June 22, 2018

I walked around my yard recently and realized certain plants are taking over my landscaping. Most of the culprits are woody vines. Most are also native species and natives are all the rage right now.

Just because a plant is native doesn’t mean it’s desirable in one’s landscape. My…

How to enjoy a hot, humid summer

June 21, 2018

Whoever said it was going to be hot this week knew what they were talking about.

It is hot. And it’s humid.

Anybody who says, “it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity” is half right — it’s the heat and the humidity.

I actually enjoy hot weather and have not…

Top of the Class: 2018 valedictorians, salutatorians looking ahead

June 17, 2018

The top academic performers among the Albemarle’s 2018 high school graduates — the valedictorians and salutatorians at area schools — share a common commitment to excellence but plan to serve in a variety of different professions.

Both the valedictorian and salutatorian at Camden…

Celebrations, June 17

June 17, 2018

Lynn wins ‘Professional of the Year’ Award

Sherry Lynn, administrative assistant for Currituck County Cooperative Extension, has been awarded the Northeast District Administrative Professional of the Year Award for 2017, the Cooperative announced.

The award was presented at the N.C.…