Friendship Holiness Church honors Highway Patrol trooper

Friendship Holiness Church honors Highway Patrol trooper

HARRELLS — On Sunday, Aug. 28, Friendship Holiness Church in Harrells honored North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Billy Johnson, who is assign...

October 18th, 2016 |  


In the end, everything will be OK

In the end, everything will be OK

Though attributed to several different authors, Brazilian Fernando Sabino seemed to have been the first to coin this phrase: “Everything will be...

October 14th, 2016 |  


Don’t bear the weight of unwanted gift

Don’t bear the weight of unwanted gift

There is a Zen story about a young, impetuous warrior who sought to defeat a great Master in battle. The young man was certain he could dispatch the o...

October 7th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oct. 5— The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church is one of 20 host churches that are sponsoring Fayetteville’s WIDU 2016 Anniversary &...

October 6th, 2016 |  


Hiding brings its own set of perils

Hiding brings its own set of perils

Some years ago our beloved mutt, Jack, became suddenly ill with what we thought was a cold. We carried him to the veterinarian where he was diagnosed ...

September 30th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oct. 2— — Pastor Appreciation for the Rev. Haywood Oliver will be held at Mt. Olive AME Zion Church, 32 Mt. Olive Road, Elizabethtown, at ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Benefit to help with teen’s sickle cell fight

Benefit to help with teen’s sickle cell fight

FAIRMONT — A teenager’s fight for her life will take center stage on Saturday when friends and family hold a motorcycle run to raise money...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Rest assured, we have met the enemy

Rest assured, we have met the enemy

Walt Kelly was the creator of a fabled comic strip named “Pogo.” Pogo was a possum who lived with his friends in Georgia’s Okefenoke...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Sept. 23— Martin Chapel AME Zion Church of Elizabethtown will host “Women on the Move” today and Saturday at 7 p.m. each day. Specia...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Never use religion to belittle or defend arrogance

Never use religion to belittle or defend arrogance

Forty years ago this month, Jim Henson launched “The Muppet Show” on primetime television. While it only lasted for five seasons, it remai...

September 16th, 2016 |