The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners recently approved paying $86 million for worker health insurance in 2014, a 4 percent increase.
Employees will not see their rates increase, though most must pay $250 more in their deductible.
Those changes, and a 15 percent jump in rates for former employees who took the county’s early retirement program, helped the county cut from a projected 9 percent cost increase if it had kept its insurance as is.
A Lawrenceville pastor wants his congregation to know the good news about the Gospel of Mark. Dean Sweetman, senior pastor of the C3 Church, has challenged his members and anyone else interested to read the New Testament book in its entirety over the next year and post Instagram photos of their notes.