Soup, like jazz, is better when you improvise

Soup, like jazz, is better when you improvise

The cold weather this past weekend made it clear, if it wasn’t already clear, that soup season is here.Soup, besides being a superb warmer-upper...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Cake mix cookies for a crowd

Cake mix cookies for a crowd

Powering through the lingering fatigue of a week-long cold, Angela Llewellyn spent Sunday baking seven kinds of cookies for a cookie drive she had org...

November 8th, 2017 |  


Marion, Potts wed

Marion, Potts wed

Candice Breanne Marion and Edson Potts were united in marriage on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 4 p.m. at Turkey Ford Baptist Church in Mount Airy. Rever...

November 5th, 2017 |  


Johnson, Crouse wed

Johnson, Crouse wed

Ashley Elizabeth Johnson of Mount Airy and William Joseph Crouse of Mount Airy were united in marriage on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at Rosa Lee Manor P...

November 5th, 2017 |  


The Hollywood religion

The Hollywood religion

True Christian faith is seldom welcome in movies or TV shows. When you examine what most influential actors and directors believe about God you can un...

November 3rd, 2017 |  


Cookie dough heralds society’s collapse

Cookie dough heralds society’s collapse

The summer of 2017 will live in infamy as the moment in time when Americans collectively gave up, threw in the towel, put on our jammies and gave up a...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Bats, out of the belfry and onto the table

Bats, out of the belfry and onto the table

‘Tis the season for disgusting things.Fastidious people who for most of the year would have been mortified by the sight of a cobweb in their spo...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Coe, Donathan engaged

Coe, Donathan engaged

Samantha Donathan and Ethan Coe, together with their families, announce their engagement.The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kim Humphries of Mount Air...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Faries celebrate anniversary

Faries celebrate anniversary

On Saturday, Oct. 7, Mr. and Mrs. J.K. Faries of Westfield, North Carolina, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.They were honored by their famil...

October 22nd, 2017 |  


Perilous times upon us

Perilous times upon us

Since the solar eclipse on August 21, a “sign” from heaven, the United States has experienced devastating hurricanes. One had the most pow...

October 20th, 2017 |