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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 September 18th
1827: John Towsend Trowbridge, poet and author of books for boys, wrote the Jack Hazzard and Toby Trafford series.
1839: John Aitken, physician and meterologist.
1895: John G. Diefenbaker, prime minister of Canada from 1957 to 1963.
1905: Greta Garbo, actress nominated for Oscars for her roles in Anna Christie and Ninotcha.
1951: Dr. Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., African-American neurosurgeon.
September 18th
in history
0: James Abercromby is replaced as supreme commander of British forces after his defeat by French commander the Marquis of Montcalm at Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War.
1759: Quebec surrenders to the British after a battle which sees the deaths of both James Wolfe and Louis Montcalm, the British and French commanders.
1793: George Washington lays the foundation stone for the U.S. Capitol.1796: The First Real Election.
1830: Tom Thumb, the first locomotive built in the United States, loses a nine-mile race in Maryland to a horse.
1850: Congress passes the second Fugitive Slave Bill into law (the first was enacted in 1793), requiring the return of escaped slaves to their owners.Dedicated Massachusetts abolitionist Silas Soule.