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Monday, 30 July 2018 05:04

Learning from Life ...

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ROCKINGHAM - I’ve always been fascinated by people older than me. Listening in amazement as they told stories about what it was like to be a young boy or girl during the Great Depression. Stories of childhood adventures, adolescent hi-jinks, school days or jobs they held. I learned so much…
PINEHURST – The term “healthy weight” has a special meaning for one Parkton, N.C., couple. Despite years of unsuccessful attempts to lose extra pounds—hundreds of extra pounds—weight for each had become a real health danger. Bill Dixon, 50, had heart issues. His wife, Yvonne, 44, had a thyroid condition, acid…
Thursday, 26 July 2018 05:03

The Catawba Worm Tree: Part II

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CONCORD - We all have memories of the summers of our childhood. The sun rose early, the days were long, and we could play outside until dark. But, of all my summer memories, my most cherished is of the time I spent with my Uncle Dan at the Catawba Worm…
ROCKINGHAM - The phrase “busy as a bee” rings true for these little fellows as they diligently work day and night. There are around 4000 different types of native bee species in North America that are now considered to be on the endangered species list; sadly, honeybees are included on…
ROCKINGHAM - We have all heard the question: “Is your glass half full or half empty?” I guess that would depend upon the mentality of the person holding the glass. Life will surely bring the ups as well as the downs which cause us to feel the effects of the…
Friday, 20 July 2018 05:04

All The World’s A Stage

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WILMINGTON - Ed was nervous. Today’s performance was going to be the biggest of his career and he knew he would just die if it didn’t go well. The same sentiment applied to the other two members currently riding with Ed on the way to the venue. Their vehicle, which…
HAMLET - Getting to meet the famous drummer/percussionist Jamie Oldaker and becoming friends over many years has been quite rewarding for me. He and his abilities are something that I have studied for a long time, even longer than I have actually known him. The first time I ran across…
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 05:03

Making of a Quail Hunter: Part 3

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HAMLET - After graduating from blue jays and squirrels, I started looking at the Sears catalog dreaming of a shotgun. I had exceeded the capabilities of the Daisy BB gun and the Savage .22 and now I needed a shotgun. I was hoping old Santa would bring me one of…
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 05:03

For the Love of Bees …

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HAMLET - We should all love bees. Bees give so much to the world as they pollinate our food supply, and ask for little in return. If you are a backyard beekeeper, you may not want to admit it, but you love your bees! We fondly call them the “Girls”…
ROCKINGHAM - July is going to be a big month for fans of astronomy. There are many celestial events spanning across this month.
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