August 27, 2016

The Rev. Stephen Greene Howard has been named pastor of Greenville’s Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church.

Howard, who previously served as senior pastor of Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Richmond, Va., will begin Sept. 1.

He received a bachelor of theology degree from Baptist Theological…

Watermelon Festival to send summer out with a bang

August 26, 2016

WINTERVILLE – Whether Thursday felt like it was time for back-to-school or it was still summer vacation depended a lot on which side of the street you were on.

On one side of Sylvania Street, A.G. Cox Middle School was hosting an open house to give students and their parents a chance to meet…

'Don't Breathe' is a well-plotted, thrilling trap

August 26, 2016

To all you Detroit-area robbery crews, we should probably warn you right away: It’s just not a good idea to pick 1837 Buena Vista Street for your big — and final — score. Take our word for it, walk away.

Sure, it sounds like an easy hit. The address is a home in a run-down section…

'Hell or High Water': No country for desperate men

August 26, 2016

On paper, "Hell or High Water" doesn't seem like anything special. A contemporary cops-and-robbers chase set in a string of dusty, near-shuttered West Texas towns, it's the kind of genre piece that's destined to be compared — unfavorably, how else? — to "No Country for Old Men."