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Pump prices in a mid-summer slide

As predicted by AAA, the retail price at the pump continued to tick lower following the Independence Day holiday due primarily to lower crude oil costs as the situation stabilizes in Iraq.  


One thing which God’s people have always done to keep on going is to remember the miracles that he has performed.  Sometimes we celebrate the miracles he has done for others.  At other times, we remember the ones he has done for us.

‘Les Mis’ bringing down the house

Alison Streeter and Elliott Smith are bringing down the house as the two Thenardiers in The Prizery’s production of “Les Misérables.”  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sutherlin … Improbable Cause Band July 19, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. For info call 434-251-0994.

Expert reveals secrets of straw bale gardening

Fortune shined upon us in March of 2013 when we read an article in Carolina Country entitled, “Grow a Straw Bale Garden.” 

Long & Foster Real Estate comes to town

With the community in mind, all The Davis Company Realtors agents became agents of Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. as of Monday. 

‘Phenomenon’ stars in Prizery summer show

Jacob Waid, The Prizery’s “Jean Valjean” in its current production of “Les Miserables,” is big in too many ways for an audience to ignore — 6-feet tall, huge expressive eyes, a monumental baritone, and, yes, “presence,” the kind that has already provided him with a ticket to Broadway and an audition for “Phantom of the Opera” in August.

AAA Mid-Atlantic: Summer gas prices may have peaked

Have pump prices peaked for the summer? All the telltale signs, tea leaves, gut-feelings and educated-guesses market watchers and energy analysts hazard to use point that way. 

Climbing to Heaven for art

With the Tour de France currently raging in Europe, many fans are thinking of the giant mountains that racers face almost daily.  How do they climb those massive peaks on their bikes, and how do they do it over and over?

IN THE CARPENTER’S WORKSHOP: How’s your appraisal going?

It is a fact that we are being evaluated everyday.  The words we say, the actions we take, they are all out there for public perusal.