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11/21/2017 - 1:54pm
GARNER – The safety of the old First National Bank building at 290 State was again a topic of discussion by the Garner City Council. The council met, Nov. 14. The portions of exterior south wall of the building are bulging and the building shows other signs of deterioration. The building is owned by Rockledge Holding Company, LLC. The city previously sent letters and extended deadlines for...
11/21/2017 - 1:50pm
GARNER – Students at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura recently shared why offering Spanish foreign language courses is important with GHV school board members and administration, Nov. 13. “Spanish in our Future” was the title of a presentation by Emily Howke, Tori Sloan, Macey Spilman, Nicole Upmeyer and Lucas Rayhons, students in June...
11/21/2017 - 11:08am
Kanawha City Council met on Nov 14 for its usual meeting. The council held the public hearing for the adoption of plans specifications, form of contract and estimated costs for the construction project on the Fifth St. and Main St intersections. No objections were received, so the council continued on with reviewing the bids received. The city...
11/21/2017 - 11:01am
     A holiday season tradition, the Hancock County Christmas Concert will be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the First Lutheran Church in Britt at 3 p.m.      Choir members, as well as Director Diane Nall and Accompanist Myra Bowman are shown. The bell choir, shown (front), will perform several songs on their...
11/21/2017 - 10:45am
GARNER – Pull up a chair and have a cup of coffee. Java 18 in Garner is a coffee lover’s haven. The coffee shop, located at 720 Hwy. 18, West, opened for business in October. Coffee connoisseur and owner, Laura Schleusner, said the idea for a coffee shop started with her own appreciation of good quality coffee. Schleusner used to...
11/14/2017 - 11:36am
On Nov. 3 I was part of a dinner party that witnessed murder. Well, only a fictional murder. The Hancock Historical Society wrapped up its two weekends of mystery dinner theater on Saturday with six dates total. I was at opening night. The night was filled with much laughter from the audience as well as plenty of pasta related puns as we watched...
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