Rocky Mount NC Library Offerings for Fall 2017

August 31, 2017

Braswell Memorial Library, located at 727 N Grace Street, Rocky Mount NC, offers programs for adults and teens alongside SCORE programs for business. Check out the programs scheduled for Fall 2017. The library is online at braswell-library.libguides.com. Programs for […]

Groups Respond to Revocation of 2015 Executive Order

August 31, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor National and international organizations are responding with statements against the Executive Order released on August 28, 2017, by the current US administration. Revocation of EO 13688 lifted its ban on military […]

Five-County Area Chamber/Business Events in Sept. 2017

August 31, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor Area Chambers of Commerce, business groups, and local businesses/organizations hold educational events and provide free business training and networking. Note that regular Chamber member meetings or semi-closed leads groups, are not […]

National Hunting and Fishing Day to Be Held in Windsor NC

August 30, 2017

The Roanoke/Cashie River Center (RCRC), US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge, and the Town of Windsor are joining together in presenting a Wildlife Hunting, Fishing, and Recreation Celebration Day on September […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Parenthood

August 29, 2017

A father had three boys. One evening, they were playing cops and robbers in the back yard after dinner. One of the boys “shot” his father and yelled, “Bang! You’re dead!” The father slumped to the ground […]

Shades of Grey: Fast Food

August 29, 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 […]

Artists Sought for 2018 NC Duck Stamp Competition

August 28, 2017

By Jodie B. Owen, ncwildlife.org The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission and the Washington Tourism Development Authority are seeking artists for their annual NC Waterfowl Conservation Stamp Print competition. The winning artwork will be featured on […]

Town Of Stantonsburg NC Bicentennial Celebration on Sept. 16

August 28, 2017

The Stantonsburg Bicentennial Festival is scheduled for September 15-16, 2017, starting at 10am, with activities continuing through 5pm. This family-oriented event will be held at the Town Park, located at Macon Avenue and Main Street, in Stantonsburg, North Carolina. […]

Equine Infectious Anemia found in North Carolina Mule

August 25, 2017

On August 25, 2017, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) Veterinary Division reported that a 14-year-old female mule in Johnston County had contracted equine infectious anemia (EIA). The disease was discovered through […]

NASA Concept: A Clockwork Rover for Venus

August 25, 2017

By Andrew Good, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California A good watch can take a beating and keep on ticking. With the right parts, can a rover do the same on a planet like Venus? A concept […]

NC Industrial Hemp Commission to Meet Aug. 30

August 25, 2017

The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission will hold a public meeting via telephone conference call to review and approve research pilot program applications. The meeting is Wednesday, August 30, 2017, starting at 8am. The meeting will […]

Puzzles Page:  August 25, 2017

August 25, 2017

Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2017 August 25 — 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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