August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial Page

Painting white lines on highways not for the feeble minded

Words of Encouragement

A state road employee was given the task of painting the white line down the middle of the highway. On the first day, he painted six miles. The next day, three miles. More...

This weeks tips from the BBB

Whether it’s mail, phone, online or in person, con artists are using the promise of prizes and large cash winnings to steal from honest people. More...

Dodgers are the hottest team in baseball

Baseball’s best

“Baseball has a way of ripping your heart out, stabbing it, putting back in your chest and then heal­ing it just in time for spring train­ing.” – Noah Syndergaard, Mets player after losing a 2016 one- game playoff.  More...

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Don’t drink the Koolaid (Guest Column)

Across The Savannah

The best parenting advice comes from within By Beth Shugg, Editor of Carolina Parent magazine and WhereTraveler.com/Raleigh-Durham. More...

Many thanks for helping hands

TO THE EDITOR:  My second thanks to the men of the county.  On Friday, August 4 about 2:30 p.m., I fell on the walk at Bell’s.  I attribute the fall to faulty footwear that four score plus age man ought ot to wear.  More...

Rainfall and bugs

We have been truly blessed in 2017 with some timely rains. These showers have caused gar­dens, lawns, flowers, pastures and hayfields to be growing at peak levels. More...