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  • Clinic agreement appears etched in Jell-O as VA zigzags again
    Clinic agreement appears etched in Jell-O as VA zigzags again
    By Michael IsamSt. Augustine, Fla, (August 5, 2014) – According to Assistant County Administrator Jerry Cameron, the VA is asking St. Johns County to ”Hold in Reserve” the piece of property off Inman Road as they are exploring...
  • "Dateline"
    NBC 'Dateline' Farmers born into money, leads to murder in 'Family Business'
    “Dateline” (NBC) can be seen each Friday & Saturday evenings at 8/7 p.m. Friday's 2-hour episode on July 18, 2014 (8-10 p.m.) was called, “Family Business.” It garnered 5.43 million TV viewers overall. It reached 1...
  • Safe Driving: Howard County's Collision Avoidance Training
    Safe Driving: Howard County's Collision Avoidance Training
    The Howard County Police Department will be conducting Collision Avoidance Training (C.A.T.) sessions for 2014. Sessions run through December. The C.A.T. program is an advanced defensive driving and vehicle control program for licensed teenage...
  • The Saint Johns County Way of Life
    Saint Johns County rated as top place in nation to raise a family
    In 2013, Saint Johns County, Florida, was cited by CNN as one of the "Best Places to Live in America". With low unemployment and high job growth, it is a great business environment. According to the CNN report, “It’s the...
  • WA State Map
    January unemployment rate by county released: King County has lowest at 5.2%
    Yesterday, the Employment Security Department reported that January employment data for each county is now available to view. King County was the lowest at 5.2% while the counties of Kitsap, Snohomish, Thurston, and Whatcom were also among the...
  • Dennis Richardson
    Coming elections need your vote
    This year will bring a lot of action on every level from cities, counties, the state and federal arenas.Every election is important and needs careful consideration, but often voters sit back and let other people do the work. In Oregon it is...
  • Sheriff Jones worried about people during bitterly cold winter
    Butler County Sheriff opening warming center
    Sheriff Richard Jones of Butler County, Ohio announced today that he will be opening up a temporary warming center. "No one should be forced to stay outside or in vehicles during these extreme low temperatures," Sheriff Jones stated...
  • Tough Economic Times
    Nonprofit helps poor families surrounded by wealthy neighbors
    Take a short drive on Interstate 66, just west of Washington, D.C., and you’ll ride by the cozy and quaint area of Fairfax County, Virginia. The suburban landscape, nestled under thick oak trees, dotted with friendly neighborhoods and...
  • Warren County prisoner charged with escape
    Warren County prisoner charged with escape
    Officials in Warren and Montgomery County, Ohio are on the hunt for a prisoner who failed to return from a funeral furlough. Shermon Edmonds, 53, was in the Warren County jail in Lebanon, Ohio, charged with Grand Theft. He was granted an emergency...
  • New Mexico State Fair 2012
    'PowWow' cancelled at 'Indian Village' during NM State Fair 2013
    The “New Mexico State Fair” runs from Wednesday Sept. 11 through to Sunday Sept. 22, 2013 at Albuquerque, N.M. The weather forecast for today Tuesday Sept. 17 calls for sunny skies with 20% chance for rain at 79 degrees. Flooding has...
  • Sunset over Winston-Salem
    From whom Forsyth County takes its name
    A previous post to this column examined the history behind the name “Winston-Salem.” [To visit the post, one can click here.] What, though, of the name “Forsyth” which is affixed to the county in which Winston-Salem sits...
  • "Longmire" 2013
    'Longmire' returns July 29 with explosive 'Tuscan Red' episode
    “Longmire” can be seen each Monday evening on the A&E cable TV network at 10/9 p.m. The modern western will return next Monday July 29, 2013 with an all new episode called, “Tuscan Red.” According to the official '...
  • Wright County Minnesota location map by Don Mashak
    Follow up to Wright County MN intends to change Governance Structure
    The big vote is over. Now this writer can tell you what it was all about. Certain Members of the Wright County Board wanted to change the Wright County Coordinator to an Administrator.The real difference being that instead of the various County...
  • Wright County, Minnesota map by Don Mashak
    Action Alert! Wright County, MN, intends to change county governance structure
    This writer received information via email from a fellow county resident, that at a meeting beginning at 9am, tomorrow July 16, 2013, the Wright County Board of Commissioners will vote to change the structure of Wright County Government. This...
  • Solar Energy Installations
    San Diego County passes controversial renewable energy study plan
    In a 3-2 vote, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted to order a renewable energy study plan for the county. The vote was considered fairly surprising as the supervisors are known for debating topics until they reach a unanimous position....