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Playing God with public health

Playing God with public health

SANFORD — Yellow caution tape winds around empty playgrounds, ball fields and basketball courts. Schools, no longer safe for in-person learning, are shut down. Outbreaks at social clubs, schools, fire departments and local businesses continue to spike.  Like seeds in...
The dream of flight — delivered by prayer

The dream of flight — delivered by prayer

Aviation ministry is not cheap. New and used small craft planes can cost several thousand dollars. Repairs rack up thousands more, and with flights costing roughly $50 an hour in fuel, owning and flying planes is a costly venture. Two years after he moved from North...
The Uninvited Tragedy: A wedding — then six funerals

The Uninvited Tragedy: A wedding — then six funerals

MADISON – The first call to Giberson Funeral Home came Sept. 3 from Mary ‘Janey’ Hughgill’s family. Eight days later, another call came from Helen Lynch’s family. The two women, both residents of Maplecrest Rehabilitation and Living Center in Madison, died nearly a...
The preacher and the outbreak

The preacher and the outbreak

As news broke about Calvary Baptist Church’s COVID-19 outbreak, Pastor Todd Bell shined his black shoes. Before the Sanford reverend spoke to his church, Bell took a picture of his polished wingtips and his leather-bound black Bible resting on the corner of his desk. ...