| May 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q. I know lots of people who've had shingles, and I hear there's a vaccination to prevent this condition. Does it work? Is it safe?
A. Shingles is a localized recurrence of the chickenpox virus. It causes a painful rash that usually lasts seven to 10...
| May 9, 2013
The list of residents who once lived in the Hagerty and Lloyd Historic District reads like a who's who of famous Aberdonians: author L. Frank Baum, philanthropist C.C. Lee, U.S. Sen. James Henderson Kyle and F.H. Hagerty.
Kathie Allstot led a walking...
| May 1, 2013
Rain should flow off the roof across valleys, around vent pipes, past skylights, into a gutter and then to a leader that empties where the water can't flow back against the foundation. But all along the route there are potential bottlenecks.
| May 2, 2013
| 2:53 AM
Utility companies throughout the United States and Canada are warning their customers that scammers are calling residents and impersonating utility staff, claiming to be collecting on late bills.
Here's how the scam works. Your phone rings, and the...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Patti Marshall is executive director of Hub Area Habitat for Humanity.
Last month, I received scholarship funding to attend the Habitat International Affiliate Conference in Atlanta, Ga. More than 2,100 individuals from all over the world were in...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:47 PM
For many property owners, yard work season has arrived.
But raking leaves, taming shrubs and picking stray pieces of gravel often leads homeowners to an unhappy discovery — loose spouting, a few missing shingles or stray siding.
| Apr 23, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Brown County residents who have accumulated clutter in and around their property during the winter months can unload it for free in the days to come.
The annual free spring residential cleanup, sponsored by the Brown County Landfill, begins Friday....
| Apr 10, 2013
Over the years, wildlife biologist Sandy Banks has encountered an array of animals in precarious situations: A couple of bucks that locked horns and had to be pried apart; a wood duck that had to be rescued from a chimney; a sharp-shinned hawk trapped...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The Florida Association of Basketball Coaches (FABC) and SourceHoops.com presents the 2012-2013 Boys Class 1A All-State Teams. These fifteen players represent the best of the best in Class 1A. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, a...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Inside Arnolia United Methodist Church, located at Joppa and Oakleigh roads, is an exact replica of the building complete with the steeple and cross which rises high over the church, dozens of windows, six porches with steps and even the corrals for the...
| Nov 1, 2012
When it comes to the relationship between Southern Californians and massive storms like Sandy, the conventional wisdom is that such weather (“such” meaning the kind not commonly found in Southern California) can give rise to just a tiny bit of...