Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the Week of Dec. 17-23.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Divine Dining: Festive roasted red pepper risotto — a vegetarian masterpiece

Oh dear, friends, we’ve reached that point. Your brain is running in a frenetic pace to the rhythm of Jingle Bells as you try to get it all done

Dec. 14, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: An evolving tradition: Holiday gifts from the heart

The idea of sharing gifts during the Winter Solstice dates back centuries so it was only natural that the Wise Men brought precious presents of gold, frankincense and myrrh to Mary and Joseph after the birth of Jesus.

Dec. 14, 2014 @ 03:07 PM

Pet of the Week - Dan

Dec. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: A star ... a stable ... and a Son

Will Christmas this year be all that God wants it to be in your life?

Dec. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: And if ...

“And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.” Esther 4:16b

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Births from Nov. 29-Dec. 6

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Marriage licenses

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Register of Deeds include:

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

Club news

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 05:08 AM

Central Carolina People @Work: Anastasia (Stacy) Krick

What is your favorite book? I really enjoyed history novels by Jeff and Michael Shaara.

Dec. 13, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Movie review: Part comedy, part confessional; it all works for ‘Top Five’

Top Five

Grade: B

Director: Chris Rock

Dec. 12, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Movie review: ‘Inherent Vice’ is surreal — and not in a good way

I wish I could declare that “Inherent Vice” is a hip, hazy portrait of the transition period between the social upheaval of the 1960s and the rise of cultural and political conservatism in the 1980s.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Extension news: Avoid holiday weight gain this year

The clock is ticking and another year has flown by.

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Garden Guide: Forcing paperwhites

Winter can become dreary, especially for gardeners who can no longer play in the dirt! Why not bring some early spring indoors by forcing paperwhites?

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Dec. 10-16:

Dec. 10, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On the Record: Harrison tune inspired Coldplay’s ‘The Scientist’

Q: I’ve heard that one of Coldplay’s songs is based on an old George Harrison song. Which one?

Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Divine Dining: Salted caramel Irish coffee provides great warmth

It was a dark and stormy night. Rain was lashing down, seeping into every frigid bare patch not swathed in scarves and coats.

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 06:44 PM

CARA Pet of the Week - Darcy

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Mama loved red and bold; Daddy preferred simple, practical

On Nov. 26, 2014, Mama (Ruby Knight Lett) would have noted her 95th birthday. Instead, Mama is celebrating her “rebirth” in Heaven … without her worn-out body and confused mind, and with her favorite person, Daddy (Puzie “Bud” Lett). 

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

Births from Nov. 23-26

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Contend for the faith

“…contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.” Jude 3

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Relationship between discipline and spiritual growth

V. Raymond Edmon, in The Disciplines of Life, says that “Ours is an undisciplined age. The old disciplines are breaking down . ... We need the rugged strength of Christian character that can come only from discipline.”

Dec. 06, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Basic facts about Enterovirus D68

What is Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)?

Dec. 06, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Club news

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 09:39 PM

Central Carolina People@Work - Elizabeth Ziquierria Hammond

What are five most frequently played songs on your iPod playlist?: 1. “God’s Not Dead” 2. “Let it Go” 3. “All I Ever Needed” 4. “Hukuna Matata” 5. “Part of Your World”