March 24, 2017 - 10 minutes ago


Including recliners in home decorating projects used to be an interior designer's nightmare, says Bonnie Lewis, founder of 55+ TLC Interior Design in Scottsdale, Arizona.

But the easy chair has gotten a face lift, thanks largely to Baby Boomers.

"Before, this furniture was strictly about the…

Spring arrival

March 24, 2017 - 10 minutes ago

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Spring Arrival

The long-awaited birth of this calf came on the first week of spring at the ranch of Rhonda and Jesse Wood, who owns an automotive repair shop on Thunder Road. The bull calf, five hours old in the photo, was born on March 21. It was the last of seven newborns…

Robots and drones to occupy mall at Maker Fair

March 24, 2017 - 10 minutes ago

If you want to find out the ways people are using technology to make things, Saturday's Albemarle Micro Maker Fair and How-To Expo at Southgate Mall may be a place to start.

One of the inventions is a model hand, created by a 3-D printer, that moves by remote control.

Drones and mini-robots will…

Over 1,000 varieties of blooms at daffodil show

March 24, 2017 - 10 minutes ago

Daffodil growers will showcase more than 1,000 varieties of blossoms Saturday during the Tenth Annual Daffodil Show in Currituck. 

The show hosted by the Northeast North Carolina Daffodil Society and Currituck County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers judges flowers in horticulture,…