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Jun. 13, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Faces and Places: Award winning

Jun. 12, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Movie review: Feeding appetite for ‘bigger, louder, more teeth’

“That first park was legit!” proclaims Lowery Cruthers (Jake Johnson), a staffer at the new Jurassic World amusement park. “It didn’t need genetic hybrids, it was real.”

Jun. 12, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Faces and Places: Perfect attendance

Jun. 11, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

BEGINNING AT HOME: Report shows Lee has work to do

There is no shortage of heartwarming stories in our community about how individuals and organizations are helping neighbors escape poverty.

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Trekking the Rocky

Four-hour hikes over nine different Fridays, covering almost 100 miles on foot. That’s what Bill Causey and Tim Keim, of Chatham County, spent their winter doing as they traversed the rough and undeveloped banks of the Rocky River.

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Health Matters: The state of teen pregnancy in Lee County

North Carolina’s teen pregnancy rate has declined by 53 percent in the last 20 years (Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign of North Carolina).

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Extension news: It’s time to can!

It’s time for you to start gathering your supplies and making preparations for the canning season.

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for June 10-16:

Jun. 10, 2015 @ 04:57 AM

On the Record: Musician’s popularity peaked with song on ‘Sopranos’ soundtrack

Q: In the late-’50s, my parents had some old 45s that included a song about a robin. Here’s what I remember of the lyrics:  “Poor little robin, walkin’, walkin’, walkin’ to Missouri. (S)he can’t afford to fly.”

Jun. 09, 2015 @ 05:27 PM

Divine Dining: Baked summer vegetable penne with pancetta basil sauce

Heaven is living in a small town at harvest time. I don’t even have to venture into the produce section of the grocery store these days.

Jun. 07, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Tall tales and juicy gossip at Grandpa’s country store

Anything could become a tall tale at Grandpa’s country store in Buckhorn community where local yokels

Jun. 07, 2015 @ 03:11 PM

Doctor's Orders: Child hunger in North Carolina

Did you know nearly 16 million children face hunger in the United States?

Jun. 07, 2015 @ 02:04 PM

Marriage licenses

Jun. 07, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: The ends justifies the means?

“Jacob said to his father, ‘I am Esau, your firstborn; I have done as you told me.’” Genesis 27:19a

Jun. 07, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Marriage: wedlock or deadlock?

More weddings are scheduled during the month of June than in any other month.

Jun. 06, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Club news

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Jun. 05, 2015 @ 05:11 AM

McCarthy transcends stereotypes in ‘Spy'

“Spy” isn’t just the latest spy movie spoof. On a more subversive level, it supersedes both the casting stereotypes

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Broadway native makes living as muralist

Brian Buchanan is afraid of heights. And yet he’s an artist who works for one of the biggest mural companies in the country, painting huge pieces on the sides of tall buildings.

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Garden Guide: Pollinator gardens

As the weather warms up, butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees are seen busily working in our gardens. These pollinators are extremely important for the future of many plants, as well as our own livelihood.

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Extension news: Water safety tips

With summer “officially” right around the corner, what is one thing that children love to do to beat the heat?

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

The Enrichment Center serves as a focal point in the community where older adults meet to participate in activities and enhance their involvement in the community.

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 02:46 PM

Divine Dining: Roasted broccoli fondue

Once upon a time, I was able to take the trip of a lifetime.