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NEWPORT — Over the last seven years, the Gingerbread Festival has grown into a “sweet” holiday tradition for the community, and organizers are working hard to make this year no exception.
While Gerald Ford gets top billing among former U.S. presidents who suited up to play college football, the first to do so in 1911 was Dwight D. Eisenhower.
MOREHEAD CITY — La Musique Club of Carteret County will sponsor its 31st annual Miss La Musique Pageant at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 in the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 900 Arendell Street, Morehead City.
CARTERET COUNTY — Rebekah Williams has vivid memories clamming and gathering oysters with her grandfather on his 10-acre oyster farm.
RALEIGH — For over 100 years, Girl Scouts has been committed to providing girls with a safe space to discover their potential through outstanding leadership programs, and studies show the organization improves girls’ confidence and makes them better prepared for life challenges.
EMERALD ISLE — With Halloween likely to be at least a subdued affair because of the coronavirus pandemic, Emerald Isle has planned a socially distanced event to make sure trick-or-treaters have fun and get some treats.
NEW BERN — Yes, the New Bern Historical Society knows where all the skeletons in New Bern are buried! And they’ll share some of those hidden secrets during the 30th Annual Ghostwalk, “Tales from the Underground,” Oct. 22-24. This year’s Ghostwalk will bring you the same great 13 vignettes,…
In 1946, investors formed a professional league known as the Basketball Association of America. Arnold Jacob “Red” Auerbach, coach of the Washington (D.C.) Capitols, wanted 6-foot-6 Horace Albert “Bones” McKinney to be the cornerstone of his squad.
Caroline Kennedy’s pet cat didn’t last long in the White House. Tom Kitten arrived in January 1961 but was diplomatically relieved of his duties as “First Cat” within a couple of weeks.
Sgt. Stubby’s reputation as a legendary American war dog was reinforced with the 2018 animated motion picture “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero.” Film critic Inkoo Kang wrote: “I can’t say that the world needed this movie”...but yet she did.
ATLANTIC — The world is a better place when volunteers choose to help others instead of seeing to their own needs first.
CAPE CARTERET — Two years after it started, Cape Carteret’s project to honor military veterans is flying high, with more than 40 banners hanging from light poles along Highway 24 and other streets to memorialize those who have served their country.
For official presidential appearances, U.S. President Gerald Ford, a “Michigan man,” frequently asked the U.S. Marine Corps Band to play the University of Michigan’s college fight song, “Hail to the Victors,” in place of the traditional “Hail to the Chief” Presidential Anthem.
CARTERET COUNTY — Local published novelist Rebecca Jones and local nature photographer Kandice Antwine have joined forces a second time highlighting the Crystal Coast through photographs and the written word in their newest book, “Go Deep.”
Gerald Ford’s early training, which helped prepare him to become the 38th U.S. president (1974-77), included two “tours of duty” in Chapel Hill.
CEDAR POINT — The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, has announced that it awarded 167 scholarships in 2020, totaling $503,000 in support. Since the program began in 1990, the C…
In music circles, Jolene is the temptress with flowing red hair who flirts with Dolly Parton’s man in the classic country song “Jolene,” released in 1973.