Jan. 28, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Extension News: 100 percent weed control

Many pests exist for us avid gardeners, farmers, and landscapers.

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 01:53 PM

Diving Dining: Arroz con Carne Molida

You’ll not be surprised that my favorite place in my house is probably the kitchen. That’s where I engage in my preferred form of therapy: whipping up something tasty and just a wee bit decadent to unwind and relax after a busy day.

Jan. 26, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Vignette: Practice break

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: New Year reflections and resolutions

Each New Year, as I retreat from the hustle of the holidays, I am reminded of the time I called a close friend several years ago and complained about my scattered mind, tired body, and restless spirit.

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 02:04 PM


Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Selfless sacrifice

“For I could wish that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh” Romans 9:3

Jan. 25, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Too many Chiefs and not enough Indians

The world defines greatness in terms of power, possessions, prestige, and position. If you can demand service from others, you have arrived.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 05:24 PM

CARA Pet of the Week: Maestro

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Ten simple steps to foot care for diabetics

If you are a diabetic, you need to “stay on your toes” when it comes to foot care.

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Marriage licenses

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

Jan. 24, 2015 @ 01:03 PM

Club news

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:16 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Shannon Buchanan

NAME: Shannon Buchanan

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 04:11 PM

Faces and Places: New Year's party

Jan. 23, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Movie review: J-Lo gives in, but ‘The Boy Next Door’ is not hard to resist

Let’s try and set aside the sketchy threshold of morality of a movie named “The Boy Next Door,” in which a teenage high school student is cast as the villainous half of a one-night stand with a 40-something literature teacher who looks like Jennifer Lopez.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Garden Guide: Producing tree fruit for home use

One of the best gardening months of the entire year is January. This is an ideal month to plant fruit trees.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Jan. 21-27:

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Extension News: Tax relief for landowners

With the ever-increasing urbanization and industrial development of our county, the market value of agricultural land may be many times its production value. This causes a heavy tax burden for our farmers and could force them out of farming the land.

Jan. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On the Record: Real scientist uttered '80s catchphrase

Q: Who is the scientist that yells out “Science” in Thomas Dolby’s hit, “She Blinded Me With Science”?

Jan. 20, 2015 @ 12:15 PM

Divine Dining: Irish Potato Farls for a taste of the ol’ country

Every Saturday morning in Belfast was a grand occasion. I would walk those misty, chilly Northern Irish streets to St. George’s Market, one of the most heavenly places on one of the greenest parts of this wee planet.

Jan. 18, 2015 @ 03:58 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Less clutter, more life involves emotional release

Every New Year, I take time to ponder carefully about the things I want to change in myself and improve in my environment. Releasing clutter is always a big concern, however, last year I failed miserably in that category.