I had the privilege of visiting R-S Middle School on Wednesday to do a story about the Edgar Allan Poe projects eighth grade classes recently completed. Lecia Greenway had her students read many of his short stories and create a project based on his works and his life.
There are roughly 900,000 law enforcement officers in the U.S., 12 percent of which are female. In the first half of 2014, 67 have already died, a 31 percent increase over 2013. (National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund)
In case you forgot, school is still in session and buses are on the roads.
Daily, more than 14,000 school buses travel North Carolina highways transporting children to and from school, according to the American School Bus Council. And while most motorists stop when they approach stopped school buses, on an average school day there are nearly 3,000 North Carolinians who don't.
In 1925, advertising executive and future Congressman Bruce Barton wrote the book that made his national reputation, The Man Nobody Knows.
It’s not long until Halloween; the night when ghouls, goblins, monsters and all manner of creepy creatures come out to play. Kids will trick or treat, spooky stories will be told and scary movies will be watched.
When I went recently to preach a marriage conference up north, the church I was with took half a day and hired a wonderful tour guide.
In 1985, I was just a young tyke, all of about 9 years old.
Time was political candidates didn’t spend all their money and energies telling us what a contemptuous scoundrel their opponent was.
These were the words spoken by a customer last week who had never been in a health food store before. She also did not know what GMO stood for, she thought it had something to do with gluten.
I’m in college, but I’m not the typical college student. I’ve gone back to law school after working for several years.