Thanksgiving by the numbers Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed by Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. In 2014, nearly four times as many home cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving as on a typical day. In 2014, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,730 home cooking fires on Thanksgiving, the peak [...]
The first Friday Night Live of 2014, Woodstock Mardi Gras on Main, will take place on March , 6 - 9pm. As is the tradition of this annual event in Downtown Woodstock, the City of Woodstock will be naming a King & Queen of the Woodstock Mardi Gras. At this time, the City of Woodstock is soliciting nominations [...]
Think Spring! And celebrate Arbor Day 2014 in Woodstock by picking up free seedlings and tree care guides. The City of Woodstock will be giving away 800 free seedlings - Nuttall Oak, Crape Myrtle, Dogwood, and Red Maples. A free booklet with instructions on caring for your seedlings will also be distributed. Arbor Day is on Friday, [...]
The weather has been warmer, the water is nice, and it's time to head to the beach, or the mountains, or somewhere that's just away-from-it-all. Preparing for Summer Fun Summer is an exciting time for everyone - school breaks, vacations, holidays - and great weather! And no one is more ready to take advantage of [...]
The Main Street Woodstock Farmers Market Presented by Cherokee Bank. Where: Downtown Woodstock Every Saturday When: May 25 through October 26 Time: 8:30 am to 11:30 am The farmers market will be located at the public parking lot on Towne Lake Parkway at the corner of Towne Lake Parkway and Main Street.
On March 8, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 that all employers must submit for all new hires. Changes to the Form I-9 include instructions for both employers and employees to help clarify the form, as well as several additional fields. USCIS [...]
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We've mentioned in a previous post about how teenagers might benefit from a regular driver's education courses, but have you heard about defensive driver's training classes which teach students how to manage their cars in specific, potentially dangerous situations? There are more and more defensive driving programs
Everyone Has Something to Give! This week our blog takes a break from the business of insurance to talk about the business of being people involved in our community of Towne Lake and Woodstock, GA and the lives of organizations and individuals with needs.