A truth that really makes a difference

A truth that really makes a difference

A raindrop falls at seven miles per hour. Polar bears are left-handed. Pac-Man has 240 dots on each mazed screen. The electric chair was invented by a...

March 25th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

March 25— GOOD FRIDAY— In observance of Holy Week, Saint James Church will host a Devotional Service at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to atte...

March 24th, 2016 |  


Trinity UMC to hold fish-fry fundraiser

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Methodist Men of Trinity United Methodist Church will hold a fish fry benefit on Thursday, April 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m...

March 22nd, 2016 |  


Get out and explore, enjoy God’s beautiful world

Get out and explore, enjoy God’s beautiful world

There is a story about a traveler hiking his way through the Alps. He was following steep trails that hung on the side of the mountains, often with fe...

March 18th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

March 20— Mt. Olive AME Zion Church will be having a musical program at 3:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy this program.— The...

March 17th, 2016 |  


We need more love, not more religion

We need more love, not more religion

In the late Middle Ages a mysterious illness swept through parts of Europe killing thousands. Then, as enigmatically as it had arrived, it disappeared...

March 11th, 2016 |  


When troubles arise, go to the source

When troubles arise, go to the source

A story that has circulated in the circles of social work and not-for-profit organizations for years begins, “Once upon a time, there was a smal...

March 4th, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

March 5— Christian Plain AME Zion Church of Whiteville invites the public to its Black History Banquet at 6 p.m. at the Paul R. Brown Building l...

March 3rd, 2016 |  


Hester to fill Cannon’s ‘big shoes’

Hester to fill Cannon’s ‘big shoes’

ELIZABETHTOWN — “Those are big shoes to fill.”That is the sentiment enumerated countless times since residents of Bladen County lear...

March 1st, 2016 |  


The grass isn’t greener on the other side

The grass isn’t greener on the other side

Author Gretchen Rubin says there are two kinds of people in the world, or at least two ways to make decisions in this world. There is the “satis...

February 26th, 2016 |