Calendar of Events

Gospel Explosion May 7

Dorothy “Dot” Petty will host the 27th Annual Pre-Mother’s Day Gospel Explosion on May 7 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building located at 121 Parker Street in Pittsboro. Admission … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Licensure body is messed up

One can argue how long misbehaving educators should be punished by having their teaching licenses pulled.

A lot depends on the severity of their offense and how sincerely contrite they are for what they did. … Read more

Letters to the editor

Ramblin with Arlene

Praise the Lord everyone. What greater calling is there to be on our life than to be a worshipper and give praise to the Lord our God. You might say, well that don’t pay much. Well honey … Read more

2016 Session ends with some successes

By Rep. Michael Evans, Dist. 45

The 2016 Legislative session lasted 109 days, and it will undoubtedly be one for the record books. Some good bills passed, but many others were left on the floor when the House went sine … Read more

Contest winner

Winston County Farm Bureau held its annual coloring contest. Over 350 coloring sheets were sent to the 2nd grades in Winston County. Ryleigh Smith of Grace Christian School was the overall winner and received a check for $25. Picture of … Read more


Jo Lenora
Ray Null
April 30, 2016

Services for Jo Lenora Ray Null, 78, were May 2, 2016, at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman with the Revs. Tim Long and Jim Reed officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.… Read more

Business Ready

Members of The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and city officials were present for the ribbon cutting for new business Moore’s Financial Group located at 952 West Main Street, Suite B. Moore’s Financial Group is an Independent Marketing Organization satisfying … Read more