December 2014

 

Clues For Combating The Common Cold

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(NAPS)—If your kids are like most, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts they’ll get three or more colds this year. While there’s still no cure, there are steps that parents can take to ease the symptoms. First, know [...]

 

Dickey Mansion Celebrates 100th Birthday

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The grand Dickey Mansion in Buckhead is one of Atlanta’s most historic private homes and cele-brates its 100th anniversary this year. The imposing white home sits across the street from the Gover-nor’s Mansion on West Paces Ferry Road on a [...]

 

Atlanta’s First Baseball Team, The Osceolas

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Baseball in Atlanta has a long and exciting history. But did you know that the city’s first real team appeared almost 140 years ago in the hard days of Reconstruction? At that time, it is probable that the people of [...]

 

Removing Unwanted Houseguests

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For Atlanta homeowners, the winter months may bring some unexpected houseguests – and no, we aren’t talking about Cousin Eddie or Aunt Louise. With breeding season now upon us, adult female squirrels are looking for shelter to have their litters, [...]

 

Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

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Ebenezer Baptist Church is one of Atlanta’s most historic sites. This red brick Gothic structure is the historic home to an African-American congregation which began in the 1880s. The church was built between 1914 and 1922 and has been a [...]

 

Brookhaven Building Wins Design Award

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Beautifully constructed of granite, steel and glass, the new Turner Lynch Campus Center at Ogle-thorpe University complements the historic section of a college listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Not visible from Peachtree but rather facing Woodrow Way, [...]

 

Diligence Is Key For Student Safety In Cyberspace

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(NAPS)—If you’re like many people, you’ve asked yourself: “Who would want to hack me? There are a lot more lucrative targets out there for cyberthieves, right?”   That’s just the kind of easy attitude that cyberthieves are looking to take [...]

 

Four Ways To Simplify Your Holidays

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(NAPS)—This holiday season, you can simplify your day-to-day tasks to focus on spending time with family and friends.   Here are tips that can help: • In lieu of elaborate dinner parties, invite friends and family over for brunch or [...]

 

Store Your Mower In Eight Easy Steps

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(NAPS)—Chances are, your lawn mower has been a faithful fair-weather companion. So at the end of the mowing season, you want to give it the attention it deserves.   Here are some tips on what you can do now to [...]

 

Keep The Holiday’s Happy-Don’t Drink & Drive

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While the state of Georgia’s zero tolerance policy on drinking and driving is strictly enforced throughout the year, state and local law enforcement agencies typically ramp up their presence during the holiday sea-son to get the message across that motorists [...]

 
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