ISAKSON CALLS FOR FAIR TAX ON TAX DAY

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Yesterday, of course, was Tax Day.  US Senator Johnny Isakson called on Congress yesterday to enact a fairer, simpler tax system at a tax-day rally held on Capitol Hill.  Isakson has co-sponsored legislation to repeal the tax code and to establish a national sales tax during every session of Congress since being elected to the US Senate.

LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS BAND TOGETHER TO PREVENT CHILD AB– USE, KEEP KIDS AT HOME

Written by Elizabeth Davis. Posted in News & Weather

Local organizations continue their efforts to raise awareness of child abuse during the month of April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month.  The Child Abuse Prevention Partnership is a conglomeration of local organizations joining forces to provide the education and support necessary to prevent child abuse in our community.  Sue Lagermann co-chairs the organization.  She is also the director of Floyd County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate).  She says that one thing that many folks don’t know about victims of child abuse is that the children really just want to be at home.