The annual radio-telethon for the Highland County Society for Children and Adults raised more than $100,000 last Wednesday.
When it was announced in 1998 that fundraising was beginning on a YMCA in Hillsboro I, like many others, was excited. I was a regular runner back then and running anywhere indoors during the more brutal winter months sounded...
My dear friends and neighbors, I want to talk to you about the importance of the Hillsboro 2015 mayor elections.
I don't have a lot of pet peeves, but I do have some. And the older I get, the more it seems like those peeves have to do with the younger generation.
A few things today…Mr. BaseballBill Pfister died last week at the age of 79.Bill was to Lynchburg sports, especially baseball, what Dick Shaffer was to Hillsboro.
A few weeks ago I started writing a column that was originally intended to highlight the Highland County Elementary Basketball League and the people who have made it such a success for so many years. But instead it turned into something...
To start off this column I'd like to share a story about my brother. Before I begin, there are three things you should know:1. Seth, on a normal day, is a pretty good speller.
I was but a toddler when in 1975 Saturday Night Live broadcast its first live show — a show that has stood the test of time, despite some hardships along the way.
After more than three years as mayor, Drew Hastings has a record that has never been boring and is fair game for criticism from his opponents. Fortunately for our democratic process, those who want to kick the mayor out of office will have a choice on...
It has been a while, but a few times in the past I've used this space to explain how a coach, a teacher, or others have helped me along life's journey. The majority of them were coaches, probably because they had influence over something I...
This past Sunday marked International Women's Day which got me thinking, what does it mean to be a woman?
As a working mother, wife, caregiver, problem-fixer, thing-finder, mess-cleaner-upper, etc., stress is not hard to come across. But some days, some weeks, it is inordinately present – plethoric, overwhelming, and unmerciful.
As everyone knows, Karson, the K9 police dog from the Wilmington Police Department, recently went missing for two months.
Is anybody out there tired of winter?You are? I thought that could be the case.Me too. I have been for a long time. Like since I was in my mid 20s.
I like the way my mom thinks.