Oct. 01, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

On the Record: Bowie may have referenced own triumph in ‘Major Tom’ song

Q: I recently heard David Bowie’s song “Ashes to Ashes” on the radio, and it made me wonder about his interest in the character Major Tom

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Ovarian cancer and genetic testing

Ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of cancer in women. Unfortunately, of the 25,000 women who will develop ovarian cancer this year, more than half will die from their disease.

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 04:00 PM


Sep. 28, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Courting and commitment in the Age of Grandpa and Grandma

In the Age of Grandpa (Puzie Lett), courting and mating traditions were simple.

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Leadership needed

“Who am I, O Lord, and what is my house that You have brought me thus far?” 1 Chronicles 17:16b

Sep. 28, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: God: The friend of silence

If you would like for your relationships with others to be both wholesome and happy, it is important that you know two things

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Births from Sept. 16-20

Sep. 27, 2014 @ 04:00 PM



Sep. 27, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Club news


Sep. 27, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Marriage licenses from Sept. 9-19

Sep. 26, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Bonnie Davis

City clerk for the city of Sanford. I have been with the City for 25-and-a-half years. I started working in the Public Works Department as a secretary, then was promoted to deputy city clerk and city clerk.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

‘Lone Justice’ singer performed duets with Bono

Q: With the release of the latest album by U2, I am reminded of a live version of “Sweet Jane”

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 04:31 AM

Children can learn a lot working with animals

Hopefully you had a chance to get out to the Lee Regional Fair a few weeks ago and enjoy the wonderful sights, sounds and smells that make it such an enjoyable experience for the entire family.

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 04:30 AM


Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of Sept. 24-30, 2014

Sep. 24, 2014 @ 04:30 AM

GARDEN GUIDE: What to do in the garden in September

With cooler temperatures and rain more likely, September should bring relief to gardens and signal the start of a new season for gardeners in areas that have been too warm for anything but hothouse tropicals.

Sep. 23, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

DIVINE DINING: Italian Wedding Soup — a savory soup perfect for the first hints of fall

I am not Italian, nor have I ever been married.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Preserving tradition: Face jug workshop

The Lee County Arts Council is offering a two-session face jug workshop, where participants will learn about the history of folk art face jugs. Those participating in the seminar will create and glaze their own hand-built face jug.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Puzie Lett’s family moves up the road from Lett’s Landing

Rumor indicates that John Wesley Lett’s son Puzie, brother of Buck and Edd, was named after a revivalist who came to preach in the Buckhorn community.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 05:03 PM

DOCTOR'S ORDERS: Postpartum disorders common for first-time moms

In a large study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, for the first three months after giving birth, first-time mothers are at a significantly higher risk of mental disorders requiring hospitalization than either before or after that time period.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

Club news

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

The Paper Pulpit: Possessed by possessions

Jesus had a lot to say about money and material things. He was deeply troubled by what possessions could do to people.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

The Bible Speaks: Dead faith

“You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe and tremble!” James 2:19

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

Births for Sept. 7-13

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 04:02 PM


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 04:00 PM