It is always fun to attend a play or a concert at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, and the award-winning, direct-from-Broadway "Sister Act" is no exception to that stance.
It's always fun to attend a play or a concert at the Fox Theater in Atlanta. So it made it doubly fun to be able to attend opening night of the award-winning play "Sister Act," direct from Broadway.
I have to admit I don't know too much about the Oxford Youth Singers, but having spent a thoroughly enjoyable Sunday afternoon watching their performance of my favorite production, "Les Miserables," I am now a fan.
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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.
Recently I revived some columns I wrote when I was in Arizona working with Hospice. If you are interested they run in the community section of our Web site covnews.com.
The history of volunteerism runs deep and wide in America. This great land of ours was built on the backs of volunteers.