Lately, I have been again pondering the idea, the concept and the need of friendship. What is real friendship? Who are my friends?

Despite listening to Jesus teach and watching his miracles and interactions, his disciples often were slow to understand certain truths he was trying to impress upon them.

I was a lucky boy growing up in southern Pitt County in the 1950s and 1960s. Some would disagree. For you see, tending a farm with mules was a far cry harder than using gas-driven equipment. I had the opportunity to see both forms of farm production during my youth.

In the mind of my husband, it is good to be immersed in all things Carolina basketball. For those of you not from North Carolina, that’s UNC basketball. It is true confessions time. I don’t always engage fully while listening to his analysis or to that of the commentators or to the interview…

At the April Town of Farmville board meeting, Commissioners Brenda Elks and Alma Hobbs said they each had a maximum and minimum daily fee they would consider for food trucks. Both shared a $75 per day maximum, and Mayor John Moore proceeded to lead the discussion in that direction.

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Joe Biden’s surprisingly progressive presidency looks more like Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson than his more recent Democratic predecessors — Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

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This past weekend I lost my mind and found a notebook – or should I say, someone found it for me.

Thanks to the fiscally responsible policies of the North Carolina General Assembly, state government has some $5 billion in unspent funds and unanticipated revenues in its General Fund. And thanks to the fiscally irresponsible policies of Congress and the Biden administration, North Carolina…

In this season past of Jesus’ death and resurrection, it is worth taking a self-inventory of our own lives. I don’t know about you, but I often wonder why the good lord keeps me around, except that maybe he just isn’t finished with me.

Churches, may I have your attention please! One of the greatest things in church history is about to happen — a mighty outpouring of God’s spirit for these last days.

If you think about regional differences in North Carolina politics, economics, or culture in terms of urban blue and rural red, you are missing a thick slice of the story: the suburbs. And, no, you can’t just paint the suburbs purple. That’s an oversimplification.

Wake up! Satan is working on stealing the youth of this country. He is blinding them to the truth and using music, fashion and social media to do it.