Armstrong State University will host a one-day registration event for new students to apply, be admitted and sign up for fall classes. Designed to kick start careers in growing fields including information technology, business economics, health science and more, this event is tailored to working professionals, though traditional students are also welcome.
Once you know what the acronym OPEB stands for, Other Post-Employment Benefits, the rest of it isn't too complicated. Most of retirees' health care is paid for by the state under SHBP, and Pre-Medicare eligible retirees pay the same premiums other members of State Health Retirement Plan pay. Because the state self-insures, the costs of health care one year become the premiums the next, so to speak. The rest of the story is how the state goes about charging agency employers for the premiums.
December 02, 2015|
By state Sen. Jack Hill
Hot Diggity Dog! It is December and that means Christmas is just around the corner. I love Christmas. I love it today and I loved before it became politically incorrect. Anytime someone tells me "Happy Holidays," I thank them and say "And a Merry Christmas to you, as well." If it is to a store clerk, I will generally get a knowing smile. They would like to say "Merry Christmas," too, but it is against store policy.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Boyles Sr. of Guyton will celebrate 70 years of marriage on Dec. 5, 2015 with a dinner hosted by their children and grandchildren. They were married on Dec. 5, 1945, by Rev. B E Whittington in Springfield.
My paternal grandmother's sister was Sarah Jane Reisser was a school teacher who married Hallman Berry. She was born and reared by her parents Virgil Herbert and Ella V. Gnann Reisser on Highway 119 toward Clyo near Springfield. The home place is now known as the Reisser-Zoller Farm.
December 01, 2015|
By Susan Exley
|Echoes of Effingham
It was a rare, precious afternoon for me. Dixie Dew and I were settled deeply into an easy chair with legs flopped across the ottoman. She snored and I read, enjoying every delicious moment of a wonderful biography on Jackie Kennedy.