<![CDATA[Josh Shaffer News Columns & Blogs |]]> http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/ en-us Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:45 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:06:45 EST Josh Shaffer 60 efrederick@newsobserver.com (Eric Frederick) Chainsaws turn storm debris into wildlife art http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article189931834.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:56:10 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article189931834.html A chainsaw turns debris into art, deep in the heart of this state park http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article189991384.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:57:32 EST

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The Neuse River gets faster and wilder without the Milburnie Dam http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article189711939.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:06:48 EST

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Farewell to Corey Lowenstein, an N&O photojournalist with passion and toughness http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article188637374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 16:42:02 EST

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Think it’s too early for snow around here? These past December storms beg to differ. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/weather/article188595474.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:39:50 EST

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Check out these awesome holiday lights http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article188361584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Dec 2017 14:34:20 EST http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article188361584.html Where can you see the best Christmas lights in the Raleigh area? Follow this guide. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article188405829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:33:10 EST

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Who left clothing for the poor hanging in the trees? http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/wake-county/article187074488.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:36:28 EST

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Good Mythical News! Comedy tour will bring YouTube stars Rhett and Link back to NC. http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article186850813.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:01:57 EST

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Video game maker goes after cheaters, including a 14-year-old boy http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article186695018.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Nov 2017 13:11:28 EST

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These 2 men in drag have been favorites of the Raleigh holiday season for decades http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article186084643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:55:09 EST

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Only 4 cities in the US have this amazing holiday light show – and Cary is one of them http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/josh-shaffer/article185817678.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:34:40 EST

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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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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 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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