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What is this worm on my azaleas?

This week’s question comes from Chocowinity. This very colorful worm (a.k.a. caterpillar) on your azaleas is an azalea caterpillar (Datana major). They are very destructive ... Read more

5 days ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Pandemic influencing homebuying trends

COVID-19 has defined the landscape of 2020 in the U.S. Economic shutdowns have shuttered some businesses. Others are holding on, reopening under strict guidelines to ... Read more

5 days ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Fried green tomatoes?

I had the pleasure of hosting my folks, who live in Pennsylvania, over the course of the Independence Day holiday weekend. We had a wonderful ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Glyphosate fact or fiction?

I have taken several calls over the course of the last year in which folks tell me they are afraid of Round-up (or other products ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Beaufort County Cooperative Extension.

Painting projects one of the top COVID-19 renovation projects

Towns are ever-changing, as are the buildings they contain. One of the tried and true ways to effect change rapidly when it comes to sprucing ... Read more

1 month ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

East Main Street home gets complete renovation, Terrell Award nod

When Pat and Ellen Flannery purchased their East Main Street home in 2018, they saw the peeling paint and ancient appliances. They saw the leaking ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Circa-1816 Fowle House singled out for stewardship award

First, it was a home, then a Civil War hospital. At points, it was repurposed into a boys school and a hotel. The Fowle House ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Have you ever … ?

My children have made a clubhouse out of one of the old buildings on our property. While I was working outside the other day (not ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

URBAN VISION: Transformation of Belk-Tyler building underway

New life is coming to the old Belk-Tyler store in downtown Washington, and for that, the City of Washington is recognizing one man’s work to ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Water Street rehab earns Terrell Award in new downtown neighborhood

Three years ago, Bahnson Gray and Alex Anne (Nan) Matthews embarked on a home renovation that would strip a circa-1950s cottage down to its bare ... Read more

2 months ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

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