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2008-08-06 15:00:26

By David W. Jones, The News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohio Aug. 6--An Aldi discount grocery store wants to be the next nationally known business to open in the Madison Township commercial corridor after a larger Wal-Mart store opened last year.

2008-08-05 12:00:00

By Pat Kelly, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Aug. 5--PANAMA CITY BEACH You could hear the frustration creeping into the voice of Maj. Dave Humphreys with the Panama City Beach Police Department.

2008-08-04 15:00:46

By Donna Vavala, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Aug. 4--PANAMA CITY -- Since 1985, the College Reach-Out Program, or CROP, has been helping low-income, low-achieving middle and high school students succeed in school and in life.

2008-08-04 15:00:28

By Jon Miltimore, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Aug. 4--PANAMA CITY BEACH -- Two tourists died Sunday after they were pulled from the Gulf of Mexico's turbulent waters, police said. James D. Powell, 60, was pulled from the gulf about 9:40 a.m. near the 13000 block of Oleander Drive.

2008-07-31 12:00:59

By John Mcdonald, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Jul. 31--PANAMA CITY -- Participating in his first town hall teleconference Wednesday evening, U.S. Rep. Allen Boyd urged constituents to conserve energy. "I grew up in the 1950s and '60s," said Boyd, D-Monticello.

2008-07-31 09:01:25

By Julie N. Chang, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 30--MORGANTON -- An injured hiker spent 20 hours crawling in the Linville Gorge before a hiking Eagle Scout happened to find him. Jakob Holly, 30, of Asheville was hiking alone when he fell from a rock at approximately 3 p.m. on Monday.

2008-07-30 12:01:10

By Daniel Carson, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Jul. 30--PANAMA CITY -- Gulf Power Co. residential customers should start noticing a difference in their monthly bills soon after the Florida Public Service Commission approved the utility's request Tuesday for a price increase.

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By S. Brady Calhoun, The News Herald, Panama City, Fla. Jul. 30--PANAMA CITY -- Bill Cramer, vice chairman of the Airport Authority, doesn't mind being redundant.

2008-07-30 06:00:49

By Julie N. Chang, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 29--MORGANTON -- Cars lined up throughout Monday and Tuesday to buy gas for $3.69 per gallon at the Tobacco Barn at 1018 Old N.C. 18.

2008-07-27 09:00:24

By Sharon McBrayer, The News Herald, Morganton, N.C. Jul. 26--MORGANTON -- A drought bill now in the hands of Gov. Mike Easley doesn't include restrictions on private wells, thanks, in part, to legislators representing Burke County. Rep. Mitch Gillespie, R-McDowell/Burke, and Sen.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.