Led by baby boomers, families are turning to personalized and symbolic memorials to bid farewell to loved ones.
How high did heavy rain push Lake Cumberland? Way past the old record.
Heavy rain pushed the elevation of Lake Cumberland in Southern Kentucky to a new record well past the old high-water mark, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Heavy releases from the lake are causing flooding.
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.
Harris Teeter partners with BP for a fuel rewards program for VIC shoppers
Harris Teeter is partnering with BP to offer Fuel Points reward discounts for Teeter VIC card shoppers when they fuel up at BP and Amoco gas stations. The program is effective Oct. 2, 2018.
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…
What makes the Iron Bowl great, part IV: 1981
Each day his week, The Anniston Star will look at important moments in the Alabama/Auburn series. They’re not always the greatest games, but instead, they’re a game or group of
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…
Teen shot in Port Hueneme said to be in critical condition
A 17-year-old was critically injured after getting shot Sunday night in Port Hueneme, authorities said.
Willits PD: Homemade cannon explodes in residence
A Willits resident was injured Tuesday when a “homemade cannon” they were trying to load exploded, the Willits Police Department reported. According to the WPD, officers responded to apartments in …
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,...