Emerado Presbyterian Church, which was designed by the late Joseph Bell DeRemer, a regionally famous architect, will hold its final worship service on Sunday, Aug. 16. Regional journalist Ann Bailey reports that the 140-year-old church will be then used as a museum and food pantry.

Business reporter Adam Kurtz works to make cents of what many are calling a coin shortage. The coronavirus pandemic has brought about a situation where there are not enough coins in circulation, which makes the term “shortage” somewhat of a misnomer. There is a sufficient amount of coins out there -- $47.8 billion worth, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury -- but as many Americans work and shop from home, they sit in jars and cans, effectively out of circulation.

Kurtz also reports on construction wrapping up at the new Taco John’s restaurant at 2522 Gateway Drive, and the company has announced the restaurant will open for breakfast on Wednesday, Aug. 19.

Look for these stories and more online and in print on Friday throughout the weekend.



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