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FHS innovates in a vocational training c...

Above: The grand opening of the new Fairmont High School professional building took place Monday morning. Left to Right: Jared Herman, Buildings and Grounds Staff, Dan Engeman, Scott Cole and Director Tyler Garrison; school board members Dan Brookens, Mike Edman and Mari Myren; Superintendent Andy Traetow; High school co-principals Chad Brusky and Alex Schmidt. FAIRMONT […]

A “corrective measure” taken after docto

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Spectrum Health said it has taken “corrective action” regarding doctors involved in posting an organ and tissue from operated patients on Instagram. “We have conducted a thorough and detailed investigation into the situation involving inappropriate posts on an Instagram account not officially connected to Spectrum Health,” the Grand Rapids-based health […]

Army veteran honors fallen service membe...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KDVR) – There are an estimated 19 million veterans in the United States, and many of them are looking for a way to continue serving their country long after they’ve been in the military. A Colorado man found a way, with the help of spray paint and wood. “I was going to […]

Sportswrap: Duke football shot down by G...

Sportswrap is your one-stop-shop for everything related to Duke athletics, where we’ll recap how each of the Duke sports currently competing over the past week has performed and give a brief glimpse into the future. Here’s our recap for the week of October 4-10. Soccer The Blue Devils’ struggles continued for the second straight week […]

Guardian Australia Book Club: Join Charl...

THELike many writers, Charlotte Wood is obsessed with descriptions of the work routines of other artists. Are they following the rules? Do they break them? Are they hiding their work in progress or leaving everything lying around in its unfinished, unpolished glory for everyone to see? In her latest book, The Luminous Solution: Creativity, Resilience […]

Bobby Gray Bailey – Davie County Busines

Bobby Gray Bailey, 90, died at his home on October 7, 2021. He was born on November 2, 1930 to Claude Odell “Ned” Bailey and Illa Aaron Bailey in Davie County. He was a graduate of Shady Grove High School. While in fifth grade, he met Maxine, who would eventually become his wife. After their […]

Interview with Queen Elizabeth’s Hatter

Max Mumby / IndigoGetty Images For over thirty years, Rachel Trevor-Morgan has reigned as one of the Britain’s best hat makers. His colorful and architecturally sublime designs have appeared on the kingdom’s most elegant heads (including, frequently, that of the Head of the Kingdom) at countless weddings, derbies, and other formal occasions. Like many business […]

Mississippi man uses his grandfather’s t

STARKVILLE, Miss. When Richard Sparks Sr., of Pearl, passed away in August 2020, his family had the difficult task of cleaning up his woodworking shop. The store, described by his only grandson Ryan Sparks of Starkville, was 30 feet by 30 feet, about two cars wide and a car and a half deep. It was […]

Group preserves historic structures on f...

SEDONA – The rain resisted, the fog was gone, and a few rays of early morning light pierced the cloud cover surrounding Cathedral Rock in the distance, giving the Crescent Moon Ranch near Red Rock Crossing in Sedona an even more inviting glow than normal. Good day to relax, bring a picnic, and let the […]

Minnesota man relaxes with intricate woo...

Caryl Closner found what he loves to do when he was 10, and he’s been doing it, on and off, ever since. He saws wood in intricate patterns and shapes, creating beautiful works of wood art, both functional and decorative. “My grandparents and my mom went to Bily Clocks,” Closner said, recalling a trip he […]