THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Business or hobby? One of a tax professional’s favorite discussion topics concerns whether a taxpayer’s activity is a business or a hobby. There is no black-and-white line at which an activity is called a business or a hobby. The tax effect of an activity falling on the hobby side of the line versus the business […]

Free concert is spring tradition in Rockford

RAAC-concert

  The public is invited to attend the Rockford Area Arts Commission’s annual spring concert the afternoon of Sunday, April 15. The event takes place in the Rockford High School Fine Arts Auditorium and begins at 1 p.m. Enjoy the talents of the Community Concert Band, Orchestra and Children’s Choir. Admission is free.

Dogs for Dollars for excellent cause

Life may just be going to the dogs… hot dogs, that is! The Rockford Corner Bar is partnering with the Sand Lake/Nelson Township Library and Sand Lake Elementary School on Monday, April 16 from 5 to 10 p.m. With a special “Dogs for Dollars” coupon, a percentage of all food and drink purchases will be […]

OBITUARIES — Elkins

Arlo Elkins

Arlo Elkins, Palmetto State tennis icon and longtime University of South Carolina women’s tennis head coach, died Saturday, March 31, 2012 at his home in Columbia, S.C. He was 62. Elkins had served as the head coach for the Gamecocks since fall 1983 and established a nationally prominent program that has reached the NCAA Tournament […]

ROCKFORD REGISTER

Thursday, April 5 Free Meal for Northern Kent County Families—6 to 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of Consolation Family Center, 4865 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford, every Thursday. No charge; no registration required. Provided by a partnership between Our Lady of Consolation Parish and God’s Kitchen, a program of Catholic Charities West Michigan. Rockford Area […]