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Spring Fling Day 20: Jewelry

Spring Fling Day 20: Jewelry

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

I know you love your sparkly baubles but today I’d like you to go through your jewelry. It’s time to fling those earrings that hurt your ears and the necklace that Great Aunt Alice gave you but you will never, ever wear. Make room for jewelry that you truly love and wear.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how much jewelry you were able to fling today.

 

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Spring Fling Day 19 - Recipes

Spring Fling Day 19 - Recipes

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

 

We all do it - ripping yummy looking recipes out of magazines and newspapers. Then those slips of papers languish in a folder, file or cupboard forever, never to be used again. So this fling is to go through your collection of torn-out recipes and, being brutally honest with yourself, toss the recipes that you’ve never made, you are never going to make and if you did, you’d go online to find the recipe.

 

Now go flinging!  Please come back and tell me how many unneeded recipes you were able to fling today.

 

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UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

UGA extension releases cotton weed control guidelines

The Dooly County UGA extension has released programs for Controlling Glyphosate Resistant Palmer Amaranth in Cotton.

In a blog post, Jay Porter says it's important for "not just the present, but for the future of weed control in cotton."

Porter warns that not closely following the guidelines could prevent cotton growth in the future.

Read: Cotton weed control guidelines

I-75 rest area to close for a month in Dooly County

I-75 rest area to close for a month in Dooly County

An I-75 rest area closes for a month in Dooly County.

According to a release, that's on I-75 Northbound at mile marker 107 and will be closed from April 21 through May 20.

The release cites safety factors for both crews and drivers.

Non-profit launched for cannabis oil treatment

Non-profit launched for cannabis oil treatment

After the defeat of HB 885, the bill that would have made the use of cannabis oil for medical purposes legal in the state of Georgia, state Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, wants families to know they may qualify to get financial help to travel for the treatment.

In a letter addressed to HB 885 families posted Tuesday on his Facebook page, Peake praised the governor for moving forward with clinical trials for cannabis oil. He also acknowledged that many families are currently in the position of going out of state to get the treatment for their sick children.

Spring Fling Day 14: Contacts

Spring Fling Day 14: Contacts

Welcome to the Spring Fling. Join us every day in April to start flinging the clutter from your life!

Today I want you to browse through your contact list on your computer/phone or your paper address book. Go through and delete people that you no longer are in contact with. There’s no need to slog through 100 names and addresses when you no longer need 20 of those names.  If you use a paper address book and have a lot of changes to make, consider getting a new one and starting over fresh.

Georgia Connections Academy to hold open enrollment

Georgia Connections Academy to hold open enrollment

(WXIA)--Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual K-12 schooling, has opened enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year and will be conducting in person information sessions with parents and students across the state.

“We are enrolling 1000 additional students across all grade levels for the coming academic year,” said Lead Principal Heather J. Robinson. “We have a waiting list as we open enrollment, so we encourage parents to get their applications in now.”