Slacks Creek home offers plenty of room for kids and pets

first_imgThe home at 15 Springlands Dr, Slacks Creek is on the marketTHIS updated family home is on a 724sq m block of land in Slacks Creek, bordering Tanah Merah. The home at 15 Springlands Dr has three good-sized bedrooms with built-in robes to all three and ceiling fans to two. The master bedroom also has a walk-through robe and access to the two-way bathroom. The home also has a separate toilet and powder room.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The open plan living and dining room has bay windows and the newly renovated kitchen has white cabinetry and benchtops, stainless steel oven and a built-in USB charging station. The kitchen is right by the outdoor entertaining area and the indoor dining zone.Outside, there is plenty of room in the yard for children and pets to play. There is access right to the rear yard for those who want to add a pool or a shed. The home is a short drive from Logan Hyperdome, quality schools and the M1. The property is one the market for offers in the low $400,000s.last_img read more

Stuart’s Cracked Roosevelt Bridge Completely Shut Down

first_imgStuart officials are now saying there is no “immediate risk of collapse” of the Roosevelt Bridge after chunks of concrete fell and structural damage was found on both sides forcing the closure of the entire bridge until further notice. Yesterday, the Coast Guard and Florida Department of Transportation reported that there was a risk of imminent collapse but still left the northbound side open alternating traffic.Thursday morning, all north and southbound lanes of the bridge, along with Old Dixie Highway which runs underneath the bridge, are now closed until further notice while engineers inspect and repair the damage. The Coast Guard also halted all shipping traffic underneath the bridge. Police recommend drivers use Hutchinson Island, Palm City or Sewalls Point to enter Stuart from the north.The turnpike is also an alternate for motorists, and the tolls have been lifted in the area.last_img read more

Vote for a Thurston County Ice Chips Candy Flavor

first_imgFacebook89Tweet0Pin0Submitted by Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor and Convention BureauWhat does Thurston County taste like? The Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor and Convention Bureau (OLTVCB) wants to know.The OLTVCB teamed up with the famous grannies at Ice Chips to make a candy that represents the flavor of the region.  Ice Chips and the OLTVCB have narrowed down the candy choices to three flavors and now seek the public’s help in selecting the winning flavor.Bev Vines-Haines (left) and Charlotte Clary displayed their xylitol candy, Ice Chips, on the television show, Shark Tank.Thurston County flavor choices include:Apple FrittersTasting notes: Inspired by the area’s famous farm fresh fritters, the candy is fused with the fresh taste of apples reminiscent of a trip down the Thurston Bountiful Byway.Artesian RainTasting notes: As it has been said, “It’s the Water.” Rain keeps our natural beauty lush and green and artesian water feeds the area’s burgeoning craft culture. Mint is infused into the candy giving it a refreshing taste—just like the local scenery and culture.Coffee RainTasting notes: Thurston County embraces the rain as much as the coffee that runs through local’s veins.Thurston County gets to decide the next flavor of Ice Chips. Vote now.Locals are encouraged to cast their vote at  Voting is open until April 16, 2017.Ice Chips, a local candy company, makes candy with the healthy natural sweetener Xylitol. Xylitol reduces tooth decay and strengthens teeth. The grannies’ appearance on Shark Tank catapulted the candy’s popularity with rapid growth, including contracts with Disney.“Ice Chips is a local treasure with national recognition. From their humble beginnings in a garage to stardom on Shark Tank, Ice Chips is the perfect partner to create a decidedly different flavor to represent Thurston County,” said Shauna Stewart, executive director of the OLTVCB.The candy is part of the new destination brand launch and will be used as gifts to promote Thurston County to visitors, meeting planners, sporting event organizers and media. Visitors can taste all of Ice Chips candy flavor varieties in the company’s tasting room in Tumwater.last_img read more