Up & Coming Weekly

October 24, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM October 25 - 31, 2023 UCW 21 Answers to the 10/18/23 puzzles Congratulations to Grace McGrath who picked up a copy of Up & Coming Weekly at the Fort Liberty Commissary. Follow Us Today! Stay up to date on all the Up & Coming Events in Cumberland County and surrounding areas! LIKE NEWS OF THE WEIRD by the Editors at Andrews McMeel Syndication Halloween Is Coming! Tim Perry of Cranston, Rhode Island, has an over-the-top way of celebrating Halloween, WJAR- TV reported. His favorite horror movie, "House of 1,000 Corpses," inspired him to create "House of 1,000 Pumpkins"— but this year, his collection will grow closer to 1,400. Cranston carves about 200 more craft pumpkins each year, starting around Oct. 1, to add to the display outside his home. "Everybody thanks me for doing it," Perry said. "They look forward to it every year. The kids go nuts." Through a Facebook fundraiser, he also collects donations to help families affected by cancer. Reckless love In St. Louis County, Missouri, 38-year-old Stephanie Boyd of Vinita Park was charged with domestic assault and resisting arrest after she and her husband got into a dispute. According to WFTV, Boyd moved to leave the house in a car after an argument, and her husband climbed onto the hood; Boyd drove onto I-70 and continued for five miles with him clinging to the vehicle. Finally, an officer stopped them; Boyd's bond was set at $100,000. Know Your Market Eccentric septuagenarian Reginald "Reggie" Kincer is facing federal charges related to a scheme he cooked up to supply erectile dysfunction drugs to members of The Villages retirement community in central Florida, Fox News reported. He allegedly bought $1,800 worth of the medicines with the intent to hawk them in Florida and other states. Kincer was featured in a 2021 documentary about the famous retirement community in which his wife, Anne, gushed, "The Villages have given Reggie an opportunity to grow in different ways." He is shown in the video working out while explaining, "My whole training is about ending my life with a smile on my face. I really like stimulating myself with drugs." Kincer has prior arrests for drug possession; he faces a maximum of a year in prison and a $10,000 fine. ARIES – Mar 21/Apr 20 Pull together your dream team, Aries, because you are going to need all the help you can get at this point. e week is jam-packed with many different events. TAURUS – Apr 21/May 21 Taurus, now is not the time to employ tough love if a friend or family member comes to you looking for help. You have to keep an open mind and a willingness to assist. GEMINI – May 22/Jun 21 Your clever brain has a lot of creative ideas running through it, Gemini. It's just a matter of zeroing in on one and then putting a plan into effect. Recruit some friends. CANCER – Jun 22/Jul 22 If you believe and have faith, you will receive what you need this week, Cancer. Your patience finally may pay off in the form of just rewards. Keep your eyes open. LEO – Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, your desires are limitless and you want things to go exactly how you envision them. However, sometimes you have to make compromises or concessions, like this week. VIRGO – Aug 24/Sept 22 It's possible you may find refuge in relationships this week, Virgo. Surround yourself with the people closest to you who are pillars of support when you need them. LIBRA – Sept 23/Oct 23 Libra, do not put a half-hearted effort into self-care this week. You deserve to pamper yourself to the fullest level right now. Book that spa appointment or getaway. SCORPIO – Oct 24/Nov 22 You might be caught in a daydream this week, Scorpio, which typically is not your modus operandi. It's alright to let the brain wander a bit as long as you come back down from the clouds. SAGITTARIUS – Nov 23/Dec 21 Sagittarius, are you able to work from home this week or take some PTO? You likely can use the opportunity to avoid crowds for a while until your energ y stores build up. CAPRICORN – Dec 22/Jan 20 People often appreciate your frank way of sharing information, Capricorn. However, this week you may need a little more finesse. Don't be too blunt when conveying ideas. AQUARIUS – Jan 21/Feb 18 Aquarius, shift your focus from what you lost or missed out on to all of the things you have and enjoy. A simple change of perception can do a world of good. PISCES – Feb 19/Mar 20 ings could be so much easier if you go with the flow instead of swimming upstream like salmon, Pisces. is is not a battle you want to pick this week.

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