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I'm Just Saying - Pam Stone

The perfect, skinny Christmas tree

The one time a year that our I-Hop (what else can I name our A-frame cabin?) looks appropriate ...

Life on the farm- Larry McDermott

Local animal cruelty case is a test of our moral obligations

Animal cruelty is insidious in North Carolina. Even the worst cases that are presented to the courts often ...

Opinion

Cola, the rest of the story

After old man Joe passed on, Uncle Lennie brought me to the shelter. He had already contacted them ...

Opinion

The Scherpings: an Appreciation

We met Dave as the groom when he and Carlann married. I had met Carlann when she was ...

Diet & Exercise - Dave Crocker

The amazing potato

The potato isn’t just a total enjoyment food, but the perfect culinary staple when breaking bread for the ...

Ask Aunty Pam - Pam Stone

Ask Aunty Pam: Turkey terror?

Aunty Pam, I need your help pronto! I’m hosting a holiday dinner for my family this week at ...

Film Talk with Tryon Theatre

Start your holiday season with the right film

This week at Tryon Theatre, we have a second run of this past week’s film, “Ticket to Paradise,” ...

Opinion

Voter apathy prevails again

FOOTHILLS – Do you still believe in the democratic process? It’s a question that needs to be examined ...

Opinion

The woodland garden

Woodlands are typically associated with a rustic or unique home, but this naturalistic option for landscaping can be ...

Now For the Rest of My Life - M.M. Cochran

The rest of my chapters

Picture it: little M.M., stapling paper together and calling them novels. I used to sit in my grandpa’s ...

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