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Research reveals scammers may not be the usual suspects

Research reveals scammers may not be the usual suspects

New research released by Merrill Lynch revealed findings about financial fraud that are contrary to some common beliefs. Buck Wiley, a wealth management expert at Merrill Lynch in Atlanta, said while there are many reports of older people losing their life savings to such telephone scams as fake lotteries and callers impersonating bank or government […]

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True Colors’ Proof is a winner in every way

True Colors’ Proof is a winner in every way

True Colors Theatre Company is starting its 2016-2017 season in a winning fashion—with a Pulitzer Prize/Tony Award winning play performed in a stellar manner. Proof, which was awarded the 2001 Pulitzer, on the surface centers on the relationship between a father who was once a brilliant mathematician and his struggle with mental illness and the […]

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Local blacksmith, church make international difference

Local blacksmith, church make international difference

Equipped with a Colt 38 pistol as a handle, AR15 rifle and a couple of single-barreled shotguns, the contraption sitting at the center of Columbia Presbyterian Church may appear to be used for something other than helping others.  However, with the help of a local blacksmith and various ministries, the church successfully demonstrated how to […]

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Church looks to the heavens to meet financial, scriptural objectives

Church looks to the heavens to meet financial, scriptural objectives

By installing solar panels on the church’s roof, St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Decatur is responding to a financial need as well as to a Biblical mandate to care for others, according to Pastor Daniel Dice. “Stewardship of the Earth’s resources is our responsibility,” Dice said. “How we use our energy resources and care for […]

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Beauty and relaxation while riding the rails

Beauty and relaxation while riding the rails

Life in Pennsylvania Dutch country is not as fast paced as life in the city and the rolling hills of its farmland invites visitors to slow their roll too. One of the best ways experience to this slower pace of life is aboard the trains of the Strasburg Rail Road. Located in Strasburg, Pa., (85 […]

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Avondale Estates considers changes to park and lake restrictions

Avondale Estates considers changing the language to park and lake restriction signs.

The Avondale Estates Board of Mayor and Commissioners had its first read Oct. 24 of an ordinance that would remove language that limits use of the city’s park and lake to residents. At the Sept. 21 work session, the board requested the city staff and attorney review removing the deed restrictions, incorporated in a chapter […]

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OPINION: Presidential election overtime

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“I will keep you in suspense.” GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump, in response to the second question by Chris Wallace, Fox News moderator of the third and final presidential debate on whether Trump would accept the will of the voters and outcome of the election. The closest presidential election in U.S. history was the 2000 […]

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OPINION: The humorous aspects of aging

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Those of us who are collectively referred to as “seniors”, the “elderly” and a variety of other rather demeaning labels likely prefer to think that we are aging gracefully; however, quite often this is not the case. Aside from the greatly increased number of aches and pains, diminished eyesight and hearing, we all have situations […]

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