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Thrift store opens at Christian City

Thrift store opens at Christian City

UNION CITY, Ga. -- Christian City will open its new and improved Graceland Thrift Store this week.

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The grand opening celebration will be held Thursday, May 23 at 4 p.m.

Several VIPs will be in attendance, including Christian City's Board of Trustees and Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy. There will be refreshments, door prizes and discounts on everything in the store, with all proceeds benefiting Christian City.

Graceland Thrift Store has been in operation since 1984. The new store is located at 7425 Red Oak Road on the campus of Christian City in Union City.

Fulton school bus driver gets green light on $400K

Fulton school bus driver gets green light on $400K

ATLANTA – Pamela Hampton of Ellenwood is excited over winning a hefty prize from the Georgia Lottery. Hampton, a Pre-Kindergarten school bus driver in Fulton County, has won a $400,000 top prize playing the instant game 20X The Money.

Hampton, 59, claimed her prize Monday at Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta.

“I bought it while on my lunch break,” she explained. “I was in the store when I scratched it.”

Chevron Food Mart, 2050 Sylvan Road SW in Atlanta, sold the winning ticket.

“I had to focus my eyes. I couldn’t believe it,” the grandmother of four said. “The clerk and I both started jumping up and down.”

Hampton, who has two children with her husband, Larry, intends to pay off bills with the windfall.

RaceTrac hiring for Free Coffee Week

RaceTrac hiring for Free Coffee Week

ATLANTA -- RaceTrac is hiring more than 100 temporary employees for the holidays.

The Cobb County-based chain of gas stations will hire two extra people at 66 Georgia locations to help promote Free Coffee Week.

Employees will hold signs from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Dec. 17-21. Sign holders must be at least 18 years old and clean cut.

Anyone interested in applying for one of the positions is asked to reach out to Jason Brown at 404-604-2612 or jbrown@hopebeckham.com. Public relations firm Hope Beckham will also hold a RaceTrac job fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13 at its office at 17 Executive Park Drive in North Druid Hills.

1968 Mustang to be auctioned at Chair-ity event

1968 Mustang to be auctioned at Chair-ity event

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- The Kiwanis Club of McIntosh Trail will give away a 1968 Mustang GT Convertible at this year's Children's Chair-ity Event for Christian City.

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Tickets to win the Mustang are $100 and come with entry to the Chair-ity. Buy your ticket at christiancity.org. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold.

The Children's Chair-ity Event begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at the Dolce in Peachtree City. Entry without a ticket for the Mustang drawing is $20. The drawing for the antique car will be held during the event.

Christian City has provided a safe and loving home for more than 1,000 abused, abandoned and neglected children.

Free coupon basics and advance couponing class Oct. 27

Free coupon basics and advance couponing class Oct. 27
Basic Coupon Class October 27, 2012

Residence Inn 

3401 International Blvd. 

Hapeville, GA 30344

10:00 AM to 12:00PM

 

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Fulton Fresh celebrates end of 2012 season

Fulton Fresh celebrates end of 2012 season

ATLANTA -- Fulton County Cooperative Extension will celebrate the end of the second season of the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market on Wednesday, September 12th at the Shrine of the Black Madonna located at 946 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.  

Fulton County Cooperative Extension, in an effort to address health disparities, began the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market Program in 2011.  Fulton County residents living in “food deserts." areas with limited access to mainstream grocery stores, are able to get fresh vegetables and nutrition education from the Fulton Fresh mobile units.

In response to public demand, the program added an additional mobile unit to reach more communities.  The Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market trucks delivered an estimated 8 tons of fresh produce to more than 1,800 residents living in 12 areas identified as food deserts.   In 2011, Fulton Fresh provided

Savings Nation: Couponing Basics (a coupon class)

Savings Nation: Couponing Basics (a coupon class)

Gas Prices are almost $4.00/ gallon what if I told you that its not affecting me as much as you would think? Why? Cause I feed my family on $35 a week through not only sales, coupons but also meal planning. Would you like to learn how you can cut your family grocery budget in half? 

 

 

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