Back in 1977 on our 14-week transcontinental honeymoon, as my wife and I approached the outskirts of Winston-Salem, the smell
A gentleman sitting nearby wanted to smoke, but was kind enough to ask if it would bother us. That doesn't often happen, so
Jack the Radio is composed of co-founders George Hage on electric guitar and A.C. Hill on a weathered acoustic, along with
Scot Sanborn stood behind the bar and concentrated on a drinking glass. He wiped it clean and carefully laid the glass on
While some claim that Dylann Roof is mentally ill, the truly frightening possibility is that he is sane and sober -- that he was raised under a white supremacist culture and is acting out his racism in the most violent of ways.
Sgt. Henry Johnson and Sgt. William Shemin are being awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama at a White House ceremony for their heroics in World War I. Not surprisingly, a fair bit of information about both soldiers can be found online, and while personal details about Sgt. Shemin are mostly accurate, Sgt. Johnson's are frequently distorted.
The Camel City has long wanted to be known as City of the Arts. In fact, it was the first city in the nation to establish an arts council in 1949. And this weekend welcomes back two major events -- Phuzz Phest and RiverRun International Film Festival -- that should help it achieve just that.
I grew up in an Orthodox Jewish community in Boston that felt both nurturing and stifling. If anyone in the community struggled financially, they knew that tzedeka (or charity) would be raised to sustain them
After observing homeless people on the street, he initially wanted to host a pizza party for them. However, when his church came up with the idea of "Blessing Bags" -- bags with water, toothbrushes, socks, and other daily necessities -- Caiden wanted to hand them out personally.
While the Great Recession is officially over, many Americans are still struggling to regain their economic footing. One way to get our country on a sound path to recovery is a focus on better preparing our students for success in the workforce.