Puzzles Page: May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017

Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 May 26 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  




Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: The Beep Beep Game

May 26, 2017

Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA There was in the near-past a cartoon, sometimes shown before starting the main feature in a movie or on television, whereupon a coyote was forever chasing an animal known as […]




Herbal Coffee Recalled Due to Pharmaceuticals, One Death

May 26, 2017

Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee Due to Presence of Undeclared Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Undeclared Milk By Brian Richardson, Caverflo Coffee Co. Caverflo.com is voluntarily recalling all lots of Caverflo Natural Herbal Coffee, 25 […]




NASA Discovers a New Mode of Ice Loss in Greenland

May 25, 2017

Written by Carol Rasmussen (NASA Earth Science News Team), Alan Buis (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) A new NASA study finds that during Greenland’s hottest summers on record, 2010 and 2012, the ice in Rink Glacier on the […]




Strong Storms, Tornadoes Impact NC Piedmont Counties

May 25, 2017

By Ford Porter, nc.gov Severe storms and tornadoes swept through North Carolina late Wednesday evening, damaging homes, toppling trees, closing roads and knocking out power to several Piedmont communities. “We’re extremely fortunate that there were no life-threatening […]




NASA Moves Up Launch of Psyche Mission to a Metal Asteroid

May 24, 2017

By D.C. Agle (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Karin Valentine (Arizona State University-School of Earth and Space Exploration), Laurie Cantillo (NASA HQ), and Dwayne Brown (NASA HQ) Psyche, NASA’s Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved […]




Wilson County Public library Announces Summer Reading

May 24, 2017

By Will Robinson, Local History and Genealogy Librarian, Wilson County Public Library Wilson County Public Library has been busy preparing for this year’s Summer Reading Program. The goals of Summer Reading are: To encourage and motivate children and their […]




Conference on Elder Abuse and Aging is Jun. 1

May 23, 2017

The Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments (UCPCOG) Area Agency on Aging is holding a public conference on June 1, 2017. Admission is free, with lunch and snacks provided. The event is designed for professionals, […]




Afternoon Tea with Artist Dawn Lancaster

May 23, 2017

By Donna Campbell Smith, Franklin County Arts Council Franklin County Arts Council invites the public to Afternoon Tea with Dawn Lancaster June 3, 2017, from noon to 2pm, at the Franklin County Arts Council in downtown Franklinton, […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 24-28

May 22, 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 […]




“Homeplace Under Fire” Showcases Farm Advocates

May 19, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Driving to the Bryan Center at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, yesterday for the film screening of Homeplace Under Fire, I passed farms along the way. An “Eggs for Sale” sign caught my eye, […]




Puzzles Page: May 19, 2017

May 19, 2017

Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 May 19 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  




Water Efficiency in Rural Areas Getting Worse

May 19, 2017

By Lauren Lipuma (American Geophysical Union) and Matt Shipman (NC State University) A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with […]




NC Farmers Should Prepare for Hurricane Season

May 17, 2017

By Brian Long, NCDA&CS Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler’s annual plea for farmers to prepare for hurricane season is especially poignant this year, considering many are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew. “Hurricane Matthew is a painfully […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — May 17-21

May 16, 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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