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Day: November 13, 2019

Northwest Georgia posts record in September

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Northwest Georgia region dropped its unemployment rate in September to a new record low. At the same time, the annual and monthly numbers for labor force and employed residents increased in September for the 15-county area, preliminary numbers show. “Georgia had an amazing month in September,” […]

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Veterans more likely to be targeted by sophisticated financial scams

Military Times WASHINGTON — Veteran LaVerne Foreman believed he was helping fellow service members at risk of suicide, but a fake veterans’ aid fund was taking his money and diverting it robbing him of the much-needed financial means instead. “I am proud to be a veteran,” Foreman, 82-year-old Army and Air Force vet from Herndon, […]

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Telemarketers Still Have Your Phone Ringing? You Can Fight Back.

AARP Fraud Watch Network How It Works • The Federal Trade Commission manages the National Do Not Call Registry, 1‑888‑382‑1222, which is intended to stop unwanted sales calls; it’s free, and you can add all of your numbers to it. • Your registration does not expire. • Legitimate companies are not permitted to call you […]

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President Trump awards Medal of Honor to Master Sgt. Matthew Williams

By Kyle Rempfer, Army Times President Donald J. Trump awarded the nation’s highest combat medal to Master Sgt. Matthew O. Williams during a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday (Oct. 30). Williams, a Green Beret weapons sergeant from 3rd Special Forces Group, was presented the award for his actions “going above and beyond the […]

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A Judge Ruled Eight Years Of Trump’s Tax Returns Must Be Turned Over To A Grand Jury

In a ruling Nov. 4, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied President Donald Trump’s request for a preliminary injunction protecting him from a grand jury subpoena for his tax returns W A S H I N G T O N — President Donald Trump’s accounting firm must turn over eight years […]

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Dale Dyer tells Fannin Middle School about his Army Air Corps Adventures

By Bree Collar, Sentinel Staff Writer In a unique display of honor, Fannin County Middle School ushered in its Veteran guests Nov. 8, paying honor to those no longer with us, soldiers who fought as far back as the War of 1812, to present day battles at their annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Special guest speaker […]

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