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Police want the public to take another look at two people they said held up a McDonald's in south Charlotte.
Police said they were armed when they stormed into the fast-food restaurant on Park Road in south Charlotte in mid-October.
After grabbing the cash from the Park Road restaurant, they ran off, police said.
Since then, police have not been able to track them down.
Anyone with information on the robbers is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.
Read our past story on the robbery here.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department is accepting appointments to assist residents in registration for the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare.
Appointments can be made in Health Department locations at 249 Billingsley Road and 2845 Beatties Ford Road.
People can also sign up for a time by calling the Health Department Appointment Line at 980-314-0950. An operator will be available during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
As a certified application counselor organization, the Health Department has trained counselors on hand to help guide the public through the new health insurance marketplace.
Eligible residents can choose from a variety of insurance plans offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas.
The ACA open enrollment period runs from Oct. 1 through March 31, 2014.
Additional ways to enroll:
Appointments with Mecklenburg County ACA navigators can be made by calling the statewide toll-free number at 855-733-3711.
You can also contact the federal toll-free call center at 800-318-2596 to complete an application by phone.
To enroll online, you can go to http://www.healthcare.gov or https://epass.nc.gov.
See more health stories by clicking here.Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:35:02 -0500
In small towns, everybody knows everybody. Well, Simsbury, Conn., a town of 23,000 people, is abuzz after the news broke that Kathleen Magowan had a rather large secret. NBC reports it was a multimillion dollar one, at that.
"Magowan lived simply, with her twin brother Bob in the house their parents left them. ... Turns out Magowan was a multimillionaire, several times over."
The retired first grade teacher passed away in 2011 when she was 87 years old, and left her money to institutions she loved. She taught for 35 years at a local elementary school before retirement. However, here's the thing, WTOL says Magowan didn't even know she had a secret stash of cash.
"Magowan herself didn't even know she had that kind of money. Most of it came from stocks her family had owned in General Motors and General Electric."
Magowan's family had held onto those blue chip stocks for more than 50 years. She also had life insurance policies. The most interesting find of Magowan's was a Quaker Oats box stuffed with war bonds, mostly just for $20 and $50. However, interest had been accumulating since the 1940s, and in the end that little Quaker Oats box was worth $183,000.
The Hartford Courant reports Magowan also had National Geographic magazines dating back to 1929. The elderly woman also had $6,000 worth of jewels in a safety deposit box.
Magowan, who never married, left $374,000 to St. Mary's Catholic Church, whose new priest had never even heard her name until he received word of the large donation.
"When I heard that amount, I was literally astounded."
"Her will has just been settled. ... The town's board of education got nearly $500,000 ... and her college alma mater in West Hartford got $500,000."
â€‹Magowan originally thought she only had $40,000 before she died. But after adding up stocks, bonds, life insurance policies and war bonds, she actually had closer to $6M.
- See more at newsy.com.
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:25:02 -0500 News Source: MedleyStory More Local News Stories