Nov. 05, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center Calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Nov. 5-11:

Nov. 04, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

Divine Dining: Jalapeño mac and cheese with cilantro bread crumbs — a decadent dish

I do not know what incredible person first invented macaroni and cheese but, in my book, they deserve to be right up there alongside Edison and the Wright Brothers.

Nov. 02, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Mind viruses infect our brains and create negative belief systems

While attending journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill, I noticed a large poster on the wall that stated: “The best writing is rewriting.”

Nov. 02, 2014 @ 02:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: Your first mammogram

You just reached that milestone birthday, and your doctor tells you it’s time to schedule your first mammogram. Here’s some information to help you get ready.

Nov. 02, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: America’s most dangerous vote

Following the stunning victory at Yorktown during the Revolutionary War, the victory over the British was still far from being assured.

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Births from Oct. 19-24

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 04:00 PM


Nov. 01, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Marriage licenses from Oct. 20-23

Nov. 01, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

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Nov. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

'Before I Go to Sleep' hits the snooze button

“Before I Go to Sleep” aptly answers when moviegoers would be wise to watch this somnolescent thriller.

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 11:25 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Kelly Hazen Klug

NAME: Kelly Hazen Klug

Oct. 31, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

Powered by Keaton, ‘Birdman’ flies high

The more accurate parenthetical subtitle to “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” would be “(The Unexpected Virtue of Contradictions).”

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:03 AM

Garden Guide: How to ripen green tomatoes indoors

The chill in the air has many looking at their tomato plants, and all of that green fruit hanging from them, and wondering if they’ll have enough time to ripen. Luckily, there is no frost in the forecast, and we’re supposed to get warm weather again, so you may have a bit more time. But, our first frost will be upon us soon enough.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

Extension News: Celebrating diversity in the 21st Century

How many of you remember the Crosby, Stills and Nash song, “Teach Your Children Well”? OK, I must admit that song was a little before my time, but I do remember Whitney Houston echoing these same sentiments in her composition, “The Greatest Love of All.”

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

On the Record: Bassist got break with ‘These Boots Were Made for Walkin’ ’

Q: My wife and I were flipping through the TV channels recently and came across an old episode of “Barney Miller.” We both are wondering who played the distinctive bass line on the “Barney Miller” theme?

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, Senior, Family Caregiver and Veteran events for the week of Oct. 29 through Nov. 4:

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 08:09 PM

Diving Dining: Embrace the exotic with Central Asian Pilaf

There are days that the calling of a pastor is a difficult thing to bear: watching people you care for suffer, seeing the world become increasingly divided and trying to bring a little light in what seems like overwhelming darkness.

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 07:04 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Living in the mystery

All week farmers have been plowing the fields, gently folding the last green leaves into the dark dirt and turning the stripped tobacco stalks into sod.

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Marriage licenses from Oct. 14-17

Marriage licenses issued recently by the Register of Deeds include:

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Doctor's Orders: How to perform a breast exam

A number of breast cancers have been found by women during a routine self-examination of their breasts.

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 02:01 PM


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible Speaks: The problem is sin

“Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.” James 4:7

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: Critics: Here, there and everywhere

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, in Spiritual Literacy, tell the humorous story of a Hindu, a Rabbi and a man who was a perpetual critic

Oct. 25, 2014 @ 09:40 PM


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 09:30 PM

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