Special features, along with special online media. Special newspaper features include The Strange-ness, Shades of Grey, Editorials, History, Chuckles, Puzzles, and more.

Source: Dr. John Stamey Bigfoot Column: To Woo or Not To Woo? It’s not even a question. (5/15/2019)- By Dr. John Stamey After years of research into the Bigfoot world, I have come up with four different schools of thought regarding the species’ interactions with humans. Naturalistic This group is categorized by individuals who [...]
2019 Cemetery Walking Tour notice. Source: Town of Wake Forest Historic Wake Forest Cemetery Walking Tour is May 11 (4/24/2019)- The Wake Forest Cemetery Advisory Board (CAB) is sponsoring its annual historic walking tour at the Wake Forest Cemetery on Saturday, May 11, 2019, 9:30am-12:30pm. This walking tour is free and open to the public. [...]
BigFoot Goes on Big City Adventures was released April 2019. Source: Happy Fox Books New BigFoot Activity Book Helps Kids Learn (4/5/2019)- Activity books are a great way to encourage reading and learning. BigFoot activity books are especially beloved by parents, as they are at once educational and fun. The latest BigFoot activity book, released just this [...]
Source: Dr. John Stamey Bigfoot (and more) Column: The Right Questions (3/21/2019)- By Dr. John Stamey The following sentence prompted me to write this short opinion essay. “When you ask the wrong questions, no matter how sound those questions may be, the answers never come.” This comes from [...]
The Grey Area news UFO logo UFO Sightings by US State: February 2019 (3/12/2019)- By Kay Whatley, Editor Across the United States each year, thousands of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings are reported. UFO reports cover close encounters of various types, range from blinking lights in the sky to [...]
Binge Review: The Umbrella Academy (2/28/2019)- By Kay Whatley With the popularity of binge-watching television shows and online streaming series, it seemed time to review from the recliner at home too, not just at the movie theater. Below you’ll find my [...]
This illustration depicts multiple small drones flying in an urban environment, which will be the scenario for NASA’s last in a series of demonstrations of a system that safely manages drone flight. Source: NASA NASA Tests Urban Drone Traffic Management in Nevada and Texas (2/19/2019)- NASA has selected two organizations to host the final phase of its four-year series of increasingly complicated technical demonstrations involving small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones. The Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems [...]
Source: Dr. John Stamey Bigfoot Column: The State of the Forest 2019 (2/19/2019)- By Dr. John Stamey Regardless of what non-believers might say, Bigfoot is alive and doing well!  Whether Bigfoot is alive in your mind, in your reading (Facebook groups, books, TV), or prompting you to venture [...]
The Grey Area news UFO logo UFO Sightings by US State: January 2019 (2/15/2019)- By Kay Whatley, Editor Across the United States each year, thousands of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings are reported. UFO reports cover close encounters of various types, range from blinking lights in the sky to [...]
The Marine Electric, a 605-foot cargo ship, as seen underway before its capsizing and sinking on Feb. 12, 1983. The converted WWII-era ship foundered 30 miles off the coast of Virginia and capsized, throwing most of its 34 crew into 37-degree water, where 31 of them drowned or succumbed to hypothermia. Photo: US Coast Guard A Little Bit of History: The shipwreck that changed the Coast Guard forever (2/12/2019)- The history of the sinking of the Marine Electric and creation of Coast Guard rescue swimmers program, provided by the United States Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic. Story and artwork by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki [...]
Source: Dr. John Stamey Bigfoot Column: Indiana Bigfoot Sighting (2/6/2019)- By Dr. John Stamey Matt, currently age 43, had an amazing experience in Fall of 1996. At the time, he was 21 years old. His folks had almost ten acres of land in the middle [...]
State of North Carolina Martin Luther King, Jr. Commissioner Jacquie Jeffers Editorial: Black History is Woven Into the Fabric of America (2/5/2019)- By Jacquie Jeffers, State of North Carolina Martin Luther King, Jr. Commissioner Black History Month is a celebration of an amazing culture! African Americans have made tremendous contributions to the fabric of America. For example, Dr. Shirley [...]
Rhine Research Center, Durham NC. Photo: Kay Whatley The Rhine to Offer Professional Parapsychology Courses, Certificate Programs (1/25/2019)- The Rhine Education Center in Durham, North Carolina announced Winter online courses will be offered in parapsychology. The Professional Parapsychology Courses begin February 2019 and run for eight weeks, and students having the option to apply [...]
Display of Vick’s VapoRub, invented in Selma, NC. Source: Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum Selma Museum Presentation on Vick’s Inventor is Jan. 26 (1/18/2019)- The Max G. Creech Selma Historical Museum will present a program on the life and times of Lunsford Richardson, inventor of Vick’s VapoRub, and the product’s impact. Free and open-to-the-public, the program is scheduled for Saturday, [...]
Pet Med Labs products, which will be the first CBD products to advertise on TV since Farm Bill made hemp legal across the US. Source: Pet Med Labs, California CBD Product TV Commercials Have Arrived (1/17/2019)- Pet Med Labs Makes Television Broadcast History as the First Company to Sell CBD Products on Television Taking advantage of the new Farm Bill (Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018) which has legalized cannabidiol (CBD) products [...]
The Grey Area news UFO logo UFO Sightings by US State: December 2018 (1/16/2019)- By Kay Whatley, Editor Across the United States each year, thousands of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings are reported. UFO reports cover close encounters of various types, range from blinking lights in the sky to [...]
The Strange-ness -- The Grey Area News -- greyareanews.com The Strange-ness: New Cookie Dough Safe to Eat Raw (1/12/2019)- Colorado-based Sara’s Cosmic Cookie Dough recently announces the launch of its edible cookie dough that’s safe to eat raw or baked. The plant-based cookie dough “is better for you while tasting just like your classic favorites without [...]
Butterfly on herb plants. Photo: Kay Whatley Don’t Be So Busy Working; Take Time to Live (12/31/2018)- New Year, Another Chance to Make Life Better Moment-by-Moment Whatever our society started out to be, it revolves around money. Humans before us erected a system where you can’t live without money, and can’t leave [...]
The Grey Area news UFO logo UFO Sightings by US State: November 2018 (12/20/2018)- By Kay Whatley, Editor Across the United States each year, thousands of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings are reported. UFO reports cover close encounters of various types, range from blinking lights in the sky to [...]
Witches, Black Cats and Shapeshifters, Oh, My! Witches, Black Cats and Shapeshifters, Oh, My! (10/30/2018)- By Paula R. Stiles Some of the oldest and scariest tales in North Carolina are about witches. Witchcraft is found in every culture of the world and NC has stories from all over the Old [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page: October 26, 2018 (10/26/2018)- Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 October 26 — online puzzles page PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com For answer to the Cryptogram, see the next puzzles page in [...]
The US Bureau of Reclamation estimates annual natural upper Colorado River flow based on data recorded from streamgages at Lees Ferry. At that location, Colorado River streamflow reflects water that has drained from the upper basin, which includes Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico. Credit: US Geological Survey. Editorial: Prime Location or Drinkable Water: How Might Home Buying Change? (10/24/2018)- By Kay Whatley For future homebuyers, what will be the biggest draw?  Will the perfect location, convenience to school, work, and shopping, or beautiful settings still be driving home sales?  Or will future buyers gravitate [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page: October 12, 2018 (10/12/2018)- Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 October 12 — online puzzles page PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com For answer to the Cryptogram, see the next puzzles page in [...]
Chuckle of the Issue - The Grey Area™ News Chuckle of the Issue: Homophone Huh (10/1/2018)- A father was reading Bible stories to his young son. He read, “The man, named Lot, was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city, but his wife looked back and was turned [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page: September 28, 2018 (9/28/2018)- Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 September 28 — online puzzles page PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com For answer to the Cryptogram, see the next puzzles page in [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page: September 14, 2018 (9/14/2018)- Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 September 14 — online puzzles page PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com For answer to the Cryptogram, see the next puzzles page in [...]
The Grey Area news UFO logo UFO Sightings by US State: August 2018 (9/7/2018)- By Kay Whatley, Editor Across the United States each year, thousands of unidentified flying object (UFO) sightings are reported. UFO reports cover close encounters of various types, range from blinking lights in the sky to [...]
The Century of Progress quilt block on the Old Depot in Bunn NC. Source: Ellen Queen, Franklin County Arts Council Quilt Trail Tuesday: Bunn, North Carolina (9/4/2018)- By Kay Whatley, Editor Quilt Trails showcasing patterns used in quilting are springing up across the United States. Painted wooden blocks depicting quilt styles are hung outdoors on barns, old buildings, and private locations — [...]