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    Local Talent Showcased at “Share The Dream”

    By Jacquie Jeffers, State Martin Luther King, Jr. Commissioner  The 10th-annual Share the Dream Talent Show was held on January 13, 2018, with local artists and performers sharing their talents with the crowd at the [...]
  • Artist Clina Polloni, originally from Chile, is based in North Carolina. Source: Donna Campbell Smith
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    NC Local Artist Spotlight: Clina Polloni

    By Donna Campbell Smith Clina Polloni is a contemporary artist born and raised in Chile. Her colorful oil paintings are inspired by her love for people, animals and nature, expressing her art through the canvas [...]
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    Library Kickoff for 2018 “Wilson Reads” is Jan. 20

    By Genevieve Baillie, Wilson County Wilson Reads 2018: Hidden Figures is scheduled to begin on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Wilson County Public Library with an author visit and activities.  Additional events are planned through the [...]
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    Chef Vic Vegas Comes to Edenton NC Restaurant

    Celebrity Chef Vic Vegas — known for appearances on the reality TV show Bar Rescue — has been named Executive Chef at The 51 House on the Edenton, North Carolina waterfront, owner Rose Tummarello has announced. Vegas played a lead role in the [...]
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    Puzzles Page:  January 12, 2018

    Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 January 12 — 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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RIP, NASA Astronaut John Young

NASA Remembers Agency’s Most Experienced Astronaut The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the passing of John Young, who died Friday night, January 5, 2018, following complications from pneumonia at [...]
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Puzzles Page:  January 5, 2018

Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 January 5 — 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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Eastern NC Business Events in Jan. 2018

**Due to the snow received in Eastern NC January 3-4, 2018, note that events immediately following may be canceled. Check with organizers directly regarding weather issues.** By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business [...]
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The Strange-ness: Speleotherapy

By Kay Whatley, Editor There is a salt-mine-based respiratory therapy called Speleotherapy. The therapy basically involves breathing while inside a salt cave or salt mine. The salty, dry air retards the growth of bacteria, and salt [...]
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Shades of Grey: Overcharged

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 [...]
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Braswell Library Offerings for Jan. 2018

Programs for all ages are planned at Braswell Memorial Library, located at 727 N Grace Street, in Rocky Mount, North Carolina for January. The library is online at braswell-library.libguides.com and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/BraswellMemorialLibrary. Adult Programs Adult programming [...]