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The page of time had flipped and it then displayed 1978 — the year in which there was a mass suicide in Guyana. This was the year that Sweden had become the first nation to curb use of aerosol … more
“Yesterday” is smart, funny, poignant and one of the best films of the year. A 10-year musical failure, the talented but unsuccessful London-based Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) has just told his … more
HARKERS ISLAND — Cape Lookout National Seashore announced Astronomy Night will be held from 8 until 11 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at the Harkers Island Visitor Center. NASA Solar System … more
Elton John’s biography is beautifully and sadly captured in “Rocketman,” a poignant film with a great cast. “I’m Elton John,” says the costumed star (Taron Egerton in a superb … more
SANFORD — College students and community members now have an opportunity to learn about live theater from a noted performer, director and producer in a seated course just added to the Central … more
In 1977, the traveling show of Tutankhamun’s treasures attracted overnight lines in many places. The Department of Health, Education, and Welfare had banned discrimination against the nation’s 35 … more
The year 1977 continued in the news. President Carter appointed the nation’s first Secretary of Energy, James R. Schlesinger. With Cabinet status, the importance of energy for the future was … more
Samuel L. Jackson returns as the tough iconic private detective in “Shaft,” a fun, action-packed and entertaining sequel to the 2000 film. Flashback to 1989. New York City Police Detective … more
The six-piece band Charlie will headline a free concert at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Depot Square in downtown Angier. Charlie features male and female vocalists, a keys player, guitar, bass and … more
Shag dance party planned Friday The Harnett Area Shag Association will host its June dance party from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Friday, June 11, at the Dunn Shrine Center, 211 N. Clinton Ave. D.J. Butch … more
Though he’s been gone almost 30 years, Michael Landon is, for many, still America’s frontier father and the epitome of grace, hard work, parenting skills and good looks all combined. As a … more
Numbers were in the news in 1977. It was recorded that British scientists had determined that smoking one cigarette shortened the habitual smoker’s life by five and a half minutes an hour. The … more
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