I Just Want One Day Back!

If you could go back and change one day in your life, would you? A day that in hindsight adversely affected the course of your life and those most important to you. I can say without a doubt that June 13, 2009 is that day for me. A day that should have been a catalyst…

I Want to Talk About My Son Brooks | By Rich Hill

“There’s no blueprint for how to go on after you’ve lost a newborn child. You just kind of have to try to do the best you can. In whatever way allows you to make it to the next day.” Rich Hill I knew it was going to be bad as soon as I opened that…

A True Hero: Student killed in UNCC shooting praised for fighting gunman

Howell was from Waynesville, North Carolina, a city in the western part of the state near the junction where the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky mountains meet. A student athlete who ran cross-country and played soccer in high school, Howell also participated in Evironthons — events designed to raise awareness about climate issues. A close…

Bon Jovi’s restaurant gives free meal to furloughed workers

RED BANK, N.J. (AP) — A restaurant owned by musician and New Jersey native Jon Bon Jovi is providing free meals to local government workers and their families during the federal government shutdown. JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank announced on Facebook it will provide the free meals to furloughed workers Monday between 12 p.m….

A man wore a sign to find his wife a kidney donor

It was a Friday afternoon like any other. I ate lunch, dropped off my dry cleaning, then stopped by my local Target to pick up some prescriptions.But on the way to the counter I noticed a man in a black coat, wearing a backpack bearing a sign: “In need of a kidney for my wife,…