News archive from 9 September 2013, page 2

Missing mid-Michigan teens spotted in Chicago, now safely in police custody

Missing mid-Michigan teens spotted in Chicago, now safely in police custody

Police in Chicago received a tip this morning leading them to two mid-Michigan teens who vanished nearly two weeks ago, authorities said. A man at a gas station spotted Braxton Wood, 14, of Mt. Pleasant, along with a black 2005 Ford Explorer with a...

 

Jacksonville quietly raising private money for schools

Jon Paul Campbell, the superintendent of Jacksonville’s school system, wants to offer art, music and other programs that the school district doesn’t have enough tax money for. So he and other leaders hope private donations can help foot the bill....

 

WALLACE STATE GOLF: No. 8 Lions set to host annual kickoff classic

CULLMAN - When James C. Bailey first hired Dan York in the mid-'80s, the former Wallace State president and athletic director needed a golf coach at the last minute and asked York if he could do the job on a part-time basis to keep the program going....

 
Historic Dilworth house threatened by demolition

Historic Dilworth house threatened by demolition

Next year, the stunning Dilworth bungalow at 602 E. Morehead St. – the only survivor of what was once a stretch of elegant homes for Charlotte's wealthy – will turn 100. Its centennial may be observed by the owner tearing it...

 

SOUTHERN STYLE: Sweater weather

I love this weather! It's what my mother used to call "sweater weather." It's when the days start to get a little shorter, the sun isn't quite so hot, fall flowers are blooming in gardens up and down the streets and brightly colored mums go...

 
Foote, Pouncey out adds injury to insult

Foote, Pouncey out adds injury to insult

By Nick Veronica / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Not only did the Steelers lose their season opener to the Tennessee Titans Sunday at Heinz Field, they also lost two prominent starters in the process. Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey will need surgery to...

 
Caribbean startups hone skills; big night ahead for health-tech

Caribbean startups hone skills; big night ahead for health-tech

From waste to wealth — finding affordable and sustainable systems for recycling and creating energy. Bringing the faces and voices of the Caribbean to books and film. Mixing aquaculture and hydroponics to improve the quality and production...

 
Living on the edge: Maker of custom knives is also a big-game hunter

Living on the edge: Maker of custom knives is also a big-game hunter

Greg Flake can turn a set of deer antlers into some of the sharpest trophies a hunter could want — custom-made knives. At a small shop on his farm in Brighton Township, Flake makes knives with Damascus steel blades and handles honed from the antlers...

 

Sounding Off: Should xeriscaping be protected by law?

RAISE YOUR VOICE: Share your own opinion online at dallasnews.com/sendletters. Sign up for Sounding Off or submit a guest column (and include your full name and contact information) by visiting dallasnews.com/voices. A new state law prohibits HOAs...

 

Woman reportedly stalked by ex-husband

A 23-year-old woman told Anniston police Thursday that her ex-husband is stalking her. Anniston police Capt. Allen George said the suspect has been following the woman around town and has driven past her home several times. The suspect made several...

 

Collier: No excuse for this awful performance

By Gene Collier / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette There is substantial inherent risk in trying to explain the inexplicable, but on an NFL Sunday when the Steelers set perhaps the perpetual standard for misadventures in risk management, the official...

 
Jurors to be selected Monday for capital murder trial

Jurors to be selected Monday for capital murder trial

slideshow Attorneys are reviewing questionnaires turned in by potential jurors from Lee County in preparation for next week’s capital murder trial of Joshua Russell, the man charged with killing Anniston police officer Justin Sollohub in 2011. Jury...

 

An evening with Hal Linden: Community Concert Series kicks off Thursday

CULLMAN - The Details Where:The Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre on the Wallace Stage Community College campus When: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at 7 p.m. Admission: Season subscriptions for the five-concert season are $55 (adult), $35 (student/ children) and...

 

Michigan bill regulates use of devices to photograph license plates

LANSING - A Michigan lawmaker is planning to introduce legislation to regulate the use of devices that photograph license plates. Rep. Sam Singh says his upcoming bill would require police agencies to delete license plate records from data systems...

 

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