Apr. 12, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Making the right choice

“They also took Lot, Abram’s nephew, and his possessions and departed, for Lot was living in Sodom.” Genesis 14:12

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Club news

Apr. 11, 2015 @ 01:58 PM


Apr. 11, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

Births from March 29-April 5

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 09:48 PM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Morgan Billings

What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? “Ironic,” “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Only Wanna Be With You,” “Thinking Out Loud” — yes, I love music mostly from the ’80s and ’90s.

Apr. 10, 2015 @ 04:59 AM

Movie review: Sparks employs familiar formula for ‘The Longest Ride’

Like the comfort food discussed during “The Longest Ride,” Nicholas Sparks’s books — and the movies they spawn — are steeped in sentimental appeal.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 05:06 AM

Floating through Lee County’s history

From the Endor Iron Furnace to McIver’s Landing, a lot of history can been seen on the banks of the Deep River in Lee County.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 05:04 AM

BEGINNING AT HOME: Poverty is Lee's biggest challenge

It's Thursday morning, and a small team of volunteers has just started gathering at a storefront on Wicker Street.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 05:02 AM

Extension news: Helping your child get a head start on reading

If you have young children at home, now is a great time for them to get a head start on developing early reading skills.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On the Record: ‘Hey Jude’ lyric has no meaning

Q: In the song “Hey Jude,” what does “the movement you need is on your shoulder” mean?

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Garden Guide: Container vegetable gardening can be an option

Vegetable gardens are popping up all over the country. There may be many reasons to grow your own produce — food safety concerns, economics, nutrition, or just for the personal satisfaction of growing your own.

Apr. 08, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Enrichment Center calendar

Boomer, senior, family caregiver and veteran events for April 8-14.

Apr. 07, 2015 @ 02:13 PM

Divine Dining: Egg and Prosciutto Breakfast Pizza

I have always been a big fan of scrambled eggs. Until, that is, I lived in Northern Ireland.

Apr. 06, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

CARA Pet of the Week - Justice

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Lett's Set a Spell: Easter customs in the country

Just as the cycle of the moon influenced everything related to planting and harvesting on the Lett family farm, it affected the timing of Easter. After the Spring Equinox came the full moon and then a sacred event, Easter Sunday.

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 02:35 PM

Club news

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Bible speaks: Check it out

“And that He was seen by Peter, then by the twelve. After that He was seen by over 500 people at one time …” 1 Corinthians 15:5,6a

Apr. 05, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

The Paper Pulpit: The day death died

Throughout the entire world where people have lived, you will find cemeteries.

Apr. 04, 2015 @ 05:00 PM

Doctor's orders: Coping with arthritis

One hundred, 65, 46, 39, 16. No, these are not winning lottery ticket numbers. They actually relate to the leading cause of disability in America — arthritis.

Apr. 04, 2015 @ 03:37 PM

Marriage licenses

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

Apr. 04, 2015 @ 03:00 PM


Apr. 04, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Central Carolina People @ Work: Abby Bridges Walker

What are five most frequently-played songs on your iPod playlist? Lots of “blast from the past” 80s and 90s

Apr. 03, 2015 @ 05:03 AM

Faces and Places: Easter Egg Hunt

Apr. 03, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Movie review: Humans take backseat in ‘Furious 7’

There’s a cringe-worthy moment in “Furious 7” when it appears Paul Walker’s final scene in the star-making action film series will be his Brian O’Connor attempting to revive a car crash victim.

Apr. 01, 2015 @ 05:05 AM

Watercolor Warrior

John Wicker enjoys drawing and painting just as much now as he did as a boy. But the 89-year-old Central Carolina Community College art professor would never have imagined he would be teaching eager students how to master watercolors.