A Little Bit of History: Bennett Bunn Plantation

January 10, 2017

Driving down Route 97 outside Zebulon, North Carolina, a roadside sign announces the Bennett Bunn Plantation. The plantation’s historic, Federal-architecture house was built by Bennett Bunn in 1833 on inherited family land, and was listed […]




Editorial: Ring in the New Year!

December 31, 2016

By The Whatleys It’s that time again: ring out the old and ring in the new. New Year 2017 is approaching, It’s a time for reviewing the year behind, and looking forward to the year ahead. […]




Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Irrational Tribalism

December 29, 2016

How our own collective irrational responses, dictated by tribal traits embedded in our human nature, aid and abet terrorists in their aims Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA The amazing fact is hiding in plain sight, […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Family Traditions

December 24, 2016

One day, young Sarah was watching her mother make a beef roast. Her mother cut off the ends, wrapped it in string, seasoned it, and put it in the roasting pan. Sarah asked, “Why do […]




Puzzles Page: December 23, 2016

December 23, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 December 23 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  




Shades of Grey: Office Gifts

December 20, 2016

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 […]




Puzzles Page: December 16, 2016

December 16, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 December 16 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.




Shades of Grey: Movie Time

December 10, 2016

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 […]




Puzzles Page: December 9, 2016

December 9, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 December 9 — 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 Dark Side of Tribalism

December 7, 2016

Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA We humans  are social beings. We cooperate, have altruism, empathy, eagerness to excel, and solicit the admiration and approval of our  tribe/nation/group. We also share heroic narratives and faith along […]




The Strange-ness: California UFO Sightings

December 6, 2016

By Kay Whatley, Editor State of California residents reported dozens of UFO sightings in November. According to the MUFON reporting system, 43 sightings were reported since early November. This is about the same as the […]




Puzzles Page: December 2, 2016

December 2, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 December 2 — 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: Camouflage

December 1, 2016

Jack, an occasional hunter, visits the local outfitters and asks, “Do you sell camouflage jackets?” “Yes, we do,” replies the salesman, “Unfortunately, we can’t find them.”




A Little Bit of History: Town Creek Indian Mound

December 1, 2016

North Carolina residents and visitors alike may explore a variety of historical locations throughout Eastern NC and across the state. One such historic site dedicated to North Carolina’s Native American heritage is Town Creek Indian Mound. Archaeologists have worked […]




Puzzles Page: November 25, 2016

November 25, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 November 25 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  




Editorial: Peace and Thanks

November 23, 2016

By Kay Whatley This morning, as I pondered the upcoming holiday and the plight of displaced North Carolina residents, I opened Facebook to check for any new free Thanksgiving dinner announcements. Instead, I saw this Bible […]




Shades of Grey: Thanksgiving

November 22, 2016

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 people make, but […]




Puzzles Page: November 18, 2016

November 18, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 November 18 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  




Shades of Grey: Black Friday Shopping

November 18, 2016

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 people make, […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Thanksgiving

November 18, 2016

It’s the evening before Thanksgiving, and the butcher is just locking up when a man begins pounding on the shop door. “Please let me in,” the man yells desperately. “I forgot to buy a turkey, and my […]




Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Boredom

November 17, 2016

Boredom Is an Overlooked and Unstudied Phenomenon as A Source of Unhappiness and Trouble for Humans Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA   One monotonous day is followed by another monotonous, identical day. The same things will happen, […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Office Work

November 15, 2016

A young executive was leaving the office late one evening when he found the CEO standing in front of a shredder with a piece of paper in his hand. “Listen,” said the CEO, “this is a […]




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