Myrtle Beach police officer Chris Smith is fulfilling a childhood dream and on Monday he was recognized as one of the department’s finest with the Officer Joe McGarry Memorial Police Officer of the Year 2014 award.
Girls on the Run Grand Strand coordinates programs for youth to get together in twice-a-week, 12-week programs full of activities every fall and spring. The women and their students also want the public to join them in celebrating their milestones in making a difference with their 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday in Myrtle Beach’s Grand Park, on Farrow Parkway, across from The Market Common.
The western North Carolina dairy farm that pleaded guilty to allowing 11,000 gallons of cow feces into a nearby river used for drinking water and recreation promised to make a series of changes to its operations to prevent such spills in the future.
When al-Qaida overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group’s commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area’s tribesmen. No jihadi banners were raised. Al-Qaida even issued a statement denying rumors that it had banned music at parties or men wearing shorts.
Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown’s shooting death by a police officer there last summer, according to a newspaper report.
David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person close to the family said.
Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson spent an entire day Monday denying that Las Vegas Sands officials had a hand in firing Steven Jacobs as Sands China Ltd. president in July 2010. He also denied any knowledge of an "exorcism strategy."
For many young African Americans who grew up seeing Carson as the embodiment of black achievement – a poor inner-city boy who became one of the world’s most accomplished neurosurgeons – his emergence as a conservative hero and unabashed critic of the United States’ first black president has been jarring.
Perhaps it’s because I came from “depression era” parents, but boy, I hate to see food go to waste, so with this in mind, for the third time in a week, I entered the house with yet another bouquet of asparagus from the garden.