Set clocks forward at 2 a.m.
Daylight Saving Time
Friday, March 8, 2013
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Denell Boyd of Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services offers the following tips.
We will revert to Standard Time on Sun., Nov. 4. Time will fall back at 2 a.m. When you change your clock, remember to change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Editor's note: This was prepared by Denell Boyd of Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Are your kids waking up on the wrong side of the bed? Maybe they aren't getting a good night's sleep.
Trees and bushes are blooming, birds are singing and yellow jackets are arriving signaling the coming of spring. And like the pop of a gun signaling the start of a race, this past weekend courted in the time change that I both dread and look forward to at the same time. It’s great to have more daylight hours to enjoy. The kids will begin to linger outside longer every evening as will I enjoying the fresh air and captivating sounds of the neighborhood kids playing a game of soccer or football in the front yard. My heart smiles as I see the tree climbers scramble up the big Pear tree (not talking about squirrels here) or search for the roly-poly family under the pavers. But springing forward is tough when you already feel sleep deprived! …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Don't forget to turn your clocks before you go to bed tonight.
It's time to spring forward! This weekend, we will lose one hour as a result of daylight saving. So before you go to bed tonight, make sure your clock is set one hour ahead. The official daylight saving time starts 2 a.m. Sunday, and you will get that one hour back with standard time returning on Nov. 6. Wondering how to avoid acting cranky and sleepy on Monday? In an interview with the Washingtonian, sleep specialist Vivek Jain suggests people to exercise more, take a hot shower and go to bed early the day before. I never like losing that hour of sleep every March. How about you? Are you tired of having to change the time twice a year? Share in the comments! The time change does not apply to residents in Hawaii, Arizona, Puerto Rico, the …
Saturday, March 12, 2011
When you wake Sunday morning, you'll find yourself losing one hour.
This Sunday, we will spring forward and lose one hour as a result of daylight saving. So before you go to bed tonight, make sure your clock is set one hour ahead. The official daylight saving time starts 2 a.m. Sunday in Acworth, and you will get that one hour back with standard time returning on Nov. 6. The time change does not apply to residents in Hawaii, Arizona, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Marianas Islands.