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Labor Day: A Celebration for Workers

Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day symbolizes the end of summer for many.  It was actually created by the labor movement in the late 19th century as a “workingmen’s holiday.” In the late 1800s, at the height of the Industrial Revolution in the United States, the average American worked 12-hour days and seven-day weeks in order to eke out a basic living...

Be a Safe Skipper this Summer; protect yourself, passengers and your vessel

Attention all boaters:  Boating laws in Georgia changed this week. The new law lowers the legal blood-alcohol content for boaters from a .10 to .08. meaning a person driving a boat with a blood alcohol content of .08 will be charged with boating under the influence (BOI). That level is the same as for someone driving a car.  The new law also increases penalties for...

Cinco de Mayo This Sunday, Plan Ahead to See Seis de Mayo

From in-home fiestas to Mexican restaurants overflowing with well-intentioned party-goers looking for some good food and good times, Cinco de Mayo has quickly become a nationwide celebration of food, friends and alcohol.  Cinco de Mayo can be a big night out for many, particularly among young adults. But it is also a very dangerous night out because of alcohol-impaired drivers. Unfortunately, too often the party...

Tips for Hosting a Super Bowl Party: Serve Alcohol Responsibly, Review Your Insurance

Planning a Superbowl Party?  You’re not alone.  This Sunday, millions of Americans will drive to a friend or family member's house to watch the Super Bowl. While the big game is one of the most exciting events of the football season, it is also one of the most dangerous as roads are filled with too many impaired drivers winding their way back home after the...