December 02, 2016

GREENVILLE, Miss. — Back in the 1960s, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. observed that Sunday morning is the most segregated time of the week in America, a fact that remains true in many communities today.

But three weeks after their church in the Mississippi Delta was mostly destroyed by arson…

Getty family plans Rocky Mount concert

December 02, 2016

Englewood Baptist Church will host the “An Irish Christmas” concert featuring Keith and Kristyn Getty on Dec. 16.

The concert will offer a mix of Christmas and secular music complemented by dance, a release says. 

“(The) first half is listener-town square party featuring…

Experts examine Jesus' tomb

November 25, 2016

JERUSALEM — In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort to reach what it believes is the original rock surface where Jesus' body was laid.

Many historians long have believed…

Election leaves American Muslims reeling, scared

November 18, 2016

The morning after the election, Alia Ali had a sickening feeling as she headed to her job as a secretary at a New York City public school, her hijab in place as usual.

Ali is a Muslim who lives and works in one of the most diverse places in the United States, and yet the ascension of Donald Trump…