Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

Trees talk at Rendezvous Mountain Educational State Forest

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

August 27th, 2016 |  


Who will pass the torch?

Who will pass the torch?

Following His death, burial and resurrection, Jesus remained on the earth for 40 days. Preparing His disciples for His departure back to heaven, He ve...

August 26th, 2016 |  


School starts, and so do the after-school snacks

School starts, and so do the after-school snacks

Store displays of school supplies are giving way to Halloween and Christmas displays so it must finally be time for kids to actually go back to school...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Once a ‘poor farm,’ now a park

Once a ‘poor farm,’ now a park

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

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Riverside, Westwood parks are ever-evolving

Riverside, Westwood parks are ever-evolving

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

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Passing the torch in the church

Passing the torch in the church

Statistics reveal that church attendance is on the decline in America. Many Christian denominations and fellowships report stagnant growth. As one loo...

August 19th, 2016 |  


Barnett, Thomas wed

Barnett, Thomas wed

Amanda Brooke Thomas and Eric Gregory Barnett were united in marriage on July 9, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Flat Rock Baptist Church in Mount Airy. Jon Cawley...

August 14th, 2016 |  


Passing the torch of biblical truth

Passing the torch of biblical truth

Teaching our children and grandchildren Biblical truth is one of the greatest responsibilities that we have as Christian adults in the home. With the ...

August 12th, 2016 |  


Some like it hot

Some like it hot

It all comes down to supply and demand.Sriracha sauce was little more than a specialty product found mostly in Asian grocery stores and restaurants un...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Passing the torch

Passing the torch

One of the most exciting things about summer is the anticipation of Vacation Bible School! It has been a wonderful encouragement for me to watch our t...

August 5th, 2016 |