France pays tribute to New Yorker’s favorite cartoonist Sempe | Arts and entertainment

Family, friends and fans have paid tribute to French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempe, whose simple, humorous drawings graced the covers of The New Yorker magazine and brought him international recognition. A funeral Mass for Sempe – affectionately known as JJ in the United States – was held on Friday at the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church in Paris. Friends … Read more

Shaking Up the Local Art Scene | Arts and entertainment

A local woman hopes to reach art lovers through her affordable, one-of-a-kind pendants, as well as those lucky enough to find one of her hidden treasures on local beaches. Debra Kirk-Rogers is the founder of Heart & Stones, a business that brings her back to her artistic roots. Kirk-Rogers has always had a love for … Read more

Out and about: Entertainment and cultural events in the area starting Wednesday, August 17 | Lifestyle

Calendar items can be sent to [email protected], dropped off at the newsroom at 19 E. Church St., Martinsville, or mailed to PO Box 3711, Martinsville, Va., 24115. Photos are fine came. Dates and times must be included. NATIONAL ASSEMBLY The Meadows of Dan Community Association will host the annual Meadows of Dan Folk Fair 10am … Read more

Trout Lake Hall will reopen as a music venue | Entertainment

All this summer, Ray Mullin and his wife, Tiara Gunstone, have been busy collecting a little piece of history in the Trout Lake community. Trout Lake Hall has had many names in the past, but for more than a hundred years it has hosted parties, banquets, dances, dinners and every type of gathering you can … Read more

Raccoon Refuse goes out of business, leaving households, municipalities to struggle | News

The sudden closure Monday of Raccoon Refuse Garbage Services Inc. has left individuals and multiple area municipalities scrambling for a replacement — and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is investigating. Raccoon Refuse, based in Mill Village, notified its municipal customers in northwestern Pennsylvania of the suspension Monday morning via email. Local communities affected include … Read more

Lakota business celebrates expansion after success in Old Town | News

Megan Schnitker gets excited when she talks about what it means to her children to own their own business that proudly displays her Lakota heritage. “They can come here and their mom owns this store,” Schnitker said. “My 9-year-old definitely feels more confident telling people he’s local. “When she was in kindergarten, she came home … Read more

Seener, the best investment choice for stable returns

Singapore, Singapore, Aug. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike and a crushing blow to DeFi projects, blockchain has entered a bear market. With leading tokens like Bitcoin and Ethereum falling over 60%, investors are barely making a profit in the market. The market downturn led to massive capital outflows. … Read more

New Adventure Center, Retreat Opens in Bedford County | Local business news

A new retreat and adventure center opened this summer in Thaxton, breathing life into land that has been empty for many years. The Peaks Recreation and Adventure Center is located at 1336 Simmons Mill Road in Thaxton. After WoodmenLife Insurance Company closed its Woods Adventure and Conference Retreat at the site five years ago, the … Read more

Joplin Health Department Food Inspections (August 8) | Local news

The Joplin Globe publishes summaries of routine and follow-up inspections performed by the Joplin Health Department. Businesses that are inspected either pass or fail based on violations found during the inspection. These violations fall into two categories: • Priority violations are more serious and relate to improper handling, storage and preparation of food. The globe … Read more

How the CHIPS Act Will Affect Texas; $35 billion in tech investment possible for Grayson County | News

AUSTIN — Texas economic and manufacturing leaders are praising a new semiconductor bill that they say is sure to elevate the state’s role as a leader in chip manufacturing. Last week, Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act, a $52.7 billion bill that encourages domestic production of semiconductor chips that are used in much of … Read more