Jan 26, 2021 — Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, a Facebook Live party and local films are part of Watertown's 7th annual Snowtown Film Festival starting virtually this Friday, January 29th. In lieu of the crowd-favorite flannel casual red carpet reception, pass holders can submit flanneled selfies for a chance to win prizes. An all-access festival pass, available through Eventive, costs $12. The festival will be held on-line for seven days. It includes the 30th anniversary screening of If Looks Could Kill, and
With the season in full swing, the Kinston area basketball teams are trying to find their rhythm despite the constant presence of COVID-19. Here are some of the top performers from the past week of high school basketball. Boys Basketball Brandon Brooks, North Lenoir: For the first time since 2004, the Hawks took down in-county rival Kinston on Friday, and Brooks was a key contributor. The senior forward led all scorers with 25 points, all of which were either two-point field goals or free throws, and secured
As South Carolinians seek access to the COVID-19 vaccine, our state ranks near the bottom for vaccine distribution and availability. South Carolina is even behind notoriously mismanaged states like New York, which bungled its response to the pandemic. There is no question that South Carolina’s state leaders failed us. The phone number that was distributed by the state government for people to call to make an appointment crashed. Hospitals were given conflicting guidance from state leaders on who should receive
January 26, 2021 The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is searching for a subject after two men were found dead yesterday on Reelfoot Lake in Obion... The search for a new head football coach for the Tennessee Volunteers may be heading in the direction of a familiar name.... At least one person died after a tornado ripped through Jefferson County, Alabama (just northeast of Birmingham) last night, collapsing buildings and...
The hackers have been posing as fellow researchers to gain trust. A North Korean government-backed campaign has been targeting security researchers around the world for months, as revealed Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG). It turns out the researchers were targeted as they work on vulnerability research and development at different companies and organizations, and that the bad actors mostly posed as researchers themselves to gain their trust. To gain credibility, the bad actors created their own research
Actions 8 Publix pharmacies in Indian River County, 11 in St. Lucie County added to vaccine sites Copyright 2021 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Gov. Ron DeSantis announces that Publix will offer the COVID-19 vaccine in Indian River and St. Lucie counties during a news conference, Jan. 26, 2021, outside a Publix in Vero Beach, Fla. By: Peter Burke , Victoria Lewis Posted at 7:23 AM, Jan 26, 2021 and last updated 2021-01-26
Princess Beatrice is supposed to be enjoying her life as a newly-married woman. (Photo: REUTERS/Yara Nardi) Princess Beatrice is reportedly having a tough few months and is "completely stressed out" about family issues that she can no longer hide its impact on her and on her marriage, an insider has revealed. According to reports, Beatrice couldn't even manage a smile when she was recently seen in Notting Hill with her husband of six months, Edo Mapelli Mozzi. The insider hinted that the family drama has been
Read MoreHide Full Article General Electric Company’s (GE - Free Report) fourth-quarter 2020 earnings matched estimates whereas sales surprise was a positive 3.1%. Results reflected healthy free cash flow performance, orders growth in Power and Renewable Energy, and effective financial actions to reduce debts. In the reported quarter, the industrial conglomerate’s adjusted earnings were 8 cents per share, matching the Zacks Consensus Estimate. However, the bottom line decreased 60% from the year-ago quarter’s
Read MoreHide Full Article Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ - Free Report) ended 2020 on a strong note, reporting relatively solid fourth-quarter results with the top and bottom line beating the respective Zacks Consensus Estimate. This highlights a disciplined network strategy for long-term growth along with a focused roadmap for technology leadership. Verizon expects to witness strong 5G momentum heading into 2021 backed by customer-centric business model and diligent execution of operational plans. Net Income
Iowa’s 4th District Congressman Randy Feenstra has been selected to serve on the House Agriculture Committee. “I promised 4th District Iowans that I would deliver a seat on the House Agriculture Committee, and today, I am thrilled to announce I have been selected to serve on this important committee,” said Rep. Feenstra. “Corn and soybean growers — along with our livestock, egg, dairy, poultry, ethanol, and biodiesel producers form the backbone of the 4th District’s economy. As the second largest
Getty Image At award shows, while winning artists usually hold trophies on stage, they don’t typically take home their awards that day. Instead, they arrive in the mail at some point, often months out from the ceremony. Such is the case for Lil Nas X, who scored at Nickelodeon’s virtual Kids’ Choice Awards back in May. Now that his orange blimp has arrived, though, he insists that his Grammys are being demoted in terms of display priority. On Twitter last night, Nas shared a photo of the freshly arrived
RAVENNA — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a head-on collision between two cars resulted in apparent minor injuries at the routes 14 and 44 intersection at around 8:10 a.m. Tuesday. Troopers were still on scene as of about 9 a.m., but the intersection is open, the patrol said. Additional information was not immediately available.
A Virginia Senate committee narrowly advanced legislation Monday that would require employers to let employees use sick leave to care for immediate family members who are sick. Senate Bill 1159, sponsored by Sen. Barbara Favola, D-Arlington, narrowly advanced through the Commerce and Labor Committee by an 8-7 vote with opposition from some members who worried it would put additional mandates on businesses. The legislation was referred to the Finance and Appropriations Committee for consideration. The legislation
You don’t always have to go far to find a great story. This week, I’m featuring my son, Justus, a 17-year-old high school student athlete whose world was turned upside down last March due to the restrictions put into place to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Meaning, no football, hockey, badminton or baseball seasons. Athletes live lives that are very structured, dividing their years into pre-season, in-season and off-season. While preparing, competing and recovering from these seasons takes great effort,
A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title “Global Data Security Software Market Report 2020 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries, Market Size, Forecast to 2026 (Based on 2020 COVID-19 Worldwide Spread)” is designed covering micro level of analysis by manufacturers and key business segments. The Global Data Security Software Market survey analysis offers energetic visions to conclude and study market size, market hopes, and competitive surroundings. The research is derived
SPRING HILL, Kan. — Students K-12 in the Spring Hill School District are going back to school in person after a board vote last night. “The USD 230 Board of Education eliminated (5-2 vote) the gating criteria at their meeting on Monday, January 25,” the district confirmed in an email to FOX4. All students will begin in-person learning on Monday, Feb. 1. The district stated all students who opted for virtual learning will remain doing school from a distance for the rest of the school year.
Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper on Tuesday reported 92 new cases of COVID-19 and one additional death due to the new coronavirus. Erie County has 14,985 total cases of COVID-19 and 366 deaths since the pandemic started. Of the county’s cases, 11,557 people have recovered from COVID-19 and there are 3,062 active cases, according to Pennsylvania Department of Health estimates. A total of 55,484 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in the county through Sunday evening. Statewide data will be publsihed
Residents and staff of Concord Park were able to get their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 14. The vaccines were administered by CVS Health/Omnicare through an arrangement between the health care company and Senior Living Residences of Braintree which manages Concord Park. “This is a very exciting day for our residents and our entire team here,” said Natasha Heimrath, the community’s executive director. “We’re thankful that assisted living communities are being prioritized to receive the vaccine
This could be an exciting new era for VW compact passenger cars. The Bugatti Chiron has a reputation for its incredible straight-line acceleration and record-breaking top speed. But with the introduction of the Chiron Sport, it can now also be honed around a track. Its more agile handling was helmed under the direction of Bugatti's Head of Technical Development, Stefan Ellrott. He also helped develop the record-breaking Chiron Super Sport 300+ and the extreme Bolide Concept, as well as the Divo and Centodieci.
Lloyd Austin sworn in as Defense Secretary Friday Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III greets Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Norquist and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley, upon arrival at the Pentagon after being confirmed as secretary of defense, Washington, D.C., Jan. 22, 2021. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) Posted at 9:01 AM, Jan 26, 2021 and last updated 2021-01-26 09:01:56-05 ARLINGTON, Va. - New Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has taken over at the Pentagon, becoming the