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Pike Nurseries to host gardening classes, sale

Pike Nurseries to host gardening classes, sale

ATLANTA -- Fall, the prime planting season, is right around the corner, and Pike Nurseries has everything homeowners need to beautify their yards.

On Saturday, Sept. 15, all Pike locations in metro Atlanta will host a free fall gardening class. Nursery experts will take attendees through the process of picking out fall plants and caring for them.

The class will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and is free to attend.

Pike's Gardenfest event, where customers can enjoy complimentary refreshments while surveying a variety of plants and yard decorations, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Much of the merchandise will be on sale during Gardenfest.

Visit pikenursery.com to find your neighborhood Pike and to learn more about the upcoming fall events.

Children's Consignment Sale

Children's Consignment Sale

On Thursday, Aug. 23, through Saturday, Aug. 25, Creekside’s Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) group will host its 8th consignment sale at Creekside United Methodist Church, located at 673 Peachtree Parkway next to South Forsyth High School. The popular sale will feature gently used children’s and maternity clothing, toys, nursery equipment and more. Proceeds from the sale benefit MOPS and Teen MOPS ministries. This is one of Forsyth County’s largest consignment sales and is eagerly anticipated by sellers and bargain shoppers.

Walmart layaway is back, better this year

Walmart layaway is back, better this year

ATLANTA -- The Walmart layaway program will return just in time for Christmas, the company announced Monday.

This year's layaway will have plenty of new features, including more eligible items and a $15 Walmart gift card for those who pay for their entire layaway purchase.

Layaway begins on Sept. 16. Customers who like their local Walmart stores on Facebook beginning Aug. 28 will be able to start their layaway early, on Sept. 14.

Learn more about the program at walmart.com/layaway.

Girl's Night Out Event

Girl's Night Out Event

Mountain Lake Church is inviting all girls to a free Girl’s Night Out Mixer Event that will feature fun, shopping for unique gifts, exclusive deals and a chance to hang out with friends.

Vendors from all over the community will be on hand with unbeatable savings on jewelry, makeup, clothing, even chocolate. 

Event details:
Thursday, August 9th
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mountain Lake Church – 3105 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming GA 30040

Join the “Girlfriends of Mountain Lake” for a night of shopping, friendship, and fun.  Enjoy some time with old friends and make some new ones!

Click here for more information & details on how to register for this FREE Event.

 

Pre-school teacher wins $1M lottery prize

Pre-school teacher wins $1M lottery prize

ATLANTA -- A pre-school teacher from Cumming picked up a cool $1 million before heading back to the classroom.

Judy Pelham, 56, won the top prize playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Georgia Lottery Black. She scratched the ticket at home with her daughter.

"We were screaming," she said. "I fell pretty good, pretty excited."

Pelham, a mother of three and grandmother of six, purchased her lucky ticket at Save Money Food Mart on Hutchinson Road in Cumming. She and husband Carlos have not yet decided what to do with the money.

Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

Georgia resumes annual Back-to-School tax free holiday

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia is offering parents a tax holiday on back-to-school goods for the first time since 2009.

The state will temporarily suspend its collection of the sales tax on Aug. 10-11 for general school supplies, some clothing and computers and computer accessories.

Back to School Deals Week of 7\8 - 7\14

Back to School Deals Week of 7\8 - 7\14

Here are some of this weeks best back to school deals. I will be posting every Tuesday deals from Major Atlanta stores to help you get ready for the hoilday. To see a complete list of all the back to school deals check out Pretty Frugal Diva's Back to School Section

 

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Crayola 10 ct Markers or 12 ct Colored Pencils .99

Crayola Wild Notes Journal with Pen $4

Fiskars 5 inch Kids’ Scissors Pointed or Blunt Tip 2/$3