Sheriff: Felon had 2 loaded guns

Sheriff: Felon had 2 loaded guns

MORVEN — An Anson County sheriff’s deputy was injured last week while pursuing a man with outstanding warrants.According to press release ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Giving gifts withno strings attached

Giving gifts withno strings attached

A man with a ball of string and a money pouch stuffed with strips of newspaper came to a stop on an empty sidewalk. He fastened the string to the leat...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Trimming the Christmas tree

Trimming the Christmas tree

Right after Thanksgiving, my husband and I got our Christmas decorations out of our storage building. Every year when we go through this process, I sa...

December 12th, 2017 |  


‘Peace to men of good will’

‘Peace to men of good will’

Until I became a shepherd, I wasn’t sure what King David meant about leading his sheep beside the still waters. Now I’ve learned that drin...

December 5th, 2017 |  


The thrill of the chase

The thrill of the chase

We all have memories of our past — some good, some not so good. As our minds wander back, special times and people stand out because they have a...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Monroe Avenue honors

Monroe Avenue honors

‘A’ Honor Roll Bottom: Zoie Smith, Emmonie Utley, Kaylee Singletary, Jacen Hoffman, Robert Monroe, Natalie Ludlum, Hayden Cornett, Wesley ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Croquet: A game for all ages

Croquet: A game for all ages

The modern game of croquet took England by storm in the 1860s and then spread overseas from there. The rules were registered by Isaac Spratt in Novemb...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Croquet: A game for all ages

Croquet: A game for all ages

The modern game of croquet took England by storm in the 1860s and then spread overseas from there. The rules were registered by Isaac Spratt in Novemb...

November 28th, 2017 |  


The day I defied my conscience

The day I defied my conscience

Back in pecan season, I parked my Corolla at a safe distance behind an SUV. When I came out of the barbershop, a family friend stood waiting. If she h...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Gun safety, or the lack thereof

Gun safety, or the lack thereof

As a young boy growing up in the ’50s, I loved cap pistols and toy guns. I was told not to ever point these guns at anybody or they would be tak...

November 21st, 2017 |