It was great to read about upgrades to Hammond Park in The Laurinburg Exchange. I wanted to give a shout out to Scotland County Parks and Recreation and Bryan Graham for finding a way to make this happen. The new equipment will be a great outdoor space for children and their parents. The new restrooms and shelter will provide clean facilities for those who visit and a wonderful venue for events.
The 2020 general election is already upon us. Many states have already begun early voting, and the actual general election day is just right around the corner. And, as in every election, at least three things are guaranteed to be true. One, every Christian should vote, two, many of them won’t, and three, it actually matters.
Netflix’s explosive new documentary “My Octopus Teacher” chronicles a complex relationship between a man and the world’s most bizarre animal – an octopus. It further testifies to our highly conflicted relationship with non-human animals and the natural world.
There are about 300,000 fewer jobs in North Carolina today than there were in February, before the start of the COVID-19 recession. That’s a 7.5% drop in total employment — the biggest decline in the southern United States.