Features

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

Several classes have reunions

John Walter Earnhardt, Walter Bickett Class of 1949, invited his class plus anyone else who graduated from Walter Bickett High School to a “Meet with Classmates and Old Friends Over a Glass of Wine” get-together on May 8 at the Treehouse Vineyards owned by his sister, Dianne.


Jun. 07, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Weddington gym rated tops to best gymnasts

Inside an unassuming building in the Weddington Activity Center, the walls are lined with banners heralding awards and achievements and the building is filled with children of all ages, training and working to achieve almost superhuman feats in the sport of gymnastics.


Jun. 03, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Use vines to provide shade privacy in garden

Vines can be used in the garden for a variety of purposes — to provide shade, create a privacy screen, use as a ground cover or add as a decorative element to an arbor and to walls.


May. 29, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

Clint Black opens Batte Center season

The Batte Center at Wingate University kicks off their 2014-15 season in September with Clint Black, one of country music’s biggest stars.


May. 27, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Cupcakes with a fluffy frosting

“Now, Martha, these yellow spoons are for measuring. This is the teaspoon measure, and it’s one of the ones I need to use.”


May. 21, 2014 @ 09:53 AM

Off-roading at Brown Mountain park

The trail was clear, although the terrain was rough. Hills and rocks and slides were as much a part of the trail as asphalt is to a highway. Throughout the whole length, a short step too far would carry you over the edge which dropped hundreds of feet where the only thing to break the fall was the ground itself.