Health: Service and Shots with a Smile

By: Kim Hasty Photography by: Lisa Thompson Chris Tart was on the move one recent morning. Already, his staff was running low on Pfizer vaccine inoculations, and he was among […]

Swimmers glide through safety protocols

By Earl Vaughan Jr. There were both team and individual winners at last week’s Patriot Athletic Conference swim meet held at the Smithfield Recreation Center. But most of the coaches […]

Earl’s Pearls 2/5

By: Earl Vaughan Jr. With so many sports overlapping because of the jumbled seasons caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, dual sport athletes are having to make some tough decisions. Among […]

Someday You’ll Thank Me: An Affair to Remember

By: Mary Zahran This is the story of one woman’s dark secret, a tale of a decades-long relationship fraught with unbridled passion and insatiable desire. Only now, in this month […]

“Mind-stretching” Chess Soars in Popularity

By: Kim Hasty Photography by: Cindy Burnham It is not an easy game, no way. Whether for the grandmaster contemplating four or more moves ahead, or the novice just learning […]

Weeks Parker: The Prince Charles Hotel

By: Weeks Parker My father, the late Weeks Parker, Sr., who was the owner and operator of Champion Automotive Equipment Company across from Liberty Point in the downtown historic section […]

Two stories involving the same veterinary practice, both have happy endings

By: Kim Hasty Photography by: Tony Wooten Gunny the Greyhound was oblivious. “He just knows he’s going to get treats afterward,” said Dr. Josh Barkman. So there was Gunny on […]

Fascinating Fayetteville: Still Diving Into a Challenge

By: Michael Futch Photography by: Cindy Burnham Ten months after losing most of his left arm and nearly his life, Rick Allen returned to the calming depths of the Atlantic […]

Fascinating Fayetteville: Words from the Heart

By: Janet Gibson Photography by: Cindy Burnham Athina Pavlikianidis Gonzales’ life was changed in an instant at age 17 when a horrific car accident left her with a traumatic brain […]