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Video cameras being worn as routine gear by police and law enforcement officers in departments across the country have proven to provide the evidence to clear officers of wrongdoing or convict them … more
Hopefully we will soon have spring-like weather and enjoy being outside in our gardens and landscapes. One common question that comes to our office is, “Can I fertilize my lawn now?” Even though … more
One thing needs to be clearly understood before I go any further with this piece: I am, always have been, and always will be a Carolina (Tar Heel) fan. Now, the time has finally arrived to find … more
Nancy McFarlane is my mayor. She has led Raleigh through explosive growth, including a new train station, the purchase of Dix Park, promotion of Raleigh as an arts scene and tourist destination and … more
What is all the fuss about? A photo identification is required today for just about anything, except when you’re headed to the bathroom. That might come later when all the fuss is settled … more
With warm, spring days now here, the thought of establishing a lawn often comes to mind. With the decision to establish a lawn, comes the decision of what type of grass to select. Since now would be … more
Here are a few thoughts to end the week. I am sure you have noticed resurfacing work along Breazeale Avenue has begun, and may be completed by the time this is in print. A big thank you is … more
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s economy is doing well. With a headline unemployment rate of 4 percent and a healthy 2.8 percent jump in inflation-adjusted median household income last year, North … more
March weather usually gives us a little taste of spring and gardens begin to come alive as we near April. Below are gardening tips for March: Lawn When dogwoods are in full bloom, apply … more
The approaching North Carolina Pickle Festival always generates excitement, and right now it is just a few weeks away. Matter of fact, it arrives two weeks earlier this year due to a conflict with … more
April is Gardening Month in Wayne County! Now is the time to get out and enjoy gardening! Below are some tips for what to do in the garden during April. Lawn Mow your turf at the correct … more
The time comes to bite the bullet and realize the free ride is over. I refer to the announcement by the town of Mount Olive that residents will most likely see another water rate hike. Folks … more
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