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  • Burke's Outlet Store coming to Towne Mall in November

    Just in time for the holiday shopping season, consumers will find a new anchor store at Towne Mall.

    Brandenton, Fla.-based Burke’s Outlet is expected to open by Thanksgiving at the site of the former Dawahares at the front of the mall.

    “We are happy to have all our anchor stores occupied,’’ said Theresa Steinemann, business development and marketing manager at Towne Mall. “This is great for our guests, the mall as well as our community, through additional jobs that will become available with their store opening.’’

  • Focus on Finance: Specific Social Security income guidelines defined

    By JASON HYDE

  • Fort Knox Federal organizes KOSS drive

    Students at the Larue County Middle School collected more than 700 pairs of flip-flop sandals to donate to U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The flip-flop drive is part of the Keep Our Soldiers Safe (KOSS) program organized by Fort Knox Federal Credit Union. The KOSS program supports the troops with useful items from home. 

  • FullCircle Registry eyes Movie Palace acquisition

    Elizabethtown’s Movie Palace soon could be under a new ownership umbrella.

    Shelbyville-based FullCircle Registry Inc., through its subsidiary FullCircle Entertainment Inc., has signed a nonbinding letter of intent to acquire the 12-screen movie theater, which is off Dixie Avenue and has frontage on Woodland Drive.

  • High bids buy pieces of Coke collection

    Hundreds of bidders and more participating by Internet or phone quietly and calmly parted with hundreds of thousands of dollars over the weekend in exchange for iconic memorabilia from one of the world’s most recognizable brands.

    The first auction at the Schmidt Museum of Coca-Cola saw totals for which organizers scarcely dared to hope, bringing in two bids of more than $100,000 each on Saturday.

    One of those bids came for a 1915 soda fountain valued at $18,000 to $20,000,.

  • Hudson wins national competition

    David Hudson of Radcliff, a local hair stylist at J’s Ebony Beauty Salon in Radcliff, attended the Bronner Brothers International Hair and Beauty Show at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from Aug. 20-23. He won first place in the Most Creative Total Look category and second place in the Grab-bag competition.

  • Focus on Finance: IRAs: Don't get overtaxed

    Question: Generally, are all contributions made to IRAs from pre-tax income?
    Answer: Owners of most traditional IRAs contributed to them with pre-tax income. I.E. they contributed to their IRA only when they could get a taxable income deduction for their yearly contribution. In that case, all distributions from their IRA to themselves or any of their surviving IRA beneficiaries will pay ordinary income tax on their distributions. But what if your IRA includes after-tax (or already taxed) contributions?

  • Cheddar's gears up for opening

    Cheddar’s Casual Café soon will be ready for business on Elizabethtown’s north end.

    The restaurant, developed by Lexington-based Greer Cos., is expected to open its doors Sept. 26, said Lee Greer, president.

    Prior to the official launch, Greer said, there will be invitation-only training sessions, which will gauge food and service quality. Greer said the restaurant is an affordable choice with freshly prepared food options ranging from salads and burgers to steak and ribs.

  • Photo: Parade marches on