Where you live: Preparing for the swap

Volunteers get ready for the annual Pendleton King Park Plant Swap.

Qualifying marred by another crash at Indy 500

...But that didn't make drivers feel much safer."It caught me by surprise," Carpenter said. "I wasn't expecting to swap ends. The car was actually feeling pretty good, better than it did yesterday. Things are a little unpredictable right now...

Shopgirl: Verizon could grow into a digital goliath

...in Augusta during the 1940s to the 1960s.The free event will be held May 21 at 2 p.m. Even if you don't have stories to swap from that time, what a cool opportunity to learn more about our area and pass on memories from 50-plus years ago.

You Remembered: Social Photo

...cannot definitively say that's what happened.Did Social's Mrs. Henri Price clap her hands and tell the young couples to swap dance positions just to see whether they could do it?That's doubtful. More likely is that a darkroom assistant rushing to...

Throwing Away the 'Retail Therapy' Crutch

...your house and watch a movie together. Maybe one of you could make supper for the whole group. Maybe you could have a clothes swap meet. Maybe you could see if there are any free community concerts or things like that going on. This does not mean that such...

Braves: Atlanta opens doors with Kimbrel trade

...toward the future, particularly 2017 when the new stadium opens. Perhaps no move has a more clear intention than Sunday's swap with the Padres. The Braves traded Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr. to the Padres for Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Matt...

South Carolina Senate panel's debate on roads could predict floor fight

...that could foreshadow the floor fight to come.Senate Finance Committee chairman Hugh Leatherman planned a short meeting to swap out the bills. But instead, the session turned into nearly 90 minutes of debate about income tax cuts and reforming agencies...

Annual Pendleton King Park Plant Sale on Saturday

...who will need to borrow a pickup to get them all to the plant sale.The event has grown over the past 18 years from a simple swap between gardeners to the master gardeners' bonanza supplemented by vendors who come loaded with irresistible plants.The fabulous...

Former Golden Hawk Josh Gordy signs with New York Giants

...eight tackles in the playoffs. LIONS: Traded George Johnson, a restricted free-agent defensive end, to Tampa Bay for a swap of late-round draft picks, ending a saga that began with a dispute over his free-agent status and included Detroit contesting...

Rants & Raves

...TV! FOR THOSE WHO think there will be actual increases in jobs at Fort Gordon, you don't know that many are a 1-for-1 swap. Someone loses a job or position so that new positions are created. All that means is maybe those with jobs now will be unemployed...