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Smiths To Celebrate 73 Years Of Marriage

Ernest and Mary Smith will celebrate their 73rd wedding anniversary Thursday, July 17. They were married July 17, 1946 at the Earl Street Baptist Church parsonage in Greenville, S.C. They raised...

 

Improve Cyber Security At Home Or Work

The internet plays an integral role in many people’s daily lives. The number of Internet users has increased from 738 million in 2000 to 3.2 billion in 2015, according to a new report from the International Telecommunication Union. While spending...

 

Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Ingredients: 4 cups fresh peaches, sliced 1 cup sugar ½ cup butter or margarine 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour ¾ teaspoon salt ½ cup shortening ¼ cup, plus 1 tablespoon...

 

More Than Half Of Americans Are Unprepared For Natural Disasters

Only 39 percent of respondents in a FEMA survey say they have developed an emergency plan and discussed it with their households. When a natural disaster strikes, moving your family to immediate...

 

What To Ask Before Renting A Summer Property

A home away from home can be the ideal retreat for couples, singletons and families. Quite often individuals reserve the same properties year after year to serve as a vacation retreat. The...

 

Farmers' Market Fruit Recipes

Refreshing Summer Shake This recipe is low in cholesterol and a rich source of calcium. 1 1/2 cups fresh fruit (strawberries, blueberries or peaches) 1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder mixed with 1/2 cup...

 

Prevent Dehydration During The Dog Days Of Summer

A person’s desire to be outdoors can sometimes be at odds with the outdoors itself. The dead of winter tends to be a time of year when people know to stay indoors, but the dog days of summer can be...

 

Festive Facts For July 4th

Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate the birth of their nation and independence from Great Britain. This day marks the anniversary of the presentation and acceptance of the Declaration of...

 

Wade, Bajek Engagement Announced

Kennedy Chevalier Wade, of Mt. Pleasant, N.C. and Logan Paul Bajek, also of Mt. Pleasant, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Eddie and Mandy Wade, of Pisgah...

 

Top 5 Grilling Safety Tips For July 4th

July 4th is a day for embracing your patriotic side, setting off fireworks, and, of course, grilling like it’s your civic duty. According to a survey by the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association...

 

Do You Know: Why Is Independence Day Is Celebrated On July 4th?

The Continental Congress declared its independence from Great Britain on July 2, 1776. If that date raises an eyebrow, it should. Independence Day in the United States has long been celebrated on...

 

Seven Ideas To Give Barbecue The Ultimate Flavor Boost

When the temps heat up, home cooks look for lighter, more refreshing food and drinks that still pack a nutritional punch. The cranberry is just the thing — a tangy fruit that adds flavorful zing to...

 

The Many Ways You Can Benefit From Having A Pet in Your Life

Pets have been kept for centuries. Statistics from various sources indicate North Americans own millions of dogs, cats, birds, small mammals and reptiles. Pets’ affable nature and loving looks are...

 

Summer Heat Facts And Safety

For many people, summertime is synonymous with trips to the beach, water sports and recreation. Even though summer warmth is a welcome break from winter weather for many people, that heat is one of...

 

Wade, Bajek Engagement Announced

Kennedy Chevalier Wade, of Mt. Pleasant, N.C. and Logan Paul Bajek, also of Mt. Pleasant, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-elect is the daughter of Eddie and Mandy Wade, of Pisgah Forest. She is a Brevard High School graduate....

 

Nuts Give A Fresh Twist To Classic Spring Recipes

With spring in full bloom, do you find yourself looking for ways to creatively add flavor to lighter, fresher fare? The season’s fresh produce makes a fine foundation for a variety of classic...

 

Zecca, Baney United In Marriage

Shelby Rose Zecca and Mitchell David Baney were married on May 25, 2019, in Granite Falls, N.C. The bride is the daughter of Paula and Anthony Zecca, of Taylorsville, N.C., and the groom is the son...

 

How To Instill A Love Of Reading In Youngsters

Reading is a rewarding activity that can benefit people throughout their lives. A great way to pass time on a summer day at the beach, reading also can provide a host health benefits, some of which...

 

VFW Auxiliary Awards Patriotic Art Winner

The VFW Auxiliary has a number of scholarship programs. One of them is called the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards Program. High school students create their artwork on the basis of what i...

 

Red Cross, Pool Foundation Promote Swimming Pool Safety

Beating the heat in a pool is one of the most popular warm weather activities. Swimming attracts people of all ages because of its various benefits. In addition to being an enjoyable recreational activity, swimming also is a low-impact way to...

 

Sunglasses Buyers' Guide

Blue skies and ample sunshine help makes summer special. Come summer, many people spend more time enjoying recreational pursuits and everything seems a bit more laid back. Even though people may take...

 

Know The Rules To Celebrate Flag Day On June 14

The American flag is a symbol of the country’s history, pride and success in overcoming political oppression. Through its many incarnations and variations, the Stars and Stripes has waved over government buildings, schools and private residences....

 

Ways To Honor Dad This Father's Day

Father’s Day is a day many families look forward to. Though its history might not go back as far as many religious or government-designated holidays, Father’s Day is rife with tradition in many...

 

Paces 75th Wedding Anniversary Celebrated

Bill and Frances Pace, of Brevard, were married on May 27, 1944, while Bill was on a short leave from the Navy. Their family recently gave them the wedding reception they didn’t get back in 1944....

 

CDC' Issues Tips For A Safe And Healthy Summer

Whether you are planning an overseas vacation, getting ready for a staycation, or will be working outdoors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest health tips, alerts, and social...

 

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