January 21, 2018

Of the many lodges that have come and gone in the history of Freemasonry in North Carolina, one has proven to be a subject of mystery and intrigue since its ill-fated demise 190 years ago. Its narrative, recorded in the minutes of the Grand Lodge’s annual proceedings, raises numerous…

Loves find 'missing puzzle piece'

January 21, 2018

The Daily Advance is now accepting entries for our annual Valentine’s Contest with the chance to win a special prize package for two. Our question this year is “How did you know your love was the right match for you?” Below is an example of a love story that was told by…

Couple waiting to wed wins free nuptial

January 21, 2018

Shelbie Rivenbark and Kyle Hollingsworth of Wilson have been waiting for over a year to find the perfect day to get married.

The couple had plans for a simple backyard wedding over Christmas, but the timing was off.

The snow storm in early January added one more complication to rescheduling the…

Arts leader ready to 'reach deeper' into region

January 20, 2018

As the Arts of the Albemarle School of the Arts Director, Jo Ellen Aspinwall hopes to make the arts a part of people’s lives.