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SOME THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

City Award Scholarship presented to Students at City Commission Meeting. (Pictured from Left to Right): Commissioner Thomas Dorsett, Vice Mayor Felicia M. Brunson, Mayor Eric H. Jones, Student Recipient Ms. Gisla Bush, Commissioner Rita Mack, Chair of the Education Advisory Committee (EAC) Ms. Lisa Mays, (EAC) Vice Chair Ms. Dominique Dumervil, and (EAC) Committee member, Mr. Ronald Bell.

October is Breast Cancer awareness month and although more and more people are becoming aware of the fact that breast cancer is a significant concern for females across the population, many fail to realize the role lifestyle plays in its prevention and management. Breast cancer accounts for over one third ...

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives

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According to a 2005 study by the US Fire Administration, out of the 3,300 fires causing 3,800 fatalities, smoke alarms were not present in 42% of the homes, or were not working in 21% of the homes. Homeowners need to install smoke alarms on every level of their home. The ...

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From the Desk of Commissioner Mack

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As a resident, together with BSO we can be a great team. Our BSO believes that with residents helping the officers spot suspicious activities, they can stop crimes before they are committed. BSO is asking residents to volunteer for the COP Program. BSO’s COP Program is a volunteer group sponsored ...

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Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness

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• Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Warning: If your doctor generally limits the amount of fluid you drink or has you on water pills, ask him how much you should drink while the weather is hot. • Don’t drink ...

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Where Did The Summer Go?

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Summer is almost over. School will be starting soon. Where did the summer go? I hope you and your family are having a great end to summer and that you are eager and your children are ready to begin another successful school year. The Commission and Staff of the City ...

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From the Desk of Commissioner Mack

My name is Allison Kristy McKinney. I am the elder child of Allen Jr. and Christine McKinney, the granddaughter of Allan McKinney Sr. and the Late Izola McKinney. The grandniece of Olga McKinney Robison and the niece of Shelia McKinney Rainford. From the day of my christening and even before ...

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