November 24, 2017 - 3 minutes ago


Farmville arts gala

Farmville Community Arts Council will celebrate its 40th anniversary gala from 6:30-10 p.m. Saturday at Benjamin May Lew Historic House, 5130 U.S. 121, Farmville. This event will feature hors d’oeuvres, drinks, a silent auction and entertainment. Tickets are $40…

Mom can't stop babying 55-year-old daughter

November 24, 2017 - 3 minutes ago

Q I was laid off recently from a job of 15 years. My confidence took a blow.

When I told my mom, she said, “Hurry up and update your resume. And don’t forget to add your Employee of the Year award.” I had of course already done that, and asked her why she thought I would forget…

Nov. 24 Movie Capsules

November 24, 2017 - 3 minutes ago

Capsules of movies playing locally. New releases are indicated with an asterisk.

A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS — Three underappreciated and overburdened women rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. (1 hour, 44 minutes) Rated R.


Let it snow: Christmas Town adds cool new feature

November 24, 2017 - 3 minutes ago

Donna Robinson traded the cold of the Northeast for the warmth and hospitality of the South when she moved with her husband from Pennsylvania to Ayden almost three years ago.

The retired nurse found much to love in her new eastern North Carolina hometown — mainly friendly faces and slower…