Features: Social News

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 05:18 PM

Child's birthday: Reagan Griffin

Reagan Alexis Griffin was 10 years old on Jan. 22, 2013.

Feb. 02, 2013 @ 01:16 PM

Etiquette: The conversation hog

It’s a social plus to be a good conversationalist. It’s not a plus if the conversationalist dominates all the talk at a seated dinner party, or any event, whether seated or not.           

Jan. 29, 2013 @ 01:19 PM

Trip Niven's unforgettable beach trip

 The motel owner insisted upon pressing charges against all three. He also owned the property where the Monroe house party was and which had been trashed by an NC State fraternity earlier. He wanted to set an example for all college students that such behavior would not be tolerated. We informed him that we were merely high school graduates. He was not amused and wanted his tree back!!

Jan. 26, 2013 @ 05:06 PM

Etiquette and the job interview

January is coming to an end. Statistics indicate we’ve all broken our New Year’s resolutions by now. Pathetic. I sometimes wonder why I make them in the first place.

Jan. 26, 2013 @ 05:03 PM

Waxhaw spreads its reach all the way to Hungary

Kelly Hook, daughter of Diane and Larry, recently went to San Francisco, as she was hired by Prezi, a most innovative organization. Kelly hardly had time to unpack when the company informed her she had her first assignment in Budapest, Hungary.

Jan. 26, 2013 @ 02:38 PM

Engagement: Gusler-Tadlock

Mr. and Mrs. William Nick Gusler Jr. of Monroe announce the engagement of their daughter, Cristy Lea Gusler, to Daniel Wade Tadlock of Pageland, S.C.