Category: Other News

November 1, 2021

      ATLANTA — The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by the local Community Action Agency (CAA) throughout Georgia with funding provided by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services, will be available beginning Nov. 1, 2021. The federally-funded program assists low-income elderly and disabled Georgians with heating bills through direct payments […]

October 21, 2021

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced its Veterans’ Employment and Training Service is now accepting applications from public and private sector organizations to enhance the employment and training services it provides to transitioning service members and their spouses through the agency’s Employment Navigator and Partnership Pilot.    This initiative provides one-on-one career assistance to transitioning service […]

October 12, 2021

    ATLANTA — Online purchase scams now account for more than a third of all scam reports filed with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Four out of five consumers who report such scams lose money, making it the #1 riskiest scam type. BBB is warning consumers ahead of the holiday shopping season to know how scammers deceive consumers, […]

October 7, 2021

DECATUR, GA- DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston announced a conviction by jury trial in the murder case against a Lithonia woman accused of killing her husband.   Jurors returned guilty verdicts on Oct. 2 against 48-year-old Aimee Heyward on charges of Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Cruelty to Children in the First Degree and Possession […]

September 28, 2021

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA –The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Activities League (SAL) has received a donation of $1,524, thanks to Kaleb’s Kause of Covington and Shelby’s Helping with Hot Wheels of Conyers. The two nonprofit organizations sponsored the “Hot Rods for Kids” car show, which was hosted on Sept. 25 by Rockdale County Parks and Recreation […]

September 27, 2021

    ATLANTA — Everyone loves a deal – including scammers. Con artists often offer too good to be true discounts in the hope that price-conscious consumers will jump on these “deals” without doing their research. Recently, BBB Scam Tracker has seen numerous reports of scammers impersonating well-known companies and offering discounts, some of which are COVID-19 themed.   How the […]

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