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Plumber offers personal service

Chris Heslip, master plumber and owner of Clarkston Plumbing and Boilers, offers complete, reliable service to his hometown. "I'm focusing on Clarkston all services in this area," said Heslip, who is licensed and insured....more >>

Prudential Insurance: A column by Darwin Moore

Prepare now for when a loved one dies

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, which makes it the ideal time to think about life insurance needs. This effort is an unprecedented collaboration among companies, agencies, associations and individual agents committed to a single goal to help millions of Americans understand and obtain the life insurance coverage they need....more >>

Raymond James: A column by James Kruzan

Strategies to meet your financial goals

Close your eyes and visualize your dream vacation or the shiny new car that you've always dreamed of owning. Sure, looks great! Unfortunately, for many of us the planning stops right there....more >>
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Born September 21st
1895: Juan de la Cierva, aeronautical engineer who invented the autogyro.
1902: Allen Lake, founded Penguin Books in 1935.
1912: Chuck Jones, animator and director of Warner Brothers cartoons.
1947: Stephen King, author best known for supernatural and horror tales.
1947: Marsha Norman,playwright (Getting Out, 'Night Mother).
September 21st
in history
1745: A Scottish Jacobite army commanded by Lord George Murray routs the Royalist army of General Sir John Cope at Prestonpans.
1863: Union troops defeated at Chickamauga seek refuge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is then besieged by Confederate troops. Overconfident and overextended, the Union Army of the Cumberland advanced into the deep woods of northwest Georgia. Waiting Confederates did not intend for them to leave. At Chickamauga Creek, the two sides collided.
1904: Exiled Nez Perce leader Chief Joseph dies of a broken heart.
1915: Stonehenge is sold by auction for 6,600 pounds sterling ($11,500) to a Mr. Chubb, who buys it as a present for his wife. He presents it to the British nation three years later. The stones of amazing size.
1929: Fighting between China and the Soviet Union breaks out along the Manchurian border.