A former ABC employee has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $239,000 in funds intended for educational programs to combat underage drinking. Steve Hammond Jr. faces a maximum of ten years in prison. The 29-year-old Richmonder will be sentenced for one count of theft from a program receiving federal funds. Hammond is scheduled to be sentenced in mid-January.
The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.
Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day.