Free eye screenings through the North Carolina Lions' "See the 21st Century Vision Van" will be given in Aberdeen on Thursday, May 9, from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Walmart on U.S. 15-501.
The Sunrise Theater SunFlix series launches its May lineup of films with a touching drama of teenage friendship, "Ginger and Rosa," a drama about the friendship between two teenage girls in 1962 London, on the eve of the Cuban missile crisis.
The Junior League of Moore County held its annual Spring Sustainer Brunch Wednesday, April 22, at Aldena Frye Designs, on South Street in Aberdeen.
The Sunrise Theater in Southern Pines completes its April offerings with the drama/comedy "If I Were You."
By Deborah Salomon
Quietly, steadily, salads have morphed from tossed, Cobb and Caesar to fascinating mergers. This began when growers provided chefs with "gourmet" greens. Acceptance breeds availability.
There is still time to reserve a place on the Sandhills Horticultural Society trip to the Witherspoon Rose Nursery on May 21.
I love to eat potatoes and, apparently, so do millions of other people. Each one of us consumes 126 pounds of the tubers every year, including russet and Idaho baking potatoes, Yukon Gold and Russian blue (which I am currently planting). Try fingerling, White Rose and Norland Red, just to be different. We enjoy eating potatoes, but only a few of us grow them. Planting and harvesting is one of the easiest and high-yielding crops to grow from seed. And just think of all the recipes you can whip up using home-grown potatoes.
BY NANCY SIMONETTE
The second year ADN (associate degree in nursing) students at Sandhills Community College welcomed three special speakers to their class recently.
On Saturday, April 20, from noon to 4 p.m., at the Mellow Mushroom, several brave souls will allow their heads to be shaved for St. Baldrick's.
BY KAREN MANNING
Controversial "fracking," or hydraulic fracturing, conjures up pro and con images - future jobs, air pollution, cheap energy, eminent domain, low gas prices, earthquakes, mineral rights, water pollution, oil dependency - and the list goes on and on.
BY MARY ELLE HUNTER
Moore County Schools' Exceptional Children Department will be hosting its sixth Support Agencies Fair Thursday, April 18, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at Sandhills Community College, Dempsey Student Center. The public is invited to attend.