How buying a used car almost got me killed by an off-duty cop
Former Observer writer Tonya Jameson was putting a license plate on a car she bought near Knoxville. Then, a gun was pointed at her head.
Captain Clutch: Barrett keeps on swinging
Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett proves unflappable as he leads the Buckeyes to victory in a tough environment
How Skipping Church Affects Our Children
In a Q&A, Carl Trueman was asked about why churches today are losing their young people. Typical answers to this question range from things like the temptations of this world or the irrelevance…
A Special Prosecutor . . . For What?
So, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself. Great Just one question: From what? Yes, yes, Sessions is a good and decent man. He is a scrupulous lawyer who cares about his reputation. Thus, in stark contrast to Obama administration attorneys general, he strictly applied — I’d say he hyper-applied — the ethical standard that calls on a lawyer to recuse himself from a matter in which his participation as counsel would create the mere appearance of impropriety. The standard is eminently sensible because the legitimacy of our judicial system depends not only on its actually being on the up and up but on its being perceived as such. If it looks like you’re conflicted, you step aside, period. Simple, right? Well . . . Much as I admire our AG’s virtue (and…
Coast Guard retaliating against whistleblower
Chris Sajnog is a retired Navy SEAL, an experienced sniper and a much sought-after firearms instructor. Sajnog was chosen to write the curriculum for the Navy SEAL Sniper training program — the same program that trained “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. He has two combat deployments: Bosnia “back in the day” with SEAL Team 2, andRead More
WATCH: April the giraffe to give birth at Animal Adventure...
The park has a webcam in April's quarters, capturing all the moments leading up to the birth.
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
Cracked iPhone screen help guide: How five repair options stack up
ABC News(NEW YORK) — As millions of Americans damaged their smartphones, the cellphone repair industry reported $4 billion in revenue last year There are tons of repair options out there for fixing a cracked screen and ABC News’ Good Morning America teamed up with the technology gadget website, The Wirecutter, to see how some stacked up. We looked at five options for fixing a phone: 1. Do-it-yourself kit 3. Local repair/”mom and pop” shop 4. Mobile repair service that comes to you 5. Mall kiosk 1. Cost 4. Guarantee of workmanship ABC’s Becky Worley had five iPhone 6s with cracked screens and brought one to each repair option without disclosing that she was a reporter from ABC News. The Wirecutter’s senior editor, Dan Frakes, examined all of Worley’s phones to evaluate the fixes.…
Coroner identifies man who fell from Myrtle Beach hotel
A man who fell to his death from a Myrtle Beach hotel Wednesday evening has been identified, according to Horry County Deputy Coroner Michelle McSpadden. She said Timothy Bartholomew of Raleigh had a "sudden medical event."
Former Jaemor strawberry cook-off winner talks passion for baking ahead of 2017 festival
Cakes, pies and cobblers made with strawberries are what the Jaemor Farms Strawberry Cook-Off is all about.