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CHERAW, S.C. — Imagine living with constant joint stiffness and pain. Each day brings with it the worry of whether or not you will be able to do the things you love most.
PEMBROKE — The Givens Performing Arts Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is proud to announce the 2019 Hearts for the Arts Fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the University Center Annex.
HAMLET — Getting lost at Richmond Community College and ending up in the machine shop was the best wrong turn Matt Bower could have made career-wise. The 2005 graduate of the Computer Integrated Machining program is now working full-time at Goodyear Tire and Rubber in Fayetteville and also runs his…
PEMBROKE — Michael Eric Dyson, a best-selling author and Georgetown University professor, will speak at UNC Pembroke on Jan. 24. Dyson’s visit is part of the 2018-2019 Distinguished Speaker Series and coincides with the university’s Martin Luther King (MLK) Week of Service. His talk begins at 7:30 p.m. at Givens…
PINEHURST – Southern Pines Women’s Health Center, a FirstHealth Clinic, has expanded its obstetrics and gynecology team by adding Board Certified OB/GYN Lourdes Castano, M.D.
PINEHURST — Meet Richmond County’s first baby of 2019 – Skye Rylee Jayne Goodreau.
Most of the Western world now recognizes Jan. 1 as “New Year’s Day,” but, just as is true with the majority of our American holidays and customs, the history of how we came to acknowledge and commemorate this particular date as the commencement of a new year is a bit…
Monday, 31 December 2018 00:52

Christmas history Part IV: When was Jesus born?

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Yet another perspective regarding the date of the birth of Jesus is the practical application of noted events, specifically the implementation of the Roman census and the collection of taxes.
PINEHURST – “When you get to my age, many people have big health issues like cancer or heart conditions to deal with,” says Roger Thomas, 83, of Pinehurst. “But this time of life is also supposed to be the Golden Years. So when you can do something about stuff that…
Friday, 28 December 2018 16:38

Christmas history Part III: When was Jesus born?

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As the actual date of the birth of Jesus has been debated throughout the centuries, there have been proposals to alter the recognized celebration away from the arguably arbitrary Dec. 25.
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