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Elegant lace and shimmering fabrics brighten new winter fashions featured at Strut Your Style

Published Dec. 10 2017

More than 300 guests to the fourth annual Strut Your Style Fashion Show and Luncheon were inspired both from new...

Seasonal gardening: Woody plants and roses

Published Dec. 10 2017

Discover helpful tips and things to be aware of while tending to your garden or yard this season.Woody plantsLate fall...

From the Stacks: ‘Moxie girls fight back!’ in Matthieu’s new YA novel

Published Dec. 10 2017

Vivian Carter is done with the sexist nonsense she sees and hears daily in her small-town Texas high school.

Parents and teens in South Beach on a budget: It can be done

Published Dec. 7 2017

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — South Beach has a reputation as a boozy playground for partying rich kids, celebrities and...

New frontier for craft US whiskey may be underfoot

Published Dec. 6 2017

SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Hofmann walks along a small brown pond, the earth of its bank springing underfoot like a...

Obama and the chicken nugget guy ruled Twitter in 2017

Published Dec. 6 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — What do a former U.S. president, LeBron James and a guy who really, really likes chicken...

Concert set in historic St. Mary the Virgin church

Published Dec. 5 2017

The Westminster College community invites area music lovers to its annual Festival of Lessons and Carols holiday service at 5...

Skiing Santas ho-ho-hold court at ski resort's annual bash

Published Dec. 4 2017

Santa Claus is known for shimmying down chimneys, but for one day a year, dozens of Santas try to avoid...

What was your best ‘white elephant’ gift?

Published Dec. 3 2017

Christmas is 23 days away, and presents will soon be piled under the tree. Yet, there are a few purchased...

Seasonal garden tips: Lawns and fruits

Published Dec. 3 2017

Discover helpful tips and things to be aware of while tending to your garden or yard this season.LawnsIf you haven't...

From the Stacks: A modern take on 'The Taming of the Shrew' in 'Vinegar Girl'

Published Dec. 3 2017

I originally picked up the book "Vinegar Girl" because I was interested in the author, Pulitzer Prize winner Anne Tyler...

Ever-changing evergreens: The importation of German Christmas traditions

Published Dec. 3 2017

Christmas trees, evergreen wreaths, Advent calendars and coal in the stockings of naughty children: it's all thanks to evolving holiday...

Breast cancer survivors 'strut their style'

Published Nov. 30 2017

Shannon Schmidt was a little nervous when she first modeled in last year's Strut Your Style Holiday Fashion Show and...

Spring wedding at Windsor Castle for Prince Harry and Markle

Published Nov. 29 2017

LONDON (AP) — It will be a spring wedding on the glorious grounds of Windsor Castle for love-struck Prince Harry...

Confederate monument pedestals repurposed for music video

Published Nov. 27 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A black woman approaches the pedestal that once showed off the Confederacy's first president and finds...

Years of care make cheerful Christmas trees

Published Nov. 26 2017

HARTSBURG — Getting your living room Christmas-ready involves lights, ornaments and perhaps a popcorn string or two.

Ask a Master Gardener: Protecting flowerbeds and soil test tips

Published Nov. 26 2017

Q: I’m confused about soil testing. Does one take a soil sample for each part of their yard, like one...

From the Stacks: Maria Sharapova’s autobiography shares insight into her successful pro tennis career

Published Nov. 26 2017

John McEnroe once called Maria Sharapova the best competitor in women’s tennis — ever. Sharapova is one of 10 women...