'We're just pawns.' FMC employees must wait for pay
While correctional officer Heidi Wiplinger has gone through three government shutdowns in her 12 years at the Federal Medical Center, this one feels different.
Blakely seeking Fletcher Town Council seat to help with growth, bring 'fresh ideas'
FLETCHER — Preston Blakely said Friday he's seeking a seat on Fletcher Town Council to give back to the community that shaped who he is.
Why Do Democrats Get Away With Lying About Guns?
The Fourth Estate has a responsibility to correct Democrats' wild exaggerations and untruths about guns. Yet they rarely do.
Newport Beach Tennis Club draws top players for Oracle Challenger Series
The series was launched last year by billionaire businessman Larry Ellison.
Fall River Wonders: How did cotton cloth get made in Fall River's historic mills?
FALL RIVER – Reader Ronald Bernardo wrote in to “Fall River Wonders” to say he remembers seeing bales of cotton being offloaded from
The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women
As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says.
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Floresville man ID'd as murder victim
San Antonio police have identified Daniel Tausch, 62, of Floresville as the victim of a murder, after his body was found July 23 in an abandoned truck on Mauermann Road in San Antonio. He had been shot. An arrest has been made in the case. Look for more on this in a coming issue of the Wilson County News. email@example.com
Top 12 amusement parks for the holidays
Nationally acclaimed roller coaster and amusement park expert Pete Trabucco has released his 2012 list of the world's top 12 amuse...
even in a tiny Bay Area garden [East Bay Times]
Jun. 19–If you have limited space, want to have manageable fruit trees or want to try something cool in the garden, try espalier. Espalier is the art of growing fruit trees — usually apples or pears — by training the branches to grow horizontally along cordons, much like those used