Rebecca Kight, a senior at South Effingham High School, won the Exchange Club of Effingham County's speech contest. The theme was citizenship, and Kight drew on the experiences and lessons she's learned from her mother, a lieutenant with the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.
ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia region in February was 5.5 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from 5.4 percent in January. The rate in February 2015 was 6.2 percent.
Q: We have a 7-year-old son and two girls ages 9 and 6. The girls are gifted academically and athletically. He simply can't keep up with them. They're even better at bike-riding. As a result, he doesn't want to participate in sports. If on a rare occasion he plays with the girls he has to win and becomes very upset if he doesn't. He's making a habit out of feeling bad about himself.
This article is an effort to help those who want to keep the diseases away before they become a problem! It is very similar to an article I wrote last year but this one comes at a time when you can prevent diseases (which is much easier) rather than fight existing issues.
Last Tuesday, perhaps as many as eight individuals associated with the Islamic State brought about the deaths of 35 people by setting off two explosions in Brussels, Belgium. The blasts, which occurred in populated transportation locations, also injured more than 300 others.
Like many people, you might not particularly enjoy thinking about your estate plans, but such planning is necessary to make sure your assets go where you want them to go. And it's just as important to regularly review your plans with your tax, legal and financial professionals in case any changes are needed. For instance, some of your wishes expressed in your will may be overridden by beneficiary designations you filled out years ago. If these designations become outdated, your assets could be passed to those you didn't intend.
Shortly after midnight last Thursday, I was honored as Majority Leader to make the motion to adjourn the Georgia House of Representatives. I am proud of what we accomplished during our 40 legislative days at the State Capitol.
Of all of the bills that were voted on during a frenetic 40th day of the 2016 General Assembly, the one that could conceivably affect rural health care the most was the passage of the Conference Committee Report on SB 258, which became the vehicle for the HB 919, "Rural Healthcare Tax Credit."