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What to do with Your Old Clunker of a Computer

If your first computer ever, or cell phone for that matter, is just collecting dust in the attic, consider this local option.

Through Digital Bridges' partnership with the Baldwin County Environmental Compliance Office, the Knight Community Innovation Center is a year-round collection point for old and obsolete computers and consumer electronics. 

Digital Bridges accepts these items, at no charge:

License Plate Revote Opens Monday


ATLANTA (AP) -- The public is again invited to weigh in on Georgia's new license plate design. 

Online voting will reopen at 3 p.m. Monday.

Gov. Nathan Deal had planned to announce the winner of an earlier design contest last Friday, but the state scrapped its plans over public confusion on whether the motto "In God We Trust" would be on the plate.

10 Tips To Help Parents & Teens on Facebook

10 Tips To Help Parents &  Teens on Facebook

Until last year, I had thought facebook was a tool for just teenagers and young adults.  They grew up with technology that we (40’s-ish) cannot comprehend.  Before I got the “aha” about Facebook, I thought that it was for people who wanted to vent about their day.  To our teens it’s so much more than that- It’s about identity (their own and everyone else’s).  Their Facebook page is an extension of their personalities, with games, pictures (and lots of them), status, friends, a place to vent, likes and dislikes. 

 What we (40’s-ish) do not understand is how to protect them.  They have so much information out there on the net that it could come back to haunt them one day.  So I began to look into this and this is what I found:

Georgia License Plate Winner to be Named

Three finalists have been named in the license plate design contest.

Governor Nathan Deal, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle and State Revenue Commissioner Douglas MacGinnitie announce the winner Friday, July 15.

Baldwin Ranks 80 in Health Study

Out of 156 counties in Georgia, Baldwin County ranks 80, according to a national health study.

Various factors such as mortality, health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and physical environment go into the ranking.

See how Baldwin County rates nationally and statewide.

Baldwin Co. Board of Commissioners Schedule

Tuesday, July 19, 6 p.m.

  • Public hearing on proposed 911 fees and regular meeting of Board of Commissioners
  • in suite 319, Courthouse

Tuesday, August 2, 6 p.m.

  • Regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners
  • Suite 319, Courthouse

Tuesday, August 16, 6 p.m.

  • Regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners
  • Suite 319, Courthouse

Monday, September 5

  • All non-emergency departments will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

Tuesday, September 6

  • No meeting due to holiday schedule. The next meeting is schedule for Sept. 20.

What is your birthday wish for America?

What is your birthday wish for America?

Happy Birthday America!

...now that you've blown out the candles, what is your wish for America this year?