Breaking News

June 16, 2014

Police are investigating an apparent domestic-related murder-suicide that occurred on Fox Maple Terrace June 15. Just after 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 15, police were dispatched to a residence in the 5700 block of Fox Maple Terrace to check the welfare of a subject. Upon arrival, police heard multiple gunshots. Police soon found bystanders attempting to aid Renotta I. Jernigan, 30, and her 2-year-old son, Seth Jernigan, who had both been shot.


The United States presidential election of 1972 was the first presidential election in which I was able to participate. Then President Richard Nixon was opposed by Senator George McGovern of South Dakota.


Never what it seems

Firefighters respond to a wide variety of fires and situations, each and every day. When I was on the job, we considered the single-family dwelling fire our “bread and butter fire,” since it was the one that we fought the most.


Age is just a number

There is often a common theme in my articles and that is that age is just a number. I was thinking about the article for this month and, once again, how I was going to convey this message. I was thinking about what the indicators were that triggered someone to think someone is “old.”


Cool weather makes Fall chores less of a chore

Each season, with little doubt, always has something special to offer. So does fall: with summer heat behind us, it is a time to enjoy, to make the most of. Though short, days are delightfully crisp, especially when the sun is out, making one want to be outdoors


Ebola Revisited

The Ebola virus epidemic continues to top the health news in recent weeks. Though I provided some general information on the topic several weeks ago, I felt it was necessary to provide an update due to the many developments in the last couple of months.


Max and critters

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. First off we want to make a big shout out to our sister…or brother… rogue tomato plant that was mentioned in the newspaper a few weeks ago.


It’s not working

The other day, I was out running errands with a friend, who wanted to stop by the AT&T store to ask about a voicemail issue. This gave me a few minutes to stroll around, looking at displays of shiny, brightly-lit devices.


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