| Feb 20, 2015
| 6:00 AM
It was a noble gesture intended to salve the wounds of this former mill town’s segregated past.
Mayor Welborn Adams and the local American Legion raised $15,000 for new plaques on the town’s war memorial to replace ones that designate the...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 10:26 AM
"Sometimes, you just don't know what people are doing out in the community," Ernie Bolen of Oswego said.
As a way to find out and give back to their community in 2012, Pam and Ernie Bolen, owners of Mamie's Toffee & Treats in Oswego, began to surprise...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 6:06 PM
Another Monday, another winter storm.
Old Man Winter, apparently keeping rhythm to the seven-day week, will hit us Monday with rain and probably snow and sleet for the third Monday in a row, and the fourth Monday since the start of the year.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:22 AM
In a positive sign for the labor market, initial claims for jobless benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 15 years, the Labor Department said Thursday.
Applications for unemployment benefits fell 43,000 to 265,000 for the week ended Jan. 24,...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:28 PM
Two leading Boca Raton religious institutions — Congregation B'nai Israel (CBI) and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church — organized a joint Martin Luther King Day interfaith service on Sunday, Jan. 18 at the church.
Guest speaker at the...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 9:00 AM
In response to the recent letter to the editor ("Timing of Jackson-Lee event just coincidence?" Jan 21), it's time to play "Name That Conspiracy!" Let's hear the five top contenders and see which conspiracy theory creates the most angst and apoplexy in...
| Jan 28, 2015
With an energizing round of speeches, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at its 15th annual breakfast.
"Be inspired to serve your community. Martin Luther King Day isn't about a day off but a day on," said...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:21 AM
More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications rose less than expected, holding at a level that signals a strong job market.
Initial claims for jobless benefits rose 11,000, to 278,000, for the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:59 AM
For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The New Yorker has tied the civil rights leader's legacy to current events.
King is shown in the Jan. 26 cover drawing along with Trayvon Martin and other young men of color who were killed at early ages. They are shown...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:53 AM
Looking out at the faces assembled on the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs remarked at how much they resembled the interracial, interdenominational marchers who followed King from Montgomery to Selma 50 years ago.
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:28 PM
Two men who were shot in the head in West Baltimore during the weekend have died of their injuries, police said Monday.
Three more shootings Monday — including one that left a woman in critical condition — brought the city's total during the...