Tom Robinson Published 12:41 pm CDT, Sunday, August 19, 2018 Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Staff Photographer / Staff Photographer Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Outfielder Justin Michaelis, second from left, was one of four Post Oak players to bat .500 or better in the Southwest Region, going 7-for-14 with five RBIs in those four games. Outfielder Justin Michaelis, second from left, was one of four Post Oak players to bat .500 or better in the Southwest Region, going 7-for-14 with five RBIs in those four games. Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Staff Photographer / Staff Photographer Post Oak sent to Little League elimination bracket after loss to Mid-Island 1 / 1 Back to Gallery SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – Post Oak and Mid-Island matched three-hitters and error-free defense Sunday, but the Mid-Atlantic Region … [Read more...] about Post Oak sent to Little League elimination bracket after loss to Mid-Island
LILY Allen is poised to expose the details of a boozy mid-air romp with married rocker Liam Gallagher in her new book. The Sun told in 2009 how the pair were warned by crew members after shocking first class passengers with their behaviour on an 11-hour flight to Japan. But Lily, 32, intends to disclose her “dynamite” account of the riotous bender on the Virgin Atlantic flight in My Thoughts Exactly, due out this year. A source said: “Lily’s agent has been touting the first draft of the book and boasting that nothing has been held back. “Everyone who read it was stunned as it’s amazing stuff and could be dynamite.” Lily and Liam were said to have drunk champagne together in Heathrow’s Upper Class lounge before flying to Japan for the Fuji Rocks festival. Their entourages then tried to keep them apart on the plane, but they continued drinking and joking in first class. Their high jinks came 17 months after the former Oasis frontman … [Read more...] about Lily Allen poised to expose details of boozy mid-air romp with married rocker Liam Gallagher
Kroger, which owns the Harris Teeter brand and is buying most of the 21 Farm Fresh stores to be sold across Hampton Roads, says it's hiring 420 people across six states in its mid-Atlantic division, including Virginia, at https://jobs.kroger.com.More than 1,300 employees work in Farm Fresh's 17 remaining stores that haven't been sold yet. Farm Fresh's owner, Supervalu, hasn't put a deadline on its exit from the market but has warned workers that they could be laid off as of May 14.Farm Fresh store manager Andy Adams, who has organized his own job fair to benefit the grocer's workers, says he has about 100 employers signed up for the April 18 event happening from 2-6 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The public is welcome but Adams has said Farm Fresh employees wearing their name tags will get preference. … [Read more...] about Kroger to hire 420 in mid-Atlantic; Farm Fresh job fair to host about 100 employers
NORFOLKA freshwater mussel that's found in the nation's mid-Atlantic region will soon be listed as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said the listing will take effect in May for the yellow lance mussel. The species can be found in Maryland's Patuxent River, North Carolina's Neuse River and Virginia's James River, among others.The agency attributed poor water quality to the mussel's decline. Specifically, too much sediment, pesticides and municipal waste flowed into waterways where the mussels live.U.S. Fish and Wildlife said partnerships with state agencies and others have been established to improve conditions for the mussel.Its name comes from its two bright yellow hinged and elongated shells. They were once used to make buttons. … [Read more...] about Freshwater mid-Atlantic mussel found in James River will be listed as threatened
VIRGINIA BEACHGet ready to be edutained by two personality powerhouses at the Tidewater Builders Association’s 33rd annual Mid-Atlantic Home & Outdoor Living Show next weekend.Tasked with taking talks that could be mundane and making them engaging are world-renowned and humorous antiques appraiser Lori Verderame, aka Dr. Lori, and horticultural commentator, TV personality and master gardener Paul James, aka The Gardener Guy.“I don’t do a traditional gardening lecture because they generally bore me to tears,” said James from his Tulsa, Okla., home. “What I do is this great big Q and A – like a nightclub act.”As for Dr. Lori, she pulls from her depth of historical knowledge to help people realize whether their antiques, or family heirlooms” are treasures or just sentimental artifacts.“I’ll break some hearts,” she said during a phone interview. “I’ll make some millionaires.”In addition to the … [Read more...] about Want to know why you should hold off on that yard sale? Top expert at Mid-Atlantic Home and Outdoor Show to clue you in.