Wilson County NC Library Events for April 2017

March 24, 2017

By Will Robinson, Wilson County Public Library Wilson County Public library has released a list of upcoming programs offered to the public this April. The library system is online at www1.youseemore.com/wilsoncountypl. Main Library Children’s Early Literacy Programs continue at the […]




Student-Built Robots Compete in Robotics Competition

March 24, 2017

By Jeannette Owens (NASA Glenn Research Center), Katherine Brown (NASA HQ), and William Jeffs (Johnson Space Center) Over 1,500 high school students from Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia will compete in the 16th […]




Things To Do in NC When You’re Bored — March 23-26

March 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 […]




NC Agritourism Farms Offer Various Activities for Spring

March 21, 2017

Activities Planned at Farms in Alamance, Beaufort, Buncombe, Chatham, Cleveland, Columbus, Johnston, Lincoln, Orange, Person, Polk, Randolph, Sampson, Stokes, Union, and Wilkes counties By Annie Baggett, NCDA&CS From Easter egg hunts and Mother’s Day events to […]




Carolina Cup joins World Standup Paddleboard Tour

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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




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.  




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 […]




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, […]




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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