Newton 4-H has the best deal on Six Flags and White Water passes, and tickets are on sale to the public.
Here's a riddle for you: "What has 500 poster boards, 444 feet, and lots of butterflies?"
"Dear Mom and Dad," begins each of the letters sitting on my desk today from Newton County 4-H members.
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How will you recognize National 4-H Week on Oct. 3-9?
Hundreds of thousands of people have been a part of Georgia 4-H since it began here in Newton County in 1904, and we'd like to know: "What's your 4-H story?"
Ah, the first day of school.
Seeing the school supplies on sale somehow never fails to give me a little tinge of that butterflies-in-the-stomach, first day of school feeling.
What if the SWAT team never practiced?
The Newton 4-H Horse Club rode their way to the winners' stands at the State 4-H Horse Show.
Even sitting idle in the shade of the barn at the FFA-FCCLA Center last weekend didn't stop the sweat from dripping.
At Rock Eagle 4-H summer camp, the word of the week is "hydration."
In 2008, lines of eager voters wrapped around the Newton County Administration Building each day of early voting during the presidential election.
I used to think all trees looked like identical green blobs.
A picture is worth thousand words, but I look at 4-H snapshots and see so much more.
It's easy to be discouraged right now.
Seems like so much bad news is hitting at once, and it just keeps coming.
Watching 1st graders head into a show ring with pretty, white lambs elicits a lot of comments like, "oh, how cute."
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