Sheriff’s office stresses safety ahead of busy holiday weekend | News

With the cost of gasoline hovering at its highest point in history, there’s still no deterring motorists from hitting the road over the upcoming July 4th holiday. Nearly 48 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home this weekend, according to AAA — a figure that nearly matches the pre-pandemic numbers … Read more

Downtown Elizabethton will have busy holiday weekend. | Local News

ELIZABETHTON — Independence Day won’t be until Monday, but there are plenty of events planned through the weekend in Downtown Elizabethton for the nation’s birthday. The Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Independence Day celebration at Covered Bridge Park on Saturday. Also on Saturday, the weekly Cruise-In, sponsored by the Carter County … Read more

Downtown Elizabethton will have busy holiday weekend. | Appalachian Highlands

ELIZABETHTON — Independence Day won’t be until Monday, but there are plenty of events planned through the weekend in Downtown Elizabethton for the nation’s birthday. The Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department will hold its annual Independence Day celebration at Covered Bridge Park on Saturday. Also on Saturday, the weekly Cruise-In, sponsored by the Carter County … Read more

Celebrating the holidays: Papillion, La Vista to host annual holiday events | Papillion

Before the last bite of pumpkin pie is finished, the holiday season begins in earnest with beloved annual traditions from the cities of Papillion and La Vista. Papillion’s Winter Wonderland festival on Saturday, Nov. 27 brings back all the favorites to the historic downtown area. The Papillion Community Foundation and the City of Papillion organize … Read more

For the First Time This Spring, Alaska Airlines Starts a Month with few Cancellations | Idaho

After a busy holiday weekend with relatively few flight cancellations, Alaska Airlines got through the first day of June with just two cancellations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as of Wednesday evening. Given the experience in the previous two months, when hundreds of canceled flights left Alaska passengers stranded across the country, that’s real progress. Passengers … Read more

Muscatine Chamber & Commerce seeks floats for 2022 Fourth of July parade | Local

MUSCATINE — Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry has opened registration for Muscatine’s 2022 Fourth of July Parade. The 2022 Muscatine Fourth of July parade is scheduled for 4 pm Monday, July 4, with staging and check in at 2 pm at Iowa Field on Fulliam Avenue. The parade returns to Muscatine for the … Read more

Tourism package –calendar of events |

• Grove City Market in the Park is held 3 to 6 pm Thursdays through October at Grove City Memorial Park. • The Mercer Market is held 9 am to 1 pm Saturdays through October in the parking lot on East Butler and Cherry streets. • The Slippery Rock Farmers Market is held 9 am … Read more

Lewisburg Neighborhoods hosts River Road Holiday | News

LEWISBURG — Heavy rain from the earlier in the weekend cleared out just in time for Valley residents to enjoy a walk or bicycle ride along the Susquehanna River. Lewisburg Neighborhoods hosted their River Road Holiday on Sunday, blocking off a portion of River Road from Water Street to Winter Farm Lane. That gave attendees … Read more

Commentary: The pleasures and pains of hosting for the holidays | Prior Lake Opinion

This past weekend I did something I haven’t done in a long time. After a couple of years off, I felt like I was starting from scratch and had to relearn so many important skills. It took a lot of preparation and it wasn’ in fact, I actually enjoyed myself! You’ve probably already guessed it, … Read more

Helicopter drops 12,000 Easter eggs for event in Jacksonville | Local News

JACKSONVILLE – A helicopter carrying 12,000 Easter eggs filled with candy flew over Peoples Church in Jacksonville on Saturday to surprise children by dropping them at the church’s community Easter event. The free event began in 2019 with more than 500 children in attendance. However, due to COVID-19 the event had to be modified in … Read more