Police surveillance angers Muslims
By CHRIS HAWLEY and EILEEN SULLIVAN | November 17, 2011 - 6:47pm
NEW YORK –
Fed up with a decade of police spying on the innocuous details of the daily lives of Muslims, activists in New York are discouraging people from going directly to the police with their concerns about terrorism, a campaign that is certain to further strain relations between the two groups.
With 'Walter,' be very afraid
By Laura McFarland | November 16, 2011 - 6:40pm
You don’t want Walter to notice you.
When he does, bad things tend to happen to people.
Guthrie music inspires St. Anne’s play
By Laura McFarland | November 16, 2011 - 6:39pm
The setting couldn’t be more perfect.
Caramel: Ooey-gooey goodness
By Laura McFarland | November 15, 2011 - 5:51pm
Making caramel is a relatively easy basic cooking skill, but you have to pay attention to detail, said Stephen Ribustello, co-owner of On the Square restaurant in Tarboro.
Wife pushes awareness of hits’ impact
By David Ginsburg | November 14, 2011 - 5:12pm
The wife of Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey refers to herself as “Mrs. #88,” a tribute to her late husband and the legacy he left.
Smoking: It pays to quit
By Laura McFarland | November 11, 2011 - 10:45pm
When people think about the cost of smoking, they often only consider the price of a pack or carton of cigarettes, said Joyce Swetlick, director of tobacco cessation for the Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch with the N.C. Division of Public Health.
Arena challenges Tebow twice
By GREG BISHOP | November 10, 2011 - 7:44pm
While Tebow is not the first openly religious athlete, the circumstances surrounding his performance this season are so unusual, the National Football League is experiencing a rare, if not unprecedented, religious feud.
Farce meets comedy in 'Noises Off'
By Laura McFarland | November 9, 2011 - 7:11pm
If you like slamming doors, people frantically dashing around and sardines, you are in for a treat.
Artist places works in RM, Raleigh shows
By Laura McFarland | November 9, 2011 - 7:08pm
Janice Gravely is having a good month.
Grilled cheese certainly does please
By Laura McFarland | November 8, 2011 - 7:39pm
Cheese needs to be the star.
Hazardous waist: Massed fat is concern
By Laura McFarland | November 7, 2011 - 6:12pm
Sucking your stomach in isn’t going to help.
Soldier-sons enjoyed holiday reunion thanks to mom
By Laura McFarland | November 4, 2011 - 9:23pm
Dusk was approaching on Christmas Eve 1965 when Army Sgt. Jimmie Lewis’ jeep approached the airstrip.
Bible courses face hurdles
By Dorie Turner | November 3, 2011 - 6:59pm
ATLANTA – In 2006, Georgia became the first state to allow Bible education classes in public schools, after much debate over the sticky issue of separation of church and state.
Chance hits a high note
By Laura McFarland | November 2, 2011 - 6:13pm
The chemistry took them all by surprise.
Competition showcases Nash’s talent
By Laura McFarland | November 2, 2011 - 6:07pm
Nash County is set to shine again.
Treat comes in many flavors
By Laura McFarland | November 1, 2011 - 5:00pm
RALEIGH – Halloween is over, but that doesn’t mean fall fun has to be over.
Loosen up: Yoga studio offers classes
By Laura McFarland | October 31, 2011 - 5:39pm
ENFIELD – The small things are what Wayne Anderson appreciates the most.
Churches count souls not statistics
By Laura McFarland | October 27, 2011 - 7:31pm
Church is not about keeping score.
Sure, most pastors want good attendance, tithing and growth in their church, said the Rev.
Horror movie quiz: Fear strikes again
By Ray Watters | October 26, 2011 - 6:13pm
The time has come once again to test your knowledge of Halloween scares and chills.
Tacos make family shout 'ole!'
By Family Features | October 25, 2011 - 4:51pm
Nothing brings the family together quite like taco night.
Counselors’ work doesn’t end at office
By Laura McFarland | October 24, 2011 - 5:46pm
Quitting is not an option for Marion Frazier.
If he quits, someone could die.
Halloween party can be frightfully fun
By Laura McFarland | October 21, 2011 - 4:16pm
With Halloween right around the corner, you might think it’s too late throw a great party.
Church resumes homeless ministry
By Contributed to the Telegram | October 20, 2011 - 7:05pm
A Rocky Mount church has set up a way to continue its ministry providing free meals for the homeless as it works to repair its kitchen in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
Feeding the multitude turns harder
By Laura McFarland | October 20, 2011 - 5:53pm
The news caught the Rev. Steve Webb off guard.
Show has college going Gaga
By Laura McFarland | October 19, 2011 - 5:53pm
Things are about to get crazy at the Dunn Center for the Performing Arts.