master Gardener volunteers provide unbiased, research-based information and programs regarding environmental stewardship of gardens, lawns and landscapes.

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Jethro Tull credited on first single as ‘Jethro Toe’

Q: I’m curious to know how the band Jethro Tull got its name and whether there really was a Jethro Tull.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 08:10 PM

Divine Dining: Celebrate fall with these two pumpkin recipes

Fall is imminent. The evenings are getting a bit cooler, the days a little shorter, and pumpkin-flavored everything is making an appearance. Fall has begun her delicate dance, into what will surely become a free-for-all of cascading leaves and cooler weather.

Oct. 07, 2014 @ 08:00 PM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of Oct. 8-14:

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Be aware: Breast cancer and drinking

Breast cancer diagnoses are increasing each year. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that more than 232,340 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Sett a Spell: Once upon a country life during lean times

Like most couples living in the country in the early 1900s, Puzie and Verta Cox Lett wanted to focus on farming.

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: He is Lord and God

“The Lord said to my Lord: Sit at My right hand until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet.” Psalm 110:1

Oct. 05, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Love is a verb

Few words, if any, are defined in such a bewildering variety of ways as the word love. For example, it is used to describe:

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Births for Sept. 22-26

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 04:18 PM

Club news

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 03:00 PM


Julia Sabater Ross of Broadway and Justin Edward Massa of Broadway were united in marriage Saturday, Oct. 4, at Olivia Presbyterian Church in Olivia with the Rev. George Walton officiating.

Oct. 04, 2014 @ 02:00 PM


Oct. 03, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Mark Midford

What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? LOL, don’t have an iPod


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

Have you ever wanted to learn more about growing plants? Are you interested in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals or lawns?

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center Calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Oct. 1-7:

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

On the Record: Bowie may have referenced own triumph in ‘Major Tom’ song

Q: I recently heard David Bowie’s song “Ashes to Ashes” on the radio, and it made me wonder about his interest in the character Major Tom

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Ovarian cancer and genetic testing

Ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of cancer in women. Unfortunately, of the 25,000 women who will develop ovarian cancer this year, more than half will die from their disease.