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July 14, 2018

ASHEVILLE — The saga of Tommy the tortoise has come to a bittersweet end: After an extensive search that touched hundreds of people, the tortoise has found a new forever home at a tortoise sanctuary in New Jersey.

Tommy’s plight was first brought to the public’s attention in a…


July 13, 2018

GREENVILLE — Ten actors, 6 plays, 10 minutes each.

That’s what you’ll expect if you head over to Magnolia Arts Center tonight for the 13th annual production of the 10-Minute Play Festival, a reader’s theater style competition that features six selected submissions from…


July 12, 2018

Leaving for college involves some difficult changes, and one of them can be separation from a beloved pet.

“If an animal is part of your entire life, and caring for them is a huge part of it, to take that away is pretty dramatic,” Kimberly Brubaker said.

If it’s a high enough…

Back To School Pets At College

July 11, 2018

How do you like to eat watermelon? Undoubtedly, it’s a summer treat. I remember hot New England summers when the air was so humid you could slice it with knife. My brothers and I would eat thick watermelon-smiles, as wide as our faces, leaning over the grass, while the juices dribbled down…


July 10, 2018

KINSTON — What stands out in Sammy Hudson’s mind after traveling to Philadelphia with a van full of teenagers is the last mile or so before arriving back home.

After a week spent working with the homeless, serving in an after-school program and feeding the hungry, they made their way…


July 07, 2018

RALEIGH — The zookeepers just did not think Stormy the male rhinoceros had it in him. Now, they owe him an apology.

Stormy had often tried to breed with the four female rhinos at the North Carolina Zoo, but the zookeepers had never seen him succeed. So color them surprised when Linda turned…

Baby Rhino

July 05, 2018

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Huge flocks of famished birds scour the sands of Delaware Bay for the tiny greenish eggs an army of horseshoe crabs lays every spring.

It is a marvel of ecology as shorebirds migrating from South America to the Arctic time a stop critical to their survival to this mass…

Tracking Bird Flu-1

July 04, 2018

This meal of crisp vegetables and plump shrimp is light, fresh, flavorful and fast. It is just the thing to whip up when you need to reset from a weekend of typical summer party fare, heavy on the grilled meats and mayonnaise-y salads.

This dish celebrates the season healthfully by letting colorful…


July 02, 2018

Nash UNC Health Care was one of only 37 hospitals nationwide to receive The American College of Cardiology’s ACTION Registry Gold Performance Achievement Award for 2018. This award recognizes commitment to and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients as…


July 01, 2018

Each Saturday, before Bob Dole sets off on his latest vocation, he has cornflakes, a little sugar on top, and a bottle of chocolate Boost.

It takes less time to get dressed now that the 94-year-old finally allows a nurse to help him, but it remains a rough half-hour on a body racked by injury and…

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