Sep 14

Legislators need to listen to the people

Recall

What can you do when your legislators disregard the voice and will of the people who voted them into office?  We the people should rightly vote these legislators out of office. A historic grassroots effort by voters in Colorado resulted in just that; the recall of Colorado Senate President John Morse (D) and Senator Angela …

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Aug 20

The Eclectic Intellectual: The little coffee house that could

The Eclectic Intellectual, the café with the somewhat pretentious name, has reopened its door in Zebulon. But don’t let the name fool you. The E.I. is about as attitude-free and friendly as you’re going to find in any coffee house anywhere. It’s hip, but not too hip. After all, it’s still in Zebulon, and we …

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Aug 10

Grandma says: Here are some substitutes that save money

If you want to save money, check out this list of inexpensive substitutions: Instead of unsweetened chocolate……………Use – 1 tablespoon oil, 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder for each ounce needed. Instead of 1 cup buttermilk……………………..Use – “Soured milk”. Make it by stirring 1 tablespoon lemon juice into 1 cup milk, let stand 5 minutes (vinegar …

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Aug 10

Back-to-School Sale Today at The Purple Shoe Thrift Shoppe

Interior of The Purple Shoe Thrift Shoppe

Today, The Purple Shoe Thrift Shoppe is having a back-to-school sale from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  This is a great opportunity to prepare for school while helping victims of domestic violence. They are located at: The Purple Shoe Thrift Shoppe 407 W. Gannon Ave. Zebulon NC 27597 (919) 269-0109 Website: http://www.ncadvos.org/ThePurpleShoe.html View Larger Map

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Aug 05

Announcing the passing of Rick Spivey

It’s with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our friend and neighbor, Rick Spivey, who passed away this weekend. At the young age of 60, he died as the result of a motorcycle accident on August 3rd. Our condolences go to Rick’s wife, Laura, his daughters, Mary McSweeney and Erin Librach and their …

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Jul 27

Grandma says: This is how you know if your baking soda or powder is good.

Baking soda

Ever wonder if that baking powder or baking soda that you discovered in the back of your cupboard might still be good?  Baking soda and baking powder will stay potent for six months when stored in a cool, dry place. If in doubt; you can test: Baking powder: 1 teaspoon baking powder with 1/3 cup …

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Jul 21

Recipe: Chicken Salad Party Sandwiches

Chicken sandwich

The recipe for these chicken salad party sandwiches was in Taste of Home: Healthy Cooking, December / January 2013. It was contributed to the magazine by Trisha Kruse of Eagle, Idaho. Ingredients: 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast 1 1/2 cups dried cranberries 2 celery ribs, finely chopped 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup …

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Jul 20

Trailer for a Knightdale Fire documentary

Knightdale public safety logo

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Jul 20

An attitude of gratitude in East Wake County

Do you have an attitude of gratitude? Sometimes it seems no matter what we read either in the paper, in magazines, or on the Internet, it’s always a big negative thing. But people in East Wake County do tremendously good things all the time. And we’d like to hear about it. Are you ready to …

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Jul 20

Grandma says “Here’s how you clean silver”

clean silver

In a panic – the mother-in-law is coming for the week-end. You need to use the wedding silver, and it is horrible. It has never been polished. How in the heck do you polish the stuff? You don’t, girlfriend. You just follow Grandma’s lead. Run water until it’s HOT, then fill the sink to half …

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