“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 […]

Fascinating Fayetteville: The Man with the Horn

By: Michael Futch Photography by: Cindy Burnham Earlier in Willie Bradley’s life, addictions to alcohol and cocaine mounted up to become the bane of his existence. “I could do good […]

Good Eats: Isn’t it Romantic?

By: Janet Gibson Photography by: Cindy Burnham If the essence of Antonella’s Italian Ristorante were reflected in song, it would be Frank Sinatra’s lively “Fly Me to the Moon” followed […]

Earl’s Pearls 1/29

By Earl Vaughan Jr. The 2019 high school lacrosse season was off to a great start for Jennifer White and her Terry Sanford girls. They reeled off four straight wins […]

Move Over, Hot Chocolate Bombs

Hot chocolate bombs were a hit around the holidays and continue to delight children and adults alike. Either store-bought or homemade, they feature spheres of chocolate that burst open when […]