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Staying Ahead of the Swarm

Author: Mandy Garnto
Now that temperatures are creeping up, termite swarms are on the rise. Each year, swarms occur when a colony has reached its maximum capacity and needs to create satellite...
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Church program connects bikes to job transportation

Author: Team CMC
Marietta ministry provides refurbished bicycles to people who need reliable, safe transportation. Growing up in Chicago, bikes were an everyday part of Doug Wils life....
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For the Love of Home

Author: Mandy Garnto
Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we can love. ~ M.J. Ashton For most of us, the word "home" is...
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Program leads women to sobriety and financial independence

Author: Team CMC
Grace House of Brunswick provides women with a safe place to recover from addiction, regain stability.Four years ago, at age 28, Caroline Kittle was fighting her own demons,...
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Baby, it's cold outside...for the mice.

Author: Mandy Garnto
When the temperature drops, we like to snuggle up inside our homes, all warm and cozy. The same goes for little critters, specifically mice. During the colder months, it's not...
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Warner Robins nurse practitioner calls on volunteers to provide medical care to homeless, uninsured

Author: Team CMC
The work of Hands of Grace, founded in 2017, has become even more critical in a time of COVID-19. Now it's busier than ever. It was one of the hottest days of the summer, a...
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Buying "As Is"

Author: Emily Burrows
Short Due Diligence? Buying "As Is"? Don't be tempted to skip the home inspection.The Due diligence period refers to the time after the signing of a contract that a home buyer...
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Marietta ministry helps women, children find stability

Author: Team CMC
As 2020 comes to an end, Cingo is honored to share the story of The Table on Delk, this month's Circle & Shield award recipient. The Table on Delk offers food and...
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Radon - what is it and who should test for it?

Author: Emily Burrows
Radon - what is it and who should test for it?Radon is a by-product of the breakdown of granite bedrock. It is a radioactive gas, a known carcinogen, and an element that can...
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What is a Home Inspection?

Author: Emily Burrows
Purchasing a home can be a complex and stressful process, but professional agents and other key players can help smooth the path and set your mind at ease. One of these key...
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Innovative project helps teens with needed supplies

Author: Team CMC
Augusta-area foundation provides discrete assistance to those in needIt's hard to feel safe and secure when you're worried about being ridiculed for something out of your...
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Honoring All Who Served

Author: Mandy Garnto
On this Veterans Day, we share our heartfelt appreciation not only to our active and former military members, but to their families who bear the burden as well. Thank you...
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Insect-Proof Your Home

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
Seeing a pest in your home is enough to make anyone uneasy, especially when it can indicate you have bigger problems on your hands. Aside from being a nuisance, insects can...
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Alpharetta Teens Create Nonprofit that Helps Women Globally

Author: Team CMC
Three high school seniors in metropolitan Atlanta are creating change globally through their foundation that addresses healthcare needs of young womenWhen you ask a high school...
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Airborne Mold Testing

Author: Emily Burrows
Airborne Mold Testing: Who should test and why. As an inspector, I often get asked by my clients if they should test for mold. Since this is a discussion I frequently...
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Protect Your Castle

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
Your home is one of the biggest purchases you'll ever make. It's your very own castle. But castles need protection and without the right resources, that comes with an...
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‘Porch Portraits’ Give Neighbors an Opportunity to Help

Author: Team CMC
Wedding photographer memorializes pandemic while supporting domestic violence shelter.When the COVID-19 lockdown began in March, Ashley Marks, a wedding and portrait...
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An Important Message from Cingo

Author: Mandy Garnto
How many times have you answered your phone just to hear a recording from "John calling about your extended car warranty?" We receive those calls, too, in our Care Center. In...
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Dublin friends create masks to keep folks far and near safe during pandemic

Author: Team CMC
Terrie Starley, a grandmother of four, keeps friends engaged and supplies in the pipeline. What began in March as a group making masks for friends quickly exploded into a...
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3 Tools for Homeowners to Stay Ahead

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
Your family and home deserve the utmost protection, but it can be daunting without the right tools at your disposal. It takes a lot to juggle all the aspects of being a...
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Good Deeds of Coffee County Rallies the Community to Help

Author: Team CMC
Local lawyer leads volunteers to provide everything from mattresses to food for those in need.What started as one law office filling a big need for local children has evolved...
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Prepare Your Backyard for Summertime Activities

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
As summer kicks into high gear, your backyard becomes a hot spot for outdoor activities, but also becomes the prime location for potential threats. Your home, inside and out,...
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River of Life Dublin brings teens and adults together to keep homes safe and secure

Author: Team CMC
If you're looking, you'll find the need. And just as importantly, you'll find the people to help.For Pine Forest United Methodist Church assistant pastor Josh Echols, it was...
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Red Flags for Homeowners

Author: Joy Stanton-Hirst
Issues in your home are always best when caught early. The best way to spot the red flags of a potential problem is to rely on your senses and be alert. Here are the top 3 red...