Senate Mulls Fisheries, Shellfish Overhauls

Bills to establish a new shellfish leasing program and extensive changes to the state’s marine fisheries oversight began moving through the Senate this week. Sen. Norm Sanderson, R-Pamlico, introduced both measures Wednesday morning in a review-only session of the Senate’s Agriculture and Natural and Economic Resources Committee. Sanderson said Senate Bill 554, Marine Fisheries Reforms, […]

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Night Sky: The Globular Clusters are Coming and Other Highlights for May

Wikipedia defines a globular cluster as “a spherical collection of stars that orbit a galactic core, as a satellite.”  Globular clusters are fairly common, and there about 150 globular clusters in the Milky Way. This is Messier 3, a +6.19 magnitude globular cluster that is 33 thousand light years away. M3 was discovered by Charles […]

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Anne Bruce Tolson

September 24, 1936 – April 27, 2019 FRISCO — Anne Bruce Tolson, 82, of Frisco, North Carolina passed in the early morning of Saturday, April 27, 2019. She is met in death by her first husband Leonard Howell, and her late husband Solon “Buddy” Tolson. Her memory lives on in her two sons, Douglas Howell, […]

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