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Kraft’s Cadbury bid set to be approved by EU
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Kraft’s Cadbury bid set to be approved by EU

U.S. food group Kraft Foods Inc (KFT.N) is set to clear a hurdle in its hostile 10 billion pound takeover bid for Cadbury (CBRY.L) by winning EU approval this week, a source familiar with the situation said on Monday.

Comcast, NBC heads expected at Senate deal hearing
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Comcast, NBC heads expected at Senate deal hearing

The heads of Comcast Corp and NBC Universal have been asked to appear at a Senate committee hearing later this month to discuss a deal pending between the two companies, a spokeswoman said on Monday.

BofA CEO disagrees with bank break-up calls
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
BofA CEO disagrees with bank break-up calls

Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Brian Moynihan said the financial industry needs to embrace a looming regulatory overhaul instead of fighting it, but added that breaking up the biggest U.S. banks would be a mistake.

Total in $2 billion shale gas tie-up with Chesapeake
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Total in $2 billion shale gas tie-up with Chesapeake

France’s Total signed a $2.25 billion tie-up with Chesapeake Energy, becoming the latest international oil company to take advantage of low gas prices to snap up shale gas assets.

Novartis seeks to buy rest of Alcon for $39 billion
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Novartis seeks to buy rest of Alcon for $39 billion

Novartis aims to buy the rest of leading eye care firm Alcon for $39.3 billion to reduce reliance on prescription drugs, but is offering minority shareholders a worse deal than major owner Nestle.

Life at Collins Home, 1-5
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Life at Collins Home, 1-5

The resilient spirit of children has always been an inspiration to me. At Collins Home and Family Ministries I have seen many children bravely struggle with the difficult realities of their lives.

Set a healthy table
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Set a healthy table

Delicious ways to add Omega-3s to your meals

Tell Willie, 1-5
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Tell Willie, 1-5

It’s a brand new year, but ole’ Willie is still the same!

No butter, no eggs, no problem
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
No butter, no eggs, no problem

Vegan baking comes into its own

January 5 Arrests
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
January 5 Arrests

Arnold Johnson

Hints from Heloise
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Hints from Heloise

A date with a thief

Popcorn harvest
January 4, 2010 – 11:00 pm
Popcorn harvest

Recipes make most of a classic favorite

Arrests, January 1
January 4, 2010 – 7:38 am
Arrests, January 1

Robin Austin Hay, 34, 420 W. Wilson St., Madison, Wis.; Booking Date: 12/30/09; Salem Police Department; Public disorderly conduct; possession of 28g. or less of marijuana or 10g.-2nd or sub. offense

Willie, January 1
January 4, 2010 – 7:28 am
Willie, January 1

Willie,
We as a family would like to thank the community for the generosity and kindness. The people of this community have overwhelmed all of us with friendship, kindness, love and consideration; we only hope one day we can do the same. Thank all of you so much and God bless. A special thank you to all the unseen angels and anonymous people. God bless you all.

Willie, December 31
January 4, 2010 – 7:24 am
Willie, December 31

Willie,
One of my personal New Year’s resolutions is to start acknowledging and appreciating things in my life more including good service and care. Please help me acknowledge the staff at Dr. Lee’s office, especially Brandy, Karen and Kathy for all the tender care they show me. Thank you.

Help a child in New Year
January 4, 2010 – 7:19 am
Help a child in New Year

For most of us it’s hard to believe that the holiday season is behind us again. For the children who are in foster care, however, time goes by all too slowly. Most of them did not share the holidays with their families and friends.

We’re wasting our resources
January 4, 2010 – 7:18 am
We’re wasting our resources

Editor:
Reading Billy Campbell’s op ed letter, “How much growth do we really need” gave me a good chuckle, although the truth behind his words is sad.

The proof is in the pudding
January 4, 2010 – 7:17 am
The proof is in the pudding

Editor:
Over the last year since a claim that the county taxpayers have been overcharged, I have to sit back just like most of the citizens of our great county of Oconee.