With a toast of champagne and expressions of thanks, members of the Henderson Country Club last week celebrated the sale of the golf course to one of its members.
With it, club advocates and staff hope to see the golf course rebound and recapture some of its previous popularity and remain in operation for years to come.
“Thank you for your support,” Charles Morris, who closed on the purchase of the 18-hole, 142-acre course on Tuesday, said during a celebration at the club’s upstairs banquet room.
“We appreciate what you’re doing,” Eric Williams, who has been president of the club’s board of directors, replied.
A deed recorded at the Henderson
An explosion tore through a North Carolina house, killing a 79-year-old man, officials say.
Lon Record, the only person home at the time of the blast, was airlifted to a burn center in critical condition on Wednesday, a Duplin County spokesperson told McClatchy News. Record later died.
At least 17 animals, including dogs and cats, were inside the home when it exploded, said Elizabeth Stalls, public information officer for Duplin County.
Though news outlets had previously reported that five animals died, officials now say two pets originally presumed dead were later found. Three other missing animals are believed to be alive.
In a post that didn’t directly mention the explosion, Duplin County Animal Services on Wednesday posted photos of injured animals that were getting treatment.
“Due to an unexpected tragedy at a local home in Duplin County, we have received numerous animals,” the post said, “many with medical
MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police have arrested the owner of a Mt. Juliet roofing company accused of scamming a Nashville homeowner out of nearly $1,200.
James Kenton, the owner of Tennessee Metal Roofing, was booked into the Metro jail Saturday on a felony charge of home improvement fraud.
According to an arrest warrant, a company employee completed an estimate for a new roof on a Nashville residence in late April. The representative quoted the homeowner $11,990 for the new roof, so he paid a $1,190 deposit and signed a contract, the paperwork states.
Following an inspection of the homeowner’s current roof, the resident told police he was informed by the company that his contract was no longer valid and a new contract would need to be completed with a “significantly higher” price. The homeowner said he refused to sign the new contract and requested a refund, but he
A Texas developer plans to demolish much of the Shops at Worthington Place in an effort to save the struggling mall property by converting it into a mixed-use development called High North.
Under the plan, scheduled to go before the Worthington Planning Commission on Thursday, the north and west sides of the mall eventually would be torn down, removing about 120,000 square feet of the 138,000-square-foot building.
The mall’s owner, the