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Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 258
A little later with the prompt today, but that's only because I'm shaking off a poetry hangover from last night in Hickory, North Carolina.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
We like it slow, and so it goes
In the foothills of Hickory, North Carolina, four rival barter teams leave no stone unturned in order to find the items that will earn them a weekly paycheck.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Families consider legal action over washed-out bridge
Families in one neighborhood in Hickory are concerned tonight that a washed-out bridge could slow firefighters and paramedics during an emergency.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Forecasters: Rain-ice dividing line just north of Charlotte
An approaching storm system will bring a mix of wintry conditions to parts of North Carolina late Thursday and Friday, but meteorologists say they think Charlotte will escape without much frozen precipitation.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Morningstar Acquires 6 Self-Storage Properties in the Carolinas
Morningstar Properties LLC, which operates self-storage properties under the Morningstar Mini-Storage brand, has purchased four self-storage facilities in North Carolina and two in South Carolina.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Woman killed after crashing into crane during chase
A woman was killed after she crashed her car into a crane during an overnight police chase in Hickory.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Catawba County Heart Ball scheduled for March 1, 2014
Do your heart a favor and don't shrug off these two symptoms that women commonly experiences when they have heart disease.
Celebrating silver in style
Mitchell Gold and business partner Bob Williams at their Washington store for an event in 2013.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
CCC&TI not alone in enrollment drop
Enrollment is down at most community colleges in the region, not just Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute, according to information presented to the CCC&TI Board of Trustees on Wednesday.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Blocker retires after serving nine years
Mayor Bill Queen saved the best for last at the Feb. 13 town hall meeting when he presented Vice Mayor Curtis Blocker with a plaque commending Blocker for his nine years of service on the Town Commission.
Sweet Tea at PSI
"Not just being black but being gay motivated my overachievement," he says in the 100-minute performance Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South, an achievement crafted from his massive tome of the same name, for which, beginning in 2004, he collected life stories from dozens of men.
The Greenville News
Local chefs take Greenville's food scene on the road
Two of Greenville's favorites cooks are gearing up to participate in prestigious food events around the state and region.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Finessing Health Coverage: When To Buy Insurance For A New Baby
We're heading into the home stretch to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act this year.