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Salvation Army Beginning Red Kettle Campaign To Help Needy

Across the nation, the familiar sounds of bells ringing are beginning as the Salvation Army launches the Red Kettle campaigns. The campaigns raise money for local relief efforts. In the Rhinelander area, Kim Swisher is coordinating the campaign. WXPR's Ken Krall talked with Swisher about Rhinelander

WXPR.ORG - 2017-11-20 09:15:37

Small Business Saturday event set in Iron County

IRON RIVER - The Iron County Economic Chamber Alliance will host the first Iron County Small Business Saturday event in collaboration with the nationally recognized "Shop Small" campaign on the traditional Saturday after Thanksgiving. Among a number of special holiday shopping incentives from busine

DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Iron River man receives concurrent jail sentence

Tyler Polich CRYSTAL FALLS - An Iron River man serving jail time for a 2016 police chase received a concurrent six-month sentence Friday in an unrelated case. Tyler Roy Polich, 21, had been accused of entering a home on North Fifth Street in Iron River and assaulting a female victim March 30, then p


Columbia County to host 53rd Annual Christmas Parade

The Merchants Association of Columbia County presents the 53rd Annual Christmas Parade. The parade will be Sunday, Dec. 3rd from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The route begins at the intersection of N. Belair Road and Washington Road then winds down N. Belair Rd. to its intersection with Cox Road. If you can't m

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-20 14:52:51

SC high court vacates Abbeville lawsuit decision

On Friday, the South Carolina Supreme Court vacated a landmark decision that held the state accountable for poor, failing schools. In 2014, the court ruled 3-2 in a 21-year-old lawsuit, Abbeville et al. vs. the State of South Carolina, that the state failed to provide a "minimally adequate" educatio

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 21:00:00

Abbeville Co. Schools lawsuit dismissed

A battle over a lawsuit filed on behalf 39 rural public schools in 1993, has finally come to a close thanks a S.C. Supreme Court decision. In a 3-2 decision in 2014, the S.C. Supreme Court stated that South Carolina had failed to provide minimally adequate education to children in 8 of the state's p

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-20 18:21:49

Abbeville gets into Christmas spirit with annual tree lighting

ABBEVILLE - With the flick of a switch, Abbeville kicked off the holiday season Friday at the city's Christmas tree lighting. A crowd gathered on Abbeville's historic square to countdown to the lighting and watch as the golden bulbs illuminated - starting at the base and climbing to the star at its


City of Grovetown announces working holiday hours

The City of Grovetown has holiday hours they want you to be aware of. In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, all offices in City Hall and the Liberty Park Community Center will close at 1:00 p.m. Nov. 22nd and will reopen on Nov. 27th at 9:00 a.m. All offices are closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-20 15:59:41

Communties break bread and give thanks this season

Throughout the Greenwood area, people are giving reasons to say thanks. Charity events are coming up, offering free meals to those in need this holiday season. From 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, visitors to The Hut at 1310 E. Cambridge Ave. will be treated to a Thanksgiving dinner. Ham, turkey, dressing with gr


Uptown on display for Grape Stomp extravanganza

Uptown Greenwood was buzzing with activity Friday as hundreds of people got an early jump on holiday shopping - or at least ushered in the season - with the ninth annual Grape Stomp Wine Walk. During the course of 2 hours, patrons had a chance to browse the wares of a dozen merchants who hosted spec


Attorney General wants jail time for white-collar criminals

Among bankers and assistants, Greenwood had its share of white-collar criminal cases come to a head this year. Four Greenwood men were ordered to pay back more than $10 million for their involvement in a money-borrowing scheme, while others this year were charged in connection with taking money from


Ben Blum | Naperville NCTV17

Join host Candace Purdom as she talks with author Ben Blum about his book Ranger Games. Alex Blum was a good kid, a popular high school hockey star from a tight-knit Colorado family. He had one goal in life: endure a brutally difficult selection program, become a U.S. Army Ranger, and fight terroris

NCTV17.COM - 2017-11-20 22:00:04

Small Business Saturday: How One Naperville Business Thrives

NAPERVILLE, IL - Despite its population explosion in recent decades, Naperville still manages to keep part of its small-town Americana vibe. The city is rooted in tradition with school pride, parades and friendly faces downtown. A new tradition has taken hold, aiding in the preservation of small-tow

PATCH - 2017-11-20 21:40:13

2 Hurt In Underage Drinking Crash, Naperville Teen Charged

OSWEGO, IL - Two Oswego residents were injured after a crash involving a Naperville man who had been underage drinking, according to a police report. Police were called to the scene early Sunday morning at around 1:51 near the corner of Route 30 and Treasure Drive. 19- year-old Michael D. Kmiec of R

PATCH - 2017-11-20 18:06:11

Naperville council to consider new pet store regs, mandatory microchipping

A proposal to revamp Naperville pet sale policies, requiring pet stores to use only commercial breeders in compliance with USDA regulations and shelters and rescue groups to microchip all animals available for adoption, will be considered by the Naperville City Council Tuesday. The proposed Animal P


Three Aurora Teens Arrested On Drug, Weapon Charges: SHERIFF

Kendall County Sheriffs smelled pot in a car, which led to the arrest of three Aurora teens, two facing firearms charges. AURORA, IL - Kendall County Sheriff's Deputies came across a suspicious looking parked car Nov. 18 at around 4:25 p.m. in the 4300 block of Klatt Street in Plano. Deputies notice

PATCH - 2017-11-20 21:56:23

Lawyer For Outlaw Accused Of Murder Wants Evidence Preserved

JOLIET, IL - On Monday morning, 32-year-old murder defendant Jeremy Boshears walked into the tiny video conference room set up at the Will County Adult Detention Facility. This marked his first appearance before a judge in connection the early morning fatal shooting of 24-year-old Katie Kearns, a ba

PATCH - 2017-11-20 21:20:53

Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017: When And How To Watch

CHICAGO, IL - The McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago has exploded in popularity, even in the past couple of years. Eighteen marching bands and and 15 floats will celebrate more than 80 years of tradition Thursday. The parade steps off at 8 a.m., beginning at Congress and State Street, the

PATCH - 2017-11-20 16:35:58

'Community trees' in Robert R. McCormick House at Cantigny showcase Colonel's philanthropy

Above / The Cantigny flag marks the entrance at 1S151 Winfield Road in Wheaton where visitors can see seven "community trees," including one decorated by Naperville Responds for Veterans, now on display inside the Robert R. McCormick House at Cantigny Park. The trees with many Naperville connections

POSITIVELYNAPERVILLE.COM - 2017-11-20 16:36:24

Warner Robins cancels CryWolf false alarm contract

A week after announcing a second attempt to implement the CryWolf plan to curb false alarms, Warner Robins City Council voted Monday to cancel it. The city first tried to implement the program in June of 2016, but put it on hold due to citizen complaints about questions the company was asking alarm

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-21 00:24:00