Area News

Don’t get so upset about the setup

  I don’t attend many movies with groups anymore. Part of that is a life stage issue — most of my friends are married and have small kids. It’s hard to justify the added babysitter expense if we want to go out for the evening. Before that, I was always the guy who arrived early.…

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Arts Council Sets Annual Meeting

The Arts Council of Clinton will review its activities of the past year and explore plans for next year at the annual meeting and regular board meeting Thursday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church. Bob Blanton, president of the Arts Council, said that the sponsorship of the Thacker Mountain Radio Hour in…

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Red Brick Roads Music and Arts Festival Headliners Announced

Back on the brick streets, the fourth annual Red Brick Roads Music and Arts Festival, presented by Trustmark, is scheduled for August 23 and 24 in Olde Towne Clinton. Marc Broussard will be headlining on Saturday evening, and singer songwriter Yoke Lore will be the headliner on Friday evening. Participants can enjoy live music, food,…

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Clinton Quisenberry Library Summer Reading Program Concludes

The Clinton Quisenberry Library Summer Reading Program (SRP) is in full swing, but readers who want to register to take part in Summer Reading may still do so. Organizers say participating in SRP keeps reading skills sharp during school’s summer break and helps keep adults focused on the importance of reading for themselves and their…

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EPA Sued by 10 States Over Lax Regulation on Asbestos

In light of the Environmental Protection Agency’s lax laws regarding asbestos control, attorneys general from 10 states — and Washington D.C. — have officially taken action against the organization. According to attorneys general, the organization failed to take action against the prevalence of asbestos. This sparked a nationwide outcry from people who want to completely eliminate the…

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Do You Have Millennial Burnout?

Do You Have Millennial Burnout? In today’s world where the workday is slowly creeping toward 24 hours and more and more people are working 2 or 3 jobs to stay afloat, it’s easy to get burnt out. Burn out is severe, ongoing, exhaustion, and it can affect your mental and physical well-being. But how do…

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Top 5 Reasons for Medical Use of Marijuana

Anybody with ears has heard how beneficial medical use of marijuana can be when it comes to treating a wide range of clinical conditions. And what’s even crazier is that the list keeps growing and growing as research moves forward. So why is marijuana becoming the new age ‘super drug’ that is able to cure…

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Could Vitamin D Supplements Prolong the Lives of Cancer Patients?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, with prostate cancer alone being the second leading cause of death among men. While approximately 23,800 adults and 4,830 children are diagnosed with cancerous tumors of the brain and spinal cord every year,…

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Could CBD Help with Menopause and Fatigue?

  Fatigue describes a feeling of exhaustion. If you are suffering from fatigue, you are more than just tired and even a solid eight hours of sleep is likely not enough to alleviate your fatigue. People who are fatigued might feel mentally tired in addition to their bodies being tired. It is possible to experience…

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