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Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce as coach

Hastings Tribune 02 Mar 2021
Pierce went 63-120 in his two-and-a-half seasons as Hawks head coach. “We would like to thank Lloyd for his work and commitment to not only the Hawks organization but the city of Atlanta,” general manager Travis Schlenk said in a statement ... He advocated for State Farm Arena to become a voting precinct, volunteering there during the general election ... .

Business in Brief (March 1)

Albany Democrat Herald 01 Mar 2021
COI expands Farm Clinic program ... recently announced that its Farm Clinic outreach program is expanding. COI is looking for farm partnerships in the Corvallis-Albany area to expand health care access to uninsured and underinsured people working to produce our food. There is no cost to farms and no charge to farm workers.

SKM-CTUs pledge to take protests forward jointly

Business Line 01 Mar 2021
The details will be announced after a general body of Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Tuesday ... The farmers’ organisations thanked the CTUs for including their cause, the repeal of three farm laws, in the demand charter of CTUs. AITUC general secretary Amarjeet Kaur told the meeting that it ...

Marilyn McCormick, 89

Winner Advocate 01 Mar 2021
Funeral services were held on Thursday, Feb ... She lived on her parent’s ranch/farm where she enjoyed climbing and exploring her beloved hills ... They resided on several farms until they moved to Hamill where Marilyn ran the General Store, and worked in the post office, as well as taught Sunday School in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church ... ....

They may be called ‘vermins’ but fruit bats are vital for ecosystem

The Times of India 01 Mar 2021
Gurgaon. The flying , also known as bats or Pteropus giganteus, is listed as a ‘vermin’ in the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972, due to its destructive tendencies towards fruit farms. Humans, in general, dislike them for their noise. There are numerous myths surrounding this animal. Yet, wildlife experts say that this species is vital to the ... .

Suspension of wax apple shipment ‘isolated case’

Taipei Times 01 Mar 2021
Staff writer, with CNA ... Chen also urged local media to check their facts before filing sensationalist reports that could affect the prices of farm produce. Wang Cheng-yi (王正一), acting director-general of the Kaohsiung City Government’s Agriculture Bureau, said that the suspension involves one Chinese trading agent and one fruit shipment ... .

Nonprofits receive support from Reisner, Bysiek funds

Olean Times Herald 01 Mar 2021
Established by the late Doris Reisner, the Doris Reisner Endowment Fund makes possible 10 annual grants to causes designated by Reisner. Doris Reisner was a dedicated community volunteer ... • St ... HomeCare & Hospice, the SPCA in Cattaraugus County, Olean Food Pantry, Canticle Farm and the Olean General Hospital Foundation each received $100 grants ... .

Life paralyses in Mirpur after the district clamps with a week-long lockdown

Urdu Point 01 Mar 2021
MIRPUR (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Mar, 2021 ) ... General stores, vegetable, fruit, bakery, sweet shops, dairy farms, gas, meat shops will remain open only on Tuesday and Friday from 6.00 in the morning to 7.00 at night during the lock-down period ... Ends / APP / AHR ....

Why the Blue Jays could be a threat to the Yankees in the AL East: Sherman

New York Post 01 Mar 2021
Can Toronto use a farm system generally viewed as top five plus positional depth (with Springer in center, only two can usually play daily in the outfield from Randall Grichuk, Lourdes Gurriel and Teoscar Hernandez) to add pitching between now and July 31?.

Glam Co Antrim nurse's lockdown Insta posts prove a big hit

Belfast Telegraph 28 Feb 2021
Catherine Wilson (28) has added more than a touch of glamour to farming life in Northern Ireland through her popular Instagram page Keep Her Country Cattie. Catherine on the farm ... Catherine on the farm ... She also has a brother Robert (31) who works for the local council and youngest brother David (22) who works full time on the farm.

Other days

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 28 Feb 2021
100 years ago. Feb. 28, 1921. • Attorney General Utley has begun an effort to clear up the title to Cummins state farm, purchased from the late Edmond Urquhart in 1902. It is tilled by negro convicts exclusively ... 50 years ago. Feb. 28, 1971 ... Holmes. Collier and Holmes both live at Newport ... That will change. Attorney General R ... 25 years ago. Feb. 28, 1996 ... Feb ... .

Robert Harwood, 67, Bunkie

Avoyelles Today 28 Feb 2021
In the early 1980s, he moved to Bunkie to assist his parents with Frithland Plantation business and farm activities, and in 1986, he graduated from Louisiana State University in Alexandria with a BS degree in General Business Administration.

Greens urge state to withdraw bill that lifts PLPA shield from Aravalis

The Times of India 28 Feb 2021
The activists also claim that the government has been trying to obfuscate the differences between the provisions of the general and special sections of the PLPA, and has been wrongly saying that farmers will have to stop farming, entire cities with lakhs of houses will be razed, ...