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 […]




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, […]




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.  




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 […]




A Little Bit of History: Rocky Mount Station

November 14, 2016

Rocky Mount Station — actually named the Helen P. Gay Rocky Mount Historic Train Station — was originally built and opened in 1893. Over the years, the station has been part of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad, the […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Pulled Over

November 12, 2016

“How long have you been driving without a tail light?” asked the policeman after pulling over a motorist. The driver jumped out and ran to the rear of his car. He put his face in his hands […]




Shades of Grey: Team Sports

November 12, 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 11, 2016

November 11, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 November 11 — 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: Social Media

November 8, 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. What Do You Think? Submitted for Your Consideration and […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Siblings

November 5, 2016

A pregnant woman was involved in a car accident and at the hospital she fell into a coma. When she awoke days later, she immediately saw that she was no longer pregnant, and asked, “Doctor, what happened […]




The Strange-ness: Sims NC UFO Sighting

November 4, 2016

September 1, 2011, a witness in Sims, North Carolina (Wilson County) reported sighting an unidentified flying object (UFO) in the sky above Sims. As reported on www.mufon.com (the Mutual UFO Network), the witness spotted an egg-shaped, brightly lit object […]




Puzzles Page: November 4, 2016

November 4, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 November 4 — 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: Do the Animals Know It?

November 3, 2016

Editorial by Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA We humans are “a many  splendored  thing.” We have enormous intellect, curiosity, creativity, tenacity, imagination, eagerness to “master,” pugnacity, altruism, kindness, cooperativeness, side by side with competitiveness, our altruism side-by-side […]




The Strange-ness: Morpheus Bridge Spectre

October 31, 2016

For Halloween, let’s look at a local “legend”. We’ll visit the Morpheus Bridge on the aptly named Morpheus Bridge Road in Wendell, North Carolina. The story goes that a mother, father, and child — alledgedly a daughter — were driving along […]




Shades of Grey: R-rated Movies

October 30, 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: October 28, 2016

October 28, 2016

Click the link below to download the puzzles from this issue. 2016 October 28 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area newspaper, www.greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  




A Little Bit of History: Fort Macon

October 28, 2016

Drive a little more than two hours from Wilson, Rocky Mount, or Zebulon to Atlantic Beach. Then, make a left and drive up East Fort Macon Road until you run out of road. You’ll be at Fort […]




Chuckle of the Issue: Ghost Encounter

October 26, 2016

There was a haunted house on the outskirts of the town which was avoided by the town folk — the ghost which resided there was feared by all. However, an enterprising journalist decided to get the […]




Shades of Grey: Domestic Violence

October 25, 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 […]




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