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  • Lady Antebellum Sells 750,000 Tickets So Far on Own the Night World Tour

    Lady Antebellum Sells 750,000 Tickets So Far on Own the Night World Tour

    Lady Antebellum is only halfway through their Own the Night World Tour, and they’ve already sold more than 750,000 tickets on the trek. The trek started late last year, and it’s far exceeded the band’s expectations so far. “Every day is new and exciting,” says Lady A’s Dave Haywood.  “I really don’t ever think the feeling of being a headliner will get old.” The summer leg of Lady Antebellum’s tour kicks off with a two-night stand at New York City’s Radio City Music May 3 and 4. From there, they’ll journey on through the U.S. and Canada. In July, Lady […]

  • Thieves Stealing Car Registrations to Find and Rob Empty Homes

    Thieves Stealing Car Registrations to Find and Rob Empty Homes

    (SEATTLE) — Thieves in Seattle are finding a new way to target victims: stealing vehicle registrations from cars parked at movie theaters, checking the address of the registration, and heading straight for the vehicle owners’ homes for a two-hour stealing spree. The Kings County, Wash., Sheriff’s Department has responded to four reports of car burglaries in the past two weeks that have turned out to be much more than smash-and-grab thefts. As moviegoers arrive in the parking lot and leave their cars to go inside, vigilant thieves swoop in, smash the passengers’ side window and reach into the glove box […]

  • Mass Murderer Charles Manson Up for Parole

    Mass Murderer Charles Manson Up for Parole

    (LOS ANGELES) — A California parole board will meet on Wednesday to determine if mass murderer Charles Manson could be considered “suitable” for parole. Manson has been denied parole 11 times over the years and his several violations of prison rules do not bode well for any hopes of freedom.  He is serving a life sentence for seven murders in a 1969 killing spree in Los Angeles. “We do not expect that Manson will show up.  He has not shown up for several of his latest hearings, since 1997,” California Department of Corrections spokesman Luis Patino told ABC News.  “He […]

  • LCI gets federal grant

    SANFORD–Megg Moss, Director of Lee County Industries announced Tuesday that the agency has received approval for the Incumbent Workforce Development Grant.  Through the grant, LCI will be able to provide training for the staff in direct support, employment services, computer literacy and public relations and social media. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Sales tax distribution addressed again

    SANFORD–Lee County Commissioners convened in special session Tuesday afternoon to , again, discuss sales tax distribution, a topic of controversy between the city and county.  Chairman Linda Shook opened the meeting by announcing there would be no motions, etc., resulting in Commissioner Robert Reives asking “why they were there.”  He told Shook that he never remembered attending such a meeting and he didn’t feel it was necessary.  Shook said she was trying to lay to rest some of the scuttlebutt in the community.  The meeting ended after  a presentation by County Manager John Crumpton on possible tax distribution changes.  The board also […]

  • TYSON FOODS FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH LCI

    SANFORD–18 Lee County residents with disabilities ate gainfully employed, thanks to a temporary internship program that introduced potential team members to Tyson Foods Mexican Original Plant.  The plant was among several area businesses that welcomed LCI clients, putting 8 of them to work in its Sanford plant for the federally funded, 15 week program. More local news can be heard Monday through Friday on WWGP 1050 and Classic Hits & Oldies.

  • Keith Urban Invited to Join Grand Ole Opry at All for the Hall Concert

    Keith Urban Invited to Join Grand Ole Opry at All for the Hall Concert

    Keith Urban accepted an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry while onstage Tuesday night at his annual All for the Hall concert in Nashville. Opry members Vince Gill, Rascal Flatts, Diamond Rio and the Oak Ridge Boys were on hand to extend the invite and present Keith with a Grand Ole Opry microphone stand as part of the announcement. Keith grew very emotional at the good news and recalled his first time playing the Opry, calling it an “extraordinarily surreal moment.” Upon learning of his Opry induction, Keith added, “This right here is just a whole other stratosphere. Thank […]