Nov. 26, 2014 @ 05:04 AM

Garden Guide: Symbol of the holidays

The passing of Thanksgiving Day marches us closer to the next big holiday ... Christmas! The season begs the question ... fresh or artificial? green or flocked? tree or no tree? A Christmas tree is a symbol of the holidays displayed in most homes during the season.  

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Extension news: Cooperative Extension leading the way

As winter rolls around, and our farmers settle out of the fields and into their offices, they will be taking time to reflect on this past year’s crop and making

Nov. 26, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Enrichment Center Calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Nov. 26-Dec. 2:

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

Divine Dining: Delectable turkey and perfect dark chocolate pumpkin tart

Tomorrow is the Olympics of the culinary world. In order to help you win the gold medal, that is, full, contented tummies and rave reviews, I offer you two recipes that are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Lett's set a spell: Honoring guidance, feeling gratitude and reconstructing my life

Throughout my life I have believed that God speaks to me in various ways — through intuition, gut feelings, inner revelations, other people’s voices

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 04:10 PM


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Preparation or prevention?

“After these acts of faithfulness Sennacherib, king of Assyria came and invaded Judah…” 2 Chron. 32:1

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Learning how to say ‘thank you’

George Mikes, in “How to be Decadent,” tells the story of a man in Budapest, Hungary, who went to his rabbi and complained

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 06:12 PM

Club news

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Gizmo - CARA Pet of the Week

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Doctor's orders: Taking the fear out of a fever for infants and children

What do you do when your child has a fever?

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 03:10 PM


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 12:09 PM

Marriage licenses from Nov. 12-17

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Jessica Faulk

NAME: Jessica Faulk

FAMILY: Husband, Ryan Faulk, and golden retriever, Bentley

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Movie review: In first installment, 'Mockingjay' doesn't take flight

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

Grade: Incomplete

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Extension News: Youth in agriculture, past and present

As we prepare for Farm-City Week coming the last week of November, it is interesting to take a look back at how youth have historically been involved in agriculture through the 4-H program and how 4-H is still positively impacting the futures of young people in our community today.  

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Garden Guide: Asian ladybugs: friend or foe?

Ladybugs are familiar insects in and around the home garden. Larva and adults consume hordes of aphids, scales and other soft-bodied insects, providing chemical-free control!

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

On the Record: Woman, river named in country song do not exist

Q: I have a couple of questions about Brad Paisley’s version of “You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive.”

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Nov. 19-25, 2014

Nov. 18, 2014 @ 02:16 PM

Divine Dining: Catch Up Pasta — a quick, satisfying dish

Good friends are hard to come by. Okay, friends are very easy to come by, but the sort of friends who will tell you what they really think (whether you want to hear it or not) and with whom you’re able to pick right back up again after some time apart, oh these are the very best of friends.

Nov. 16, 2014 @ 06:08 PM

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

About 10 years ago a short film titled “The Secret” was the talk of the town on various TV and radio shows all over the world.

Nov. 16, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Doctor's orders: Getting your child ready for a hospital stay

Going to spend the night at the hospital for a child is, in some ways, like going to spend the night at grandma’s house.

Nov. 16, 2014 @ 01:00 PM


Nov. 16, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: The church: ‘A stained-glass foxhole?’

Maxie Dunham, in Irresistible Invitation, tells the story of a tent evangelist several years ago who came to a northeastern Pennsylvania town, erected a tent, and invited the town’s citizens to attend an old-fashioned revival.

Nov. 16, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Return to the Lord

“Return to Me and I will return to you says the Lord of hosts.” Malachi 3:7