| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:29 PM
New standardized tests that could replace FCAT might cost a little less per-student that Florida's current fleet of standardized exams, estimates show.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (dubbed PARCC) today released...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 9:04 PM
A delightful group of women can been seen most Wednesdays mixing, slamming and jamming little tiles on a game board at the Red Rooster Coffee House on South Main Street.
They are playing mahjong, a game that started in China. While the date of origin...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Usher Raymond's ex-wife, Tameka Foster Raymond, is reportedly pursuing custody of her two sons with the performer after a swimming pool accident Monday in Atlanta in which the older of the boys nearly drowned.
Tameka Raymond filed Tuesday for an...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 11:18 AM
An elementary school in Georgia was evacuated after shots were reportedly fired at the school, and police have a suspect in custody, according to local media reports.
There were no casualties immediately reported at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:46 PM
You never know where life might lead you. Just ask Dan Evans.
Almost 13 years ago, White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf made a decision that drastically changed the career path for the then-lifetime Chicagoan. He promoted his farm director, Ken Williams,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Dave Diles will become Virginia Military Institute’s new athletics director, Superintendent Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III announced.
An athletic administrator with more than 20 years of experience, including serving as head athletics...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Sometimes when friends and I are feeling nostalgic, we'll recount our earlier days together, particularly when we were first introduced to the Internet, that wonderful tool that changed everyone's lives forever.
"Remember when you had to disconnect your...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Home prices and mortgage rates aren't the only costs on the rise when it comes to buying a house these days. Expect higher closings costs as well, according to a new study by Bankrate.com.
The average closing cost, which includes origination plus third-...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 8:52 PM
Q: Pennsylvania's law banning texting while driving, with a $50 fine as the penalty, went into effect on March, 8 2012. Once pulled over, how is it determined that drivers were in fact texting if they contend they were not doing so? And by what means will...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Over the past week, we've seen Dwight Howard booed in Orlando, Carmelo Anthony jeered in Denver, Raymond Felton derided in Portland.
All as expected. In the NBA, you can't go home again.
LeBron James, of course, knows that as well as anyone,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
The Food and Drug Administration proposed recently to limit the quantity of tiny “mites” that could occupy imported cheese, even though living, crawling mites are a feature desired by aficionados. (“Cheese is absolutely alive!”...