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

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Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Church News


The 35th Senior Shepard's Appreciation celebrating the grand finale of Bishop Purdie and Elder Ida Elliott as senior pastors will be held Sept. 28-Oct. 5. Special guests will be Apostle J.V. Porter on Sept. 28 at 5 p.m., Rev. Dr. Otis McMillan on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m., Apostle William T. Ford on Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. and Pastor Demetrius Elliott on Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. Musical guests include the Sensational Friendly Five, Yael Hilton, Diana Washington, and recording artist KJ Scriven. For more information, please call (910) 497-4350 or visit us at andersoncreekc.org.

Sep. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Frank’s ‘A Walk in the Tombstones’ is a cinematic trek worth taking

While taking “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” the engraved names you’ll encounter include Sam Spade, Philip Marlowe and Mike Hammer.

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Garden Guide

Nothing screams fall like the vivid autumn colors of mums. Mums offer a variety of color with minimum care. Their rich color display often lasts until the first frost.  

Sep. 17, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Sept. 17-23:

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Artists' works displayed at Temple Theatre during run of 'Oklahoma'

During The Temple Theatre's production of "Oklahoma!," which kicks off its 31st season, another form of art will be displayed in the venue offstage.

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Divine Dining

I’m betting the name of these cookies has you a bit stumped. I feel an explanation is necessary here: I had baked these ultra-rich, chock-full-of-chocolate cookies and couldn’t for the life of me think of what to name them.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:36 AM

New Miss America: Red cup talent was from movie

The new Miss America won her crown after singing a Pharrell Williams song while playing with a red plastic cup, a performance she says was inspired by a similar scene in a move.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Letts help bring electricity to Buckhorn community

The Letts, who settled in the upper Cape Fear River, were involved with bringing electricity to the area, according to Vernie Lett Womack, author of “A History of the Lett Family of the Upper Cape Fear River,” published in 1985.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Club news

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Undergirding your pastor with prayer

For more than sixty years I have had the greatest job in the world. My title: Ambassador of the King of Kings.

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

The need for stirring

“So the Lord stirred up the spirit of … all the remnant of the people and they came and worked on the house of the Lord.” Haggai 1:14

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Births for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

Marriage licenses for Aug. 26-Sept. 8

Sep. 13, 2014 @ 03:30 PM


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 10:15 PM

N.C. Wesleyan, CCCC sign agreement

North Carolina Wesleyan College and Central Carolina Community College are making four-year college degrees more accessible to people in CCCC’s service area of Chatham, Harnett and Lee counties, thanks to a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two institutions.