White pines and arborvitaes will drop their needles in the fall after two years. Some species of juniper can keep their needles for 10 years or more. Broadleaf evergreens, such as hollies and magnolias, shed older leaves in spring as new growth begins.
Cooler temperatures mean more people will be using fire pits to keep warm at outdoor events. But fire pits come with their own inherent dangers, and professionals offer a number of safety tips for operating fire pits this winter.
2014 All-County First Team
QB Matlin Marshall (Senior, Evans) Marshall was 106 of 196 passing for 1,539 yards. He also tossed 14 TDs with only seven interceptions. On the ground he managed nearly 400 yards and six more scores.
If school is not in session and you need to find Mitchell Petras, look in the swimming pool. The Evans High School senior trains up to six days a week, usually twice a day, and all the work has been paying off.
The 2014 All-County Softball Team was included in Sunday's column. The remainder of the team and the post-season award winners are below.
Garrett Black (Greenbrier)
Well, this was sort of a no-brainer.