Clay County lawmaker’s bill reducing age to buy firearms passes House committee
Clay County lawmaker Bobby Payne gets a victory in the House Judiciary Committee Thursday as HB 1543 was approved. The legislation reduces the age to purchase rifles and other long guns from 21 to 18. The bill passed the committee 16-6. Payne sits on the committee.
One of the ten "Best Safari Parks" is a local wildlife center, according to USA Today
About 30 miles west of Colorado Springs, in the small town of Divide, is the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center(CWWC), a facility that recently earned the #7 spot on the USA TodayReaders' Choice list for "Best Safari Park."
The Legend of Yakima's Convict Cave
If you've been around Yakima awhile, you've most likely heard stories about Convicts Cave. And, if you grew up here in the 1950s, you probably checked it out when mom wasn't looking. I know my husband did.
Morristown Celebrates Women's History Month with Local "Seeds of Change Award" Winner
Empowering Local Women: Morris County Honors Inspirational "Seeds of Change" Award Winner. In a heartwarming and inspiring gathering, the Morris County Board of County Commissioners honored the 2023 "Seeds of Change Award" winner and presented a proclamation to the Morris County Advisory Committee on Women during their public meeting. The event took place amid the county's celebration of Women's History Month.
FREE Enchanted Garden Fest Near Tampa Will Feature 14-Foot Tall Gnome, Fairies & More This Weekend
Looking for free things to do in Florida this weekend? Well, we've got an idea for you — getting lost in an enchanted fairy forest. Folly Farm Nature Preserve in Safety Harbor Florida has been sprinkled with pixie dust, drawing in the most magical infestation of fairies, gnomes, and all things garden.
Massachusetts Restaurant Closes After 16 Years Of Serving The Community
A Massachusetts restaurant confirms it is shuttering after 16 years. The diner served Mexican food to the community. They apologize for the short notice. The owners encouraged consumers to visit before the final date of April 1st.
4 Farmers Markets to Visit in Pennsylvania Dutch Country
Few things beat fresh Lancaster County produce. Fresh summer corn, peaches, radishes, peas, strawberries, you name it. If there's anything better, it must be the Pennsylvania Dutch baked goods you find get at some of these local spots.
Experience Unforgettable Tacos and margaritas at Condado Tacos: Grandma and Grandpa's honest review!
For More restaurant and food news please "Follow Me" Thank you!. This is an honest restaurant review written by a very sociable Grandma and Grandpa! We love to go out and eat and thought you might like our "Honest Opinions"!
Local wounded warrior receives keys to new home in Wind Gap
Cpl Daniel Lasko's new specially adapted home provided by Homes For Our TroopsPhoto byLauren Jessop. It was a special day for a wounded warrior and his family as the Wind Gap community, government officials, veteran organizations, and other supporters helped them celebrate receiving the ceremonial keys to their new, specially adapted home.
Local Restaurant Hit With 18 Health Violations
It hasn’t been a great last few weeks for Tucson area restaurants. During their annual food health and safety inspections, a large number of these restaurants were hit with “needs improvement” grades, indicating the restaurants had major violations and needed to have these areas corrected, often in a matter of weeks. However, one particular restaurant stood out as the worst of the bunch, as it was hit with a probation inspection rating due to its 18 violations.
This Seafood Restaurant in Georgia is Considered One of the Best Places To Eat in the United States
Disclaimer:The following information is for 2023. It is for educational purposes. If you're in the mood for some great food in the state of Maryland, you might want to stop by this great seafood restaurant.
Oakleaf Knights baseball team wins in extra innings against St. Johns Country Day
The Oakleaf Knights got a walk-off hit-by-pitch in an extra-innings victory against the St. Johns Country Day Spartans Wednesday night, 3-2. Oakleaf appeared on the scoreboard first with a solo home run from Devin Outlaw in the bottom of the first inning. Both offenses were quiet until Kyle Boylston hit an RBI double in the top of the fifth inning to tie the game up 1-1.
‘Rodent activity’ found by state inspectors temporarily closes 2 Duval County restaurants
Two Duval County restaurants were temporarily closed earlier this month after state inspectors found “rodent activity” during inspections. Dano’s Diner, 1487 Mayport Road, Units 7-9 and Juicy Seafood & Wings, 1487 Mayport Road 1, both in Atlantic Beach, were inspected on March 10. Both restaurants are located in the same shopping center.
All hail the Valleydale Pigs are on display at the Salem museum: Do you remember their song-zing zing?
Talks about a blast from the past- The Roanoke Times has a video of the Salem History Museum's latest addition Through their Eyes which showcases local history in the Roanoke and Salem area and on display are the famous Valleydale pigs. Baby Boomers, it's time to take a trip down memory lane to our childhoods. Pull out your long-term memories and sing along with the Valleydale Pig jingle.
Dave’s Hot Chicken Signed Franchise Agreement to Bring Restaurants to Queens
Dave’s Hot Chicken offers delicious quality foods that taste uniquely different. The chicken is the star of the brand. They’re expertly prepared to be the juiciest and most tender chicken imaginable.
Julia Roberts: Talks Mystic Pizza's 35th Anniversary, Filmed In Mystic Connecticut
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Mystic Pizza filmed in Mystic, Connecticut in 1988. Most of the smash hit movie was actually filmed in surrounding towns as well. It is now fondly remembered as Julia Roberts’ breakout role and Matt Damon’s screen debut, though his part was small it was memorable and this movie made them both film stars.
Baseball is Back in Blue for Charleston
Baseball is one of America's greatest pastimes and it is back in Charleston. The game was originally brought to the US by English migrants and has since evolved into the modern - day version - we know and love today. By the end of the 19th century - it was widely and wildly recognized as the national sport of the United States.
Free Philly Resources March 2023
Free Ritas Water Ice, free food give-aways, parent resources, paid youth fellowships, and more. "Hope all is well, I would like to share that YASP is now recruiting for our next cohort of our Youth Hub Fellowship Program. The Hub Fellowship program is a 9-12 month paid fellowship. It is an opportunity for any young person who has been directly impacted by the criminal justice system. During the Fellowship, young people participate in building skills which will allow them to create change within their communities. These skills focus on: Liberation + Movement Building, Transformative + Restorative Justice, Self-Care + Personal Development & facilitating our Youth Participatory Defense Hub.
Is Key West Now Cheaper to Live In Than Destin/30A ?
The price comparisons could be closer than you think. When considering relocating to a new city or town, one of the most important factors to consider is the cost of living. This includes the cost of housing, groceries, energy, and other necessities. In this article, we'll compare the cost of living in Key West, Destin, and Santa Rosa Beach, with a focus on home prices, grocery costs, energy pricing, and rent versus purchase costs for 3-bedroom homes.
Opinion: Mayor James Ford: A Wide Range Of Experience And Service Places Country Club Hills In Capable Hands
How Country Club Hills came to obtain such a capable Mayor in James Ford, probably has a lot to do with the resident’s desire to have a person who had demonstrated great talent and care and concern for his community. When they selected Mayor James Ford, they were looking for someone who could take them from controversy to character and commitment to positive leadership and change.