June 10, 2015 RSS feed / Features

Online ordering can sometimes cause headaches

For years I’ve been a steady customer of Amazon.com and many online vendors.  Amazon, for folks that don’t know, is a giant market place that carries just about anything that a person could need.  More...

Scouting In Person

God and Life Award Five Boy Scouts recently completed the requirements for the God and Life Award. More...

Bowes awarded Silver Beaver

BSA Troop 239 Scoutmaster Tony Bowes was awarded the Silver Beaver during the Old North State Council banquet held on March 19 in Greensboro.  The Silver Beaver is the highest award a Council can bestow on a Scouting volunteer.  More...

Elks donate to Boy Scouts

Chip White, executive for the Cherokee District of the Boy Scouts of America, recently accepted a $2,000 donation from William Bullock, exalted ruler for Elks Lodge 2005 of Roxboro. Pictured on the far left is Dr. More...

Scouting leads to beekeeping

It started on the way to a Scout meeting, when Efrin Rios found a book on the assistant Scout leader’s car seat. He started reading Danny Gooch’s copy of First Lessons in Beekeeping. More...