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  • Winter wonderland?
    Enough already; it is winter...
    Old Man Winter comes in many ways, shapes, and forms. It can come in the legendary form of "The Hawk", a Midwestern and Mid-South term for the strong, cold, prevailing winter winds that whip around and through any and all things in its...
  • Police search for suspect who murdered man in Southeast
    Police search for suspect who murdered man in Southeast
    Washington, D.C. --- Police have identified the man murdered early Saturday in the Knox Hill/Buena Vista Neighborhood as34-year-old Devar Battle of Southeast.Around 12:40 a.m., police sayBattle was found by patrol officers who responded to the...
  • Tara
    Gone with the Wind's Tara was built in Hollywood
    Mr. Thornton, last month our family took our vacation down South. We visited my sister and her family in a suburb of Atlanta, named Woodstock. Before leaving home, we all watched a DVD of Gone with the Wind. My kids were all excited about seeing a...
  • Greek Revival House
    Greek Revival houses in the Southeast
    Ever since the filming of the movie, Gone With the Wind, people throughout the world have assumed that many Americans lived in grand, columned plantation houses like Tara in the movie prior to the Civil War. In the 150 years since that horrific...
  • 2012 Heartworm Forecast
    Heartworms in the Southeast a possible problem in 2012; take precautions.
    Due to the warmer weather our area of the country has been experiencing, mosquitoes never really went away, and seeing as how they're one of the major contributors of parasites to pets (including tapeworms and heartworms), this warmer weather...
  • Megabus
    Megabus lets you stay connected while in transit
    The newest bus service to and from Atlanta, Megabus, bills itself as the safe, convenient, low cost, daily bus service in the US and Canada.It is all of that and a little bit more.Your first experience with Megabus will be making your reservation...
  • Potawatomi Rice Camp
    Wild Rice . . . the Great Lakes Basin's "staff of life"
    Although not even a member of the rice family, “wild rice” is one of the most nutritious grains. To the Native Peoples of the Great Lakes Region and Prairie Provinces, it was once the “staff of life” that had the same role...
  • Irene
    Tropical Storm Irene has her eyes set on the Caribbean and US
    Invest 97 upgraded to Tropical Storm IreneI wanted to post a brief update tonight. A recon aircraft did in fact find that Invest97 was a tropical storm and its name is Irene. The aircraft found strong winds in the northeast section of the storm...
  • Raleigh 6 Day Weather Forecast
    Typical summer weather ahead for the Triangle
    Well yesterday was the 8thstraight day that temperatures stayed below 90 at RDU airport. We are actually now down to only being +1.5F for the month of August. I still think we will end up above normal for August thanks to the warm start, but at...
  • Raleigh 6 Day Weather Forecast
    Chances for rain to go up for the Triangle
    We will see an increasing chance for showers and storms over the next several days as a cold front approaches the area and slows down. The chance will be small today but not non-existent and then increase from tomorrow through Sunday and possibly...
  • Raleigh 6 Day Weather Forecast
    Typical late summer weather on tap for North Carolina
    Temperatures will be slowly rising the next several days but not to a great degree. We will see temperatures around 90 each afternoon the next 4 days with Sunday possibly being the warmest day with highs possibly getting into the low 90s....
  • Raleigh 6 Day Weather Forecast
    Nice weather to continue for North Carolina
    The weather pattern for the foreseeable future looks to be very typical of August weather in North Carolina. We look to not see extreme heat but typical warm mid 80s to low 90s with increasing humidity and chances for showers and storms. For the...
  • Raleigh 6 Day Weather Forecast
    Worst of summer looks to be over for North Carolina
    I have learned as a meteorologist that you can never be too sure of anything more than a day or two out if even that sometimes, but with that backdrop, I am feeling more and more confident in saying that the worst of the summer is over for North...
  • Raleigh 6 Day Forecast
    Cooler weather ahead for the Triangle
    Today may be the last day we are in the 90s for a while although we will be close tomorrow and Saturday. Cooler air will slowly filter in and we will also see increased rain chances beginning tomorrow and lasting through Sunday as a couple of...
  • Raleigh 6 Day Weather Forecast
    Temperatures remain above normal across the Triangle
    We will see showers and thunderstorms today mostly located across southern and southeastern NC, but it appears some storms may develop as far north as the northern and northeastern Piedmont this afternoon and evening. It will be a cooler day as...