Features

Apr. 04, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Births


Apr. 04, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Abby Bridges Walker

What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? Lots of “blast from the past” 80s and 90s


Apr. 03, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Faces and Places: Easter Egg Hunt


Apr. 03, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Movie review: Humans take backseat in ‘Furious 7’

There’s a cringe-worthy moment in “Furious 7” when it appears Paul Walker’s final scene in the star-making action film series will be his Brian O’Connor attempting to revive a car crash victim.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Watercolor Warrior

John Wicker enjoys drawing and painting just as much now as he did as a boy. But the 89-year-old Central Carolina Community College art professor would never have imagined he would be teaching eager students how to master watercolors.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Garden Guide: Adding organic matter to the home garden

Lee County is fairly unique in that the Sandhills region of the state, characterized by deep, sandy soils, meets the Piedmont, characterized by clay soils. Sometimes this conversion happens in our own backyard!


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Divine Dining: Baked rigatoni with sausage and cauliflower

Cooking can get very complicated, but sometimes, it’s incredibly simple.Take the things you enjoy, put them together, and you will love the result.


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

On the Record: Title ‘Black Dog’ doesn’t have higher meaning

Q: I have always wondered about the title of Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog.” Those words are never mentioned in the song. Where did the title come from?


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Extension news: It’s got to be local agriculture

Are you getting a little tired of eating store bought fruits and veggies, shipped in from all over?


Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for the week of April 1-7:


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Cast hits hole in one with 'Fox on the Fairway'

Fore! No, six!

That's how many actors it takes to pull off one of the funniest offerings from the Temple Theater since "I'll Never Be Hungry Again."


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Connecting holistic healing and ‘Wholistic Work’

As a New Year’s gift to myself, I declared January as spiritual saturation time, focusing on praying, meditating, writing, reading, walking and being grateful.


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

Births


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: God’s book on sex

“And the man and his wife were both naked and they were not ashamed.” Genesis 2:25


Mar. 29, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: You must open the door

Passover season 2,000 ago was the delight of the Jews and the despair of the Romans.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Club news


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 03:40 PM

Marriage licenses from March 17-20

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Lee County Register of Deeds include:


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 02:59 PM

CARA Pets of the Week: Nemo and Dori


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Heart healthy cooking

If you want to eat a healthy diet, you’ll need to do more than choose the right foods. It’s also important to prepare foods in a healthy way.



Mar. 27, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

‘Get Hard’ doesn’t live up to potential

Given the fact that “Get Hard” is premised around the offensive prejudices held by one of its lead characters


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:35 PM

Divine Dining: Easy beef bourguignon with roasted garlic potatoes

I had a panicked realization the other day.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:33 PM

Enrichment Center Calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of March 25-31:


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:32 PM

Communication secrets of great leaders

There is not one specific group of character traits or abilities that makes a leader great.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:31 PM

On the Record: Comma in ‘Paint It, Black’ created controversy

Q: Can you tell me why the song “Paint It, Black” sometimes has a comma in it and sometimes doesn’t? What is the correct name of the song?