Vape lounge for dogs coming to Kinston

By Jon Dawson One of the most controversial subjects of recent memory is the practice of vaping, which the Google machine defines as “the inhaling of a vapor created by an electronic cigarette that is filled with a liquid that usually contains nicotine, flavorings, and chemicals”. For better or worse vaping is now commonplace, and a […]

Bucklesberry man trapped in car wash for 36 hours

By Jon Dawson Although this column usually has a humorous slant, a trip to the car wash turned into a 36-hour ordeal for a Bucklesberry man last weekend. Elmore Leonard, 89, of Echo Drive, Bucklesberry, told rescue personnel it all started last Friday when he mistakenly inserted a $100 bill into an automated payment machine […]

Jon Dawson: Tax Deduction #2 turns 11

Last week our beloved Tax Deduction #2 turned 11, but if you knew her it’d be tough to tell. Why? Because she doesn’t need something as trivial as a birthday to give her reason to wear a party hat. TD#2 is an entertainer first and foremost. Every activity she takes part in – no matter […]