| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A local charity plans to build six houses in Orlando and then give them away — free of charge — to military veterans.
Members of the Florida Real Estate Foundation wanted to honor veterans, including those disabled by their battle wounds....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:12 AM
The Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce named Robert F. Shuford Sr. -- the board chairman of Old Point National Bank in Hampton -- as its 2013 "Distinguished Citizen."
The award will be presented at the chamber’s annual meeting on Dec. 9 at the...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:56 AM
James Hopkins has faced many obstacles in his life.
The most recent sequence included a boating accident in 1992 that resulted in a broken back and other lingering injuries.
The 45-year-old earned a certificate in computer-aided design from Anne...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:46 PM
A Chicago-area student found dead last month in her Indiana University dorm room died from an accidental overdose, the Monroe County, Ind., coroner said today.
Freshman Abigail Bott, 18, of Clarendon Hills was found unresponsive in her room on Oct. 6....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Emmaus High School's Habitat For Humanity organization, which helps people in the community who have housing problems, will host its fourth annual spaghetti dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Café 1 in Emmaus High School.
The cost is $5...
| Oct 25, 2013
The DuPage Homeownership Center got its start more than 20 years ago to promote and preserve homeownership among first-time buyers and low- and moderate-income consumers.
It still does that, and in fact is seeing an uptick in consumers pursuing...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:21 PM
A man who drove into an Illinois state trooper's car, killing a Brookfield man and injuring the officer, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.
Daniel C. Clark expressed remorse over causing the death of Frank Caruso, 42, before DuPage County...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Veterans Day Celebration Monday.
A large audience of guests and members were present and several interesting presentations were made.
The Laguna Beach Police Color Guard posted...
| Nov 14, 2013
Sanford police are investigating after a Habitat for Humanity home was broken into and $1,829 in tools were stolen Tuesday night.
The tools were being used to help build the home on the 100 block of Country Club Circle for a Sanford family and the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna will host two AmeriCorps VISTA members who will serve locally during the 2013-14 service year.
Throughout the year, AmeriCorps VISTA member Joel Stetson and Cara Middendorf will work in strengthening Habitat for...
| Oct 11, 2013
Memphis, Tenn.: Mark Allen Duncan, 51, of Memphis went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
He passed away at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in Nashville due to complications from his treatment for leukemia, which he had...