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Oh, Brother: Schmidts on opposite sides in USC-Clemson series

The family settled in Acworth, Ga., in the Atlanta suburbs when Dwight became a Delta pilot, although he remains active in a reserve unit. Both sons grew up around baseball, with Dwight serving as a youth coach, even when he had to work his coaching duties ...

Ice concerns remain after snow falls on N. Georgia

According to the governor's office, Georgia State Patrol deployed 174 troopers for rapid ...
Travelers saw major delays on I-75 between Cartersville and Acworth due to wrecks and icy conditions. By late night, few decided to brave the elements in Acworth ...

Nancy Ann Whalen

Nancy Ann Whalen, 78, of Acworth, Georgia, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, under the care of her children and Life Choice Hospice. She also resided in Matthews, North Carolina; Dayton, Ohio; and Stroudsburg. Born July 20, 1936, Nancy was a loving ...

Acworth Art Fest Returns in April: News Near Kennesaw

Historic Acworth is thrilled to host the fourth annual Acworth Art Fest on its charming Main Street in the heart of the popular downtown district on April 11 and 12. More than 100 whimsical and colorful artisans will line the picturesque street with their ...

Elliott, Betty (Pikeville)

She was preceded in death by her husband, T.C. Elliott, Sr. Survivors include her daughter, Bonnie (Ray) Burden, of Pikeville; granddaughter, Lani Burden, Acworth, GA; brother, Jack Gilman, Acworth, GA; and sister, Belle McKleskie, Atlanta, GA. A memorial ...

Georgia Medical Cannabis Oil Bill Passes House Committee

State Rep. Ed Setzler (R-Acworth) seems intent on amending the bill to give Georgia Drug and Narcotics Agency oversight of medical cannabis in a manner similar to prescription drugs. But this did not pass as an amendment. And several lawmakers discussed ...

The Supra Boats Pro Wakesurf Tour 2015 will feature three stops and a total purse of $30,000.

The best wake surfers in the USA will competing for their share of a $10,000 per-stop purse in at The Colony (Texas), Acworth (Georgia), and Lathrop (California) in conjunction with the Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour. "Having the best pro men athletes in ...

WRINKLE, Ann Chapman

Ann Chapman Wrinkle (12/13/53) passed away in her home on February 15th in Acworth, GA. She was 61.The memorial service will be Saturday, Feb. 21st at The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation in Marietta. Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services is proud ...

Acworth man sentenced in gang-related shooting

KENNESAW — An Acworth man has been sentenced to prison for 15 years for ...
Market was sent to prison after pleading guilty to three counts of violating the Georgia’s Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act Tuesday. Under the terms of his plea deal ...

Lowe's hiring for Acworth, Austell and Sandy Springs stores

On Tuesday, six Republican members of Georgia's U.S. House delegation sent a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, urging him to re-instate former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran. On Tuesday, six Republican members of Georgia's U.S. House delegation sent a ...

Carpenter Acworth (GA) – Acworth Carpenters

Carpenter Acworth (GA) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Acworth (GA). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Acworth, Georgia work with, builds and fixes items and structures made …

Candice & Shawn’s Wedding Ceremony at The Conservatory at Waterstone in Acworth, Georgia

The post Candice & Shawn’s Wedding Ceremony at The Conservatory at Waterstone in Acworth, Georgia appeared first on Courtney Goldman Photography.

Carpenter Acworth (GA) – Acworth Carpenters

Carpenter Acworth (GA) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Acworth (GA). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Acworth, Georgia work with, builds and fixes items and structures made …

Piedmont Residential Offering New Homes in Acworth Community

Homes are popping up at Piedmont Residential’s Harmony Grove community at a steady pace! Located in Acworth off of Cedarcrest Road, Harmony Grove features a variety of floor plans and home sites that …

McClure Farms Offers Beautiful Homes in a Tranquil Setting

McClure Farms has quickly become one of Traton Homes’ most popular Cobb County communities. Located in Acworth off of Mars Hill Church Road, McClure Farms is a warm, inviting community with beautiful …

Discover your Home Sweet Home at Lochshire in Cherokee County

Cherokee County home buyers now have the opportunity to purchase their home sweet home with Traton Homes’ grand re-opening of its Lochshire community. In celebration of the grand re-opening, Traton Ho…

Candice and Shawn’s First Look at their Fall Wedding in Acworth Georgia

The post Candice and Shawn’s First Look at their Fall Wedding in Acworth Georgia appeared first on Courtney Goldman Photography.

15 In 2015 -- An Update

Geeze. Since we're already in February, I guess it's time to do an update on this 15 in 2015 list isn't it? Better late than never right? Let's see how I've done. Monetize the blog: sponsorship optio…

Beautify Your Home By Exterior Painting in Acworth,GA

Liven up the exterior of your home with a fresh re-working of the colors or give the walls the right kind of painting to stand up to weather with the latest available technology. The Casey’s Painting …

Easter Egg Hunt in Acworth (March 27, 2015)

Location:  Acworth Sports Complex 4000 South Main Street Acworth, GA Time:  7:00 PM Details:  The Hunt is open to children through 5th grade. Children are divided into five age groups to hunt more tha…


Health insurance on ACWORTH GEORGIA

Young adults have several options to get coverage through the insurance market.

1. Special Enrollment Periods

Find out if you are eligible for a Special Enrollment Period. You may be eligible for registration under the Special Enrollment Period unknowingly. If your student medical coverage you finished, you may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period that will allow you to purchase a health plan through the Insurance Market. You might also grant a Special Enrollment Period if you get married or porced, have a child or adopt a child, moving to another area, and not old enough to be on the safe parent or have in your life some other event eligible to do so.

2. Medicaid and CHIP

Find out how to request coverage for Medicaid and CHIP . You can enroll in Medicaid or the Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at any time of year. If you qualify you can now register.

3. coverage through the health plan of the parent

You can get coverage from their parents plan until age 26, even if married, not living with their parents or dependent on them economically. After age 26, you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period.

4. Catastrophic Coverage

These plans are an affordable way to protect yourself from the high costs of the worst cases, such as an accident or serious illness. If you are under 30, you can purchase a catastrophic plan coverage. Served three visits per year before you have paid the deductible and certain preventive services .



ACWORTH GEORGIA: part-time employment while you are enrolled in school

Federal Work-Study provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. The program encourages community service work and work related to the student’s course of study.

Here’s a quick overview of Federal Work-Study:

  • It provides part-time employment while you are enrolled in school.
  • It’s available to undergraduate, graduate, and professional students with financial need.
  • It’s available to full-time or part-time students.
  • It’s administered by schools participating in the Federal Work-Study Program. Check with your school´s financial aid office to find out if your school participates.

What kinds of jobs are there?
Are jobs on campus or off campus?
How much can I earn?
How will I be paid?
Can I work as many hours as I want?

What kinds of jobs are there?

The Federal Work-Study Program emphasizes employment in civic education and work related to your course of study, whenever possible.


Are jobs on campus or off campus?

Both. If you work on campus, you’ll usually work for your school. If you work off campus, your employer will usually be a private nonprofit organization or a public agency, and the work performed must be in the public interest.

Some schools might have agreements with private for-profit employers for work-study jobs. These jobs must be relevant to your course of study (to the maximum extent possible). If you attend a proprietary school (i.e., a for-profit institution), there may be further restrictions on the types of jobs you can be assigned.


Man working in shop class

If you’re interested in getting a Federal Work-Study job while you’re enrolled in college or career school, make sure you apply for aid early. Schools that participate in the Federal Work-Study Program award funds on a first come, first served basis.

How much can I earn?

You’ll earn at least the current federal minimum wage. However, you may earn more depending on the type of work you do and the skills required for the position.

Your total work-study award depends on:

  • when you apply,
  • your level of financial need, and
  • your school’s funding level.


How will I be paid?

How you’re paid depends partly on whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student.

  • If you are an undergraduate student, you´re paid by the hour.
  • If you are a graduate or professional student, you´re paid by the hour or by salary, depending on the work you do.
  • Your school must pay you at least once a month.
  • Your school must pay you directly unless you request that the school
    • send your payments directly to your bank account or
    • use the money to pay for your education-related institutional charges such as tuition, fees, and room and board.


Can I work as many hours as I want?

No. The amount you earn can’t exceed your total Federal Work-Study award. When assigning work hours, your employer or your school’s financial aid office will consider your class schedule and your academic progress.



To drink much during the teens years could lead to structural changes in the brain and memory deficits that persist in the adult phase, according to the disturbing results of a study done on animals. The study found that, even as adults, rats who had daily access to alcohol during his adolescence had reduced levels of myelin. With a function not very different from the  insulation of electrical wiring, myelin forms an insulating layer that surrounds the axons. These are filiform extensions of neurons that transmit nerve impulses.

These brain changes in rats were observed in a region important for reasoning and decision-making. Animals who drank more alcohol performed worse on a test of memory made when they were adults. The results suggest that high doses of alcohol during adolescence may continue affecting the brain even when the inpidual has left the consumption of alcohol. More research is needed to determine if these findings can be applied to humans.

According to the World Health Organization, a growing number of teens and young adults is provided to drinking to get drunk, consuming four (five for men) or more drinks in about two hours. Previous research in humans have shown an association between an episode of drinking excessive (binge) in adolescence, changes in the myelin sheath in several brain regions, and cognitive impairments in adulthood. However, it was unknown if alcohol was behind these brain differences and behaviour or if there was predisposition factors that could explain the found.

In this study, Heather N. Richardson, Wanette M. Vargas, Lynn Bengston and Brian. W. Whitcomb, of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst American city, as well as Nicholas W. Gilpin, of the State University of Louisiana in New Orleans, United States, compared the myelin in the prefrontal cortex (an area of the brain that is vital to reason and make decisions) in young male rats who gave a daily sweetened alcohol or sweetened water access for two weeks. It was found that animals that drank alcohol in his teens experienced a reduction in the levels of myelin in the prefrontal cortex, compared with those who drank a similar amount of sweetened water. When the researchers examined the animals exposed to the alcohol several months later, they found that continued showing levels of myelin reduced as adults.

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