August 31, 2016

NEW YORK — Linda Thompson, who lived with Elvis Presley and was married to Bruce Jenner, has kept the details of her high-profile relationships private over the years.

But Thompson has learned that if you're in the public eye and you keep quiet, others will write their version of what…

Orange juice tames heat in spicy shrimp dish

August 31, 2016

Have you ever whipped up a spicy dish — chili, for example — and realized too late that you somehow added way too much of the hot stuff? Happily, there are three very simple ways to restore some equilibrium: add dairy, add sugar or add both.

It's a balancing act performed all over the…

Then there was one: HoJo soon will have sole restaurant left

August 29, 2016

BANGOR, Maine — The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson restaurants next week will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby boomers and leave the once-proud restaurant chain teetering on the brink of extinction.

The slice of…

Church-goers gather for prayer walk

August 28, 2016

 A legion of church-goers from more than 30 different churches across the Twin Counties came together Saturday to show unity in Rocky Mount and pray for better times ahead.

The fifth annual Rocky Mount God Belongs in My City Prayer Walk was organized by resident Tim Suber, who after moving…