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As anyone with any semblance of familiarity with the Civil War readily knows, the surrender of General Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia did not occur until Palm Sunday, April 9, 1865, at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, and that General Johnston’s surrender to Sherman at Bennett Farm in Durham…
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 06:43

Azalea Bolton Column: Looking at the Inside

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I recently saw an episode of “The Waltons.” Grandma had suffered a stroke and was unable to speak and tell people what she was thinking.
January 2018 is a month in which sky gazers have anticipated and will truly enjoy as the sky shows off with a Blue Moon, a total lunar eclipse, and a super moon all in the same month.
Monday, 08 January 2018 10:37

J.A. Bolton Column: Pee Dee River Warlock

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In the years before the foreign settlers moved into the new county of Anson, the Native Americans ruled. A tribe named the Siouan ran out the Muskogian tribe, which had settled along the Pee Dee and Little Rivers in the 1550s and 1650s.
Cherishing Moments From The Holidays By now, most everyone has completed all their Christmas gatherings, with the exception of those who are still waiting on family members to arrive from out-of-town for an after Christmas get-together. Even though getting ready for a family gathering is always a lot of work,…
This story began in the late 1600s and continues through the next century. It takes place in the rolling hills and valleys along the Pee Dee River. In 1750, this area became known to the white man as Anson County, North Carolina.
HAMLET – St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 311 Marlboro Street, is continuing its celebration of the birth of Christ in a Service of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 31, at 11 a.m.
Another year has almost come and gone. Back many years ago, I thought the saying “the older you get, the faster time goes by” sounded like a crazy saying, but I really do feel that way these days.
HAMLET – As most of the kids in Richmond County can tell you, Santa has been often sighted in the area of late. While that “Captain Obvious fact” is not, in and of itself, much to write home about, we seldom take time to consider just how arduous a schedule…
HAMLET – St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 311 Marlboro Street in Hamlet, will be celebrating the birth of Christ in a Candlelight Service of Holy Communion on Christmas Eve beginning at 7 p.m.
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