1.) AROUND TOWN » Don't forget to stop by Home Depot this Saturday to learn about being prepared in an emergency. Learn more about the event, which will have representation from Carroll County government, local police officials, Public Works, the Health Department, local colleges and more, in this calendar announcement.
2.) YOU SAID IT » It's really about food manufacturer's profits and the influence that it buys in Congress...not the health of American citizens. When we ban HFCS and start limiting the number of chemicals manufacturers are allowed to put in our food, we might really start improving our children's health. -- A reader commented on Dr. Laura Ruby's blog What Legacy are we Leaving our Children?
3.) ICYMI » It's not too late to donate school supplies to kids who might not otherwise have the right supplies to begin the school year. Learn more here.
4.) WEATHER » The week starts rainy and warm. There’s a 40 percent chance of storms and showers all day and highs will hover in the low-80s. Skies will be cloudy in the evening and temperatures will drop to the high-60s. Prepare for the week ahead with the Accuweather forecast.
5.) PATCH TIP » Fall Sports Bloggers Wanted: Share News About Your Team on Patch
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