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“Many times it takes such a spark as this to help a youngster out of his shell and on the road to confidence.”

Learn new stylish and functional ways to use window treatments and revitalize your decor with ideas from past HGTV Dream Homes.

When it comes to pregnancy, everything from web articles to books, to relatives and strangers have advice for mom on the do’s and don’ts. Some of the advice may be pretty sound, but some of it is nonsense.

Building Better Caregivers is a six-week, highly-interactive, small-group workshop for caregivers of Veterans and Veterans who serve as caregivers.

When Troy Waugh felt a call from God, he took more than a leap of faith. He took a 444-mile walk! 'Every day God was with me.'

In dramatic floor vote, McCain 'no' vote helps upend slimmed down repeal.

Air conditioning myths could be wasting energy and your money. Here's what you need to know.

Blog post at Boomer Places : The number of baby boomers hitting retirement is well, booming, to say the least! While the idea of retirement is usually a welcome prospect[..]

The Free Annual “Walking By Faith Community Church and Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care” Community Health Fair and Back to School Extravaganza will occur on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care, 13001 Idlewild Road, Matthews, NC 28105
Novant Hospital Matthews, other area health care professionals, children’s advocates, and various other community services will be present providing…

From July 20th to 27th the Know Your Neighbor: Multifaith Encounters coalition will be sharing stories on various social media platforms to demonstrate the importance of “Knowing Your Neighbor.” Social media is a powerful tool in sharing ideas and beliefs and this summer and beyond we hope to use these platforms to help encourage understanding...

History was made when the Rev. Tikiko Namata Lesuma was ordained and elder during the service of ordination at the 169 th session of the California-Nevada Conference. Lesuma is the first Fijian person to be ordained an elder in The United Methodist Church (UMC). "It's very humbling. I feel so blessed and so privileged to be ordained…It's an opportunity to be able to encourage more Fijian folks to come into leadership in our conference, and the broader church," says Lesuma. "It is God's…

The United Methodist Council of Bishops will move its 2018 May meeting from Manila, Philippines, for security reasons.

Solitude and stunning vistas prevail in one of America’s least visited parks.

The old coach had been invited to give the high school commencement speech.

The next Ang Lee film, Gemini Man, is a Jerry Bruckheimer-produced sci-fi action thriller starring Will Smith in two roles.

2041 will be a pivotal year for our planet. That year will mark the end of a 50-year agreement to keep Antarctica, the Earth’s last pristine continent, free of exploitation. Explorer Robert Swan — the first person to walk both the North and South Poles — is on a mission to ensure that we extend that treaty. With passion and vigor, he pleads with us to choose the preservation of the Antarctic for our own survival.

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Fans of Wes Anderson will be delighted to learn that there are places in this world that will make you feel like you’ve stepped behind the silver screen and straight into one of his movies.

In the wake of official announcement of Mosul’s liberation from the so-called ‘Islamic State’ (IS) group, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit called for a commitment to restoring the social and religious diversity of the city and region.

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June is Men's Health Month and Dr. R. Joseph Friedman with Novant Health Matthews Family Physicians has some important advice on keeping healthy at any age. Dr. Friedman is board-certified in family medicine and a 2004 graduate of UNC Chapel Hill Medical School. Dr. R. Joseph Friedman with Novant Health Matthews Family Physicians. Photo courtesy of Novant Health Men are reportedly 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor in the past year. Why might that be? "Men tend to…

Medical center joins elite group of hospitals nationwide with advanced capabilities and expertise to treat complex stroke cases Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center is the first Charlotte hospital to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represents symbols of quality…

Make sure you go to the dealership prepared with this list of things to bring with you when buying a car.

'Top Gun 2' will be released in 2019, 33 years after the original starring Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer first flew into theaters.