Fireworks can cause anxiety for dogs. Here’s how you can help

Many animals are very sensitive to loud noises and fireworks are a big offender. The noise and unpredictability of fireworks leads many dogs to perceive them as a threat. This triggers their fight-or-flight response. Your dog may bark at the noises or

7 Ways to avoid a grilling disaster

It’s that time of year again when Georgia residents fire up the old grill and get ready for some serious outdoor cooking. Grilling is as much a part of southern culture as College Football, but injuries don’t have to be a part

21 Tips for The Class of 2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! Your last year of school hasn’t been easy, but you managed to get through it. Hats off to you. Treasure this early success. You are graduating on the tail end of a global pandemic that will

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Georgia

Whether you’re a Georgia Native or just passing through for a quick stay, there are some things about The Peach State you may not know. Since Georgia was the last of the original 13 British Colonies, here is a list of 13

How to keep your holiday plants healthy all year

As vibrant holiday plants begin to adorn the shelves of hardware stores, grocery stores and garden centers, consumers are attracted to the pinks, reds and whites atop deep green foliage, which add festive pops of color in winter homes. The appearance of

How to prevent package pirates, and other holiday tips

As we enter the holidays during a pandemic, local law enforcement officials are reminding residents that criminals may see the increased shipping the pandemic will bring as an invitation to steal packages from doorsteps. Law enforcement expects thefts of packages to be

4 DIY home projects for fall

(StatePoint) While spending more time at home, you may have noticed the little things that need to be fixed, and small ways you can improve the appearance and functionality of your home. So why not use this time to test your skills

Cool weather means fall insects are about to invade your home

As the weather cools across the state, several fall insects will begin to take center stage around Georgia homes. Be on the lookout for these nuisance pests and make preparations to deter them from entering your home for the winter. Asian needle

How to get rid of mosquitoes

During the summer months it is common to see a lot of rain in South Georgia.  Many mosquito problems in your neighborhood are likely to come from water-filled containers that you can help to eliminate. All mosquitoes require water in to breed.

VIDEO: Fireworks Safety Tips

The video above is from the Cobb County Fire Department and offers a few safety tips for you to follow before you start shooting off fireworks this Fourth of July weekend. Below is a full list of safety tips: Never allow young

20 Tips For The Class of 2020 to Always Remember

Graduates of the class of 2020, I know this isn’t the graduation you were expecting when you first stepped inside the halls of your high school four years ago. Your graduation year has been without fanfare, without parties and without ceremony. You

Why are the grocery store shelves really empty?

While all industries have been seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, food and agriculture have been among the hardest hit segments of the U.S. economy. The primary reason lies in the composition of household food expenditures. The impacts of the pandemic appear to