How empty nesters can overcome boredom – The Oakland Press

Raising children is a significant responsibility. Parents know there’s no such thing as a day off, which is why the first day they come home to an empty nest can be so confounding. After roughly two busy and likely hectic decades or more of looking after their children, parents whose sons or daughters have left … Read more

Leesville man arrested for keeping fiancée chained in bedroom – American Press

Robert Allen McCrary, 30, was charged with false imprisonment and domestic abuse battery. (Special to the American Press) A Leesville man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly keeping his fiancée chained up inside their bedroom and physically abusing her while accusing her of infidelity. Robert Allen McCrary, 30, was charged with false imprisonment and domestic abuse … Read more

Two Black Republicans press social conservatism as solution to fatherlessness, racial disparities

Rep. Burgess Owens (R-Utah) is embracing social conservatism as a solution to address racial disparities as he crafts potential legislation to address children growing up in homes without fathers, particularly its impact on Black communities. “We’re having this conversation about families and fathers that we just have not had in a serious way for a … Read more

Oakland County community calendar May 1 and beyond – The Oakland Press

Business activities • Comcast expanded eligibility for its Comcast RISE program so that women from all backgrounds could apply for aid. The program was created to support women business owners through the awarding of Comcast services, including consulting, media, creative production and technology solutions. Those interested, can apply at comcastrise.com. • Small Business Association of … Read more