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Free Fun for Freedom

    NEWS Almost five o’clock on the Fourth of July and what the town called “a patriotic stroll” is about to begin on South Street, to spill cheerfully onto South Main. A 15-minute shower has come and gone, dampening only the grass and giving way to a hot...

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Random Act of Kindness – As I Saw It

    RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS (The author of this article wished to remain anonymous. We hope others in our community will write pieces about their own experiences with Random Acts of Kindness, which may be printed without attribution, or with your...

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1050 – But What’s in a Number?

NEWS Roughly 35 years ago I visited Davidson and Davidson College for the first time. And truth be told, while I was impressed with the academic reputation of Davidson – Lula Bell Houston and the staff of the laundry influenced my decision of where to go...

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Dance of Life

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS Walking around our town near sunset, the last light reflected on the birds’ wings in this beautiful piece, and I felt grateful. Grateful to live in a town that values the arts and understands how they uplift us, even on our harder days....

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Kindness: A True Story

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS The first thing I can remember is feeling warm on the back of a sofa next to a window. Looking for birds. I was happy. The lady who picked me up and ran the food machine was around a lot, and she liked me to sit with her by the hot place. I had...

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