Ira B. Mullis

Ira B. Mullis, 79, of Silver Spring, died Oct. 1 of heart failure at Holy Cross Hospital. He was a retired senior staff engineer at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel. Born in Washington, D.C, he relocated to Nebraska with his parents at age 10. Mr. Mullis Read more…

The hunt for water is on

Updated: 08/23/2007 07:20 AM By: David Kernodle WAXHAW, N.C. — More than three-quarters of North Carolina counties are in a severe drought, with many county leaders asking residents to start conserving. Some have even required water restrictions. The drought conditions have some searching for water. “In this area we used Read more…