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Bees: The rest of the story

05/25/2017 Melanieann Jackson 0

The Spring/Summer issue of Walton Living Magazine 2017 features a story about honey bees. In this issue we are familiarized with a basic understanding of the whys and the wherefores of these incredible little creatures and the […]

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Legalese — Separation of Powers

05/21/2017 Lori Duff 0

“Separation of Powers.”  It’s a phrase that you may or may not remember from your 7th grade social studies class when you (hopefully) learned basic civics.  But what does it really mean, and how does […]

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Legalese — Limited Driving Permits

05/06/2017 Lori Duff 0

Living in the state of Georgia, where a comprehensive public transportation isn’t generally found (or desired), losing one’s driver’s license can be devastating.  If you don’t have a driver’s license, you may very well have […]

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Legalese — Missing Persons

04/30/2017 Lori Duff 0

How many times have you seen it on TV?  Where someone is missing, but then there’s that ‘rule’ that you can’t call the police until they have been missing for 24, or maybe 48 hours.  […]

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Legalese — Notaries

04/23/2017 Lori Duff 0

Often, when you have to sign a document, you will be requested to do so in front of a notary.  What does that mean exactly? Well, in the first place, it means that the notary […]

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Legalese — Standardized Testing

04/02/2017 Lori Duff 0

It’s spring.  The birds are singing, the pollen is drifting, and it’s time for standardized testing.  This gets lots of people in a tizzy, and they want to know what they can do about it. […]

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Legalese — Attorney’s Liens

03/04/2017 Lori Duff 0

Lawyers can be expensive creatures.  Most of us, struggling along at a per-hour rate in the double digits, might balk at the triple digit rates we have to pay lawyers. (Of course, lawyers can’t bill […]

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Legalese — Copyright

01/06/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

Most everyone is familiar with this symbol: © .  It means that whatever you have written there is under “copyright”.  But what exactly is copyright? According to the United States Copyright Office, it protects the […]

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Legalese — Pecans

01/01/2017 Sharon Swanepoel 0

Whether you call them puh-KHANs or PEE-cans, Pecans seem to be ubiquitous in the deep south, especially in the fall.  They are everywhere.  There are pecan trees in public squares and in private yards, and […]

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