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    Puzzles Page:  December 15, 2017

    Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 December 15 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
  • Pet photos with Santa at Franklin County Animal Shelter on December 16, 2017.
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    Santa Photos with Pets Event is Dec. 16

    By Kay Whatley, Editor Round up your pet(s) and head to the Franklin County, North Carolina animal control shelter and take photos of your dogs and cats with Santa Claus. The shelter address is 351 [...]
  • Mechanical man in front of Kioti Tractor, Wendell NC. Photo: Kay Whatley
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    That’s No Tractor, Kioti!

    It’s not a tractor… It’s a security guard! While Kioti Tractor in Wendell, North Carolina is known for their tractors and utility vehicles, look in their front parking lot and you’ll see a transformer-like “security [...]

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A chicken pho served at Pho Super 9, Raleigh NC. Note that the hot pepper oil was brought on request and not part of regular service.

What To Know About Pho

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By Kay Whatley, Editor For those of you unfamiliar with pho, yet curious about it due to the increase in pho restaurant signs, here’s a little bit of background on this tasty, hot soup. At [...]
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Shades of Grey: Raising Litterbugs

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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Puzzles Page:  December 8, 2017

Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 December 8 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
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New Hotel to Open in Knightdale NC

A new, 110-room hotel is opening in Knightdale, North Carolina. The new Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Knightdale Raleigh is expected to open December 20, 2017 at 405 Hinton Oaks Boulevard, Knightdale NC — just beyond [...]
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Bacon From My Childhood

By Kay Whatley I remember when I was a child, on Sunday mornings my mother would make breakfast of pancakes or french toast, eggs, and bacon. That bacon from decades ago had a robust taste [...]
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Puzzles Page:  December 1, 2017

Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 December 1 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com. Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.