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A woman and her piano

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Despite taking 31 years off to raise a family, a local pianist still debuted in New York City’s Carnegie Hall to three standing ovations. Maria Navarro, a pianist and composer, spent her youth being classically trained by distinguished teachers. While raising two children, she continued to play and compose, but…

Tickling The Ivories

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Dance All Stars

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Bundle of fur fun

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Recording visions from God

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When Nancy Grigg first started experiencing Biblical visions, she wrote them down and hid the writings under her pillow. Now, 14 years after her initial vision, Grigg is publishing a book. “I kept it secret for a long time, and I just feel like God didn’t want me to keep…

Student-made electric car heads toward the finish line

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Students from the Lincoln County School of Technology will join hundreds representing four southern states in Wake County for the annual Electric Vehicle Challenge Final One of the most exciting components of the high school program is the student design and construction of a street-legal electric vehicle, which will be…

Couple lives a storybook life

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It’s a story that belongs in a slightly used paperback novel – two people meet while working at a small, private college. Electricity fills the air. After two weeks of dating, they become engaged. It takes another two weeks for wedding bells to ring. “He told his boss ‘I’m going…

West Lincoln band raffles off Mustang

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A 2005 Mustang could be yours for only $10. You even get to pick its color. West Lincoln High School band students will be selling 3,500 $10 raffle tickets from now until April, and one lucky winner walks home with the new car, which is donated by Armstrong Ford in…

Growing through art

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The opening reception of A Place to Grow’s annual art show was full of noise, smiling children and colorful, wall to wall art Thursday morning. “We weren’t even able to get everything up,” said Denise Zock, director of the preschool. “We had to choose bits and pieces.” The art exhibit,…

Ordination

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