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  • The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation Announces Its 2022 List of State’s 10 ‘Places in Peril’

    The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation released today its 2022 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state. Sites on the list include: Ansley Park in Atlanta (Fulton County); Chattahoochee Brick Company in Atlanta (Fulton County); Gay, Georgia Fairgrounds in Gay (Meriwether County); Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home in Camilla (Mitchell County); Good Shepherd Episcopal School in Brunswick (Glynn County); Imperial Hotel in Thomasville (Thomas County); Red Hill Cemetery in Milledgeville (Baldwin County); Red

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  • Make Cooking Fun for the Whole Family with this Sweet, Seasonal Snack

    (Family Features) No matter how busy your schedule gets this fall, it’s important to take time to nurture your physical and mental health and well-being. With busy schedules underway, remember to take time to cook and eat together with loved ones. In fact, research from the “Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health” shows regular family

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  • 3 Ways to Get Ready for the End of Student Loan Relief

    Whether you like it or not (and I can’t imagine you’d like it), you’re going to have to resume your student loans payments in the new year. Specifically, on February 1, 2022. And while student loan relief may be extended again in the future, eventually, you will have to pay back the Pied Piper. So instead of

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  • Navigating Family Dynamics During the Holidays

    Some families are chaotic, fun and full of laughter, while others are stoic and boring. Some families are messy, angry and hard to communicate with, and still other families are a mix of all three. Regardless of your family type, the holiday season tends to create more complications and tensions than usual. And yet for

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  • 6 Tips to Tap into the Stress-busting Power of Music

    Before she studied the plentiful evidence that music can alleviate stress, Ferol Carytsas was a kid who discovered that playing piano made her feel better. Today, she’s a professor with the University of Florida’s Center for Arts in Medicine, where she shares how music can reduce pain, boost mood, build healthy habits and improve lives for people with conditions from PTSD

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  • Rockdale County to Kick Off the Holiday Season with Annual Tree Lighting

    Rockdale County’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting returns on Saturday, December 4th at 6 p.m., at the Historic Rockdale County Courthouse. Rockdale County Officials will kick off the holiday season with the lighting of the Christmas Tree for the first time since the pandemic. The evening will feature family-friendly activities, a performance by Rockdale County resident

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  • It’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month – Know When & How to Get Screened

    With November being National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a good time to bring awareness to a crucial task for the public. To be screened for lung cancer.  New studies show an increase in lung cancer mortality and a decrease in diagnosis during the COVID-19 pandemic. To meet the needs of those who are still

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  • NCSS Students Collect Over 30,000 Canned Food Items for Local Food Pantries

    Newton County School System (NCSS) students were on a mission during the month of October to can hunger in our community. Students throughout the school district collected thousands of canned food and other nonperishable items for the annual NCSS Can-a-thon to support our community’s local food pantries. Despite being in the midst of a worldwide

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    Dave Says… Cutting Costs During the Holiday Season

    Dear Dave, We’re doing our best to stick to our cash Christmas budget this year. Are there any traps to avoid, and do you have other advice on ways we can cut costs during the holiday season? René Dear René, If you’re getting out of debt, the phrase “extra money” probably isn’t even in your

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  • Gracious Gifts that Give Back

    ((Family Features) If showing loved ones your appreciation with holiday presents is a tradition in your family, you can take that sign of affection a step further this year with gifts that give back to the world around you. These simple yet impactful gifts help support the Arbor Day Foundation and its mission to inspire

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