Volunteer for the IRS?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is seeking volunteers for two (2) community based programs. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program are the two (2) programs sponsored by the IRS. Both programs offer free tax help for citizens with low to medium income, seniors, Native Americans, citizens […]

Guide To Health Insurance Marketplace

Guide To Health Insurance Marketplace

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services annouces the publication of a one page guide to the Health Insurance Marketplace. The guide, healthcare.gov, explains that the purpose of the Marketplace is to help the uninsured walk through the process to find health coverage. The guide explains the purpose of the marketplace application, and qualification criteria […]

Internal Revenue Service Seeks Applications for Advisory Committee

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has several vacancies on the Advisory Committee for the Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) Division. Members of this Committee allows the IRS to gain insight from the public on matters of tax administration. Openings are in the following areas – A. Employee Plans – experience in federal, state, and […]

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!™ Community Based Program Tackles Drug Abuse

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!™ Community Based Program Tackles Drug Abuse

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!™ is a community based prescription drug abuse prevention program founded in Coffee County Tennessee. The impetus for the program was the drug overdose problem occurring in the county among its 54,682 (U.S. Census Bureau 2016) residents. The County’s Anti-Drug Coalition engaged its executive director Christina Merino, and grant writer/consultant […]

Solar Eclipse Viewing Guidelines

Solar Eclipse Viewing Guidelines

The American Optometric Association issues guidelines on how to safely view the solar eclipse that will occur on Monday August 21, 2017. Here are the four tips: Use approved solar eclipse viewers. The viewers must meet international standard ISO 12312-2 for safe viewing. Technique of the pros. Before looking at the sun cover your eyes with […]

Elite Scholars Academy Ribbon Cutting

Clayton County Georgia Board of Education announces date and time of ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Elite Scholars Academy Building. The date is September 7th, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Elite Scholars Academy located at 7923 Fielder Road, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236. A tour of the new charter school will follow the ribbon cutting […]

United States Department of Health and Human Services Awards Over $100 Million for Health Centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the awarding of $105 million to Health Center’s for quality improvement initiatives. Community Health Centers play an important role by providing a range of primary care related services in their local communities. According to Health Resources & Services Adminstration (HRSA) Administrator Dr. George Sigounas “today’s […]

Georgia Online Public School Announces Start of School Year

Georgia Online Public School Announces Start of School Year

Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), an online fully accredited public school announces the start of their school year. The official start for the 2017-2018 school year will begin August 14th. The Georgia online public school teaches grades K through 12. Georgia Cyber Academy is licensed as a online public charter school and is available to students […]

The Limited Edition Doughnut

The Limited Edition Doughnut

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, one of my favorite doughnuts, and an iconic brand in Georgia, announces a special doughnut to coincide with the solar eclipse. The original glazed doughnut, will be offered with a chocolate glaze starting August 19th during evening Hot Light™ hours. What is a Hot Light™? It refers to the glowing neon sign […]