Canton Woman Wanted in Stolen Mail Cases

first_imgAn investigation is underway into the theft of mail in three mountain counties. Crystal Mehaffey of Canton is wanted in Haywood, Buncombe and Jackson Counties.The Highlands Police Department has several warrants for her arrest. She was last seen in Highlands one week ago. She has been spotted in Clayton, Georgia since then.The charges are for 2 counts of felony forgery of endorsement (checks) , felony possession of stolen goods (checks) and otherfelony to include federal charges are pending. She drives a Red Honda van, with an NC tag ACY-8139.If located, please call 911 and try to remain on the line with dispatchers until authorities can possibly make it to your location or get a direction of travel.last_img

Africa’s very own Walk of Fame

first_img10 July 2015An Afri-Global Walk of Stars, similar to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, was planned along Cradock Avenue, in the northern Johannesburg suburb of Rosebank, the African Global Heritage Foundation (AGHF) said.It will feature five-pointed stars inlaid into the pavement, which will be inscribed with names of people who have distinguished themselves and have left their mark globally and locally.“The walk is set to be a huge resource for Rosebank,” said Phineas Tichana, the Walk of Stars executive producer, “and a mega marketing tool for Johannesburg to promote tangible heritage as an open air museum, and enhance the business, cultural, and civic well-being of South African and African achievement.”Mock unveilingThe walk has been dedicated to Nelson Mandela, as well as every other South African and African who has made an outstanding impact on the world.A mock unveiling will coincide with Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July. “A formal inaugural induction will then be held in September to induct the first South African and African stars,” reported the Rosebank Killarney Gazette.CategoriesStars will be given to people who have excelled in radio, music, sport, film, television and performing arts, as well as to those who have rendered great service to their fellow citizens.Other categories will make provision for contributions from corporates, humanitarian organisations, and special honourees.The general public can nominate people, and the selection committee will make the final decision.The African Walk of StarsThe South African class of inaugural inductees:Recording: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Hugh Masekela, Oscar Mdlongwa aka Oskido, Jonathan Butler, Lerato Molapo aka Lira, Chicco Twala, Johnny CleggTheatre/live performance: Joe Mafela, Sello Maake KaNcubeSport: Lucas Radebe, Francois Pienaar, AB de Villiers, Gary Player, Ali Bacher, Caster SemenyaMeritorious: Imtiaz Sooliman, Andrew Mlangeni, Ahmed Kathrada, George Bizos, Desmond Tutu, Patrice MotsepeTelevision: Rolene Strauss, Connie Ferguson, Siyabonga Twala, Bonang MathebaFilm: Leon Schuster, Terry PhetoThe African class of inaugural InducteesRecording: Oliver Mtukudzi, Sade Aku, Salif KeitaFilm: Lupita Nyong’o, Genevieve NnajiTelevision: Alek WekSport: Didier DrogbaFrontline member-states champions:Kenneth KaundaRobert MugabeJoaquim ChissanoQuett MasireSam NujomaSamora MachelJulius NyerereKamuzu BandaHollywood Walk of FameEM Stuart, the volunteer president of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, came up with the idea of a Walk of Fame in 1953. He wanted to “maintain the glory of a community whose name means glamour and excitement in the four corners of the world”.Eight years later, in 1960, construction of the famed walk began.“An average of two stars are added to the walk on a monthly basis,” reads the Walk of Fame site. “The walk is a tribute to all of those who worked so hard to develop the concept and to maintain this world-class tourist attraction.”Source: Rosebank Killarney Gazettelast_img read more

CBC REVEALS TEAM OF HOSTS AND JUDGES FOR THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING

first_imgAdvertisement Login/Register With: Twitter CBC today announced the team of hosts and judges for THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW (8×60), the public broadcaster’s homegrown take on hit format The Great British Bake Off. The series will be hosted by actor and writer Daniel Levy (Schitt’s Creek, The Hills: The After Show) and actor Julia Chan (Saving Hope, A Kid Like Jake), who will keep the judges buttered up and bakers laughing even when the going gets tough. Judging which competitors measure up are acclaimed pastry chefs Bruno Feldeisen, former executive pastry chef for the Four Seasons in New York and Vancouver and a multiple James Beard Award nominee; and Rochelle Adonis, the Quebec-raised, European-trained creator of a flagship tea shop and confectionary brand in Australia. Produced by Proper Television, THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW starts filming in Toronto this week following a nationwide search for Canada’s top amateur bakers, and will premiere Wednesday, November 1 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBC.“The first time I watched The Great British Baking Show, my heart grew three sizes. It’s the most joyful, inspiring competition-based reality show on TV and I’m so excited to be a part of the Canadian series,” said Levy.“Baking is all about love and sharing. It makes the world a better place, and I’m honoured to be part of this unique Canadian experience,” said Feldeisen.“I’m absolutely thrilled to be part of The Great Canadian Baking Show. There’s nothing quite like watching lovely people truly committed to being great at something – and this show is exactly that,” said Chan.“Coming home to Canada to mentor these extraordinary amateur bakers is a dream come true!” said Adonis.Based on the beloved British format, THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW brings together 10 amateur bakers from across the country to compete in a series of themed culinary challenges as they celebrate their diverse backgrounds, families and communities. Each episode will feature three rounds including the Signature Bake, the Technical Bake and the Show Stopper. After the bakes are tasted and critiqued, the judges will decide who will become the week’s Star Baker and who will be sent home. The final three bakers will compete for the Great Canadian Baking Show title.THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW is presented with Robin Hood. The Robin Hood Baking Family consists of a portfolio of leading baking brands.While waiting for the Canadian series, CBC audiences can whet their appetite with the most recent season of the British series (Season 7), which will air as THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW starting Wednesday, August 23 at 8 p.m. ET (8:30 NT) on CBC. Season 6 is available to stream now at cbc.ca/watch.THE GREAT CANADIAN BAKING SHOW is produced by Proper Television in association with CBC and Love Productions. The executive producer is Cathie James, and the series producer is Marike Emery. The format is owned by Love Productions and distributed by Sky Vision. In addition to the original British series, the format has been produced in 23 territories including America, Australia, France and Ireland..About CBC/Radio-CanadaCBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. We are Canada’s trusted source of news, information and Canadian entertainment. Deeply rooted in communities all across the country, CBC/Radio-Canada offers diverse content in English, French and eight Indigenous languages. We also provide international news and information from a uniquely Canadian perspective. In 2017, CBC/Radio-Canada will be at the heart of the celebrations and conversations with special 2017-themed multiplatform programming and events across Canada.About Proper Television Inc.
Since opening its doors in 2004, Proper Television has become one of Canada’s premier production companies, creating more than 600 hours of smart, fresh and compelling factual programming for audiences around the world. Proper’s award-winning slate includes original productions like Vegas Rat Rods, Tougher Than It Looks, Last Stop Garage and Don’t Drive Here, as well as home grown versions of big international formats such as MasterChef, Canada’s Worst Driver, Storage Wars, Four Weddings and Come Dine with Me Canada.. Proper Television is owned and operated by former BBC producer/director Guy O’Sullivan. Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Facebook Advertisement DANIEL LEVY AND JULIA CHAN TO HOSTACCLAIMED PASTRY CHEFS BRUNO FELDEISEN AND ROCHELLE ADONIS TO SERVE AS JUDGESThe homemade version of the hit British format premieres Wednesday, November 1 at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT) on CBClast_img read more

Yahoo and Mozilla Partner to Bring Yahoo Search to Firefox

first_imgAdvertisement Yahoo has announced that they have entered into a five-year partnership with Mozilla to make Yahoo the default search experience on Firefox across mobile and desktop.This is the most significant partnership for Yahoo in five years and we’re so proud that Mozilla has chosen us as their long-term partner in search, said Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer.This partnership will help to expand the reach in search and gives yahoo an opportunity to work even more closely with Mozilla to find ways to innovate in search, communications, and digital content. – Advertisement – I’m also excited about the long-term framework we developed with Mozilla for future product integrations and expansion into international markets, Marissa added.The teams have worked closely with Mozilla to build a clean, modern, and immersive search experience that will launch first to Firefox’s U.S. users in December and then to all Yahoo users in early 2015. The interactive and integrated experience also better leverages our world-class content and personalization technologies.Via Yahoolast_img read more