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Are you daring enough to take the plunge into the icy waters of Acworth Beach to support the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia in the ninth annual Polar Plunge fundraiser? Plungers will “bear” the cold waters at Acworth Beach at 11:00 AM (plunge is at 1:30 PM). Participants/Teams of all ages are welcome and must […]

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Come join Angie Chavez and I at the Kennesaw Business Expo, at the KSU Continuing Education Center, room # 400. The event will be held on Tuesday, 2/27, between 4:00 – 7:30 PM. Our first 14 visitors will receive a champagne flavor lollipop. We will have a complimentary raffle: The event has free admission for […]

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The deadline to apply for School of Choice: Cartersville/Bartow County is 03/30/2018 https://www.bartow.k12.ga.us/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1027291&type=d&pREC_ID=1341393 Cherokee County is 03/01/2018 http://cherokeek12.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/CHOICES-JANUARY-2018.pdf Cobb County is 02/28/2018 http://www.cobbk12.org/generalinfo/transfers/schoolchoice.aspx Douglas County is 05/15/2018 http://www.douglas.k12.ga.us/?PN=Pages&SubP=Level1Page&L=1&DivisionID=1930&PageID=25118 Paulding County is 03/09/2018 https://www.paulding.k12.ga.us/Page/29437 The below graph is for Cobb County only. Are you looking to buy or sell a home to get into a new […]

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Spring is almost upon us and so is the gardening season! If you are planning on a vegetable, herb, or fruit garden this gardening calendar is a helpful guide to create your planting schedule.

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Get freebies for good grades. Most companies will hand out report card rewards to kiddos with all A’s and B’s. Check out the companies offering student or report card rewards to give kids everything from pizza to movie rentals.   Applebee’s The A is for Apple Program gives kids a certificate for a free kids’ meals. […]

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The aluminum can is valuable, but this small metal tab is like a gold nugget to Ronald McDonald House Charities! It is easily removed from the can and delivers a positive donation benefit. Across the Metro-Atlanta area, hundreds of individuals, schools, and companies are working together to collect pop tabs to benefit our mission. Those pop […]

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Break out your telescopes and binoculars because the super blue blood moon is here! Starting this morning a rare treat graced the sky. This is the first Blue Blood moon in the U.S since 1866! It begins at 5:45 a.m. EST (2045 GMT) and ends at 11:15 a.m. EST (1615 GMT). For more information and a […]

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Georgia is known for its unpredictable fluctuating weather, especially during the winter. The Think Melissa Team has a list of items that create the perfect winter weather kit. This could save your life, so be prepared! For more safety tips or additional information on how to stay safe during the winter seasons head over to: www.ready.ga.gov/pressrelease/preparation-can-take-the-bite-out-of-winter-weather/

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Sometimes recipes make more food than needed. In these instances, you may want to half the recipe or even make a third. To make it easier, here is a chart for making half a recipe.