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Tropical Storm Erika

NOAA’s GOES-East satellite captured this visible light image of newborn Atlantic Tropical Storm Erika on Aug. 25 at 7:45 a.m. EDT. Credits: NASA/NOAA GOES Project The most recent projected path for Tropical Storm Erika shows the storm heading along up the East Coast over the next several days, with Florida and the Carolinas most likely

Property Management Tips for an Absentee Landlord

Whether you own an investment property or you plan to rent your home for a short period of time, renting out your place might be a good way to make some extra income. But, being a landlord is not necessarily an easy job. Rental properties come with responsibilities. According to the Wall Street Journal, landlords are

Offices WIll Be Closed Friday for Independence Day

Our offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd, in observation of Independence Day. We will reopen on Monday, July 6th with our usual business hours. For a list of company and claim contact information, click here. For a list of our agents and contact links, click here. Thank you for your continued loyalty, and from

Warning Signs of Too Much Debt

A longstanding rule of thumb holds that monthly payments on debts (not including a home mortgage, which is really more of an investment) shouldn’t exceed 20 percent of take-home pay. The closer you get to that 20 percent ceiling, the greater your risk of over-indebtedness. Rules of thumb can be useful, but don’t count on

Flag displayed at Half Staff on Memorial Day

  On Monday, May 25th, flags across the country will be raised and then lowered to half-staff. And although many are aware that displaying the flag at half-staff is a sign of respect, few understand that Memorial Day has a specific protocol. According to the US Dept of Veterans Affairs, “on Memorial Day the flag

Offices Closed in Honor of Memorial Day

In Honor of Memorial Day, our offices will be closing on Monday, May 25th, 2015. Thank you to all who have given the ultimate sacrifice to this great nation, and to the friends and families who have shouldered the burden of loss. To all who have, are, and will continue to serve our country –

Home Maintenance Checklist

The weather is warming up and thoughts are turning to spring cleaning and an annual “honey-do” list. Your home is a big investment, and with ownership comes the responsibility to maintain and improve your home. It’s important to keep the exterior of your home and yard in good condition, but the interior also needs routine

Spring Cleaning: Electronics Edition

As you organize and declutter your home this spring, you may come across old or unused electronics. Before you toss those unwanted gadgets, though, you may want to consider recycling them. Recycling or finding new homes for old electronics isn’t just an environmentally friendly option; throwing them in the trash may be illegal in your

While You’re Away: Pet Care Options for Dogs and Cats

Many people see spring break as a great opportunity to take a family vacation. But, what about your four-legged family members? Pets can’t always tag along, so you may have to plan for their care while you’re away. Here are several pet care options to consider before deciding which makes the most sense for your

Welcome Our New Employees!

DeWitt Insurance Agency would like to extend a big WELCOME to our two newest team members! Daneya Brown is quickly becoming an integral part of our Health and Employee Benefits Deptartment, and Pat Drawdy has jumped right in to play a key role in our Personal Lines Department. We are fortunate to be able to

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