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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 October 24th
1788: Sarah Josepha Hale, magazine editor and poet whose book Poems for Our Children included Mary Had a Little Lamb (the first words to be recorded in sound)
1904: Moss Hart, American playwright who, with George S. Kaufman, wrote plays such as You Can't Take it with You and The Man who came to Dinner.
1911: Sonny Terry, blues performer.
1923: Denise Levertov, English poet.
1929: George Henry Crumb, American composer.
October 24th
in history
1929: Black Thursday--the first day of the stock market crash which began the Great Depression.
1931: Al (Alphonse) Capone, the prohibition-era Chicago gangster, is sent to prison for tax evasion.
1934: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, called Mahatma or Great Soul, resigns from Congress in India.
1938: The Fair Labor Standards Act becomes law, establishing the 40-hour work week.
1944: The aircraft carrier USS Princeton is sunk by a single Japanese plane during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.