A bit of history on Polkton Baptist Church

According to the Messenger-Intelligencer (Wadesboro N.C.) issue of Thursday, Oct. 16, 1888 Page 3, Polkton Baptist Church was originally known as Pine...

September 20th, 2016 updated: September 20th, 2016. |  


Remembering Rambo, ‘the Wonder Dog’

Remembering Rambo, ‘the Wonder Dog’

It seems through the years I’ve owned several types of hunting dogs. A few still stand out in my mind as being that good — or let’s ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Fruit of the vine

Fruit of the vine

Recently my husband and I went out to check on our scuppernong grape vine to see if we could find any grapes ripe enough to eat. I ended up eating way...

September 13th, 2016 |  


The south’s first silk mill

The south’s first silk mill

The first silk mill in the southern states was started in Wadesboro in May of 1888. Singleton Silk Manufacturing Company was located on Carr’s M...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Tiny, the repo man

Tiny, the repo man

The other week, I was down around Hogback Street visiting my buddy, John. Ol’ John is a storyteller in his own right. Yes-sir-ree bob, why, he c...

August 26th, 2016 |  


What’s buggin’ your birds?

What’s buggin’ your birds?

Are mosquitoes and other biting insects sucking the life out your summer? If you are like most folks in North Carolina, the heat and the humidity have...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


The Richmond Education Series to be held Wednesday at Richmond Memorial Hospital

The Richmond Education Series to be held Wednesday at Richmond Memorial Hospital

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at mharrelson@civitas...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


SANDS OF TIME: Outer Banks offers historical, natural wonders

SANDS OF TIME: Outer Banks offers historical, natural wonders

While the mountains of North Carolina are my favorite region of the state, equally as appealing are the Outer Banks.These famed barrier islands featur...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Ever caught a Waccamaw?

Ever caught a Waccamaw?

White perch, or Waccamaw as we southerners call them, are a food and game fish that live in most lakes and rivers in the eastern U.S. Their size range...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Ever caught a Waccamaw?

Ever caught a Waccamaw?

White perch, or Waccamaw as we southerners call them, are a food and game fish that live in most lakes and rivers in the eastern U.S. Their size range...

August 9th, 2016 |