Dear EarthTalk: What’s the story with LED light bulbs that are reputed to be even more energy-efficient than compact fluorescents?                        —...
 The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County has announced a series of grants to benefit local arts organizations. The Arts...
    Transportation took center stage at the Fayetteville City Council’s work session on Monday, Oct. 6. During the meeting the council...
    Apparently there are no longer any adults in charge of the world. We’re ruled by buccaneers. Like Willie Yeats once wrote, “things...
    As my father would have said, “I think I have seen it all now.”     My culturally-observant daughter who informs me about parts of our modern life...
    What is there left to say about Sarah Palin?     Since her public debut just before Labor Day, observing the endless cycle of leftist...
Dear EarthTalk: Are there natural headache remedies that can get me off of Tylenol, Advil and other medicines whose side effects can...
    North Carolina is home to some of the most-exciting political races of the 2008 election season. So why is voter registration in...
    What words of wisdom and inspiration will were heard in Chapel Hill?     On Oct. 12 each year, the community gathers to celebrate...
    Unexpected troubles like a lay off, illness or death in the family can make it hard to keep up with mortgage payments, and homeowners may...
    It is that time of the year again when the mountains of North Carolina sing with color. October is a great time to get on your bike...
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    Dear EarthTalk: Is using nitrogen to inflate my car’s tires really better for the environment than using air? And if so, how?                     — Roger...
    After more than 20 years reporting on, studying and writing about North Carolina government, I’ve commented on hundreds of separate...
    Here is one more thing to watch out for during the time between now and Election Day.     I want you to give attention to a group of...
    {mosimage}For more than 200 years, MacPherson Presbyterian Church has been a part of the bedrock that supports the faithful in...
    Two downtown galleries opened the fourth Friday in September to host their two yearly competitions, the annual Photography...
    As the political season rolls into the final stretch, Fayetteville State University is going to stir the political waters when they...
    “Step inside my house Babe / I’ll sing for you a song / I’ll tell you ‘bout where I’ve been / It shouldn’t take too long / I’ll show...
    For 37 years, Fayetteville’s Vance Neal has battled the gas wars. {mosimage}     The founder of Short Stop Food Marts, Neal possesses a...
    My parents were both young children during the years of the Great Depression. I am not sure how much they actually remembered about it,...
    Man’s best friend now has a big playground in Fayetteville. The Riverside Dog Park, operated by Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks &...
    It’s too easy to focus on what’s wrong with our schools, so the people in the Westover School District are taking time to celebrate...
    There’s a sorry old saying: “Those who can’t do, teach.”     Well, Karen Koonce, Cumberland County’s 2008 Teacher of the Year, burns that...

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