Mar. 22, 2014 @ 03:40 PM

Iraq War vet: Wanda Butler

She had just landed her helicopter in Saudi Arabia’s searing mid-day heat.Getting out, she took off her helmet letting her hair drop down. A shepherd was watching this. His eyes widened as he raised his hands and began shouting with shock and outrage at the sight of a woman flying an aircraft.

Jan. 25, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

'Ziti with your 'Sweetie' is Women's Club fundraiser

Let’s get down to Waxhaw business!  The Waxhaw Woman’s Club is holding a fundraiser, “Ziti With Your Sweetie,” on Valentine’s Day, Friday evening, February 14th, from 5:30 p.m. until  8 p.m., at the Waxhaw Woman’s Club, 200 East South Main Street, in Waxhaw.

Jan. 23, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

Exercise lowers health risks

The Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center in Monroe has a variety of fitness classes to help seniors stay active. 


Dec. 14, 2013 @ 04:24 PM

Carnes decorates salon in style

Local business ready for Christmas.

Nov. 28, 2013 @ 02:24 PM

Women of the Word turns 100

It started with 21 women in the home of Mrs. A.M. Crowell. It was Nov. 28, 1913, and the Women of the Word were just getting started. In those days, the group from St. Luke’s Lutheran was called the Women’s Missionary Society, and each woman was responsible for the five-cent dues.

Oct. 14, 2013 @ 02:45 PM

Two parts make one great pumpkin pie

Last week we made pumpkin puree. This week, it’s time to put that puree to good use. It’s time to make (cue the dramatic music) … pumpkin pie!