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Martin Arrested in Knox County Under New Name

A woman wanted on several charges across 5 counties in West Central Illinois has now been arrested in a 6th county on new charges over the weekend. 25 year old Abigail L. Martin was arrested in Knox County this weekend on new charges of theft by deceptive practice and forgery. She remains held at the Knox County Jail awaiting a first appearance in court. Martin was booked into the jail on Saturday under the name Abigail Angelo.
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Divers Assist in Schuylkill Recovery in North Coventry

NORTH COVENTRY PA – Rescue divers from several first-responder organizations (at top and below) arrived Monday (Jan. 24, 2022) at around 10:30 a.m. in North Coventry Township to help find and recover a body from the Schuylkill River, near the intersection of River Road and South York Street. Township police indicated the victim is a 20-year-old woman who had been reported as missing Sunday night (Jan. 23).
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Cape Gazette

Coral Lakes hearing on Sussex P&Z agenda

Robinsonville Road has become a hot spot for development, and another subdivision application is scheduled for a public hearing on the Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission's Thursday, Jan. 27 agenda. The planning and zoning commission has already approved five new subdivisions on and near Robinsonville Road with 755 single-family...
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Virginia Business

Son replaces father as Smith-Midland Corp. chairman

Rodney Smith, former head of Fauquier concrete company, retiring. Rodney I. Smith, who worked at his family’s precast concrete company in Fauquier County for 62 years, has stepped down as Smith-Midland Corp.’s board chairman, making way for his son, Ashley B. Smith, who is also president and CEO.

Quick Response Saves Lakes Area Home From Fire

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD) — A quick response from area firefighters and a little luck saved a residence from total destruction on the North end of Little Spirit Lake Sunday night. Spirit Lake Chief Pat Daly says access is difficult and crews reached the area from both the North...

Landscape And Gardening Trade Shows Are Back In 2022

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte area and surrounding cities in North and South Carolina are having great local and regional landscape and gardening conferences and trade shows dedicated to helping both professional contractors and do-it-your-selfers hit the ground running in Spring of 2022. The following events in Charlotte, Monroe, Concord, and Columbia, SC are some good examples of the traditional trade shows, workshops, and seminars that are definitely worth checking out:

After weeks of darkness, the sun rises in America’s northernmost town

Most people might think 67 days without the sun would be unbearable, but one former resident of Alaska's northernmost town explained what makes "polar night" so magical. Situated more than 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, at the very top of Alaska, is Utqiagvik - formerly known as Barrow - the northernmost city in the United States. It sits on a promontory between the Chukchi and Beaufort seas, with no roads connecting it to the rest of the state.

Houston's new Memorial Drive tunnels to open in spring 2022

The long-anticipated Memorial Drive tunnels through Memorial Park are set to open in March and April, according to the Memorial Park Conservancy. The spring debut is preceded by a public walk-through Feb. 5, where Houstonians can take an up-close look at the architectural feat before they're opened to car traffic.

Community Bulletin Board: the North and South Brunswick Sentinel (for Jan. 26)

Lessons from a Black Officer in World War II – An International Holocaust Remembrance Day Program, will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 27 via Zoom. Agent Reginald Johnson of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Bias/Community Outreach Unit, and president of the Metuchen-Edison NAACP, will speak about his father, Major George Yancy Johnson. Major Johnson was one of only a few Black commissioned officers at the beginning of World War II and participated in the liberation of Dachau concentration camp.

Lawmakers call for coordinated effort to fix affordable-housing crisis

LINCOLN - A new measure making its way through the Legislature would create a single state housing agency, in part to address what has become a crisis for Nebraska’s lowest- income workers. Senator Justin Wayne of Omaha introduced L-B 1073. He says the current piecemeal approach to housing isn’t...

Chemical Supplier to Build $100M Facility in N. PHX

A ceremonial groundbreaking was held last week for Sunlit Chemical near the enormous TSMC chip manufacturing plant currently underway in north Phoenix. Sunlit Chemical purchased the land from Mack Real Estate Group, and the site is part of the larger Mack Innovation Park, also known as ASLD Supplier Site A.