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Brad Rhodes column — Will your retirement income go the distance?

By Brad Rhodes Not having enough money saved to last them in their golden years. Industry expert Tom ...

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Pruitt column: Let March Madness mark a new beginning

I walked into Pete’s one day last week for my usual morning ritual when I’m there for breakfast ...

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Tim Istock column: It’s all Greek to me

By Tim Istock Okay, so here’s the pitch. Actual names have been changed to protect the fraudulent: “Hi, ...

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Lynn Hall column: Celebrating another year in a lifetime of change

Later this month, my dad will be turning 96. His mother lived to be 93 and since she ...

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Lynn Hall column: Not everything is good to share

What does a grandmother get when she spends more than two hours with three grandsons between the ages ...

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Even in the modern world, the Amish still continue their charming way of life

Have you ever heard of a newspaper replacing Facebook? I know, it’s usually the other way around these ...

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Bike lanes on Lewisville-Clemmons Road?

Hey, want to go ride bikes on Lewisville-Clemmons Road some day? It’s not as far-fetched as you might ...

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‘New’ mower is a big fan of Ohio State

  It isn’t what I had imagined for my first riding mower. There must be holes in the ...

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Buying Obama’s ‘mom jeans’

Forgive me, Sarah Palin, I may have accidentally bought a pair of mom jeans. The former Alaska governor ...

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Gun toters still banned from village hall

No self-respecting cowboy ever made his receptionist ride point, drawing first fire from the bad guys. By seeking ...

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What about ‘Shane’? More best Westerns

What about “Shane”? That’s what Western movie lover Richard Hauser of Lewisville asked last week. Indeed, “Shane” is ...

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Parallel parking in Mocksville

It is the most dreaded maneuver in driving, and the Town of Mocksville has decided to make us ...

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Did Obamacare influence vote?

Political misses, Obamacare and what we don’t know … There are times when I’m reminded of how much ...

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Missing daylight

Already I miss Daylight Savings Time only a couple days into winter. It was almost dark when I ...

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Southern Living Touts Farmington’s ‘Feed Bag’

Farmington’s Feed Bag, the restaurant with the horsey name, made this month’s prestigious Southern Living magazine as an ...

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Class of 1947 still enjoys reunions

Exactly half, 24 of 48 members of the Mocksville High Class of 1947, are still living. Twelve of ...

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Sara Campbell’s legacy of loyalty, customer respect

This was not an “in lieu of flowers” kind of day. Her friends knew that. So they brought ...

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Burglary suspects fall into lake after home invasion

The life of crime is perilous indeed.Four people have been charged with storming into a High Rock Lake ...

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Gone too soon, sports editor Ronnie Gallagher

Information can spread faster than lightning these days, but it took a while for what I was reading ...

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‘Let It Be’ By Hoisting A ‘Red Solo Cup’

Since getting an iPod two years back, I’ve been slowly accumulating a very modest collection of songs. For ...

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Cowboy Thrill Rides Again In ‘True Grit’

Mothers of America are heeding Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, not letting their babies grow up to be ...

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Dancing pains: Shuffling badly to the music

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Ryan DesNoyers: Facing Life’s Curve Balls

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Gold Rush Path Now Grain Belt; ‘Famous Five’

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Fried Pickles, Warren Buffett, Lawn Mecca

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He shower, but that room sure is messy

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Hanging judge, Sgt. Alvin York, Toad Suck, Ark.

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