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Santa helps launch store

New Leaf Flower Studio hosted its grand opening, Dec. 11, setting up shop in the former Heather Lake Market at 4746 Clarkston Road, at Eston Road. Owner Jill Mathewson offers full floral services, and hosts 12-15 watercolor painters, wood finishers, metal work, glassmaker, acrylics, old-fashioned blacksmiths, and other local artists....more >>
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Downtown boutique open for biz

Nearly 70 people walked through the door last Thursday night at Christina Calka's grand opening for her new store, "Village Fashion Boutique," in downtown Clarkston at 6 S. Main Street....more >>
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Born August 31st
1918: Daniel Schorr, journalist.
1935: Eldridge Cleaver, political activist and author of Soul on Fire.
1936: Marva Collins, innovative educator who started Chicago's one-room school, Westside Preparatory.
1945: Van Morrison, Irish singer, songwriter.
1945: Itzhak Perlman, violinist.
August 31st
in history
1940: Joseph Avenol steps down as Secretary-General of the League of Nations.
1942: The British army under General Bernard Law Montgomery defeats Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps in the Battle of Alam Halfa in Egypt.
1944: The British Eighth Army penetrates the German Gothic Line in Italy.
1949: Six of the 16 surviving Union veterans of the Civil War attend the last-ever encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, held in Indianapolis, Indiana.
1951: The 1st Marine Division begins its attack on Bloody Ridge in Korea. The four-day battle results in 2,700 Marine casualties.