Mar. 18, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Garden Guide: Is allergy-free gardening possible?

Allergy-free gardening, could it be possible? Let’s begin with a lesson in flower structure to find out!

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On the Record: Bee Gees can be heard on ‘Walking Dead’ episode

Q: What is the name of the song featured at the end of last week’s episode (“Forget”) of “The Walking Dead”? I thought the song was eerily upbeat as the closing song for the show. It sounded vaguely like something the Monkees would sing.

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Dozens participate in screenings

More than 100 area residents received free vision and hearing screenings recently in a project conducted by the Sanford Lions Club. The annual event was held March 13-14 in the parking lot of Walmart on South Horner Boulevard.

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of March 18-2:

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Divine Dining: Steak and vegetable frittata, it’s what’s for breakfast

I have something of a bizarre morning routine.

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 05:10 AM


Mar. 15, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: The rise and fall of wheat: What happened to amber waves of grain?

Using nourishing foods and natural remedies I cured myself of serious illness back in 1975, and since then I have been exploring holistic approaches to healing body, mind and spirit.

Mar. 15, 2015 @ 02:40 PM

Doctor's Orders: Peripheral vascular disease — signs, symptoms and treatment

Peripheral vascular disease is a common circulatory problem that involves the narrowing of vessels that carry blood away from the heart.

Mar. 15, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Marriage licenses

Mar. 15, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Three important things prayer provides

Jesus believed in prayer. He spent time in prayer. He taught His disciples to pray.

Mar. 15, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Evidence not enough

“But the Pharisees and scribes rejected the will of God for themselves, not having been baptized by him (John).” Luke 7:30

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 06:24 PM

CARA Pet of the Week: Ziggy

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Club news

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 02:00 PM


Mar. 14, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Births from March 1-6

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Rodger M. Sauls Jr.

Rodger M. Sauls Jr., CEO of the Sanford Area Growth Alliance.

Mar. 14, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Movie review: Neeson reprises tough dad role in ‘Run all Night’

In “Run All Night,” Liam Neeson plays a father thrust into protecting his child from harm threatened by a criminal syndicate. Novel concept, huh?

Mar. 13, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Movie Review: ‘Cinderella’ doesn’t mess with success

When Kenneth Branagh makes a movie, he makes a MOVIE, complete with the classical gestures of grand visual flourishes and accessible themes. Beyond his Shakespeare adaptations, he hasn’t directed anything that approaches knotty narrative complexity since 1991’s “Dead Again.”

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 11:02 AM

Garden Guide: Pruning muscadines

To those of you with grapevines, pruning can seem like a daunting task. There are lots of you out there with a grapevine or two in your backyard. Many of them need to be pruned.

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 11:01 AM

On the Record: Jones’ father was famous sitar player

Q: I am a big fan of Norah Jones. I’ve read that her father was a famous musician. Who was he?

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Extension News: How to eat local

You have heard a lot in the news lately about eating local and supporting local agriculture. Many books, papers and studies have been released on this topic, but the bottom line is to consume fresh, locally grown farm raised products, you have to look closer to home.

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of March 11-17:

Mar. 11, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Sanford Herald Teacher of the Week: Imely Taul

The week, we highlight Imely Taul, who has taught special needs children, pre-kindergarten, at Floyd L. Knight Children’s Center in Sanford for two years.

Mar. 09, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

CARA Pet of the Week - Mr. Whiskers