Dear Abby: I have some bad memories connected with my mother, who was physically abusive. It wasn’t consistent, but sometimes she would lose it, and I was beaten quite badly a few times. It weighs on my mind intermittently, and I want to have a conversation with her about it. Then I remind m…

God made a perfect plan when He gave us time and seasons. He declared that the time and seasons should remain so long as the earth remained. Your time on earth matters and His timing is perfect. Be sure to watch for the parts of His plan that apply to you. Time and seasons are in God’s hands…

Dear Abby: I am engaged to the love of my life (“Tom”), and I dread making the guest list for our wedding. I don’t want any of my cousins there. The young ones are rude and obnoxious, and the one who’s an adult I no longer talk to. I asked my mom what to do. She said if we invite any kids, t…

Mention Myrtle Beach and the first thing that probably pops into your mind is summer fun on sand and surf. You’d fit right in with the nearly 14 million visitors who drop into town and neighboring beach areas each year, hoping to soak up some summer sun and work on that tan.

Dear Abby: My mother-in-law is contemplating a move to the small Southern town my husband and I have called home for more than 10 years. She’s a vibrant, well-to-do Southern lady with many friends and family in the big city where she has lived her entire life. The problem is, I really don’t …

I recently shared news that the YWCA’s popular pre-Thanksgiving brunch “Foodie Feast” was moving to Beni Kedem Temple next to the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center this Sunday, but a new venue isn’t the only big change in store for guests. The annual event benefiting the Sojourner’…

The St. Mary and Archangel Gabriel Coptic Orthodox Church of West Virginia, located at 309 Beauregard Street on the corner of Beauregard and Washington Streets on Charleston’s East End, will host its inaugural Coptic Thanksgiving Dinner featuring Egyptian foods, jewelry and arts & crafts…

St. Christopher Episcopal Church will host a spaghetti dinner on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Dinners are $10 for adults, $8 for children 11 and under and include a choice of regular pasta, gluten free pasta or zucchini noodles, with marina or meat sauce; Italian bread; Caesar salad; and desse…

Funerals for Thursday, November 21, 2019

Bias, Kenneth - 7 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Carrow, Mildred - 1 p.m., Marmet Memorial Gardens, Marmet.

Coleman, Aaron - 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Cedar Grove.

Fore, George - 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Midkiff, Cleo - 2 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Outman, Roxine -  2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Shamblin, Cathy - 7 p.m., Christ Community Church, Scott Depot.