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Band your trees this year? If not look for those worms


tree bands for canker worms

Residents on South Street in Davidson have banded some of the trees to prevent canker worms (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)

It's all about these little green worms. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net file photo)

It’s all about these little green worms. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net file photo)

It’s a bit early to bring it up this year, but those small green worms always prompt questions as they begin dangling from trees during the march toward spring.

They’re called canker worms, and they can wreak havoc on the foliage. Many of our neighbors prepared this year by banding their trees. Did you? Read the full story

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Using sex appeal to sell luxury homes


Realtor Miriam Peters being photographed in one of her luxury home listings by photographer Leif Wombwell.

Realtor Miriam Peters being photographed in a luxury home by photographer Leif Wombwell. (WFAE photo)

wfae bugBy JULIE ROSE
WFAE

The sight of a sexy model in an ad for jeans or perfume or even appliances hardly raises an eyebrow these days. But a small Charlotte-area real estate firm is raising eyebrows a-plenty with its effort to sell luxurious mansions with sexy ads. Some say it’s tasteless. The young Realtors behind the plan say it’s working.

On location at their latest photo shoot, a blonde in tight jeans arches her back and tips a wine glass to her glossy lips. Her date leans closer, admiring. Read the full story

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