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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with The Home Depot, announces a voluntary recall of 64,000 holiday figurines made in Hong Kong by Creative Design. Surface paint on the plastic snowmen and bears contains lead. Consumers should immediately stop using the holiday figurines and return them to any Home Depot store for a full refund. The figurines were sold exclusively at Home Depot stores in October and November for between $10 and $20.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Nov. 28-29 by the Hall County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale, with 85 and above considered passing.
It is truly interesting to see how we condition ourselves to react a certain way at different times of the year. At this time of the year, most of us are fattening up ourselves as well as our credit card accounts.
There are those other times, too. As April 15 draws near, anxiety levels grow because of the Internal Revenue Service.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected from Oct. 26-31 by the Hall County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale, with 85 and above considered passing. Kitchens are inspected at least every six months and are required to post their score sheets in public.
There's two donkeys named Thelma and Louise, who think they're dogs. Gus the Rooster, who is very protective of his ladies - lashing out at the occasional henhouse visitor. And, two lambs: Easter, who was born during Holy Week, and Pumpkin Pie, who had a recent cameo in a local church musical.