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Birth Alyssa Lynn Louise Whited Tim and Carrie Lynn Whited of Ortonville are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Alyssa Lynn Louise Whited. Alyssa was born at 9:24 a.m....more >>

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Rebecca Jedrzejas of Fenton and U.S. Army SPC Adam Foley, formerly of Goodrich, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Margie Jedrzejas of Dearborn Heights and the late Jim Jedrzejas and the niece of Connie and the late Ron Jedrzejas....more >>
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Born August 27th
1871: Theodore Dreiser, novelist (Sister Carrie).
1899: C.S. Forester, novelist and author of the Horatio Hornblower series.
1908: Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th president of the United States (1963-1969).
1910: Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
August 27th
in history
1776: The Americans are defeated by the British at the Battle of Long Island, New York.
1793: Maximilien Robespierre is elected to the Committee of Public Safety in Paris, France.
1813: The Allies defeat Napoleon at the Battle of Dresden.
1861: Union troops make an amphibious landing at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
1862: As the Second Battle of Bull Run rages, Confederate soldiers attack Loudoun County, Virginia.