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LITTLETON - The presence of Bishop Fred Martin Sr. at The Refuge Church never faded following his passing in 2017, or after retiring from the pulpit in 2012. He built the church, both literally and figuratively, after all. Martin Sr.’s message of Christ-centered faith had already been carrie…

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Democratic Rep. Michael Wray, who represents District 27 (Halifax and Northampton counties) in the North Carolina House of Representatives, responded to the bill that is moving through the state legislature that would disband the private state high school athletic association, replacing it w…

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LITTLETON - Victory DeBerry lost his wife Geraldine last year and his son-in-law Dal Bobbitt, the late Littleton Volunteer Fire Department chief, passed away just a few weeks ago. For DeBerry, 82, moving into The Landings of Lake Gaston represents not only being comfortable in an assisted li…

The Lake Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of Medical Aesthetics of Lake Gaston and Lasting Impressions last Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

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A log truck hauling an empty trailer was involved in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon near Lake Gaston Baptist Church on Eaton Ferry Road, leading to the driver being airlifted to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville with injuries.

• When I visited Main Street Books in Littleton, I didn’t have long to spend inside before hopping over to another assignment (If I assigned it to myself, does that count as an assignment?) So I didn’t get to fill an entire bag - I only snagged two books. They were “A Life on the Road” by Ch…

• I made my first trip to Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia recently. It’s a beautiful place, but the most significant thing I discovered there is a Bojangles.

• N.C. State’s baseball team was disqualified from the College World Series, basically, because too many of its players tested positive for COVID-19. There’s an awful lot of people out there that are blaming the NCAA’s rules for costing the Wolfpack a legitimate opportunity to win the nation…

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Martha “Ruth” Lane, 64, of Lake Gaston was called to heaven on…

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