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Clarkston Cleaning celebrates decade

Clarkston Cleaning Services owner Dawn Raffler celebrates the business' 10th Anniversary with an Open House and Ribbon Cutting with Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce members, friends, and family, March 24....more >>

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10 years for Clarkston Pharmacy

As a small-town business, Clarkston Pharmacy offers personal service larger chains can't, said Kathy Hannah, who owns the business with Debra Pullen. "We've been fortunate to maintain staff who address customers by name....more >>

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Business achievements

Scott Hazelton, financial advisor for Edward Jones in Clarkston, was recently invitated to Edward Jones' annual Managing Partner's Conference in April at the firm's regional campus in Phoenix....more >>
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Born August 27th
1871: Theodore Dreiser, novelist (Sister Carrie).
1899: C.S. Forester, novelist and author of the Horatio Hornblower series.
1908: Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States (1963-1969).
1910: Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
August 27th
in history
1861: Union troops make an amphibious landing at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
1862: As the Second Battle of Bull Run rages, Confederate soldiers attack Loudoun County, Virginia.
1881: New York state's Pure Food Law goes into effect to prevent the adulteration of food or drugs.
1894: The United States congress passes an income tax law as part of a general tariff act, but it is found unconstitutional.
1910: Thomas Edison demonstrates the first talking pictures--using a phonograph--in his New Jersey laboratory.