TROY, Va. — Two years ago, Danny Wilmer looked forward to a peaceful retirement on 55 acres of rolling Piedmont with a pond, some woods and his modest brick house.
Marion firefighters look forward to a visit from Terry Owens each week just as much as he looks forward to seeing them.
The year-end audit, a concerned citizen asking to promote substance abuse treatment and this year’s Christmas lighting ceremony were discussed at this month’s Board of Alderman meeting in Old Fort.
When you're a child and your face doesn't look like everyone else's, when a genetic anomaly leaves you with contorted ears and eyes that seem to be sliding down your face, and dozens of surgeries still can't really fix it, what you hope for is kindness. Your wish is that people see beyond your face.
A high-end clothing retailer in Richmond, Virginia, cancelled an exclusive Nike sneaker release early Tuesday morning after the shop was overwhelmed by a crowd of 500 in what one store employee described as a "bum rush."
CBS said Tuesday that it has fired Charlie Rose "effective immediately," following an extensive Washington Post report that detailed alleged unwanted sexual advances toward women by the 75-year-old broadcaster.
A mediation expert and a national group whose aim is to depolarize America offer concrete suggestions for navigating difficult conversations and, therefore, surviving Thanksgiving with loved ones.
Homesteader Ken Deardorff’s 1945 Allis Chalmers Model C tractor joined the collections of Americana preserved by the National Park Service when it went on permanent exhibit Monday at Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Neb.
Despite its reputation, Thanksgiving dinner is not a one-size-fits-all meal, a table set in brown from coast to coast. America is too vast, too inventive and too flush with immigrants from around the globe to subscribe to a single, unified vision of the holiday feast.
The Justice Department sued Monday to block AT&T's $85 billion bid for entertainment conglomerate Time Warner, setting the stage for one of the biggest antitrust cases to hit Washington in decades.
The N.C. Rate Bureau filed notice Monday with the state Insurance Department that requests an overall 18.7 percent hike in homeowner insurance rates for 2018.
CBS News suspended Charlie Rose while PBS and Bloomberg will halt distribution of his show after The Washington Post published an extensive report Monday detailing alleged unwanted sexual advances toward women by the award-winning journalist.
Two of McDowell County’s emergency response leaders are currently assisting in a state and national efforts to help the people of Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria.
WEBSTER COUNTY, Miss. - On the 597th day, the day he hoped everything would change, Joe Stewart woke early. He took 15 pills in a single swallow. He shaved his head. And then he got down to the business of the day, which was the business of every day, and that was waiting. He looked outside, and saw his mother there in a green sedan, engine running. So many months he had waited for this moment, and now it was here. Time for his Social Security disability hearing. Time to go.
Are Chip and Joanna a fad that will fade as the fickle American public moves on to other charismatic personalities? Is the much-touted “Magnolia effect” — the force that has filled hotels, roiled the local housing market and fueled a downtown development frenzy — just a bubble?
The exploits of the animals, living on a man-made island, provided colorful copy for Omaha’s newspaper writers, embarrassed city officials and sparked a public debate about responsible spending as the country slogged through economic depression.
The concrete has settled, the rails have been installed and the construction equipment has been moved away. Yes, there are signs that say the new Morganton skate park is not officially open. But that didn’t stop skaters from showing up for a session on Saturday.
Maybe it's your first time cooking for Thanksgiving. Or maybe you're hoping this is the first time you'll prepare it without inviting stress into the kitchen, too. Whatever the case, I have just the meal for you — along with the strategies to back it up.