BEST BOOKS OF 2017

By Diane Parfitt I often check the BEST BOOK lists from other book clubs, The New York Times and the Washington Post for ideas for my own book clubs and […]

How to Decoupage Easter Eggs

This is an easy tutorial on how to Decoupage Easter Eggs! This year, make your Easter Eggs Eggs-tra Special with a little of Mod Podge Waterbase Sealer, Glue and Finish […]

Books About Bookstores

By Diane Parfitt What better book for the owner of a bookstore than one set in a bookstore? But such books don’t appeal solely to those of us lucky enough […]

Fayetteville State University: Going strong after the first 150 years

By Catherine Pritchard In 1867, seven black residents of Fayetteville paid $136 for two lots on Gillespie Street. They did so to realize a dream – the establishment of a […]

A Friendship House Fundraiser Makes Its Debut

By Catherine Pritchard Fans of a certain Educated Debutante will be in abundance at a February 6th fundraiser at the Cape Fear Regional Theatre. So will fans of Friendship House. […]

What I Would Tell My Freshman Self

By Cayce Lee With June fast approaching and graduation closing in, I look back on my high school days and wonder what I would tell myself if I could go […]

Pageant a stepping stone for aspiring college professor

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Recent Fayetteville State University graduate Dominique Ashley hopes participating in a beauty pageant in Atlanta will help her overcome her natural shyness and serve as a […]

The School of Hope: A Dream Come True

By Ashlee Garrison Russell During Jarred Bryan Sparks’ too-brief life, his parents did whatever they could to help him deal with the challenges of autism. After his death in an […]

Going Viral on the Importance of Clean Hands

Donna Gill Allen, a nurse who also teaches nursing fundamentals and health sciences to high school students, has seen a lot of infectious conditions over the years. But she’d never […]

Top Honors Awarded

By Renarta Clanton Moyd A fourth-grade teacher at Rockfish Elementary School and the principal of New Century International Middle School have each won top honors in their professions in Cumberland […]