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City of Grayson

Main Street Grayson to host Town Hall Meeting 
City, DDA, and Main Street Directors to share direction and information of Start-Up Program goals
September 18, 2014

Grayson, GA –  In November 2013, Grayson was among 18 cities in Georgia chosen to participate as a Start-Up Community for the Main Street Program which is managed by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. The first year involves training geared towards providing cities with the tools to bring about historical preservation, quality growth, and sustainable economic development. 

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A & J Jewelers newest location: 1575 Scenic Hwy in Snellville. Photo by Lisa Carlan
Tradition and experience continues in A & J Jewelers newest location 

A&J Jewelers is a family with a long tradition in the jewelry business. Established in 1986 by Ashok and Jody Taank in Stone Mountain, they have grown with the community and established a sterling reputation in the industry.

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Susan Rogers and Mark Fine

So you are confused about Medicare Insurance - Here are some facts.
By Mark Fine
Your Senior Insurance

Medicare is a health Insurance program that provides benefits for people 65 and older as well as certain people affected by disabilities.  It consists of the following choices:

Part A: In order to qualify for Part A, a person must have worked 40 quarters (or 10 years).  Part A helps cover hospital in-patient care, skilled nursing care, home health care and Hospice.  A deductible of $1,216.00 for days 1-60 in hospital was in place for 2014.  Cost sharing costs (days 61-90) is $304.00 per day. Part A covers the first 20 days in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF).  For days 21 – 100 there is cost sharing by the individual of $152.00 per day.  There is also cost sharing for certain home health and hospice care.

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City of Loganville Mayor Dan Curry

Loganville - split by a County line
By Eric Bruce

“I look at my position of mayor as a team effort with the city council”, says Loganville Mayor Dan Curry.  Having held the office for a little over a year, Curry comes from a qualifying and varied background and has the staff, experience, knowledge, and ambition to serve his city well.

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From left, father Allen, Serenity and Mom, Chimain Douglas, Grayson, GA

Running life's race
By Marcus Lindsey

The best 400-meter time in the National Junior Olympics belongs to 16-year-old Archer High student Serenity Douglas… a stark 53.99 seconds. But, according to Serenity, the race belongs to God.

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