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Sunday is Father’s Day. Although not a religious holiday, like Mother’s Day it has roots in the Methodist Church. Both holidays were celebrated in the early 1900s in local Methodist churches and then began to move to a larger audience.

My friends, it is important for Americans to take time to remember the sacrifices that bought our freedom.

Advancements in treatment options for lung cancer have expanded greatly in recent years from lobectomy, chemotherapy and traditional radiation therapy to robotic-assisted thoracic surgery, stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used for thousands of years as a culinary and medicinal spice. A member of the plant family, it includes cardamom and turmeric, along with other plant nutrients that offer a variety of medicinal uses.

FLORENCE, S.C. – The 37th annual Florence Greek Festival continues Saturday and Sunday at the Hellenic Center next to Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 2990 S. Cashua Dive in Florence. The festival opened Friday.

Sunday is Father’s Day. Although not a religious holiday, like Mother’s Day it has roots in the Methodist Church. Both holidays were celebrated in the early 1900s in local Methodist churches and then began to move to a larger audience.

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) has been used for thousands of years as a culinary and medicinal spice. A member of the plant family, it includes cardamom and turmeric, along with other plant nutrients that offer a variety of medicinal uses.

This week I have spent a good bit of time watering the yard and garden, basically to keep the vegetables, flowers and lawn from curling up and dying. Although most of the Pee Dee counties are not officially in a drought, it sure is dry and we are doing the rain dance. I wish I were singing “It’s raining, it’s pouring, the old man is snoring” instead.