‘Privilege’ scorecard stirs angst in Saratoga Springs
School assignment harmful to students, some parents say
Times wins top award at newspaper convention
The Times has won the Vance 24 times since it started in 1985
The perilous, high-stakes question of what to call the PawSox once they move
The Worcester Mitten Kittens? The Worcester Tube Sox? The Worcester Hot Weiners? Nothing’s off the table it appears when it comes to renaming the PawSox.
How to survive grain bin accidents
"If you get caught in a grain truck, an elevator, or a bin you start sinking right away and it's almost like quicksand," said Becker County Sheriff, Doug KrierIt's death trap, the pros at CHS grain co-op deal with every day."About half of grain engulfment's end in death, in our industry,...
We’ve canceled the ‘Non Sequitur’ comic strip in The N&O and we want you to know why
A profane comment aimed at President Donald Trump in the “Non Sequitur” comic strip on Sunday has caused the cancelation of the strip by several news organizations including The News & Observer.
Fatz Cafe in Evans closes
Updated Feb 20, 2019 at 11:19 AM The Fatz Cafe in Evans on North Belair Road abruptly closed on Tuesday. The Taylors, S.C.-based chain opened the location in early 2004. [AMANDA KING/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE] ▲ The Fatz Cafe in Evans on North Belair Road abruptly closed on Tuesday. The Taylors, S.C.-based chain opened the location in early 2004. [SPECIAL] ▲ The Fatz Cafe restaurant in Evans has closed after 15 years in operation "Sorry y'all, this location has closed," a sign posted on the door as of Tuesday said. "We've enjoyed providing southern hospitality to our community over the years." The Taylors, S.C.-based chain, which has rebranded itself Fatz Southern Kitchen, did not immediately return phone…
The reason why Scottie Pippen is divorcing wife Larsa
NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen surprised pop culture when he raced to the county courthouse to file for divorce from his wife of 19 years, Larsa. But what was not known at the time was the source…
I-24 mudslide: TDOT says new lanes to open on time, traffic to start moving March 15
Round-the-clock work continues on the stretch of I-24 covered in mud after a February landslide north of Nashville.
Police charge man with murder
A Rocky Mount man is accused of shooting an elderly woman in the head Tyquon Marquese Draughn, 21, was charged early Saturday by the Rocky Mount Police Department with first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a felon Draughn is accused of shooting 65-year-old Sandra Faye Epps of Rocky Mount. The Rocky Mount Communications Center received a shot spotter activation at 12:41 a.m. at 1716 Windsor Drive, said Rocky Mount police Sgt. Brad Summerlin. Police officers responded and located an unresponsive woman at that address. Epps had been shot in the head, according to emergency communications. She died of her injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. "The Rocky Mount Homicide Unit responded and…
Annual Pie Auction & Barbecue raises $20,531 for junior fair
Olivia vanTol smashes a pie in her sister Kaylin’s face as part of the annual pie auction that raises money for the Ramona Junior Fair and Livestock Auction. Kaylin is the 4-H representative on the junior fair board Olivia vanTol smashes a pie in her sister Kaylin’s face as part of the annual pie auction that raises money for the Ramona Junior Fair and Livestock Auction. Kaylin is the 4-H representative on the junior fair board. (Maureen Robertson) A jar of chocolate cookies went for $2,000, a plate of cream puffs garnered $800, and two pies in the face netted $1,123 during the annual Ramona Junior Fair Pie Auction Saturday evening. Donations for the junior fair fundraiser totaled $20,531 from the barbecue dinner, pie auction, after auction food sales and individual donations. This…