On March 17, in this country and in our community we celebrate St. Patrick's Day, a day celebrated throughout the land with parades, merriment and music.
On March 17, in this country and in our community we celebrate St. Patrick's Day, a day celebrated throughout the land with parades and merriment and music. Celebrating this day is the right thing to do in this country because there is not a race of people who have contributed more to the might and culture of America than the Irish.
Under the hood: The square was alive with nostalgia and the sounds of the Golden oldies as local folks came out to admire the antique cars on display last Sunday. The Covington Rotary sponsored the event, and raised over $13,500 for the benefit of the Miracle Field, according to Rotary Chairman Lanier Sims.
This past weekend good friends Mike and Sherry Scott and my wife Molly and I took a little trip into history.
The death or kidnapping of a young person is never something a decent person should ever take for granted.
It still amazes me that in our area there is a community theater that is as spacious and well run as any professional theater in a major city. Social Circle is the home of this special theater. It's homey and comfortable. It's called, of course, the Social Circle Theater. This past Sunday my wife Molly and I went to the theater to see a special play called "Children of Eden," written by Stephen Swartz the ...
This week, March 22-28, we celebrate Boys and Girls Club week. We have a strong and growing Boys and Girls club located in Social Circle. The club also provides services for Newton County children as well. Honoring the good work of Boys and Girls clubs this week brings back some special memories for me.
On March 17, in this country and in our community we celebrate St. Patrick's Day, a day celebrated throughout the land with parades and merriment and music.
I know we need the rain and everyone is grateful for the recent heavy rains including me, but the cold I'm not so sure of. I can't help remembering my old circulation days and the havoc that rain caused the carriers.
Recently some rock bands and other songwriters said they were outraged by the government's use of their songs for "musical torture" of terrorism suspects.
Some folks would tell you that they think the world has turned upside down. The following two items might have you believing the same as them.
One year the kids were all gone, and Molly's mother talked us into going on a cruise, so we booked one from San Diego to Puerto Vallarta with stops at other famous Mexican resort destinations. I could say this cruise was really the cruise from the deepest parts of hell, but believe me that would not even touch how bad it really was. At first I was excited to go. I was ready for a week of some Coronas and scenery watching.
I have always loved Christmas and its traditions; even as I have grown older, I find that really deep in my heart I still believe in Santa Claus and the spirit of the whole season, and I just can't wait until I see the "Frosty the Snowman" and "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" re-runs at this time of year.
I was scooting about town the other day and listening to one of the "oldies" stations, when the song "Moon River" played, which got me reminiscing about my first date.