You, women’s history and the power of Social Security

You, women’s history and the power of Social Security

FAYETTEVILLE — March is Women’s History Month — a time to focus not just on the past, but also on the challenges women continue to f...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Lilesville pastor and engineer played the song that rode the rails

Lilesville pastor and engineer played the song that rode the rails

Author’s note: The Seaboard is now CSX. Former CSX employees Curtis Diggs, John McCormick and David Napier gave me information used in this arti...

March 26th, 2017 |  


Diane Rehm: Dealing with her husband’s death

Diane Rehm: Dealing with her husband’s death

Diane Rehm’s scheduled visit to Elon University on April 6 is reminding fans of her public radio program how much they miss her since her retire...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Courts should catch up

Courts should catch up

RALEIGH — Do you keep up with your friends and family by typing personal letters and dropping them in the mailbox? Do you do all your shopping a...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Looking out for what’s important

Looking out for what’s important

A couple weeks ago, we had some severe weather watches all around the state because of possible tornadoes. A weather watch is issued when conditions a...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Cuba: Hellhole or precious jewel?

Cuba: Hellhole or precious jewel?

Are you thinking about taking a trip to Cuba before President Trump, as he promised during his campaign, slams the door on the travel opportunities cr...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Mediterranean diets: What’s all the fuss?

Mediterranean diets: What’s all the fuss?

The latest trend in weight loss and heart-healthy diets is the Mediterranean diet. Everyone is touting the Med way as the way to go for better health....

March 18th, 2017 |  


Three little pigs and a breach of trust

Three little pigs and a breach of trust

The old oak plane kicked out ringlets of pine, as Daddy pushed it along the new 2 x 8 board. This board would become a feeding trough. We were getting...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Political ads remains key

Political ads remains key

Despite being vastly outspent by the campaign and supporters of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump won the 2016 election. Some are suggesting that the outc...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Planning will help you see green in retirement

Planning will help you see green in retirement

FAYETTEVILLE — Social Security has been a cornerstone of financial security for more than 80 years. As you might already know, a lifetime of mea...

March 14th, 2017 |