• Become a home chef: From sushi to soufflé to dumplings, there are likely a range of dishes you have never attempted making at home. Tackle your culinary bucket list, one-by-one. (StatePoint) As the pandemic continues to restrict many of the places you are able or inclined to go, finding ways to stay active is…

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(StatePoint) Diabetes management and foot care go hand in hand. “Diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor circulation that puts people at risk for a wide range of foot problems,” says Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS, foot and ankle surgeon and Fellow member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS). “For people…

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Why 2 Never Advertise 4 Ever Unless You’re Always Up 4 the Down. By: Jack Walker Let me pump this dream through you, people of Abilene Texas and surrounding cities and towns—especially the spectacular arrangement of folks that have never seen a community newspaper before. Community newspapers are free.  They cost you nothing and the…

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GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the people of Texas facing mass power outages, freezing temperatures, and life-threatening conditions, CarParts.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRTS) (“CarParts.com“) announced today that it would donate one percent of revenue generated through the CarParts.com website today, through the end of February to relief and recovery efforts in the state. Understanding the urgent need,…

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Program is the first of its kind, providing financial, educational, and career support for aspiring Black real estate agents to help them achieve high-production success SAN FRANCISCO, CA – FEBRUARY 9, 2021 – HomeLight, the real estate technology platform that empowers people to achieve better outcomes when buying or selling their home, announced today the launch…

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STAFF REPORTS LIVE WIRE (StatePoint) Afterschool programs help students succeed in school and in life and provide invaluable support to communities. As we’ve seen this year, these programs play an especially important role when students, families, and communities are struggling. Programs across the country have stepped up in the pandemic, providing virtual educational activities, delivering…

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Plumbing Relief Application Deadline March 10, 2021 Beltway Park’s Boots on the Ground Ministry, in partnership with the Big Country VOAD, is coordinating efforts to help those who need assistance with plumbing issues due to the recent severe winter storm. To be eligible for this program, applicants must live within Taylor County and meet certain…

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BBB Warns Big County Against Frigid Weather Scams (Abilene, Texas – Local Better Business Bureau CEO John Riggins warns Big Country residents and businesses that scam artists are likely to be active and possibly defrauding victims with new schemes. “Particularly when people find themselves in desperate situations, scam artists have absolutely no compassion on victims,”…

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