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Auld Lang Syne is not a doddering old fool on the New Year’s Eve dance floor. It’s the title of a song…a song that nobody knows the words to.

Christmas decorations stay up year-round in one small town that bears the name Santa Claus. You will find it in Spencer County, which hugs the bottom of Indiana just north of the Ohio River above Kentucky.

MOREHEAD CITY — Awards for the 2021 Chowder and Cheer competition and awards for the most creative floats in the Morehead City Christmas Parade were announced Saturday during the parade by Carteret County News-Times Editor/Publisher Lockwood Phillips, who served as the master of ceremony.   

NEWPORT — La Musique Club of Carteret County presented its 32nd Miss La Musique Pageant on Nov. 21 in the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church in Morehead City.

You might say that candy canes are a Christmas gift from heaven. Two food science scholars at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada have traced the beginnings of candy canes to the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.

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BEAUFORT — America’s Boating Club of the Crystal Coast will host a free “Introduction to Navigation” seminar Thursday at the N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort.

In Montgomery County, N.C., the Christmas rush at the Town of Star’s post office begins on Dec. 1. When Postmaster Angela Johnson opens the doors at 8:30 a.m., she’s likely to find folks lined up...for a block or two.

People – lots of people – passed through the doors of the Crystal Coast Civic Center in Morehead City on Nov. 13 to savor the sights and sounds of the Mistletoe Magic Holiday Gift Show. For many attendees, the experience was like receiving a smooch from one of Santa’s elves, packed with a pu…

MOREHEAD CITY — MCKRE Gives (the philanthropic arm of local real estate company Mary Cheatham King Real Estate) and The Friendly Market are joining efforts once again to raise funds and gather toys for local families at the fifth annual Holiday Toy Drive on Friday, Dec. 3.