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Media Life: Perry King’s “The Divide” poised for Cool ranch shoot in 2015

Perry King knows he’s stepping out of the Hollywood mold. But King, an actor who has found fame on TV’s “Riptide” and in notable films like “The Day ...

The Book Haven in Auburn enters its last chapter

  Shelle Parsons had known for a year that her bookstore’s closure loomed on the horizon, but that didn’t make it any easier to put up a sign outside the Gold Cou ...

Wednesday Night Live winds up six-week run

Downtown Auburn’s Wednesday Night Live ends its six-week run tonight with mixed reviews. It succeeded on some levels, according to Chamber of Commerce CEO Bruce Cosgrove. But it ...

Historical novel is Auburn born and raised

Downtown Auburn’s Winston Smith Books is known for its large selection of used and rare volumes, but it also carries a couple of novels written by co-owner James Van Eaton. His ...

Bookshop co-owner a published author

James Van Eaton loves books — he likes to read them, he likes to sell them and he likes to write them. The Auburn resident got his first job in a bookstore — at Ames in Grass ...

Business owners tightening their belts all around town

Many Auburn businesses are feeling the pinch of tough times. At Downtown’s Golden Swann Jewelry & Collectibles, owner Margareta Swann says this is the worst she’s seen it in t ...