My goodness the cool weather feels wonderful. The only bad thing about fall weather is the leaves to rake, but that can be fun, too – if someone else is doing it. I love to watch other people work.
Today, the reader looking for “something good to read” has at their disposal many valuable aids.
Each week I share information about some of the educational programs that are on our 4-H calendar for the summer. In August, we are preparing for the annual hunter safety certification course. North Carolina Cooperative Extension in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission sponsors a hunter safety education program for youth and adults alike.
Fourth of July is time to pause and be thankful for all we have as Americans.
The latest research confirms that one of the best ways to keep your kids healthy is to make sure they never have a television in their bedroom.
For my great-aunt Mary Maness, following the Great Commission in Matthew 28:16-20 was a natural extension of the faith on which she was raised. At the age of 23, she said good-bye to her family to spread the gospel message in Peking, China.
Teachers have known for years that some children come to kindergarten with a wealth of literary experience and a strong vocabulary while others lag far behind their peers even from the first day of school.
On Sunday, March 9, as I was working in my front yard trying to clean up from the fallen trees and debris the last snow, ice, sleet storm left behind, a couple of heaven-sent new friends stopped by to help me.
Are you ever just amazed at some of the dumb things you do or forget to do? Have you felt like just sitting down and laughing, or maybe crying, at yourself?
Once upon a time, there was a little girl with determined eyes and her very first library card. She was a girl on a mission — find a copy of Marguerite Henry’s “Stormy, Misty’s Foal.” With a little guidance from the friendly children’s librarian, she happily checked out the chapter book and changed the course of her life.
Betty Linthicum on the new year, mixed blessings and a sad ending to a sweet love story.
This past December, my two dogs and I were about 25 miles short of completing a trip from Charleston to Greensboro when the van stopped dead in the center lane of Interstate 85.
Several people have asked why I haven’t written a column lately for the Archdale-Trinity News. I just haven’t had an urge until last week when I began thinking about pet peeves and French fries.
Good teachers inspire us to great things. Some of my memorable teachers read aloud to my classes and, for sharing the glorious world of literature, I am extremely grateful.
In 2008, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation convened the Commission to Build a Healthier America to help us find better ways to improve the health of our nation.
The Pioneer Family Restaurant and Steakhouse and Guil-Rand Fire Department teamed up to raise money for Relay for Life 2014, Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Center and Randolph Cancer Center with a goal of $30,000.
Many of you have just opened exciting electronic presents. The great news is that your local library provides plenty of free content to help you maximize enjoyment of your new gadgets and gizmos.
I have heard stories from elders about going to school, saying the Pledge of Allegiance and then actually praying. This country was built on a Christian foundation. So who has told us we can’t pray in schools and other government places?
It can be tough to teach children the value of giving in a season when they’re surrounded by messages about the value of getting. Here are six ways to start.
The pharmacists and staff at Archdale Drug in Archdale have been a godsend to me. Their service has gone far and beyond what I ever received anywhere else.
Wade’s Team members are honored to be a part in a wonderful example of humanity in our tri-communities for Wade’s Ride cancer benefit on Nov. 2.
Nearly two decades ago, a landmark study found that by age 3, the children of wealthier professionals have heard words millions more times than those of less educated parents, giving them a distinct advantage in school. Now a follow-up study has found a language gap as early as 18 months.
Hello to all you seniors out there. I hope you are enjoying the beautiful days of autumn. This is that time of year when mother nature puts on her magic show by setting the green foliage ablaze with colors of red, yellow, orange and golds.
I found the Saturday, Oct. 12, claim by Karen Bridges as a write-in candidate for Trinity mayor as a slap in the faces of citizens.