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  • Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at the Conyers Latin Festival 2021

    This October 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Unidos will host a Hispanic culture celebration in the city of Conyers. As part of the commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the 5th edition of the Conyers Latin Festival will be held on Sunday, October 3rd. The event will feature various activities typical of the Latin

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  • Gov. Kemp Announces HOPE Scholarship Has Helped More Than 2 Million Georgians

    Governor Brian P. Kemp announced the HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) Scholarship Program has helped more than 2 million Georgia students pursue post-secondary education in Georgia. “The HOPE Scholarship Program has been a game-changer for our state and helped over 2 million Georgia students achieve greater opportunity,” said Governor Kemp. “With more than $12.6 billion awarded,

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  • The Medical Minute: Choosing Proper Footwear for Pain-free Running

    Warm, sunny days inspire many people to throw on the nearest pair of sneakers and head outdoors for a run. But choose carefully. Running shoes should provide the proper foot support to prevent injury. “The human foot is an amazingly complex structure,” said Dr. Christina Rowe-Bauer, a podiatrist with Penn State Health Sports Medicine in State

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  • Go Plant Based for Healthy School Days

    Filling the kitchen with plant-based ingredients is an easy way to nudge kids toward nutritious after-school snacks and make busy weeknight dinners as healthy as they are delicious. When you consume foods that boost your energy and give your body the fuel it needs, you can expect to feel healthier, both physically and emotionally. In

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  • Free Outdoor Fun to Celebrate National Hunting & Fishing Day

    Time to celebrate! National Hunting and Fishing Day is held every year on the fourth Saturday of September. This year, on Sept. 25, plan to attend and participate at any of the FREE scheduled events, encourages the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  “National Hunting and Fishing Day events are a great way

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  • The Medical Minute: Reducing Stroke Risk from AFib without Blood Thinners

    Atrial fibrillation, also called AFib, is a condition in which the heart beats chaotically and rapidly. As many as 6 million people in the United States and 9% of those over the age of 65 have the condition. To help prevent a stroke — a common and serious risk associated with AFib — patients are

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  • Governor Appoints 20 to the Georgia Tourism Foundation

    Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced 20 appointments to the Georgia Tourism Foundation. Governor Kemp highlighted the important role of the Georgia Tourism Foundation Board of Directors during his remarks Wednesday at the 2021 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference presented by Explore Georgia, the tourism division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). “I’m excited

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  • Piedmont Fayette Partners with Fayette County Schools for Project SEARCH

    Piedmont Fayette Hospital recently announced that Project SEARCH, an internship program in partnership with Fayette County Schools, has returned for the 2021-2022 school year. Project SEARCH’s primary focus is to secure competitive employment for high functioning individuals with learning differences. The Project SEARCH program is a nine-month internship program, divided into three-month rotations in three

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  • Dave Says… Think of an Emergency Fund as Insurance

    Dear Dave, I have decided it’s time to get control of my money. Your plan sounds workable, but I talked to some friends about it, and they think I would be better off using a credit card for emergencies. Can you explain why you advise saving a separate emergency fund? Leslee Dear Leslee, When bad,

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  • A Traditional Breakfast with a Twist

    (Culinary.net) The same bowl of cereal can get boring after eating it for breakfast day in and day out. You may find yourself looking for something new and exciting to start your whole family’s morning off on the right foot. Kids can be picky when it comes to breakfast foods, but this recipe for Sausage

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