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8 Home Security Tips You Never Thought Of

Your home is your sanctuary. It is a place where fond memories are made and relaxing evenings are spent after a busy day. Your home is a safe haven where you and your family most feel at ease. If your home is under-...

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Someone Fell off My Horse. Can They Sue Me?

Whether you own one horse or ten, chances are you've been asked by a friend or visitor to let them ride. While this seems like a friendly gesture, you may be opening yourself up to a potential lawsuit. Horses are...

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Community HealthCare Outreach Aug 28, 2014 @ Max Stoker Recreation Center

Community Healthcare Outreach (CHO) is making a big splash into summer with a new combined program by partnering with the Walker County School Nutrition Program. Come out and learn summer safety tips, sun safety, and a...

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The Pentagon Has a Zombie Apocalypse Plan. Here’s One for You.

Did you ever stop and think what might happen if the Zombie Apocalypse actually occurred? How would you protect your family? What would be left, if anything, when it was all over? The Pentagon has a plan in place,...

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Car Depreciation: How Much Have You Lost?

When people buy homes, they purchase them with the expectation that the value will rise over time, building equity. This is not the case with cars. These expensive purchases lose value over time, and the rate of loss...

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One Popular Childhood Prank Burns a Home to the Ground

If you've got teens in your life, it could happen to you. You wake up early in the morning and shuffle out to the porch, only to find your yard, trees, hedges, and rooftop covered in snowy white toilet paper. Add a good,...

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How to Compare Boat Insurance Companies

As a boat owner, you probably know all about properly caring for your boat, keeping your passengers safe, and finding the best spots to enjoy a day on the water. What you might not be as sure of is how to find the best...

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Is That Covered by Home Insurance? 5 Surprising Facts

Home insurance policies are designed to protect your personal property and provide reimbursement in the event of damage or loss. Yet, when a claim is filed, many people are surprised to find certain items are excluded...

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What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

Broadly speaking, insurance covers you for potential loss resulting from risks such as burglary or theft, severe storms, fire and also your personal liability. The specific risks you may face as a home owner could...

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Five Tips for Lowering Landlord Insurance Rates

Compare quotes with an independent agent in the Trusted Choice network, like AJaye Brown with Southern Insurance Associates, who can review policies and options available from multiple insurance companies. Ask Southern...

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Walker County CPR Class July 26, 2014

WCES will be presenting a community CPR class on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Rock Spring United Methodist Church (on Highway 95) from 0900-1030 hours. This is a FREE class and is open to the public. To register for the...

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Movies in the Park featuring: The Lego Movie @ Joe Stock Park

The Downtown Development Authority is excited to present July's installment of Movies in the Park: The Lego Movie. The Lego Movie will be presented on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Joe Stock Park at 9:00pm. This is a free...

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Community HealthCare Outreach July 24, 2014 @ Max Stoker Recreation Center

Community Healthcare Outreach (CHO) is making a big splash into summer with a new combined program by partnering with the Walker County School Nutrition Program. Come out and learn summer safety tips, sun safety, and a...

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Landlord Insurance Protects You from Loss

Cover Your Investment When Renting Your House, Condo or Apartment Property investors who lease homes, condos and apartments to tenants often purchase landlord insurance to protect those investments. If you are a new...

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Catoosa County home invasion has increased patrols

CATOOSA COUNTY, GA - The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating two burglaries reported in the past two days, both with similar suspect descriptions. The first burglary was reported Monday on May Street in...

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Malpractice Coverage 101 for Therapists

Caring for people means you face the risk of liability claims, whether you provide counseling or psychotherapy. Insurance for therapists, such as psychologist malpractice insurance, can protect your practice from...

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Room By Room-Your Valuables Values

The number of renters has grown dramatically in some of the most populous U.S. cities, according to the Insurance Information Institute (III), but few have insurance. Only 37% of renters are covered, whereas 95% of...

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Who Needs Professional Liability Insurance?

This form of business insurance appears under a variety of names because of the many different types of professions that need this type of coverage. Anyone from a home remodeler to a heart surgeon should consider...

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Tax-free shopping dates for Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB ) - You have a chance to shop without paying sales tax on clothing as well school and office supplies in Tennessee. The State of Tennessee has announced its Annual Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 a.m...

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A real 'Ace': Dog hailed as hero for alerting sleeping deaf boy to fire

Indianapolis (AP) -- A dog named Ace is being hailed as a hero for licking the face of a sleeping, deaf 13-year-old Indianapolis boy to alert him that the house was on fire. Indianapolis Fire Department Capt. Rita Reith...

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What is Umbrella Insurance?

Umbrella Insurance Policies Provide Extra Protection A rain umbrella protects you from getting wet, but doesn't stop the raindrops from falling. Umbrella liability insurance is similar in that it cannot prevent...

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Comcast Apologizes For 'Unacceptable' Customer Service Call

By Susanna Kim, Good Morning America Whatever happened to the old saying, "the customer is always right"? Comcast issued an apology today after one of its representatives kept a customer captive on the phone for about...

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Home Invasion In Catoosa County

Authorities in Catoosa County are on the hunt for two men Wednesday afternoon who they say robbed a homeowner at gunpoint on Tuesday. Tuesday morning between 10 & 11 a.m. at a home on Grant Drive in Ringgold, a...

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Top Risks Businesses Face

Property damage from fire, storms and accidents Liability in many forms, including product liability, accident/injury liability, libel, malpractice and professional liability or "errors and omissions" risks Fraud,...

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3 Ways Ligthning Enters Homes

After last nights major lightning activity, it was really on my mind about lightning and safety. I found the following and wanted to share it with you guys: A house or other substantial building offers the best...

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Do You Need Commercial Vehicle Insurance?

In some cases, it is obvious that you need a commercial vehicle policy. For example, if you have a delivery service, limousine service, or a restaurant that delivers food, you know for certain that your business takes...

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Petition looks to address child deaths in hot cars

ATLANTA (AP) - The Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and KidsAndCars.org are partnering to petition the White House to authorize research technologies that could prevent children from being left in hot cars. Officials...

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LaFayette City Pool open until Aug 10

Get your swimming in before it ends! LaFayette City Pool is open until August 10, 2014 Admission $4 per person (3& Under Free) Concession Stand at Pool Mon-Sat 12:00pm-6pm Sunday 1:00pm-6pm Late Dippers: Tues &...

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Worksite RX Employee Clinic

The City of Lafayette & Walker County are joining to forces to provide medical care while saving on costs by combining services for their employees. Beginning Tuesday, July 1st, 2014: Worksite Rx will be offering...

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Johnny Cash Library Fundraiser Aug 13

Lafayette/ Walker Library is doing a fundraiser for the children's group of the library. As most of you know Johnny Cash played a benefit concert in Lafayette in August 1970, and this reimagined poster helps to...

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Audia International expands Walker County project before groundbreaking

The first shovel full of dirt has yet to be turned at Walker County's newest industrial park, but already Audia International, the site's major tenant, is looking to expand its manufacturing and warehousing operations....

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Major Volkswagen Chattanooga Expansion Announced, 2,000 New Jobs

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Volkswagen Group of America officials announced today the company will expand its sole U.S. manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Volkswagen will add an additional...

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Who Needs Commercial Vehicle Insurance?

Freight companies and other businesses that use commercial trucks Independent contractors who drive during the course of doing business Any business that makes deliveries or transports goods Limo services, taxi services,...

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What Does Boat Insurance Cover?

Your boat insurance policy may include the following: Collision damage: Includes repair or replacement of your boat, but may or may not include clean-up of wreckage unless you purchase optional additional coverage. ...

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What Is Dune Buggy Insurance and How Do You Find It?

If you are an outdoor enthusiast who likes to blast your way across rough terrain, you may be in the market for an all-terrain vehicle. If you like sand or beaches as your off-road surface of choice, then you're...

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Make Recycling and Reducing Routine

"Reduce, reuse, recycle." Most likely, you've heard that catchy phrase connected with information about saving natural resources and even saving your family money. But how many of us really make reducing, reusing and...

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7 Ways to Save on RV Insurance

How to Find RV Insurance Discounts and Deals Whether you are a full-time RVer or you only use your motorhome for short trips, you are probably wondering how you can get affordable coverage that protects your investment....

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Irrecoverable Property Loss? The IRS Could Be Your Friend

Having been through a total loss personally, owner of Southern Insurance Associates, LLC of LaFayette, GA, AJaye Brown knows a thing or two about the claims process. Even though we are big fans of insurance and its...

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What is a Flood?

Anywhere it rains, it can flood. A flood is a general and temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are inundated by water or mudflow. Many conditions can result in a...

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Notable Omissions/Limitations in Your Home Insurance Policy

Do you know what types of losses your home insurance policy will cover? Perhaps more important, do you know what types of commonly occurring losses it will not cover? Knowing the limitations in your policy is the first...

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Bluff Trail Re-Opened on Lookout Mountain Battlefield

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising a portion of the Bluff Trail that was closed on February 10, 2014 is now open for public use. The park in partnership with Wild Trails developed a project...

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Battlefield Farmers Market back in LaFayette

Monday's Market are back in La Fayette for 9 weeks only. The Monday Market's will run from June 30th until August 25th. Hours are 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM. We've moved over to the La Fayette Housing Authority's back...

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Cyber Attacks: Protecting Your Small Business from Data Theft

Recently cyber-attacks were back in the news, and the latest attempted victim was the White House. According to an October 1st report from the Washington Post the White House acknowledged that hackers attempted to...

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New Development, New Flood Risk

Floods are often associated with rivers and streams overrunning their banks, or with heavy rains from hurricanes and other major storms, and while those are very real hazards, the reality is that flooding can be caused...

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Fourth of July Fireworks: Beautiful, Patriotic… and Dangerous

According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, 60% of all fireworks injuries occur around July 4th. While these loud bursts of light and color add flair to celebrations, it should be remembered that fireworks...

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First Friday’s! @ Mars Theater District

First Friday's will be held on the 1st Friday night of every month in the Mars Theater District from 5pm-7pm. This is a free event to the public, come experience art, shopping, dining & music right here in your...

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Fireworks at Lake Winnie!

Thursday, July 03, 2014 10:00PM & Friday, July 04, 2014 10:00PM Lake Winnie lights up the night sky beginning at 10PM with our spectacular fireworks display! Source: Lake Winnie

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Downside of Online: Cyber Crime & Stolen Data

How safe is private information when stored electronically? You may not want to know the answer to that question. But if you're just a bit curious, consider visiting privacyrights.org/data-breach. The site allows you to...

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