Features

Jul. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Reunions

CHESNEY FAMILY REUNION

The Chesney Family Reunion will be held Aug. 1-3. On Friday, Aug. 1, there will be a meet and greet gathering at the Comfort Suites from 7 to 10 p.m.


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 03:34 PM

Central Carolina People@Work — Ashley Graham

NAME: Ashley Graham

POSITION Health Education Supervisor at Lee County Health Department


Jul. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Church News

BUFFALO PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday at the 11 a.m. service: The Rev. Paul J. Shields presents sermon: "Thanks Be to God!"
 


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Beating boredom

Are many of you parents being faced with the old “I’m bored, and I can’t find anything to do” routine about now?


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Garden guide: Summertime tomato woes

Tomatoes are one of the most widely cultivated plants in the home garden.


Jul. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of July 16-22, 2014


Jul. 15, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Divine Dining: Summer vegetable lasagna

Prepare thyself for a rather grand statement: this summer vegetable lasagna is my favorite recipe I’ve created yet.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

School officials try healthier cafeteria options

Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and pre-sliced vegetable packets were on the menu Monday as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in a hunt for fare that will meet stricter health mandates — without turning off sometimes-finicky students.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Lett's Set A Spell

When the school year ended in June, we “young’uns” on the Lett farm had only a few days’ break before the 12-hour tobacco marathons on the farm began.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Club News

SANFORD ROTARY CLUB

The Sanford Rotary Club held its ninetieth Annual Charter Night and Awards Banquet at The Flame Restaurant on Tuesday, June 24. The Rotary prayer was led by Paul Horton. Ted Lanier recognized the widows of past members and other special guests of the club.
 


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

The Bible Speaks

“Set your mind on the things above, not on the things of earth.” Colossians 3:2 SNbS


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

The Paper Pulpit

Many of our daily activities are influenced by labels of one kind or another. We try to purchase merchandise containing labels that we have learned by experience will have the kind of quality we can trust. We have learned to avoid buying items containing labels that have earned the reputation of being inferior in quality.


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.