Traffic Signal At 3700 Block Of Ringgold Road Under Construction On Monday

Monday, May 20, 2013

The traffic signal at 3700 Ringgold Road at the shopping center entrance, east of Bales Avenue will be under construction on Monday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

During this time, the signal will be turned off at times and the intersection will be operated as a four-way stop.  Drivers are advised to approach this intersection with caution.  

This work is part of the county-wide ITS Project.

Temporary Road Closure On High Street SE In Cleveland Wednesday Through Friday

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Remember The Full Story Of Toys-R-Us - And Response

It is always disappointing when any business is forced to close because of competition. Big box stores do this to smaller retailers every day. And while Toys-R-Us seemed to be an unstoppable force, they have finally succumbed to online ordering and simplicity.  But if you think about it, when Toys-R-Us came into existence, imagine the number of “mom ‘n pop” toy stores that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Meme From The Meanies

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