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Carolina Cup joins World Standup Paddleboard Tour

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March 21, 2017
By Mark Schmidt (Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club) West Marine Carolina Cup, the world’s largest gathering of professional and amateur standup paddleboard athletes, has added the World Paddle Association’s World SUP Tour in 2017. The World [...]
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Shades of Grey: Theft

March 20, 2017
Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices [...]
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35 North Carolina Farms on the Piedmont Farm Tour

March 19, 2017
Connect with the Source of Your Food on the 22nd Annual Piedmont Farm Tour By Leah Joyner, carolinafarmstewards.org The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association (CFSA) and Weaver Street Market are opening the barn doors on 35 sustainable [...]
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Pizzas, Burritos Recalled Due to Contaminants

March 17, 2017
Two separate recalls this week affect processed foods with potential contamination. The first, included below, is for frozen pizza with potential Listeria contamination. The second, at the end, is for frozen burritos with potential hard [...]
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Puzzles Page: March 17, 2017

March 17, 2017
Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 March 17 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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Chuckle of the Issue: Pet Tricks

March 15, 2017
A man went to visit a friend and was amazed to find him playing chess with his dog. He watched the game in astonishment for a while, and then exclaimed, “I can hardly believe my [...]
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Chuckle of the Issue: Pregnant Pause

March 15, 2017
A couple take their first prenatal class. The husband is told to wear a bag of sand to give him an idea of what it feels like to be pregnant. The husband stands up, saying, [...]
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Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — March 16-19

March 14, 2017
By Kay Whatley, Editor This list may include events from North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. Contact information or RSVP deadlines, where applicable, have been included. Events below range [...]
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Auditions in Wilson NC for Musical on March 20-21

March 11, 2017
By Steve Witchey Playhouse Community Theatre is holding Auditions for “9 to 5, The Musical” on March 20-21, 2017, starting at 6:30pm and running until 9pm. The auditions are scheduled at the Arts Council of Wilson’s Grand [...]
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Puzzles Page: March 10, 2017

March 10, 2017
Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 March 10 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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Turn and Test Smoke Alarms for Daylight Saving Time

March 9, 2017
Red Cross and Partners Have Saved Nearly 200 Lives by Installing 702,000 Smoke Alarms Across The Country Daylight Saving Time begins at 2am this Sunday, March 12, 2017. This is the best opportunity for the American [...]
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NC Sea Grant, Reserve Select 2017 Fellow Robert Snowden

March 8, 2017
By John Fear and E-Ching Lee, NCSU Robert Snowden is the 2017 North Carolina Coastal Reserve Fellow. This opportunity is jointly funded by North Carolina Sea Grant and the NC Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program. Snowden [...]
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