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2008-09-25 09:00:53

By CINDY BUTLER FOCKE Princess Anne Most folks use salad bowls to serve salad. Not Joyce Williams . The cancer survivor and former secretary turns them into colorful wall hangings, along with scalloped-edged mirrors attached to the bottoms and hangers made of decorative beads.

2008-09-11 09:00:20

By CINDY BUTLER FOCKE By Cindy Butler Focke Correspondent Princess Anne A recent Virginia Beach delegation to Miyazaki, Japan, returned home impressed by that city's use of volunteerism.

2008-07-03 09:01:19

By CINDY BUTLER FOCKE By Cindy Butler Focke Correspondent Princess Anne Although their 8-year-old daughter, Melissa, died in 1991 in an accident at the Oceanfront, Don and Linda Chapman say they found solace in knowing their daughter helped others through tissue and organ donation.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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