Remembering Mr. Russ

Remembering Mr. Russ

This month, my Sunday school teacher, Bert Russ, passed away. Due to health issues, Mr. Russ taught on and off for two years at First United Methodist...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Black History Month observance at Lee Thee A.M.E. Zion Church

Black History Month observance at Lee Thee A.M.E. Zion Church

The deadline for church briefs is noon Thursday for publication the following Friday. To have your event listed, email Christine S. Carroll at christi...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Tips for spring lawn care

Tips for spring lawn care

After some pretty cold temperatures and snowstorms this winter, people are already thinking about spring and getting outside. Maybe your lawn did not ...

February 14th, 2018 |  


The blind date

The blind date

It was in the fall of my senior year in high school when a life-changing event occurred in my life. I walked into my history class, sat down at my des...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Richmond Community College Open House to celebrate Guarantee qualifiers, showcase programs

Richmond Community College Open House to celebrate Guarantee qualifiers, showcase programs

HAMLET — Richmond Community College invites the public to attend an Open House on Thursday, March 1, that will be held in conjunction with its c...

February 9th, 2018 |  


‘I’m so glad they knew it was a heart attack’

‘I’m so glad they knew it was a heart attack’

PINEHURST — Last October, just a week shy of her 44th birthday, Julia Brokmeyer of Southern Pines was lying very seriously ill in a hospital bed...

February 9th, 2018 |  


‘Second Samuel’ running at Richmond Community Theater

‘Second Samuel’ running at Richmond Community Theater

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Community Theater will resume tonight the staging of its second play of the season, “Second Samuel.”The play w...

February 8th, 2018 updated: February 8th, 2018. |  


Ludicrous listings on yard sale sites

Ludicrous listings on yard sale sites

Sometimes, like a lot of you, I find myself perusing those Facebook yard sale groups in search of a good deal. I have found one or two things in the l...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Sweet Heart Revival at Faith Temple Holiness Church

Sweet Heart Revival at Faith Temple Holiness Church

The deadline for church briefs is noon Thursday for publication the following Friday. To have your event listed, email Christine S. Carroll at christi...

February 8th, 2018 |  


REaCH students recognized for essay contest

REaCH students recognized for essay contest

Last month, two ninth-grade students from the Richmond Early College High School were recognized for their entries in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voi...

February 7th, 2018 |