Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Crystal Sprague of Yadkinville — “Christmas to me means that Jesus came and we have the gift of eternal grace. It’s also a time with...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Norma Schoffstall (Elkin) “When we got to the moon.”Greg Hamlin (Roaring River) “Neil Armstrong landing on the moon and the space sh...

December 16th, 2016 |  


The case of the missing pea salad

The case of the missing pea salad

A few weeks ago as I was preparing Thanksgiving dinner, I kept thinking that I was forgetting something. I wasn’t actually forgetting anything, ...

December 15th, 2016 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Debra Benifield (Elkin) “My husband is working all the time. The kids make it to the grandparents before we do.”Pam Philips (Courtney) “...

December 8th, 2016 |  


So much more than honey

So much more than honey

Several years ago, I decided I wanted to become a beekeeper, but I cannot for the life of me remember why. I say this because had I known the frustrat...

December 1st, 2016 |  


How will you spend your Thanksgiving holiday?

How will you spend your Thanksgiving holiday?

Andy Green (Jonesville) “I’ll spend it with family.”Cody Amburn (Elkin) I will be here at the bookstore for Black Friday sales and s...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Mastering biscuit making

Mastering biscuit making

One of my culinary life goals is to master biscuit making. Thus far in life this skill seems to have alluded me. I have a tendency to mess with the do...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Citizens’ sentiments

Citizens’ sentiments

Sherry Berman, Elkin, is not a veteran but says, “I am going to be participating in veterans pinnings for Hospice. I have three or four events.&...

November 10th, 2016 |  


Feel better fall soups

Feel better fall soups

This fall has been an extremely busy one for me. My husband and I have been in rehearsals these last few weeks for a community theater production. I w...

October 27th, 2016 |  


Are twisted words payback?

Are twisted words payback?

Often, words just get all twisted up, and the results are total confusion. The first time I remember it happening to me was in first grade, I was 6. I...

October 20th, 2016 |