US turkey numbers at 28-year low, record wholesale prices precede Thanksgiving

...producers who were forced to reduce their flocks to remain afloat."Last year was a bloodbath. It was bad," said John Zimmerman, a farmer in Northfield, Minn., who produces about 300,000 turkeys a year. He said he scaled back his numbers...

For the record

...both of HephzibahLogan Steven Beeker, 22, of Freeport, Fla., and Amaris Annette Mathis, 21, of Lithonia, Ga.John Zimmerman Tynlock, 38, and Anna Susan Boykin, 33, both of AugustaJose Luis Vargas Medina, 29, and Nydia A. Cruz, 30...

Believing without seeing

...laser treatments seem to keep the growth under control. Her prognosis is good, according to her parents, Janet and John Zimmerman. The ordeal has tested the family's faith. Her father is the pastor of River of Life Church in Aiken. "God's...

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Aiken riders donate check

Members of the Aiken Bike Club (from left) Curt Saxton, John Zimmerman, Mo Mims, Tom DeMange and Tom Lex donate a $1,000 check to the Helping Hands children's home in Aiken on Friday.

Gas prices could drive up other costs

...waste, like running 15 miles for one delivery. We've had to open our eyes to some of those things," said florist John Zimmerman. Several months ago, he said, he raised his delivery charge by as much as $1 - the cost is now $6 to $10 - but...

NASCAR inspires athletes

...it, increasing it to about 900 horsepower. And he isn't the only figure skater with an interest in fast cars. John Zimmerman and Kyoko Ina, the U.S.'s top pairs team, have trouble agreeing on much. He's from Alabama. She from New...

Russian pairs streak continues

...one-judge margin, 5-4. China's Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo won the bronze medal. American champions Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman finished fifth but said the performance was "the greatest thing we've ever done." The winners made one error...

U.S. skaters rise to occasion

...Pairs and ice dancing probably won't feature any American medalists. Three-time U.S. champions Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman improve every year, but Canada's Jamie Sale and David Pelletier, Russia's Yelena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze...

Kwan, Eldredge make some history at nationals

...By then, perhaps the United States will have medal contenders in pairs and ice dance. Even though Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman won their third straight U.S. crown, their chances of reaching the podium in Salt Lake City are slim. A top-five...

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Richard Grant "Rick" Taylor (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

...died. A Celebration of Rick's Life will be at 3:00 PM Saturday at Shellhouse - Rivers Funeral Home, with Pastor John Zimmerman officiating. Please visit the online guest register at www.shellhouseriversfuneralhome.com . Shellhouse - Rivers...