September 10, 2018
WILSON — Donnie Hall Jr. was 20 when he spent $300 to buy his first Corvette.
It was a 1966 convertible that had rolled over in a fatal, high-speed wreck.
Hall’s friends said he would never get the car working again, but the young mechanic proved them all wrong.
“A year later, I…
September 08, 2018
East Carolina University’s latest collaboration is strictly for the birds.
Sylvan Heights Bird Park and ECU officials have approved a formal collaboration to boost research and preserve endangered waterfowl.
The deal allows ECU to create a research facility — ECU at Sylvan Heights…
September 07, 2018
A new play written by a Rocky Mount playwright and inspired by a story in the Rocky Mount Telegram opens tonight at the Nash Arts Center.
The play, entitled “Seven Bridges Road,” was written by established playwright Marilynn Barner Anselmi.
Amselmi said she was moved to write…
September 05, 2018
From the loving way I look at them, you’d think these jars were filled with a fine red wine. But no, they are filled with fine red tomatoes. How satisfied and rich they make me feel!
The royal red color broadcasts richness through the sparkling clean glass. But it’s not just for show; I…
September 02, 2018
When I started getting larger, more visible tattoos, several people asked me, “What about your wedding?” — before I had even met my now-husband. I always looked at them as if they had asked, “What about potato salad?” I was unclear on what the two topics had to do with…
August 31, 2018
For the past few years, employees at Nash UNC Health Care were not able to receive affordable care at Nash County’s largest medical practice, but that situation will change beginning on Saturday.
A new agreement between Nash UNC Health Care and the Boice-Willis Clinic will allow employees of…
August 31, 2018
Remember the days of the late-night wars? That era is really over. Not only do the comedians collaborate on responses when President Donald Trump insults them, but they stick up for each other in interviews, as well.
Rolling Stone published a long Q&A Wednesday with Stephen Colbert, the…
August 30, 2018
CHICAGO — Marijuana’s main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers’ breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward.
Experts said the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties that could allow…
August 29, 2018
This apricot dessert is simple, fresh and seasonal — a golden rule of cooking, which is easy to follow when summer produce is at its peak.
It requires only a few ingredients that allow the sweet, ripe apricots to shine. Greek yogurt is used as a garnish, a wondrously rich yogurt that is…
August 28, 2018
GASTONIA — Gabrielle Bristol is not afraid of adding a little bit of color to her everyday makeup routine.
The Gastonia woman enjoys experimenting with different color lipsticks. From deep blues to an army color green, she does not shy away from wearing a bold lip color.
“I noticed a…