Divers haul up giant ball of ‘ghost gear’ littering the seafloor off Maine’s coast
Every year, fishermen lose tons of gear along the coast of Maine. It can collect into jumbled masses, what’s known as “ghost gear,” that can be hazardous to navigation and marine life.
The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women
As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says.
Louisa police chief seeks higher office
Ronnie Roberts was four days into his campaign for Albemarle County sheriff when he was told his mother was diagnosed with stage four cancer. Not only is Roberts, the Louisa Town Police chief, now responsible for his mother’s care, but he also is entrusted with managing affairs for his father, who has dementia. Since a
Authorities probe fatal plane crash
Loading… Saturday, June 8, 2019 The State Highway Patrol, Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are still investigating a fatal plane crash that took place about 2 p.m. Friday afternoon in a rural part of Nash County One person, the unidentified pilot, was found dead at the scene. That victim has not yet been identified pending notification of the family. There was some confusion over whether there was a passenger in the plane. “We have heard conflicting stories about whether there were supposed to be one or two people on the plane. Right now, we believe there is one and that is the pilot,” Nash County Chief Deputy Brandon Medina said Friday night. The search continued throughout the night for another possible victim of the crash. The FAA was already on…
Vici hosting Barn Quilt Bonanza
The Second annual Barn Quilt Bonanza is coming up in the Vici City Hall on June 14 and 15 The family event consists of several contests, including a Barn Quilt Coloring Contest for ages 5 through 12 in which first through 10th place winners will receive cash prizes. There will also be on-site Barn Quilt Painting, Show and Sale, Bring Your Best, and a Special Award for the best Western theme. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES) Educators Lynda Latta from Ellis County, Rhonda DeVor from Woodward County, Jean Bailey from Dewey and Harper Counties, and Retired District Program Specialist Recia Garcia have been working for the past few years to spark the love of barn quilts to area communities. “Because we are such a rural area and are surrounded by large amounts of…
What you need to know about store closing sales at Macy's, Sears, or Kmart near you
One thing you can definitely expect from store closing sales? Different stock from a traditional 'going out of business' sale.
Whale Discovers Seaplane Lagoon
Visitors to Alameda Point have been surprised to find a whale swimming in Seaplane Lagoon. The animal was first spotted on May 26, according to the Sausalito-based Marine Mammal Center. The center began monitoring the whale the next day. Researchers at the center report that the whale is an adult female humpback.
7 Questions To Ask On An Assisted Living Tour
7 top things to look for on your assisted living tour: Can you envision yourself or your loved one feeling comfortable living here? Do you have a warm feeling being in the community? Do the people look happy and engaged? Are residents socializing with other and engaged in programs or activities? Did you sample a meal? Does the community have all the latest safety features? Is the person giving the tour really listening to you? Is there anything about the assisted living community that makes it stand out from the others you visited?
Ditch the GPS. It’s ruining your brain.
Brain behavior changes when people rely on turn-by-turn directions.
Two weeks after suffering facial fractures, Duke baseball’s Ethan Murray is practicing again
Duke baseball’s Ethan Murray suffered facial fractures when he was hit by a pitch. After surgery, he’s back at practice preparing for the Blue Devils in the 2019 Nashville Super Regional against Vanderbilt.