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KidWind Challenge Event in Wanchese, February 3

Date: February 03, 2018 Time: 10:00 am We can't wait to see you at the KidWind Challenge! Here are some important guidelines: You may register up to 10 teams. If there are more than 10 teams interested, we recommend doing a preliminary REcharge Labs Wind Turbine Design Challenge to select teams … [Read More its Good for You...]

East Carolina Pirates vs Houston Cougars, January 20

Date: January 20, 2018 Time: 5:00 pm In Women’s NCAA Basketball, the East Carolina University Pirates play the University of Houston Cougars on January 20th, 2018 at East Carolina University. The game begins at 5:00 pm EST. Venue East Carolina UniversityE 5th StreetGreenville, NC … [Read More its Good for You...]

Terrarium Garden Workshop at The Elizabethan Gardens, January 20

Date: January 20, 2018 Time: 10:00 am A terrariums are decorative glass container that contains soil and plants, that creates a unique environment for plant growth. The Greenhouse Manager will be walking you through the creation and establishing of your own terrarium garden, join us. ADVANCED … [Read More its Good for You...]

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For movies opening January 19, 2018

  OPENING THIS WEEK Kam's Kapsules Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun            by Kam Williams For movies opening January 19, 2018 BIG BUDGET FILMS     12 Strong (R for violence and pervasive profanity) Adaptation of "Horse Soldiers," Doug Stanton's best seller … [Read More its Good for You...]

A Spirited Tête-à-Tête with the Talented Athlete-Turned-Thespian

  Trevante Rhodes The “12 Strong” Interview with Kam Williams A Spirited Tête-à-Tête with the Talented Athlete-Turned-Thespian Trevante Nemour Rhodes was born in Ponchatoula, Louisiana on February 10, 1990, but raised in Little Elm, Texas from the age of 10. After excelling in sports in … [Read More its Good for You...]

Reigning Jeopardy Champ Gilbert Collins Cornered at Princeton’s Ivy Inn

  Reigning Jeopardy Champ Gilbert Collins Cornered at Princeton's Ivy Inn  by Kam Williams 5-Time Winner Gracious Enough to Chat & Take Photo with a Couple of Big Fans Like clockwork, every Tuesday evening, my wife and I watch Jeopardy on TV before rushing out of the house to play trivia in … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Tennessee’s Triple Springs Caters to the Quail Hunter

  Tennessee’s Triple Springs Caters to the Quail Hunter   The state of Tennessee has a long and varied history when it comes to the quail. First, it is the Northern bobwhite quail (a member of the species known as New World Quails) that is the state symbol of Tennessee. In addition, Tennessee saw a serious decline in quail hunting only a few short years ago. It was in 2017, that Tennessee began to re-charge its quail population, and … [Read More its Good for You...]

Come See the New Skeeter Solera 205

    Come See the New Skeeter Solera 205 By Craig Lamb The Skeeter Solera 189 is getting a big sister! Like her sibling, the all new Solera 205 is the perfect family friendly boat for fish and play. The Solera 189 is 18 feet, 9 inches and the 205 will extend the concept into the 20-foot class boat, at 20 feet, 5 inches. The expanded package is designed to be the most ideal boat for pleasing everyone on board, regardless of what they … [Read More its Good for You...]

Boat Show Season Commences

  Boat Show Season Commences Begin Your Adventure in a ‘Carolina Skiff’ or Sea Chaser Boat By Amy Lignor For all the boating enthusiasts out there—from those who wish to update their current models to those who have had that dream lingering in the back of their mind for a good, long time now and wish to make their dream come true in 2018—now is the time to head out to the boat shows and events being held across the country to discover … [Read More its Good for You...]

New Yamaha V MAX SHO 90 is Strongest of all Outboards in its Class

  New Yamaha V MAX SHO 90 is Strongest of all Outboards in its Class By Craig Lamb   Yamaha is welcoming another show stopper to the legendary V MAX SHO®  family. The newest model for 2018 is the V MAX SHO 90, the strongest of all the 90-horsepower outboards available on the market. What makes the V MAX SHO 90 a show-stopper is class-leading torque and top end speed, which is a plus for mid-sized bass boats, multi-species boats, … [Read More its Good for You...]

Sunshine, Miami, and Skeeter Boats

  Sunshine, Miami, and Skeeter Boats By Craig Lamb Sunshine, warm weather, and boating go together, but where can you enjoy those pleasures in chilly February? The answer is the 2018 Progressive Miami International Boat Show®, conveniently scheduled during President’s Day weekend, February 15-18. The venue is perfect at the Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, and the location at Biscayne Bay and Virginia Key makes the show ideal for … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017

  Real Estate: Refinancing Rates on the Rise in 2017 by Amy Lignor   The term ‘meteoric rise’ usually applies to something fun. Think: A Hollywood actor who has been ‘discovered.’) Unfortunately, when it comes to this article, ‘meteoric rise’ is something that will not bring a smile to … [Read More its Good for You...]

Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market

  Big Things in Small Packages Are Taking Over the Real Estate Market by Amy Lignor   What began as a “tiny” trend – which some called a “passing fad” at first – has become one of the largest growing industries in the U.S.A. in the 21st century; with records being broken in … [Read More its Good for You...]

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People Look for Serenity and Good Health Through Yoga

  People Look for Serenity and Good Health Through Yoga by Amy Lignor   In this day and age there are a list of diet plans, diet programs, exercise facilities (that sometimes look like dating locations instead of actual exercise places) in North America. We have also just gone through that … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Invisible Ink

  Invisible Ink Navigating Racism in Corporate America by Stephen M. Graham CreateSpace Paperback, $11.95 220 pages ISBN: 978-1-5411-7117-6 Book Review by Kam Williams “It has always been a struggle for the relatively few African-Americans in corporate America who do exist, and it is … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden

  Creating the Perfect Vegetable Garden by Amy Lignor   Many are still dealing with that wintery mix Mother Nature just loves to toss down from the sky this time of year. Yet, that gardener living inside the soul – the one just dreaming of the sunny skies and lazy rainy days that are … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Can Alabama Rise to the Challenge?

    Can Alabama Rise to the Challenge? The College Football Championship Plays Out in the Bulldogs Home State by Amy Lignor Even though they have dealt with freezing cold temperatures and a heavy duty winter hit delivered by one, Storm Grayson, Georgians are still happy as can be, … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Consumers Jump Aboard as U.S. Boat Sales Look Lively for 2018

  Consumers Jump Aboard as U.S. Boat Sales Look Lively for 2018 by Amy Lignor   For yet another year, the boat sales industry looks as if it is poised for further growth. And with the month of January beginning the busy selling season ahead, boating events and shows are being set up … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Making Your Health “Resolute”

  Making Your Health “Resolute” by Amy Lignor   It is time for those New Year’s Resolutions to be made. We all know the ones most likely being placed on lists everywhere: stop smoking and lose weight. Why? Because these have always been the top two when it comes to goals, so that the … [Read More its Good for You...]

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Let Your Palate Choose the Vacation

  Let Your Palate Choose the Vacation by Amy Lignor   It is that discriminating taste of yours that may just be the best “picker” when it comes to your ideal vacation spot for … [Read More...]

A Toast to California

  A Toast to California by Amy Lignor   For those who are unaware, September is California Wine Month. And what better way to celebrate that fact than to stop worrying about … [Read More...]

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