Parents of boy killed at bus stop settle suit

By RICK BRUNDRETTStaff Writer The parents of an Elgin boy killed in a 1998 traffic accident at his school bus stop have settled a lawsuit for $4.5 million. Eight-year-old Adam Whitaker died on April 20, 1998, when he was hit by a cement truck while crossing Sessions Road after getting off his school bus. The bus stop was located past a curve on Sessions, near … Continue reading Parents of boy killed at bus stop settle suit

VITAL STATS: RICHLAND MARRIAGE LICENSES AND DIVORCES

*William Gregory Yarnall, 38, of 715 Veterans Road, Columbia and Theresa Pearle Barber, 41, of 4510 Mabar St., Columbia * Richard Francis Barriault, 22, and Elspeth Ann Speakman, 27, both of Florida * Robert James Martinez II, 19, and Tamara Lynn Swift, 18, both of California * Michael Anthony Brown, 34, of 221 D Flora Drive, Columbia and Barbara Joe Story, 36, of 610 Joan … Continue reading VITAL STATS: RICHLAND MARRIAGE LICENSES AND DIVORCES

NORTHEAST KNICKKNACKS

Northeast “Knickknacks” is an interactive space to get and share the bric-a-brac of life – tips, advice, news, good reads, good deeds, trivia, hot spots to shop or eat, and so on. We hope you – parents, teens, teachers, day-care providers, church leaders and members, business owners and employees, gardeners and anybody else with news or advice to share will pitch in. Here are three … Continue reading NORTHEAST KNICKKNACKS