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 |  


Tracking downJohn W. Griggs

Tracking downJohn W. Griggs

John Wesley Griggs was born 1757 in Ireland. He died 1820 in Anson County and was buried in Griggs Cemetery on the North Carolina-South Carolina state...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Ansonville man one of ‘Ft. Fisher Fatal 518’ in Civil War

Ansonville man one of ‘Ft. Fisher Fatal 518’ in Civil War

On Sunday, January 15, 1865, after two days of heavy naval gunfire, overwhelming combined Union Navy and Army forces captured Fort Fisher — R...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Twisted Treats grand opening to be held Friday at Richmond Plaza

Twisted Treats grand opening to be held Friday at Richmond Plaza

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...

July 26th, 2016 |