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More than a dozen agencies come together for job fair

More than a dozen agencies come together for job fair

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The South Georgia Coalition for Employment, a coalition consisting of the Valdosta Police Department, Georgia Department of Community Supervision, the Valdosta/Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce, “Never Too Late Program” of Lowndes/Valdosta Commission for Children and Youth, Sentinel Probation Services, Paxen Learning Services, LLC, Telamon Corporation, Wiregrass Technical College, Georgia Department of Labor, Goodwill Industries, […]

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Bush Wealth Management: Time In vs. Timing the Market (VIDEO)

Bush Wealth Management: Time In vs. Timing the Market (VIDEO)

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

As the current market continues to climb, concern and wonder may start arise about whether now is a good time to invest. Although everyone has different beliefs, our thought it that “Time In” the market is more important than trying to “Time the Market.” Timing the market correctly is very difficult; even professionals find it […]

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OPINION: Apples and Slots

OPINION: Apples and Slots

| February 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

By Gary Wisenbaker When Satan, as a serpent, the most subtle creature in the Garden of Eden, preyed on man’s desire to enjoy whatever was desired, he used the forbidden fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden as bait. Think of it as a longing for things bright and shiny characterized by […]

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SGMC Honors Team as Hospital Heroes

SGMC Honors Team as Hospital Heroes

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Hospital Authority of Valdosta and Lowndes County Georgia honored a group of individuals as Hospital Heroes at its February Board of Directors meeting for their team approach to excellent care of a stroke patient. Honorees included nurses Melissa Lieupo, Holly Turner, and Jessica Mullis, patient care coordinator Kevin Sparrow, CT technicians James […]

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What Is Long-Term Care Insurance?

What Is Long-Term Care Insurance?

| February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Long-term care insurance is designed to pay for the cost of your care in a variety of settings, including a nursing home if you can no longer care for yourself independently. Long-term care policies vary widely in their coverages, limitations, and exclusions. A comprehensive policy generally covers the costs of round-the-clock nursing home care, including […]

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Bush Wealth Management: February 2017 Economic Update

Bush Wealth Management: February 2017 Economic Update

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stacy Bush discusses January headlines that have impacted February and offers insights on how they might affect investors. Bush Wealth Management is a financial services and wealth management firm that specializes in allocating, protecting, and leveraging assets for individual families and small business owners. We empower people to live comfortably by planning wisely. Securities offered […]

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GA Power Foundation Grants $10,000 Gift to SGMC Foundation

GA Power Foundation Grants $10,000 Gift to SGMC Foundation

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA – The Georgia Power Foundation awarded $10,000 to South Georgia Medical Center’s Foundation last week to benefit Hospice of South Georgia and Langdale Hospice House. Hospice Executive Director Susan Bowden says she is is grateful for the generosity of Georgia Power.   “As Valdosta’s only not-for-profit hospice, this type of community support is vital to our mission,” […]

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Feb. 27 deadline set for workers in seven Georgia counties to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Feb. 27 deadline set for workers in seven Georgia counties to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – Workers in seven Georgia counties who were affected by severe storms and tornadoes in January have until Monday, Feb. 27, to file initial claims for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) to compensate for loss of income directly resulting from the disasters. The workers in Dougherty County were affected by the storms on Jan. 2, […]

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Six Keys to More Successful Investing

Six Keys to More Successful Investing

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

A successful investor maximizes gain and minimizes loss. Though there can be no guarantee that any investment strategy will be successful and all investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal, here are six basic principles that may help you invest more successfully. Long-Term Compounding Can Help Your Nest Egg Grow It’s the “rolling […]

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EverBank Field ready to make history with back-to-back Monster Jam events

EverBank Field ready to make history with back-to-back Monster Jam events

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – EverBank Field is gearing up for its transformation into Monster Jam’s high-energy racetrack, and for the first time in the Jacksonville event’s 22-year history, Monster Jam will have the crowds roaring for two consecutive days. SMG Jacksonville, manager of EverBank Field, has announced that record-setting attendance is anticipated this weekend during the […]

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