Features

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 02:35 PM

Shrubs, trees make good property screens

A century ago celebrated poet Robert Frost published “Mending Wall” in which he penned “good fences make good neighbors”.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

Beetles used to save trees

Pitting insect against insect, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission released predator beetles last month on the Sandy Mush Game Land to combat the devastating effects of the hemlock woolly adelgid on hemlock trees.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

Two weeks to Christmas; get baking

Two weeks to Christmas: Are you ready?


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:35 PM

Imagination, good eye produce Christmas decorations

This holiday season, $28.94 is the going price at box stores for a decorative plastic container filled with fresh-cut festive greenery.  If you have a pair of hand pruners, can spot an evergreen and own a basket or any type of flat bottomed container you have all you need to create the same beautiful display absolutely FREE!


Nov. 06, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Union residents in 'Steel Magnolias' production

Wadesboro’s Ansonia Theatre opens its 2014-15 season on Nov. 7 with one of the most beloved shows of all time. “Steel Magnolias,” set in Truvy’s Beauty Shop in Chinquapin, Louisiana, is a classic tale centered around a group of gossipy southern ladies and the bonds that hold them together. The show runs for two weekends, November 7-9 and 14-16.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Deer wasting disease eases with cooler temperatures

After receiving multiple reports of dead, dying or sick deer in seven Piedmont counties, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission announced this week that the outbreak of hemorrhagic disease (HD) in white-tailed deer appears to be tapering off with the onset of cooler weather.