<![CDATA[News Columns & Blogs | NewsObserver.com &]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ en-us Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:23:06 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:23:06 EST News Columns & Blogs 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) A moussed schnauzer, a dyed sheepdog and other area canines vying for dog show glory http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article184757483.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:23:19 EST

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He carried news of every soldier’s death and consoled every widow. The memories still haunt him. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article183874711.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:46:26 EST

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5 things to know about the Flat Earth Conference, going on now in the Triangle http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article183782906.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 18:43:11 EST

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They died at a Raleigh orphanage, but no one knows exactly where they are now http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article183205001.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 12:06:04 EST

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What happened to Raleigh’s orphans? Graves of Catholic unfortunates hard to trace. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article183180571.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:30:26 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article183180571.html ‘It’s an oddity’ – a squirrel as white as snow causes a neighborhood stir http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article181899951.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:16:03 EDT

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The best haunted houses in the Triangle: A survivor’s guide http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article180565716.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 11:45:28 EDT

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How UNC changed its story — and lost its voice on college sports http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article179919136.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:11:51 EDT

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Barns, beards and blood – I escape the rural terror of Darkside Haunted Estates http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article179794016.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:27:34 EDT

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The most horrifying haunt in the Triangle – Clayton Fear Farm http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article179481776.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:22:36 EDT

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The scariest haunt in the Triangle: Clayton Fear Farm http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article179476991.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:37:15 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article179476991.html #MeToo campaign allows women to share their stories. Will it matter? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/article179365956.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 17:20:13 EDT

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I took down a graveyard full of zombies – Granville Haunt Farm lets you fight back http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article179110186.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:25:50 EDT

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I held off the zombie apocalypse – Granville Haunt Farm’s paintball thrill http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article179088066.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:48:10 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article179088066.html The Tuscarora fled NC after war in 1713. This week, they came back to Bertie County. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article178692251.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:13:32 EDT

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The Tuscarora fled NC after war in 1713. This week, they came back to Bertie County. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article178657571.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 10:37:46 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article178657571.html Haunted Houses: How does Panic Point in Youngsville rate? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article178049171.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:19:12 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article178049171.html My middle-age freakout in the haunted forest – Panic Point is terrifying http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article178075936.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:16:19 EDT

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‘I died and came back to life.’ WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler finds miracles on the road. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article177829641.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 10:24:54 EDT

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They believe the Earth is flat. And they’re coming to Cary with a collection of conspiracies. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article176938926.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:02:50 EDT

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Meet this walking cat who’s losing weight and finding celebrity in downtown Raleigh http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article175860051.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 11:16:50 EDT

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After 73 years, a soldier comes home to be buried in Harnett County http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article175981166.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 17:47:38 EDT

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Raleigh man jailed for stealing street sweeper, driving donuts at a mall http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article175145976.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:15:24 EDT

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It took 41 years to catch Ronald Carnes, NC’s shrewdest fugitive. Now he’s truly free. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article174809316.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:15:40 EDT

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Longtime NC fugitive finally free http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article174805786.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:05:59 EDT http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article174805786.html It’s the end for the quirky menagerie that made up Raleigh’s silliest landmark http://www.newsobserver.com/news/weird/article174128436.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:22:03 EDT

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Who murdered this 72-year-old grandmother? Moore County reopens its coldest case. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/crime/article173502296.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:14:33 EDT

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She was 11 when she was raped and killed in 2013. Her family still wants justice. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/crime/article171735612.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:29:41 EDT

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It’s time for UNC President Margaret Spellings to lead http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/john-drescher/article171504497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:23:25 EDT

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He once ate 38 eggs in 29 seconds, then had a stroke. Here comes his comeback. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article170542912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:59:52 EDT

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