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Memorial Day: A day to remember - 05/31/10 01:55 AM
As we celebrate Memorial Day this year with sports games, Bar-B-Ques and store sales lets not forget the reason for the day. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. A brief history of the day: There is evidence that organized women's groups in the South were decorating graves before the end of the Civil War. Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on 5 May 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11, and was first observed on (2 comments)
The Never Ending Story- Chapter XX - 05/18/10 01:14 AM
Before 2008, few, if any, paid attention to bank mergers or the slow but steady increase in unemployment. Everybody was intent on increasing home sales and home prices. Few economists were warning of potential adjustments to the market and they were branded as "nay-sayers" or alarmists. The real estate industry was booming; buyers with modest incomes and good credit scores were qualifying for home loans; investors were able to get loans to repair or upgrade houses, sometimes several at a time, based on the homes future equity (house prices could only go up or drop only 5-10%, right?). Builders were selling (2 comments)
Eminent Domain: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - 05/14/10 03:28 PM
The following article by Carolina Journal contributor Karen Walsh discusses an issue that shows that government in it's misguided effort to provide for the "common good" of the public has unintended consequences. Though the intent of the law was to take abandoned or blighted property and repurpose it for the public's use, several city governments (backed or influenced by commercial development organizations) have used the law to acquire prime property from owners who refuse to sell to said organizations. Most times, the property once acquired and rezoned was resold or leased to development companies at a discount; they in turn, after (1 comments)
Lincoln County Farmers Markets Open - 05/14/10 03:07 PM
The Lincoln County Farmers Market at Denver opened on May 1st. It will again be located at Rock Springs Elementary School on Highway 16. The Denver market will continue to operate on a Saturday only basis throughout the season.Last year, about sixty different vendors sold at the market. Some were there a lot while others came only once or twice. Organizers are hoping for a good opening day selection including strawberries, asparagus, cut flowers, meat, eggs, lettuce, and a variety of crafts. More customers generate more vendors, which in turn generates even more customers and so on; it is another way (0 comments)
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