CHARLOTTE, North Carolina —Apologies are in order to my readers for being “missing in action” in the past two issues of this paper due to a visit my husband Ronnie and I made to my family in England. To make for the absence of my “Straight from the...
Yesterday
Of the 5,000 identified varieties, there are two that typically infest homes in the United States: the German cockroach (blattella germanica) and the Oriental cockroach (baatta orientalis). "The vast majority of the other species of roaches throughout...
8/16/2017
Sixty-six two-man teams (from throughout North Carolina , Virginia, Maryland, some from as far as New Jersey) participated. Saturday's play was a Superball Tournament with teams flighted by handicap, followed Sunday by a Palmy Ball Tournament with...
8/12/2017
Survivors include his wife of 25 years, Martha Jane (Brewer) Root; daughters, Karen Root Watkins (Ian) of Concord, Massachusetts and Allison B. Bowlin (Mark) of O'Fallon, Illinois; son, Frank, Jr. (Leslie) of Charlotte, North Carolina ; and two sisters...
8/1/2017
He is a son of Winifred Lewis Holland of Southern Pines, N.C., and the late Jule Carr Holland Jr. Mr. Holland's father was an industrial engineer who founded a company in Greensboro and Oriental , N.C. , that designed and installed commercial and...
7/30/2017
Sam Barbee, president of the North Carolina Poetry Society, will be the featured Poet at the First Tuesday Poetry Open Mike at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Trent River Coffee Company, 208 Craven St., New Bern. Barbee is a North Carolina native who now...
7/27/2017