The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

CNHI Special Projects

CNHI Special Projects
  • back-to-school.jpg Back-to-school spending grows as parents restock, replenish

    With more children entering elementary and middle school this fall and after cutting back their spending last year, parents with growing kids will hit the stores to replace and replenish what their children might have had to “make-do” with last school season.

    July 27, 2012 1 Photo

  • home_20100813_school_banner.jpg As kids return to school, find ways to restore order at home

    From bedrooms that resemble combat zones to dining rooms turned into impromptu playgrounds, the kids sure have made a mess of things over the summer. But their return to school is an opportunity to reclaim your home, plus add a few new décor touches for restoring the house -- and your lifestyle -- to sanity.

    July 23, 2012 1 Photo

  • health_20100827_schoolsnacks_banner.jpg Simple tips for helping kids choose after-school snacks

    Stopping at a convenience store on the way home or hanging out with friends, a child, the after-school eating machine, probably isn’t making the most healthful choices.

    July 23, 2012 2 Photos

  • health_20060825_backtoschool_banner.jpg Battle back-to-school blues

    Children of all ages have apprehensions about school, but they don’t have to. Dr. Michelle Kees, a psychiatrist with the University of Michigan Health System, offers her advice for keeping the school outlook as bright as a new pair of sneakers.

    July 23, 2012 1 Photo

  • titanic-remains2.jpg Officials: Human remains at Titanic shipwreck site

    Human remains may be embedded in the mud of the North Atlantic where the New York-bound Titanic came to rest when it sank 100 years ago, a federal official said.

    April 16, 2012 3 Photos 3 Stories

  • titanic-auction.jpg Ticket to Titanic maiden voyage sold at NY auction

    A New York auction house has sold an original ticket to the 1912 launch of the Titanic and a dinner menu from the ill-fated ocean liner, plus items recovered from the wreckage miles underwater.

    April 16, 2012 1 Photo

  • titanic-newsstory1.jpg Titanic was turning point in global news coverage

    In the midst of somnolence at a little after midnight on April 15, 1912, no one knew that, 1,000 miles away, the "story of the century" was breaking — news that would change so many things, including news coverage itself.

    April 15, 2012 4 Photos 1 Slideshow 7 Stories

  • interactive.jpg INTERACTIVE: Go inside Titanic, test your knowledge

    Explore the Titanic tragedy's universal themes, learn about the construction of the ship, test your knowledge with true or false trivia questions, and see a breakdown of cabin classes and survival rates.

    April 15, 2012 1 Photo

  • molly-brown.jpg Famous 'unsinkable' passenger remembered at museum

    Thousands of miles from the ocean, a museum tells the story of a woman made famous by the Titanic. No, her name was not Rose, and a movie about her life, "The Unsinkable Molly Brown," starring Debbie Reynolds as a plucky lifeboat survivor, was a hit decades before Kate Winslet's doomed romance in "Titanic."

    April 14, 2012 1 Photo 1 Slideshow 4 Stories

  • wellman.jpg Son recalls his mother's anguish over those not rescued

    On its 100th anniversary, the sinking of the Titanic remains for many an obsession. But few have as much reason as Bradford Wellman to be fascinated by the story. His mother and grandmother made it to a lifeboat that night, his mother clutching only a flashlight from the cabin.

    April 13, 2012 2 Photos 1 Slideshow 5 Stories

Photos


Poll

Which foreign crisis is the biggest threat to the security of the United States?

Russia-Ukraine
Israel-Palestine
Iraq
None of the above
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee