Tiny men and other things

Tiny men and other things

For years I’ve missed out on something that as a child I loved dearly. Perhaps this started in my mid-teens, when it wasn’t cool to apprec...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Kim Russell (East Bend) “I’d like to see events and festivals in the East Bend area. A music festival would be great because we have sever...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Rod Hunter (East Bend) “I used to make a gadget out of paperclips, a rubber band and paper in an envelope that when opened it sounded like somet...

March 30th, 2017 |  


The perils of homemade pasta

The perils of homemade pasta

My husband Morgan was given the pasta maker attachment for our Kitchen Aid mixer as a birthday gift. Morgan teases me about how he always seems to get...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Letter to the editor

To the editor,In 2011, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring March 30 as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” Since then,...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Keith Vestal (Yadkinville) “Two favorite things are scuba diving and kayak fishing. Especially since we have such a nice lake in Yadkin County t...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Curtis Taylor (Beulah) “Those little Delights.”Steve Owings (State Road) “I really don’t like Girl Scout cookies. The lemon on...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Citizens’ Sentiments

Citizens’ Sentiments

Ann McBride (Yadkinville) “I like Shortbread best.”Leanna Freeman (Yadkinville) “I like the Samoas and my second favorite are the Pe...

March 9th, 2017 |  


The dancing dilemma

The dancing dilemma

The Mexican Hat Dance, most people have probably never heard of it. It’s real and was taught to my third-grade class by our music teacher in 195...

March 9th, 2017 |  


Community Commentary

Community Commentary

Jack Richardshon (State Road) “Carolina. They’ll beat Duke by about eight points, even though they didn’t look like it last night.&#...

March 3rd, 2017 |