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Silver Alert Issued For Germantown Woman

GERMANTOWN, MD - Montgomery County Police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Germantown woman. A Silver Alert has been activated for Ruth Marie Bosley, 85, of the 12300 block of Milestone Manor Lane. Bosley is showing early signs of dementia, authorities said Friday night. Police

PATCH - 2017-11-25 01:37:03

Reston Holiday Parade 2017: Traffic Update

RESTON, VA -- The holiday season has officially arrived, as the Reston Holiday Parade gets set to begin at Reston Town Center starting at 11 a.m. on Friday. It's an event so epic, USA Today's readers ranked it the 4th best holiday parade in the nation last year, one spot above the Macy's Thanksgivin

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:38:45

Montgomery County Challenges Residents To "Gift Greener"

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD - Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and the Department of Environmental Protection's Acting Director Patty Bubar launched the County's Gift Outside the Box holiday campaign on November 20. Other speakers included Executive Vice President of the Montgomery County Chamber o

PATCH - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Shop small- visit Habitat for Humanity on Small Business Saturday

Shop small! Come out and support Habitat for Humanity on Small Business Saturday, November 25, 2017. ReStore sells new and used furniture, appliances, home decor and art, tools and hardware, kitchen cabinets, building materials and much more! Open 7 days a week. Sale good in both Montgomery County s

PATCH - 2017-11-24 23:37:48

Great Falls lights up!

On the sleepy evening of Sunday, Dec. 3, the quaint little town of Great Falls bursts to glowing life as they ring in the holiday season with their 27th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting. From 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Great Falls Village Centre Hill - rain or shine - holiday fun will abound for the entire

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-24 22:00:00

Northern Virginia Weekend Weather: Not Bad At All

STERLING, VA - Northern Virginia's post-Thanksgiving weekend weather forecast presents an OK Saturday despite slow-approaching clouds and an expected sunny Sunday with moderate temperatures and sporadic wind gusts of up to 20 mph. That's the word from the National Weather Service's local branch in S

PATCH - 2017-11-24 22:23:50

Santa's Flight Academy returns to Fair Oaks Mall

To capture the magic and childlike wonder of the holiday season, Santa's Flight Academy has returned Fair Oaks Mall this holiday season. The holiday experience combines a gigantic re-imagination of the North Pole with state-of-the-art technology that enables children to become an important member of

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-25 01:00:00

NVTA releases 2018 legislative program

The development and maintenance of effective, multimodal transportation infrastructure is crucial to the current and future well-being of Virginia, according to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), which released its 2018 state and federal legislative program on Nov. 9. "A modern,

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-11-24 19:07:00

Greenwood residents get a jump on holiday shopping

Thanksgiving leftovers were still warm Thursday when Tasha and Mitchell Blair started mapping out their shopping plan for that evening. A PlayStation 4, games, TVs - they had a long list and wanted to check off as much as they could before the night was over. They hit the stores not long after they

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Greenwood couple looking to bring floating playground to lake

The couple behind Lake Greenwood's popular ice cream boat is proposing an even more ambitious venture straight out of a theme park. On Tuesday, Troy Louis and his wife, Cole, unveiled plans for a Jungle Float Mobile Waterpark - hoping to bring the international attraction to the Upstate. "Kind of a

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Soup kitchen a blessing to many

Volunteers busied themselves Thursday in the Greenwood Soup Kitchen, preparing pumpkin and apple pie and heaping generous portions of green beans, corn and turkey onto plates. Just outside the kitchen's doors, members of the Greenwood Brotherhood gathered around a bubbling fryer, pulling out crisp,

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Police: Horse runs amok along the Bypass

Like an episode of "Mister Ed," a horse caused some trouble in town today when it got loose and ran amok along the bypass, according to police. A horse made its way to the Hobby Lobby parking lot on S.C. Highway 72 Wednesday afternoon, and deputies worked to get the animal under control and contact


Norman uses Index-Journal ad to offer aid for churches

Over the course of his 5 -year career, Josh Norman has racked up 10 takeaways. But off the field, the star cornerback and Greenwood native is known for what he gives away. And he's continuing that trend this holiday season. On Wednesday, Norman took out a full-page ad in the Index-Journal asking are


30th anniversary of Main Street UMC's Hanging of the Greens

The 30th annual Hanging of the Greens service will be at Main Street United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 3. Main Street provided the first such celebration of the beginning of advent in Greenwood in 1987, and the tradition has grown during the past 30 years. During the Hanging of the Greens s

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Our View: Give thanks, and give so others can as well

We pondered what, if any, prophetic thought we could share with readers on this Thanksgiving Day. We looked back at what we said in this space last year and were quickly reminded that last year's message was, with but a few revisions, essentially the same as the prior year's. We find once again that

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 08:15:00

'Everybody's my family': Area grocer continues her Thanksgiving feed

Gloria Daniel began feeding Greenwood's Thanksgiving hungry from her Holloway Grocery store five years ago. It takes her about a week to ready enough food to satisfy the nearly 200 people who come through her doors - but really, her preparation has been 50 years in the making. "I always said the Lor

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Duluth Shoppers Flock to the Stores Ahead of Black Friday

DULUTH, Minn. -Black Friday technically starts at midnight! But many stories got the madness going earlier this evening. Fox 21's Haydee Clotter talked to some of the die-hard shoppers in Duluth. Every year it's the same tradition for some. Spend time with family, eat turkey and then head to the sto

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2017-11-24 17:10:43

Souping up Superior Street: Proposal aims to improve pedestrian access to downtown Duluth

Ben Garland moved to Duluth a couple years ago, but he left his wheels behind. "I think that because of that, he offers a certain perspective that not all of us have," said Dave Zbaracki, Garland's friend. Garland first learned of plans to reconstruct Superior Street when he joined a local planning

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-25 03:00:00

Duluth police recruits will test 'customer service' training

But cops tend to spend a lot less time training for their day-to-day interactions with community members, Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken said. "We're really good about training officers to be tactically sound - to have good critical-thinking skills and decision-making," he said. "But one of the are

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-25 02:00:00

Duluth shopping districts celebrate as Small Business Saturday gets bigger

Businesses in Duluth's downtown, Canal Park and Lincoln Park shopping districts and beyond are celebrating Small Business Saturday as part of the national effort to shop small, local stores on a day wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The campaign to "shop small" on the Saturday after Than

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 21:26:10