Nancy Brachey

Nancy Brachey

What’s the best time to prune? Hint: Not this weekend

A few inquires about pruning have come my way lately. Perhaps it was election stress that has people reaching for the loppers and pruning shears. But this is not the time to take out your frustration - even your anger - on your landscape. It may seem like a good time, but on the whole, it is not.

Carolina Panthers Cam Newton impressed with rookie Ian Thomas

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is impressed with rookie tight end Ian Thomas. Newton connected with Thomas for the rookie's first NFL touchdown pass on Thursday against the Miami Dolphins at Bank of America Stadium.