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

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 posted on next week’s puzzle page.     [...]
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 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.    
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  May 18, 2018 (5/18/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 May 18 — 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: Too Bossy? (5/15/2018) - 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 [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  May 11, 2018 (5/11/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 May 11 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
Gary Pierce, a Kayaker from Winthrop, Massachusetts, pauses for a photo after being interviewed about being rescued by the Coast Guard Wednesday, November 29, 2017, in Winthrop Massachusetts. Pierce was rescued after he became beset by weather while kayaking in Boston Harbor. Photo: Petty Officer Andrew Barresi/USCG Hope in the Harbor: A Kayaker’s Fight for Rescue  (5/10/2018) - By Petty Officer Andrew Barresi, US Coast Guard Pierce desperately dug his paddles into the choppy water. Stroke after stroke, he fought the October wind as the waves battered him. He counted his strokes to [...]
Dr. Nicholas Pediaditakis, founder of Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: Sex, Sex, Everywhere (5/7/2018) - By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA Έρος ανίκατεν μαχαν — “Sensual love (forever) undefeated in battle” Sophocles (chorus in Antigone) Sexual drive and behavior in humans are powerful in dominating our behavior in more ways then [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  May 4, 2018 (5/4/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 May 4 — 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 - The Strange-ness 2 US UFO Sightings by US State: April 2018 (5/1/2018) - 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 reporter in Shades of Grey Shades of Grey: Stadium Smoking (5/1/2018) - 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 [...]
Yadvi - A Journey Of A Dignified Princess poster Film with NC Ties Tells The True Story of A Princess in British India (4/27/2018) - By Kay Whatley, Editor A historical film based on a Franklin County, North Carolina woman’s royal family in India, is set for release in New York City and Los Angeles, California cinemas this year. Yadvi [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  April 27, 2018 (4/27/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 April 27 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page.  
Dr. Nicholas Pediaditakis, founder of Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner: …Together We will Thrive, Separate We will Become Extinct (4/26/2018) - By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA I return to this subject over and over because is a matter of life and death for our species as humans. The story of our origin as a species is [...]
Puzzles on greyareanews.com Puzzles Page:  April 20, 2018 (4/20/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 April 20 — 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:  April 13, 2018 (4/13/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 April 13 — 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:  April 6, 2018 (4/6/2018) - Click the link below to download this week’s puzzles. 2018 April 6 — online puzzles PDF — from The Grey Area News site, greyareanews.com Answer to the Cryptogram posted on next week’s puzzle page. Puzzles Page: [...]
Dr. Nicholas Pediaditakis, founder of Alkyonis Mental Health Center, Raleigh NC. Dr. Nicholas’ Corner:  Gossiping About Gossip (4/1/2018) - By Nicholas Pediaditakis, MD, DLFAPA As I have mentioned many times in the past, we humans are complicated creatures. There exist two separate groups of inborn traits in us, which together make up our human [...]