Features

Mar. 10, 2015 @ 04:41 PM

Get a garden head start; sprout seeds now

As you flip though seed catalogs this time of year your mouth begins to water at the promise of sweet vine-ripened tomatoes, crisp cucumbers and succulent ripe melons.


Mar. 05, 2015 @ 04:25 PM

State offers turkey hunting seminars

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and the National Wild Turkey Federation are offering 17 free turkey hunting seminars across North Carolina in March and April in anticipation of the upcoming spring turkey season.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 01:58 PM

Playmakers opens with 'Musical Comedy Murders'

Union County Playmakers will put on its first stage production in March with “The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940.”


Feb. 21, 2015 @ 03:36 PM

North Carolina has beer renaissance

Margo Metzger describes it as a movement — a Southern craft beer movement. Bill Manley calls it a Renaissance.


Feb. 12, 2015 @ 02:45 PM

Use caution when mixing prescription drugs

Two years ago a Wisconsin man hospitalized for pneumonia was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and prescribed 100 mg of Januvia, one of the common oral medications used for treatment. A month later, he was back in the hospital complaining about stomach pain and worried something else was wrong.


Feb. 03, 2015 @ 03:58 PM

Flowers, not just pretty, but tasty, too

Not all flowers are edible.  In fact, some can make you downright ill, so do your homework before nibbling from the landscape.