Wednesday, February 27th

-Starting Friday, buying a car in Georgia will bring changes to the way you pay taxes on it. Read more

-The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency is hosting a Veterans Job Fair on Monday, March 4th at First Baptist Church of Augusta. A resume prep workshop will begin at 8:30 am, and an interview skills workshop will take place afterwards. The actual job fair runs from 10 am to 2 pm.

Simple Cooking - Delicious Garlic Baked Shrimp

1 lb. raw shrimp, deveined, peeled and tails removed
2 tbsp. light butter
Melted Juice from ½ a lemon (or about 2 tbsp. of lemon juice)
2 tbsp. finely chopped parsley
2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp. paprika
½ tbsp. lemon zest
4 cloves of garlic, minced (or about 2 tsp. prepared minced garlic)
1 cup corn flakes cereal, crushed
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2. In a medium sized bowl, combine shrimp, lemon juice, garlic, paprika and salt and pepper. Pour into an 8x8 baking dish. 3. In another bowl, combine cornflakes, butter, Parmesan cheese, lemon zest and parsley- just enough to evenly blend the ingredients. 4. Sprinkle the cornflakes mixture over the shrimp. Bake about 10-12 minutes, until the shrimp are pink and cooked through. Makes 4 servings; serving size is about 1 cup.

Each serving is 180 calories; 5g fat; 7g carbohydrates; 24g protein. 4 weight watchers points +.

Submitted by Laura Fuller of Thomson. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe. 

Tuesday, February 26th

-If you're a South Carolina taxpayer who still hasn't signed up for the free credit protection being offered by the state, you have until March 31st to do it. Read more

Monday, February 25th

-Cheapie of the Week
Amanda Davis of Appling correctly guessed that it is M&M's (12 ounce bag). Target has them on sale through Saturday for $2.89 per bag. Use the printable $1.50 off two manufacturer coupon and the printable $1.50 off two Target store coupon to get two bags for $1.39 each plus tax.

-The Aiken Standard Employment Expo is Tuesday at Newberry Hall. Click here for more information.