Remember, it’s never too late to turn to God

Remember, it’s never too late to turn to God

Q: I admit I’ve never had anything to do with God, but now I’m facing major surgery and I’m really scared. I know I’m not read...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Thanksgiving innovation can become tradition

Thanksgiving innovation can become tradition

Thanksgiving presents an intriguing conundrum for cooks across the country.It’s a holiday based almost entirely on food, but that food is so fir...

November 16th, 2016 |  


Surry diabetics get their own cookbook

Surry diabetics get their own cookbook

“Lose weight, exercise and don’t eat anything white,” the advice given to most diabetics, makes Paige Cartledge, RN-BSN, bristle as ...

November 8th, 2016 |  


It isn’t possible to be a ‘part-time Christian’

It isn’t possible to be a ‘part-time Christian’

Q: Do you think it’s possible to be a “semi-Christian” or a “part-time Christian”? Sometimes I think that’s what I...

November 4th, 2016 |  


Truth in a Wikipedia world

Truth in a Wikipedia world

“For I rejoiced greatly when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in you, just as you walk in the truth. I have no greater joy t...

November 4th, 2016 updated: November 4th, 2016. |  


Has your dinner come unstuffed?

Has your dinner come unstuffed?

As a culinary technique, stuffing food with other food goes way back. Shrouded in the mists of time, not long after some caveman figured out that a de...

November 2nd, 2016 |  


Local group goes to bat for Kenyan orphans

Local group goes to bat for Kenyan orphans

Winston-Salem is one of 12 U.S. cities that hosts the Amani Children’s Foundation. Their village market at 3279 Robinhood Road offers a wide sel...

October 30th, 2016 |  


My apologies to grandparents

My apologies to grandparents

I would like to offer a sincere apology to all you grandmothers, grandfathers, great-grandmothers, and great-grandfathers who, through the years, trie...

October 28th, 2016 |  


Candy corn; addictive, nasty, delicious

Candy corn; addictive, nasty, delicious

Candy corn is so misunderstood. Opinions range from “I looooove candy corn!” to “Absolute garbage. A disgrace to candy. Why does thi...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Camping a popular activity at Kerr Scott

Camping a popular activity at Kerr Scott

Editor’s Note: This is another in a continuing series of stories called “Find Your Park,” where we will highlight local, state and f...

October 24th, 2016 |