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

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 — [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page: August 31, 2018 (8/31/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 August 31 — 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: August 17, 2018 (8/17/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 August 17 — 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: August 3, 2018 (8/3/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 August 3 — 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 US UFO Sightings by US State: June 2018 (7/31/2018) - 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 Grey Area news - The Strange-ness 2 The Strange-ness: NC Law Removes Protections from Opossums for Five Days A Year (7/27/2018) - By Kay Whatley, Editor Have you ever read an article about the odd laws on the books in US states? One can only imagine what led to their creation. Laws prohibiting elephants from plowing fields* [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  July 20, 2018 (7/20/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 July 20 — online puzzles page PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com For answer to the Cryptogram, see the next puzzles page in [...]
Earth and all her inhabitants. Image: NASA's Earth Observatory, 2002 (western hemisphere). The Last Straw Is Only The Beginning (7/18/2018) - By Kay Whatley The recent push to get rid of plastic straws is resulting in US chain restaurants, coffee shops, and hotels removing straws from their facilities. That’s good news, though it is only a [...]
Histsoric Bath NC Pirates in the Port. NC. Source: Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Pirate Life and NC History Covered During Historic Bath’s “Pirates in the Port” Weekend (7/16/2018) - From Stede Bonnet to Blackbeard himself, people have long been fascinated with pirates, which are part of North Carolina history. Who were they? Where did they live? What did they wear? How did they become [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  July 13, 2018 (7/13/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 July 13 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram will be included in the puzzles page next [...]
Source: 24-7 Press Release/FEATHR.com The Strange-ness: Finnish Wallpaper Aims to Show 10 Things for a Happier World (7/11/2018) - Finnish interiors brand FEATHR have created a wallpaper to mark the arrival of President Trump and President Putin to Helsinki for the 16th July Helsinki summit – and to show what they could learn from [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  June 29, 2018 (6/29/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 June 29 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next Friday puzzle page in two [...]
Dr. Nicholas Pediaditakis, founder of Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: By Way of Good-bye (6/22/2018) - By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA As I have now decided to retire — after 63 years of practice and over 15,000 patients — I now will have time to contemplate and reminisce And remembering to [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  June 22, 2018 (6/22/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 June 22 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  June 15, 2018 (6/15/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 June 15 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  June 8, 2018 (6/8/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 June 8 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  June 1, 2018 (6/1/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 June 01 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
The Grey Area News reporter in Shades of Grey Shades of Grey: Profanity and Public Discomfort (5/31/2018) - 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 [...]
A photo from the inaugural Goat Yoga session at the Denver County Fair. Source: denvercountyfair.org The Strange-ness: Attempt to Set Guinness World Record for Goat Yoga (5/31/2018) - As part of the 2018 Denver County Fair in Denver, Colorado, the Goat Yoga Session will include an “official attempt” at the world record for largest Goat Yoga session. This second-annual Goat Yoga session will begin July [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  May 25, 2018 (5/25/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 May 25 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.