Don’t be afraid to share tea, apple pie

Don’t be afraid to share tea, apple pie

When our friend first moved to our hometown it was a culture shock. Raised on the slick windy streets of Chicago, he had mastered the ways of the urba...

August 21st, 2015 |  


The Elvis in me … and you

The Elvis in me … and you

We were sitting at a stop sign at the corner of College and Line streets, directly across from the First Methodist Church. My mother was driving. My s...

August 14th, 2015 |  


Those ‘woodpeckers’ on the wall

Those ‘woodpeckers’ on the wall

The coming week marks the anniversary of the division of Berlin, Germany. On the afternoon of Aug. 12, 1961, leaders of the German Democratic Republic...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Gift baskets

Gift baskets

The First Baptist Church of Bladenboro Youth Group recently donated gift baskets and toured the new Bladenboro Fire Department. Pictured from left to ...

August 3rd, 2015 |  


In scorn of the consequences

In scorn of the consequences

“If there was one last crust of bread in this town, it would be mine.” That’s a quote from a rather pretentious member of the clergy...

July 31st, 2015 |  


This equation is obvious: Dollar for dollar

This equation is obvious: Dollar for dollar

I tried to stay out of this, but like the proverbial moth drawn to the flame, I couldn’t: Oh Creflo, say it ain’t so! The Creflo of whom I...

July 24th, 2015 |  


Control is nothing more than illusion

Control is nothing more than illusion

“Control is an illusion, you infantile egomaniac.” So said Nicole Kidman to Tom Cruise in the movie, “Days of Thunder.” It was...

July 17th, 2015 |  


When there is no meaning

When there is no meaning

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July 10th, 2015 |  


New outreach center opens in Bladenboro

BLADENBORO — Monday marked opening day for the Christian Community Outreach Center located at 12242 Hwy. 131 in Bladenboro. The center was start...

July 9th, 2015 |  


‘Safer among the Christian savages’

‘Safer among the Christian savages’

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July 3rd, 2015 |