Everybody assumes I'm Irish. I have the red hair, fair skin and freckles to support that notion, and courtesy of my husband, I have an Irish surname straight from County Cork.
BY SHERRY WHITE
Music was everywhere during the Civil War. It served as a powerful and meaningful influence during the nation's crisis.
Autism is all around us. Nationally, one in 80 children is “on the spectrum.” North Carolina’s incidence is higher, one in 70, according to the Autism Society of North Carolina. Numbers rise every year.
Thanks to the warm weather, I've moved my office. I left the Carolina room, where three walls are windows and I looked out into the world pretending to be, with my desk plunked down in the center of the room, queen of all I surveyed. I even had the royal footmen to prove my status: two dogs at my feet, ready to guard me from ferocious squirrels threatening the castle's peace.
Sandhills Classical Christian School students will recite excerpts from classic works Thursday, April 25, at The Village Chapel.
This is the most convenient college degree ever for students who have earned or will earn their Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree at Sandhills Community College, according to a spokesman for the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
BY LOIS HOLT
Instead of sulking or feeling sorry for herself, Brenda Hiscott has chosen to be strong; to live life to the fullest and be a source of strength and
Dr. Josef Olmert, a Middle East scholar and statesman, will be a guest speaker > at UNC Pembroke on April 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the >U.C. Annex.
The UNC Board of Governors has approved UNC Pembroke's proposal to offer a Master of Science in Nursing program.
BY DEBORAH SALOMON
LeRae Umfleet, author of "A Day of Blood: the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot," will speak on that subject at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex in Fayetteville.
BY SHERRY WHITE
The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance will hold its annual spring festival from Thursday, April 18, to Sunday, April 21.