| Sep 27, 2011
| 6:27 AM
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Jackson, Miss., company has been awarded a contract to provide its SmartMeters to 1.8 million customers of a Michigan utility company.
In a deal announced Monday, Consumers Energy, headquartered in Jackson, Mich., says...
| Sep 18, 2011
It's hurricane season, as the East Coast doesn't need to be told in the wake of Irene. Here's a Category 10 set of facts:
1. Hurricane, typhoon or cyclone? It isn't as simple as you might think, according to the Atlantic Oceanographic and...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:37 AM
Heavy rain from the former Tropical Storm Lee rolled northeast into Appalachian states Tuesday, spreading the threat of flooding as far as New England after drenching the South, spawning tornadoes, sweeping several people away and knocking out power to...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 8:24 PM
Shelley Johansson, director of marketing and communications for the Johnstown Area Heritage Association, developed a passion for music long before she became involved with the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival.
Johansson, 42, grew up in Nashville where...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 3:08 PM
Would you drive 1400 miles for your favorite slice of pizza?
David Schuler drove from Jackson, Mississippi to his hometown of Stoughton, Massachusetts for one.
Schuler takes this trip every other year to stock up on pizza and visit family. On this...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Whoever heard of June Gloom in August? Most of the television weather people were chattering last week about the cloudy mornings, calling the weather some kind of phenomenon.
Of course by the time you read this column, the clouds will be gone and it will...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:08 AM
It is halfway crazy to release a movie like “The Help” in the middle of summer.
It is not a film with many blockbuster characteristics. The story takes place in Jackson, Miss., in the 1960s, an era devoid of much recognizable technology....
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Mother used to tell this story.
She was working as a domestic - this was the late '40s or early '50s - for a Memphis doctor when one day his daughter came up and inexplicably began rubbing her skin. It turned out the child had asked her grandmother...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 8:58 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced new guidelines in Washington Monday requiring health insurance plans beginning on or after August 1, 2012 to cover several women's preventive services, including birth control and...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:05 AM
2-D and 3-D
Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson are the titular trio, made a quartet by the addition of the hot-headed D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) and facing off against baddies played by Christoph Waltz and Orlando...
| May 30, 2009
The only thing keeping Gerard Rigney from getting back into his home is the FEMA trailer in his front yard.
It needs to vanish so his plumber can redo the piping into the house, which was damaged by Hurricane Katrina's flood waters almost four years ago....