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What plant is more associated with spring than azaleas, the South’s favorite shrub?Azaleas, a member of the rhododendron family, come in two general categories — evergreen and deciduous. Most of the azaleas grown in home gardens are evergreen and are native to Asia. Seventeen deciduous azaleas are native to North America.

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What plant is more associated with spring than azaleas, the South’s favorite shrub?

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Kate Chopin, the tortured and socially restricted author of “The Awakening,” also wrote a short story in the late 1900s that is considered a frontrunner in feminist literature. It’s called “The Story of an Hour.”

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For new parents, choosing the right foods for their baby can be an anxiety-inducing decision, made even more difficult by all the conflicting nutrition information out there. Jill Hillhouse and Jordan Wagman are hoping that their new book, “The Best...

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This is the one I’ve been waiting for.This week I had the opportunity to evaluate the all-new 2015.5 Volvo V60 Cross County, based on the all-new V60 wagon platform introduced last fall as a 2015 model.

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Jon Stewart's last night behind the desk at

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Denver Franklin Stephens, Jr., age 78, of Stuart, Florida was called home to be with the Lord on April 17, 2015 after a lingering illness.

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Heber Eugene Casto, 89, of Kenna passed away April 19, 2015 surrounded by his family at Jackson General Hospital following a long illness.

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Una Belle Kerns Waskey went home to be with her Lord on April 19, 2015 at her home with her family by her side. She was born September 24, 1928 in Jackson County, West Virginia. A daughter of the late John Ace and Vernia Hazel Kerns.

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RAVENSWOOD - Ravenswood Police Officers seized over one-half kilo of heroin with an estimated street value of $125,000 and arrested two South Carolina women in a traffic stop Friday evening.

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