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Back to School

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  • Back-to-school tax holiday starts Aug. 1

    Prepare to legally cheat the tax man Aug. 1-3 when Florida's sales-tax holiday gets underway for back-to-school shopping. New this year, clothing items exempted from the state's 6-percent sales-tax increases to $100 per item. For computers and...
  • Back to school means ... shots! Where to get yours

    Back to school means ... shots!  Where to get yours
    On the to-do list for families with kids heading back to school this fall is be sure vaccines are up to date. Families who have a regular doctor or a medical home, and private insurance should get their children’s vaccines at those offices, said...
  • Back-to-school drive on for kids in need

    Heading back to school can be stressful, especially for kids in need. That's why Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue is hosting a back-to-school drive for students who have been abused or neglected. Donations of school supplies, clothing and sneakers for kids...
  • Harry S. Truman planning back-to-school dinner

    Students and families will be warmly welcomed back to Harry S. Truman Elementary School this fall with a special Back to School Dinner sponsored by the Parent-Teacher Organization. Students and families are welcome to dine together at the school at 6 p....
  • Reader feedback July 18: Back-to-school shopping, Langley AFB support center, death in NN

    Back-to-school shoppersreceive 'Savvy' tips On her Savvy Shopper Facebook page, the Daily Press' Nicole Paitsel asked readers if they had started thinking about back-to-school shopping and asked them to share their best tips. Georgette Throupe:...
  • Learn about caring for family documents

    The Carroll County Genealogy Society will have a genealogical event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 26 at the Yingling Learning Center at Cockey's in Westminster. Have you ever wondered how to locate the family Bible, baby pictures of your grandmother, or...
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again),  a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
  • Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year

    Families expected to spend more on back-to-school this year
    Families expect to spend more on school items than they did last year, even though more than 80 percent say the tough economy still impacts their spending decisions, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual back-to-school survey....
  • How to donate back-to-school supplies

    ANNAPOLIS - County Executive Laura Neuman is seeking donations for the Back-to-School Program for underprivileged youth. The program matches donors with children who need school supplies. The donor is given a child's name, grade, school and a list of...
  • Fun DIY Projects for Back to School

    (StatePoint) Back to school shopping can seem tedious and boring for some students. But you can help your young ones get motivated for a new school year by getting them more involved in the experience. After an extended vacation, going back to school and...
  • Smart tips to keep your student and their possessions safe this school year

    (BPT) - If you're on the way to the cabin or in the middle of an amazing family summer vacation, the upcoming school year is probably quite far from your mind. However, school will be here before you know it, and it's important to make sure your child...
  • Musical tells the story of separated twins

    East Ridge High School summer-stock show will be the Willy Russell musical drama "Blood Brothers." The show will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the school auditorium, 1322 Excalibur Road, Clermont. The play is about twins separated at...