A new beginning

Editor’s Corner, March 2022 By Kim Hasty My mother, a Southern girl to the day she died a year ago, had lots of sayings. I’m sure she was the first […]

Editor’s Corner, January 2022

Those who light the way By Kim Hasty I don’t know what I was thinking when I signed on to write about sports for my hometown’s afternoon newspaper in 1982. […]

Virginia Yarborough: ‘Extremely generous and humble’

“Virginia Yarborough was, like her mother, extremely generous and very humble. She had a great sense of humor, and she made people around her feel so welcome,” says Mary Holmes, […]

Producers of well-done film ‘The Crux’ hope to impact teenagers

It was a fancy evening complete with formalwear and smiles. But the Dec. 2 premiere of the film “The Crux” had a serious purpose to go along with its popcorn […]

Editor’s Corner

December 2021 Editors Corner: Kim Hasty Her husband John called in August, urgency in his voice. And so Amy Rester got busy. “It’s been chaos,” she said. “But it wasn’t […]

Celebrating Hanukkah’s meaning and traditional foods

Celebrating Hanukkah’s meaning and traditional foods Beth Israel Congregation, at 2204 Morganton Road, will mark the end of Hanukkah on Sunday with a celebration scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. […]

Friend’s Table celebrates opening

Portia Grady and Mahalia Robinson, co-owners of Friend’s Table Restaurant & Provision Co., held a tasting preview Nov. 16 ahead of their grand opening, which took place Saturday. Guests were […]

Love transcends barriers for Afghan refugee families

Transcending the language differences, the cultural differences, and the religious differences, one uniting element was apparent in the bustling dining room at Afghan Kabob Sunday. Love. “God’s love,” said Susie […]

U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Hall of Famer to speak at First Baptist Veterans Day event

First Baptist Church, at 302 Moore St., will host a two-day Veterans Day observance Saturday and Sunday. This year’s theme highlights the value of sharing. Saturday’s observance will include retired […]

A Beautiful Table and a Few Simple Tricks

By Kim Hasty My husband’s Aunt Carolyn is a woman of many talents. She enjoyed a long and successful career. She’s up on who’s winning the World Series and how […]