Jun. 24, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

On the Record: Song featured Fogerty brother

Q: There was a group called Ruby with a lead guitarist by the name of Randy Oda. Did they cut an album with a song called “Coming Back to You”? Was John Fogerty of CCR backing this group in some way?

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for June 24-30:

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

Cub Treks

A little after 10 a.m. on a warm Wednesday in June, Wendy Bryant-Motley, and her 5-year-old son, Rune

Jun. 21, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Gratitude creates magic in our lives

Today I am very grateful for being exposed to ideas, experiences, and encounters with speakers and attendees at a conference offered for several days by the Academy for Spiritual and Consciousness Studies in Chapel Hill.

Jun. 21, 2015 @ 01:40 PM


Jun. 21, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Five things children need from their fathers

Carlyle Marney, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Charlotte several years ago said in a sermon, with tongue in cheek, “At the time of a child’s birth, fathers are considered biologically incidental.

Jun. 21, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Depends on the view

“The Lord was with Joseph, so he became a successful man.” Genesis 39:2a

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

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Jun. 20, 2015 @ 02:41 PM


Jun. 20, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Healthy living tips for men

Save enough pennies and you have a dime. Save enough dimes and you have a dollar.

Jun. 20, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Cathy Swindell

NAME: Cathy Swindell

FAMILY: Husband, Danny; daughter, Megan, and four “fur babies” — two cats and two dogs (all rescues)

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

'Inside Out': Pixar's mind movie will win hearts

Inside Out

Grade: A –

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

Divine Dining: Green bean supper in honor of granddaddy

My granddaddy was a farmer and a rancher in south Texas. He wore plaid pearl snap shirts all of his days, worked from sunup to sundown

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Garden Guide: Ticks most active in the spring, summer and fall

Ticks, those eight-legged arachnids, that give you the creepy-crawlies. They invade your personal space to feast on your blood. Ehw!

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On the Record: Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer penned ‘Fortune Teller’

Q: I’ve been listening to my favorite live album, the Who’s “Live At Leeds,” recently.

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Extension news: Dealing with sibling squabbles

If you grew up with a brother or sister like I did, I’m sure you have your share of war stories that left both sides bleeding, with one sibling running to mom to tattle on the other.

Jun. 17, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for June 17-23

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

A werewolf novel in the waiting

What began as a thesis project for his master’s degree in creative writing is now a completed graphic novel just waiting to be published.

Jun. 15, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

Vignette from July 1981

Jun. 14, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Remembering mama and daddy

Another Mother’s Day goes by … observance of the 10th year of Mama’s death passes… Father’s Day is coming soon…life marches on without Mama and Daddy. But memories loom large in my mind and emotions run high in my heart.

Jun. 14, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

Doctor's Orders: Why you should be screened for cancer

Most cancers start with abnormal cells growing out of control. Sometimes you will experience symptoms, but often you will not.

Jun. 14, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: What to do with Jesus

“Pilate said to them, ‘Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called the Christ?’ ” Matthew 27:22a

Jun. 14, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Discovering marital electricity

Several years ago, an elementary school class was assigned the responsibility of writing a theme about Benjamin Franklin.

Jun. 13, 2015 @ 07:38 PM

CARA Pet of the Week: Maestro

Jun. 13, 2015 @ 02:32 PM

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