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Nothing says summer like watermelons. Watermelons are often a must at our summer cookouts and are a wonderful treat during hot summer days. Watermelons are grown across the United States. The top … more
There have been meetings, a mirage of emails, endless phone calls and conversations, and any other means of communicating in the effort to secure state funding to make desperately-needed repairs to … more
Are you from the South? There are a lot of things in the South that make us Southern, or “good ol’ boys.” We will not even go into the moonshine era. In the South, we love just about … more
I headed out to the Mount Olive Green Machine’s practice Saturday and talked to the head coach, Shane Aube, about his team just trying to get an outlook for its season. If my memory hasn’t failed … more
Here we are again, my friends, right smack in the middle of the notorious Eastern North Carolina summer heat wave. The weather was in the 90s all last week, and was accompanied by her irritating … more
For your lawn A third of the growth should be removed when mowing warm-season grasses. Try to change direction when mowing your lawn. This will help strengthen the roots system and expose … more
Charles Ray Finch is finally free. But after serving 43 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, he left state custody with little more than the clothes on his back. No mortal can return … more
Perhaps it is a little early to be thinking about the start of a new year, Jan. 1. Normally, it is cold, cold weather in our part of the country. Last week officially kicked off summer, but … more
One of the highlights of summer is enjoying fresh corn on the cob. Sweet corn is a popular vegetable for many of our summer cookouts. You can now find sweet corn available locally in Wayne … more
There are many insects and birds we depend on as pollinators in our environment. Honey bees are probably one of the most well-known pollinators. As honey bees travel from flower to flower, they are … more
I am a cat lover and proud of it. How can anyone not love or be intrigued by these felines? I can sit on my deck and watch a kitten play and grow and it is much better than anything television … more
It’s time to follow the Lone Star State’s lead — North Carolina needs a lemonade freedom law. On June 10, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 234 to prevent overzealous police … more
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