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January 13, 2018

HIGH POINT — For 17 years, Shannon Newby had believed she would not be able to have any more children. Her son, Zachary, would be her only child — that is what the doctors had told her — and she was fine with that.

So in late 2014, when she and her husband, Dwight, learned Shannon…

Exchange Cherished Children

January 12, 2018

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — They gathered for one last Shabbat service, one last reading from the Torah, one last sermon and one last luncheon preceded by a kiddush or prayer over bread and wine.

With that, Temple Hadar Israel in this Lawrence County city held its last weekly service, bringing an end…

Exchange-Synagogue’s Final Service

January 11, 2018

A short movie filmed at Rocky Mount Mills last year is set to be screened at the historic site next week.

“Learning Man,” about a ghost haunting the mill, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19. The free showing at the mill on Falls Road will serve as a fundraiser with a recommended $5…


January 10, 2018

I hate to throw over-ripe bananas away. It is such a wasted opportunity for fresh fragrant banana bread. But, there is only so much banana bread that one can eat. That is why I asked myself, what else can I make with over-ripe bananas?

And, since it was Sunday, banana pancakes popped into my head.…

Food American Table Ripe Banana Pancakes-1

January 09, 2018

DENVER — Colorado is pushing for new approaches to how police officers handle cases involving mental illness and drug addiction, encouraging them to steer low-level offenders toward treatment rather than jail and giving them assistance in dealing with potentially dangerous situations.

In one…

Mentally Ill And Addicts Police

January 08, 2018

WINSTON-SALEM — A man who always wanted to be a firefighter has designed something for the Winston-Salem agency that is now seen all the time.

Ethan Richards knew from a young age what his career would be. Growing up in Belews Creek, in the northeastern part of Forsyth County, a nearby fire…

Exchange Creative Firefighter

January 07, 2018

With the flu season in full swing and claiming more lives, Nash UNC Health Care is taking more precautions regarding the spread of germs at the hospital and is urging local residents to take steps to protect their health as well.

North Carolina public health officials announced that seven people…

January 07, 2018

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M — “My name is (asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)! I’m 15 but I will be 16 on Nov. 14, and I am currently in jail. I have been in and out of jail sense (sic) the age of 12. I’ve been to a treatment center 3 times! It all started when my oldest…

Sketchbook Exchange Program

January 06, 2018

CURRITUCK — The old house along N.C. 168 south of Moyock still has hardwood floors nearly 300 years old, hand-hewn beams held by wooden pegs and the same slightly hazy kitchen windows where a plantation owner once looked upon his lands.

Owners Sandra and Robert Justiss Jr. have labored for 10…

Exchange Saving Historic Homes

January 05, 2018

BERLIN — Take 20 liters of honey and boil it together with 2 liters of water. Add in cinnamon and nutmeg, a healthy amount of ginger and pepper, plus some aniseed and coriander. Mix it all together with rye flour and water.

The result? A perfect batch of 17th-century Lebkuchen —…

Germany Abbey's End
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