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One-stop service at Express Weight Loss

Terri Trantham and Diane Moeller opened Express Weight Loss and Wellness, 6647 Dixie Highway, to make a difference in people's lives. "We've seen how weight affects people, their quality of life," Trantham said....more >>

DocNow Urgent offers speedy service

DocNow Urgent, open since 2004, opened a new location, May 1, at 4764 Dixie Highway in Waterford. DocNow Urgent Care centers are open 365 days a year to provide quality, affordable and efficient walk in urgent medical care....more >>
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Born April 27th
1791: Samuel F.B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph and the code.
1822: Ulysses S. Grant, Union general during the American Civil War, 18th President of the United States (1869-1877).
1840: Edward Whymper, the first man to climb the Matterhorn.
1900: Walter Lantz, cartoonist, creator of Woody Woodpecker.
1904: Cecil Day-Lewis, Irish poet, father of actor Daniel Day-Lewis.
April 27th
in history
1865: The Sultana, a steam-powered riverboat, catches fire and burns after one of its boilers explodes. At least 1,238 of the 2,031 passengers--mostly former Union POWs--are killed.
1909: The Sultan of Turkey, Abdul Hamid II, is overthrown.
1937: German bombers of the Condor Legion devastate Guernica, Spain.
1941: The Greek army capitulates to the invading Germans.
1950: South Africa passes the Group Areas Act, formally segregating races.