Today is National Day of Prayer.  Take some time today to thank God for something special in your life.  Remember loved ones and friends who may be in need of healing or help.  Lift up concerns and worries in your own life.  Whatever else you may do today, spend some time with the Lord.


We learned of the death May 1 of Horace Cowell Bennett, Sr., 89, of Grantsboro. We offer our prayers and condolences to his family. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM May 4 at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Ray Lewis officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to one’s favorite charity or to the Grantsboro Cemetery Fund, 178 Old Bay River Road, Grantsboro, 28529.