The group left flyers on cars at the South County Target store complete with the KKK logo and drawings of figures in white hoods.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Ku Klux Klan left flyers for Target shoppers, inviting them to learn more about the group.
The Ku Klux Klan is recruiting at Target. The group left flyers on cars at the South County Target store complete with the KKK logo and drawings of figures in white hoods. "We're bringing back the traditional ways of the Ku Klux Klan to the modern day!" the flyer reads. 'Like' us on Facebook for instant updates on this story! Imperial Wizard/President Frank Ancona, of the Traditionalist American Knights Ku Klux Klan, said he didn't know exactly who handed out the flyers in South County today, but he says he isn't surprised. "The reports I'm getting from the local people in that area (South St. Louis County) say that there's been an increase in black-on-white crime and robbery and child abductions," Ancona said. "People are really concerned…
Monday, October 8, 2012
Many St. Louis-area big box retail stores are hiring seasonal workers to help handle the holiday shopping season.
Thousands of jobs are on the way to the St. Louis area as big-box retail stores such as Walmart and Target are set to hire seasonal employees in anticipation of the holiday shopping rush. According to a St. Louis Business Journal report, Walmart plans on hiring more than 50,000 seasonal employees, although it's not sure how many of those jobs will be for the store's 20 St. Louis-area locations. Walmart's not the only store hiring. Many of the Christmas season's go-to stores are also looking for seasonal help. The Business Journal reports that Target is set to hire between 80,000 to 90,000 workers across the country, while Kohl's plans to hire 52,000 workers. And Macy's, which has three locations in the St. Louis-area, plans to add 1,700 …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
The South County Mall and other local businesses will eliminate sales tax this weekend for back-to-school supplies.
Buy school supplies and back-to-school clothing without paying sales tax this Friday through Sunday. School starts Aug. 16 and South County businesses—including the South County Mall, Target and Walmart—will be participating in the three-day tax-free holiday weekend. State law requires the holiday, which includes back-to-school essentials such as clothing, supplies and computers. Some municipalities opt out; so if you’re planning on tax-free purchases, avoid these cities:
Monday, March 12, 2012
Why teaching kids to write a note of appreciation is worth the time.
There are some things that technology cannot duplicate. No matter how enthusiastically you type “LOL,” it just isn’t the same as sitting with a friend and cracking up together. You might see bad news on Facebook and type “hugs to you,” but a hug isn’t a hug without the squeeze. Take a thank-you note, for example. Last week, I had the fun of treating a friend to dinner. We had a great time together, and the next day she wrote me a sweet email about how much she enjoyed our conversation and our friendship. But while I liked getting her email, it was the words written in ink that arrived a few days later that are tucked in a basket, saved for their evidence of a decade-long friendship. When we were visiting my husband’s grandparents last year…
Friday, November 25, 2011
Find the latest on Black Friday lines, deals and news as it happens. If you see something we should know about, send us a tip at Lindsay.Toler@patch.com or tweet @StLouisLindsay.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Back-to-school bargains abound in the neighborhood this week.
If you are looking for some budget-stretching back-to-school bargains, try some of these local specials. Shopping locally benefits area merchants and saves you time and gasoline. Take a minute to comment on Patch about some good deals that you have found at local businesses. Target, I-55 and Lindbergh Deal: If you always seem to be running out of glue sticks, buy the six-pack of Elmer’s on sale for $1. Fiskars 5-inch school scissors with safety edge blades are also $1. Good through: August 6 Famous Footwear, South County Mall, 355 South County Center Way Deal: Ease the cost of school shoes by taking advantage of the buy-one-get-one-half-off offer. One suggestion is K-Swiss Tubes Run 100 for girls that are on sale for $39.99. Good through: …