Yearly Archives: 2018

‘Way cool’ key to success for toy guru — Save some Lava Lamps for grownup kids!

NEW BERN – Christmas shoppers who pop into Snap Dragon, a specialty toy retailer in downtown New Bern, will be hard-pressed to find the faddish, mass-marketed, and licensed children’s gifts that are the stock in trade for most of today’s big box stores. AND, THANK GOODNESS FOR THAT!!! After 22 years, Heather SinClair of Snap Dragon has carved out a remarkable niche in the toy biz. She knows the industry well. Most of her store is ‘sectioned-off’ to help customers find age-appropriate items. She encourages ‘creative play’ – citing “craft kits, science kits, pull toys for s…

Version of ancient weapon nets first Black Bear!

Editor’s note: Tony Reaves and his wife Wanda of South Boston, Virginia recently visited Pamlico County for some hunting, armed with a hybrid weapon known as the Elite Sling Bow. For the benefit of non-hunters among the County Compass readership, we have asked Tony to add some details about ‘still hunting,’ which were not in his original report. We thank Tony and Wanda for this fascinating account. By Tony Reaves PAMLICO COUNTY – Wanda and I have been coming to the Oriental area for the past three years. We hunt with Greg Voliva, owner of Four Seasons Guide Service. We have enjoyed all of…
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