Ginny Allen ventures out into her garden twice a month, looking for bees and logging how many she sees. A participant in the Great Sunflower Project, Allen said it's an easy way to participate in a national research project.
Evans High School fastpitch softball has a Boston Butt fundraiser September 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for 10th-grader Taylor Hayes, who is undergoing a 6-week treatment in Boston, Mass. for a brain tumor.
A couple weeks ago I noted that area parking lots were sprouting red metal donation boxes owned by a North Carolina company that has been in hot water with state authorities over representing itself as a charity.
I've always been the kind of woman who retains watermelons. I blame it on my constitution. Melons have spent weeks with me in the summer, traveling from pool to picnic to lake to porch and home again. My children develop attachments and name them.
Even if everything Secretary of State John Kerry says about chemical weapons in Syria is true, the evidence would prove only that Bashar al-Assad committed crimes against civilians. It would not prove the U.S.