U.S. housing starts declined 1.5% in July to 604K units from a downwardly revised 613K units in June. Today’s report just surpassed market expectations for a 600K reading. Single-family housing starts declined 4.9%, while the volatile multifamily sector rose 7.8%. In a negative omen of future building activity, permits inched 3.2% lower.
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – After several months of waiting, members of the First Christian Church in Jonesboro celebrated the groundbreaking of their new location at Casey Springs Road and Wood Springs Road. According to Pastor Jerry Wilcox, the new church is expected to hold its first service at the end of this year.
CHAPPELL HILL — Another in a series of forums on issues facing this community will be held Saturday. The forum will be held at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 9120 Poplar St. in Chappell Hill. “Last year, our chamber of commerce supported several forums on issues important to the community and our neighbors,” stated Roger Imm, chamber president.
The Engineering Society of Detroit as selected three outstanding individuals out of dozens of applicants to receive the 2011 Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year, Outstanding Student Engineer of the Year and Outstanding High School Student of the Year Awards. Hailing from Novi, Farmington Hills and Iron Mountain, these individuals exemplify commitment to their fields; dedication to their communities and outstanding academic achievements.
DESTIN, Fla. — The SEC broke its revenue-sharing record for the 21st consecutive year, voted to end divisional play in men’s basketball, and eliminated 7-on-7 football camps on its campuses. The SEC will distribute a record $220 million among its 12 member institutions this year — an average of $18.3 million per school.
HOUSTON (KTRK) — It’s the last day of school and the first day for summer vacation for HISD. However, for many parents and school officials, there is a real uncertainty in the air, with the impending say budget cuts. We talked with some students and parents who lobbied for education in Austin this week.
Written by Trevor Greyeyes Thursday, 26 May 2011 09:42By Trevor Greyeyes Media reports indicate that Lake St. Martin First Nation has reached an agreement with the federal and provincial governments that in the short term will translate into making plans for future homes to be built on higher ground. I do not know about you but that seems like a real no-brainer to me. Hmm.
Electric vehicles will soon be a common sight on streets, including Koreas, even though there are obstacles to overcome, according to Bosch Korea President Hermann Kaess, yesterday. We [Bosch] are working at full speed to turn the vision of e-mobility into reality, he said. But there are still quite a few technological hurdles to overcome before e-mobility becomes an inexpensive option.
Gunning for TV Fayetteville Circuit Judge Mary Gunn, whose televising of her drug court came to an end after a judicial ethics panel criticized it and broadcaster Jones TV pulled out, has talked to Washington County Judge Marilyn Edwards about possibly using her old courtroom in the County Courthouse for a future TV show after Gunn retires June 11.
It’s been quite the year for the city of Neosho. Just nine months ago their fire and police departments were slashed in half. But their dire situation is really starting to turn around. The Neosho Police Department has applied for a allow through The Department Of Justice. ”We were staffed at 26 and now we are only staffed at 14″ says, Police Chief Dave McCracken.