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Archive for January 3rd, 2010

“In Ms. Carroll’s day, the world of stand-up comedy was thought to be no fit place for a woman. There were female entertainers before her, of course, but few specialized in the solo nightclub acts for which Ms. Carroll became famous…. Perhaps only [Brevard native] Moms Mabley, who began performing solo comedy routines in the […]

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“The small park at Fort Raleigh is … a mecca for amateur sleuths — and kooks. ‘We get 350,000 visitors a year, and almost as many theories,’ said a ranger at the park’s visitor center. ‘Aliens picked up the colonists and deposited them on Atlantis — that’s a popular theory. You get others who talk about […]

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