Dean Campbell, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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The versatility of a simple powder

Salt and peanuts, both subjects of recent columns, are not the only common household items with limitless uses.    A simple powder first used by ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Thursday, June 9, 2022 9:54 am

Campobello

Gowensville Community Center to hold 100th-anniversary open house 

Gowensville Community Center—the historic Gowensville Elementary School rebuilt in 1922—will hold a 100th-anniversary open house from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 4.  The ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Tuesday, May 24, 2022 8:00 am

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George Washington Carver led the way with the peanut

Tuskegee scientist, Dr. George Washington Carver (the University of Rochester gave him an honorary Doctorate of Science in 1941), was responsible for developing over 300 ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Thursday, May 5, 2022 10:46 am

Community

Squire to make guest visit to Campobello Fun Day     

Dark Corner Squire, author and TDB columnist Dean Campbell will make a 2-hour guest appearance from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Campobello’s Family Fun ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Monday, April 25, 2022 9:59 am

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Salt is pretty good to be known as a bad guy

When I took the first bite of my buttered grits for breakfast this morning I was painfully aware that they were “flat,” with only a ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Thursday, April 7, 2022 8:00 am

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Marching along in the interval around the equinox

The astrological first day of spring is marked by the spring equinox, at least in the Northern Hemisphere. This falls on March 19, 20 or ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Thursday, March 10, 2022 12:38 pm

Columnists

Senior moments…called forgetfulness when not a senior

While most folks are thinking about something the Babylonians began in 2000 B.C.—the making of New Year resolutions during their 12-day festival called Akitu, which ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Friday, January 7, 2022 12:11 pm

Columnists

Predicting winter weather before we hired meteorologists

Did you notice how many heavy fogs we had in August? At least two, with several thinner ones. That means we can expect a couple ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Friday, December 10, 2021 12:29 pm

Columnists

Why grandma saved flower seeds every year

Old Ways of the Dark Corner  A 52-year-old friend and reader called me last week to say, “You have written quite a bit about working ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Monday, September 20, 2021 8:51 am

Columnists

Christmas celebrations were a mixture of fact and superstition

“Do you have more of those really funny Christmas superstitions like the ones you wrote about in your Tales column back in 2015,” asked a ... Read more

by Dean Campbell, Friday, December 13, 2019 1:10 pm

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