Vaughan’s Vocabulary

Don Vaughan
Provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

The word that I have in mind and the name of an Irish dramatic author and actor begin with the same four letters. The name is pronounced “BOO-se-ko.” The word … Read more

Obituary – Glenda Jo Moore

Funeral services for Mrs. Glenda Jo Moore, 63, were held at Weir Baptist Church on Friday, April 11, 2014 at 11 a.m. Rev. Mark Mayo & Jared Busby officiated.

Mrs. Moore was … Read more

In our community – Standards

By Lisa Harris

As women, we tend to set impossible standards for ourselves. The magazine images of the ideal woman leave us with the impression that beauty is not in the eye of the beholder. It is a one size … Read more

The Civil War – Battle of Plymouth, NC reviewed

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

On the website for the North Carolina History project, writer Jonathan Martin gives an excellent description of the Battle of Plymouth, North Carolina.

“In the midst of the Civil War, the Confederate army succeeded capturing the … Read more