Sale of building prompts florist shop to close
The owner of Granada Florist, 28 W. Granada Blvd., is shutting her doors today because the building shes in has been sold -- reportedly to a group of businessmen.
New plan calls for saving front half of Buschs Florist
Part of a historic landmark will be saved, while still allowing Buschs Florist to expand off-street customer parking and update some of the customer service aspects of the business.
Florist business blossoms after long struggle
Deola Washington started off making 50 cents an hour at a flower shop. On a good week she may have gotten paid $5 for working a couple hours each day after school.
Cause of blaze unknown
GALVA - Galva Fire Chief Denny Tarleton said Friday the cause of a fire at the Galva Florist Thursday morning is still undetermined.
United Way increases allocations to agencies
Galva and Bishop Hill firefighters responded early this morning to a fire at Chuck Hay Insurance on Main Street in downtown Galva. Smoke was coming from the roof between the insurance office and Galva Florist next door. Tom and Judy Hartman own the flower shop, which was filled with smoke.
Prom fashion show planned for March 11
HUNTINGTON -- The Yellow Brick Road is having their Red Carpet Event Prom Fashion Show from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 11, in the Don Morris Room at Marshall University.
JOHNSON: Sculpture Saturday was a success at Museum of East Texas
The first Sculpture Saturday at the Museum of East Texas was a great success with approximately 150 children between the age of 3-14 and many adults attending the Super Saturday event. The children enjoyed making a wide range of characters using foil, wire and foam sculpting techniques to assemble sculptures using an assortment of materials.
In the language of flowers, this author is the voice of reality
Amy Stewart is, as she puts it, a gardener and passionate consumer of flowers. Add fine writer to that list, too. All three -- her gardening knowledge, her passion and her way with words come through in Flower Confidential (306 pages, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, $23.95).
Bus carrying 35 schoolchildren hits sinkhole
A bus full of grade-school students fell into a sinkhole Friday morning on a New Milford road that recently had been torn up.
Harley lovers are going full-bore
For the last decade, four area men have gotten revved for their annual adventure at Daytona’s Bike Week.