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Family-friendly haircuts, tanning at Chiappelli's

It's a family affair at Chiappelli's Hair and Tanning, 7010 Dixie Highway. Dan Chiappelli, his wife Barb, and their children Mario and Angelia run the business, an Aveda Concept Salon, under the yellow awning across from the former Farmer Jack supermarket....more >>

New sales manager at Bowman's

John Bowman Chevrolet's new sales manager, Brian Burke, is a familiar face he was Bowman's used-car sales manager for the last 13 years. "Now I'm in new and used," said Burke. "It's going phenomenally....more >>
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Born August 21st
1904: William Count Basie, American band leader and composer.
1936: Wilt Chamberlin, four-time MVP for the National Basketball Association and only player to score 100 points in a professional basketball game.
1938: Kenny Rogers, country singer.
August 21st
in history
0: The warrior Yoritomo is made Shogun without equal in Japan.
1525: Estavao Gomes returns to Portugal after failing to find a clear waterway to Asia.
1794: France surrenders the island of Corsica to the British.
1808: Napoleon Bonaparte's General Junot is defeated by Wellington at the first Battle of the Peninsular War at Vimiero, Portugal.
1831: Nat Turner leads a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia that kills close to 60 whites.