Story scares up many volunteers for Vallejo... →
The thrills just keep coming for Robin Graffam’s annual haunted house in Vallejo. For the last decade, Graffam has transformed her front and back gardens into a spooky maze open to the public as a way to bring Halloween to her wheelchair-bound daughter Zoe. The 14 year old is afflicted with multiple sclerosis. Graffam and a handful of volunteers usually run the haunted tours...
Malaria vaccine may have potential to save... →
After more than 30 years of work, researchers have for the first time succeeded in creating a vaccine against malaria, a disease that kills nearly 800,000 a year, most of them children. The work grew from a partnership that raises hope for attacking other diseases in the developing world. The experimental vaccine, still in the testing phase, protects only about 50% of children who receive it, but...
CARLTON, Ga. — Norb Krzak wasn’t supposed to be in Madison County on Saturday, but two men who crashed their car near a fast moving train are sure glad he was. Krzak was on his way to a job building a fence in Elberton when he witnessed a car swerving off of Highway 72 in Madison County. He immediately called 911. “What I saw was a mangled car and two occupants who were...
Good stuff from bad: This is a piece about an artist who paints portraits of killed soldiers, and sends them to the families — for free. She’s done almost 250.