A rogue fly is the biggest buzz at the VP debate, plus fallout from the stimulus freeze: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Just briefly Hearts ‘n’ crafts: Etsy is the latest social media platform to crack down on conspiracy theories, reports Insider. The craft site has banned QAnon merchandise like shirts, bumper stickers and, yes, jewelry that promotes false beliefs. The move comes just a day after Facebook also banned accounts linked […]

Educational Wild Weekends return at Utica Zoo

Wild Weekends are back at the Utica Zoo this year, starting Oct. 18 and running through March. From habitats to adaptations, every weekend, Utica Zoo visitors can learn about something new, and meet different ambassador animals. Walk-ins are welcome every Sunday from 1-3 p.m. The program is free with admission […]

Library plans online spooky fun this month

Join Wilson County Public Library online in October for fun, spooky and crafty programs for all ages. All programs will be accessible via the library’s Facebook and YouTube channels, unless otherwise specified. Registration is not required unless stated for specific programs. For more information, visit www.wilsoncountypubliclibrary.org. YOUTH PROGRAMS • STEAM […]

The most extravagant Christmas crackers of 2020

majestic crackers While the six-person rule threatens to put a dampener on many Yuletide traditions, Christmas crackers are not among them. Most packs come in sextets, perfectly numbered for limited gatherings, and since you’ll only have to buy one pack, you may as well splurge on a set with gifts to make the […]

BWW Blog: I’ve Graduated! Now What?

Welcome to the first chapter of the “I’ve Graduated! Now What?” series! As I’m now officially a senior, I’m thinking about my next steps after I leave college. And what better way to learn more than from listening from experience? This will be a series of interviews with BW’s recent […]

Fashion Designer Kenzo Takada Dies From COVID-19

PARIS (AP) — Kenzo Takada, the iconic French-Japanese fashion designer famed for his jungle-infused designs and free-spirited aesthetic that channeled global travel, has died. He was 81. The family said in a statement to French media Sunday that Takada died from complications from COVID-19 in a hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near […]