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Welcome to Lewiston, All Dolled Up

All Dolled Up celebrated a ribbon-cutting Tuesday at 421 Center St., in the Village of Lewiston. Owner Kim Queffelec has expanded her original business in West Seneca to this second location in Lewiston. The Niagara River Region Chamber of Commerce was on hand to celebrate with Kim, her staff, elected...
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Fort Payne Council Passes $25 Million Budget

On September 7, 2021, the Fort Payne City Council approved a $25 million budget ahead of schedule. Council President Watson highlighted the components of the 2022 budget and some other accomplishments of the Council over the last nine months. The 2022 budget includes an additional 1.3 million to give pay raises to most City employees bringing the pay scale in line with the state average. Another advantage for Fort Payne City employees is the new budget requires the City to absorb the 7% health care costs normally charged to the employees. The City has also entered the Fleet Purchasing Program for many City vehicles providing new vehicles routinely at potential savings for the City. Watson said that the Council has purchased several pieces of equipment during the last nine months, including roll-off trucks, brush trucks, sanitation trucks, and a new mower for the Public Works Department.
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NBC Los Angeles

Nevada City's Fall Colors Are Pure Gold (Country)

Nevada City is located in Nevada County, in the northern part of California's Gold Country. The walkable town is known for its fall foliage, including several stately trees that turn crimson (a more unusual sight in the Golden State) The online foliage walking tour is free. GOLDEN TREES IN THE...
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Chocolate Festival returns to Oakdale this weekend

OAKDALE, Calif. — The Oakdale Chamber of Commerce is hosting its yearly chocolate festival Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 25 and 26. The festival features food, arts and crafts, a classic car show, a 5K & 1 Mile fun run, and a variety of chocolate fudge, truffles, chocolate cheesecake. "Everyone is...
Kansas City Star

Kansas City area school board member and restaurant owner dies of COVID at age 48

Pleasant Hill school board member and business owner Ryan Vescovi died of COVID-19 on Friday at the age of 48. Tuesday night, his fellow board members held a moment of silence in honor of Vescovi, who was serving his third term. And many residents have helped create a memorial, placing flowers, shirts and memorabilia outside of his restaurant, Guido’s Pizza in the Cass County town.
Ocean City Today

Ocean City mayor urges EDC to oppose wind project

Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan continued his pursuit to build a coalition of opponents to U.S. Wind’s plan to erect over 100 wind turbines 13 miles offshore. The EDC held its end-of-season meeting at the Roland E. Powell Convention Center on 40th Street on Wednesday, offering guests and members a buffet of eggs, sausage, toast, coffee, orange juice and yogurt, among other breakfasts specialties.

Do you support I-73? A new poll finds majority support across South Carolina

If so, you’re in good company in South Carolina. A new poll released Wednesday shows between 73% and 79% of South Carolina voters support the funding and building of I-73, a major interstate highway project that would have a Southern leg running from I-95 near Florence to Highway 22 near Myrtle Beach. The highway is slated to cost upwards of $1 billion.

🍁 Fall Festival Returns October 23rd

The Butts County Fall Festival, long a favorite annual event held on the downtown Jackson Square, will return this year on October 23rd, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, promising a fun-filled day of family entertainment, arts, crafts and food!. The festival will feature arts and crafts, hand-made items,...
Journal Review

Who you gonna call?

Who are you going to call if your road needs a sign or a bridge seems to need an inspection? Where can you find court forms asking for a settlement with your landlord? Where are child support numbers? Which government — city or county — in charge of these services? We may not know because county government is complex and more collaborative than most of us realize.
Riverside Press Enterprise

Calling art lovers! Perris to host its first-ever art walk Friday

The better-known Paris is famed for its artistic heritage. Our Perris, not so much. But a new, eye-catching mural adds a blast of color to the corner of Fourth and D streets. And Friday brings an art walk, believed to be — sacre bleu! — Perris’ first. From 4 to...
Vacaville Reporter

U.S. Capitol Christmas tree will stop in Dixon in November

The Christmas tree that will be on display outside the U.S. Capitol this holiday season will have its roots in California — literally. The 84-inch white fir will be arriving from Six Rivers National Forest in Willow Creek and will be making its way through the U.S., stopping in various cities along the way. One of these stops will be in Dixon, where the Chamber of Commerce arranged to have the tree displayed at the fairgrounds for a special event Nov. 2.
San Marcos Daily Record

City of San Marcos names new Director of Communications and Intergovernmental Relations

After a nationwide search, the City of San Marcos has named Lauren Surley as its new Director of Communications and Intergovernmental Relations. Surely, a former Community Outreach Coordinator for the city and current Vice President of Communications for the San Marcos Area Chamber of Commerce, was selected for the position from a candidate pool of 63 applicants, the city said.

Olive Festival, Car Show gearing up in Corning

The community of Corning is gearing up for one of its premiere events of the year, the annual Olive Festival and Car Show, which this year is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 9 at the Corning Community Park and Lennox Soccer Field between Toomes and Houghton avenues on the south side of town.
News Channel Nebraska

'Taste of Columbus' to feed community growth

COLUMBUS -- An annual fundraiser -- going strong for two decades -- will be benefiting Habitat for Humanity, October tenth. "It started 21 years ago as a way to give back to the community," said Dawson Brunswick, president of Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce. Brunswick said the fundraiser 'Taste of...

CaseGlide becomes the latest St. Pete small business success story

The Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Rick Kriseman were on hand to christen CaseGlide’s new downtown office on Wednesday, commemorating the latest St. Pete small business success story. CaseGlide was founded in 2013 by husband and wife duo Wesley and Carly Todd, both of whom were visibly excited to celebrate...

It’s A Woman’s World

In 2017 National Brave Day was founded to honor women empowering women. Decades before this day of recognition, one local woman, Brownie Wise, was involved in helping women through her affiliation with Tupperware and the sale of their products. Women were recruited to become representatives for “Tupperware Home Parties,” which introduced a unique way of selling their products by bringing them into the home for women to view and purchase.