‘New and improved’ is anything but

‘New and improved’ is anything but

I went out not long ago to buy a replacement for a product I had used for years. I had purchased a few of them over the years and even once bought a f...

December 14th, 2017 |  


Harbor Freight donates torch to RCC program

Harbor Freight donates torch to RCC program

HAMLET — Harbor Freight Tools recently donated a torch kit to Richmond Community College’s Heating & A/C Technician program, allowing ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Make room for camellias

Make room for camellias

One of the classic shrubs of the southern garden is the camellia. Camellias are evergreen, and bloom through fall and late winter with a wide variety ...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Trimming the Christmas tree

Trimming the Christmas tree

Right after Thanksgiving, my husband and I got our Christmas decorations out of our storage building. Every year when we go through this process, I sa...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Carolina leader sides with Christmas

Carolina leader sides with Christmas

RALEIGH — Josephus Daniels, one of the most prominent North Carolinians of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, played a key role in a story ...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Women’s Day celebration at Bass Temple UCOG

Women’s Day celebration at Bass Temple UCOG

The deadline for church briefs is 5 p.m. Thursdays for publication the next Saturday. To have your event listed, email Christine S. Carroll at christi...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Life doesn’t come with instructions

Life doesn’t come with instructions

This is the time of year where my wife and I, being parents and grandparents, are going to be required to assemble things. Large or small, there will ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Shavaysia Beard, senior, wins 2017 Superintendent’s Christmas Card Art Contest

Shavaysia Beard, senior, wins 2017 Superintendent’s Christmas Card Art Contest

Christine Carroll | Daily JournalThe Richmond County Board of Education honored senior Shavayshia Beard on Thursday for rendering the Christmas card i...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 7th, 2017. |  


The thrill of the chase

The thrill of the chase

We all have memories of our past — some good, some not so good. As our minds wander back, special times and people stand out because they have a...

December 5th, 2017 |  


FirstHealth weight-loss program demonstrates the Weigh2Be

FirstHealth weight-loss program demonstrates the Weigh2Be

PINEHURST — Tim Moore wasn’t looking for a quick-fix diet when he decided to lose weight.He wanted a program that would provide support an...

November 30th, 2017 |