Biz Buzz • Dianne Lively Yost
Summer Trippin’! We flat gotta get away but dang it! There ain’t no money in my pocket! Hummm... Let’s go on one of them Astral Trips (AKA out-of-body projections) ‘cause honey, they’re free! All we gotta do is use our Astral Travel ESP psychic powers and go to the coolest destination EVER! All it takes is a magic trance and POOF! See y’all on the other side! ...Snore...hoooot...snore...hoooot. (Editor’s Note: You are now entering the Esoteric Astral Plane... All bets are off!) Floating through blue sky and silver white clouds... descending... POP! Wham! Where am I? Whattttt? This Astral Travel ain’t all it’s cracked up to be ‘cause I’ve only traveled to the Morgan County Citizen office which is still for SALE on the Astral Plane! Wow! Well we might as well check out the news on this side of consciousness!
What the? Check it out y’all! Over here on the Astral Plane the Citizen Classifieds are flat in COLOR and they look SUPER FANTASTIC! I’d better get outta this trance to tell Citizen Classified Manager Artrose Cooper all ‘bout this!
Oh my gosh y’all! Artrose has already done it! Our Classifieds are now in COLOR! Y’all check ‘em out in the Sports Section! Hey and buy a classified or get in the business directory by calling Artrose at 706-342-7440!
Whew! It’s HOT! So hot the farmers are feedin’ chickens ice chips so they won’t lay hard-boiled eggs! So hot the squirrels are usin’ pot holders to pick up their nuts! NUTS! I mean it’s so ding dang hot Amelia’s fashion prices are flat MELTIN’ AWAY! Y’all have got to get over there to Amelia’s, owned by Madisonian Kim Watts and located at 172 South Main Street in downtown Madison to see these fantastic crazy low prices! Check out the Amelia’s ad in this week’s Citizen! LOVE IT!
Cool it! That’s right y’all! The best way the beat the heat is to head over to Scoops, located at 123 West Washington Street in Madison, for ice cream, smoothies, candy, candy, and more candy, iced and hot coffees and more! I flat love it! Y’all get your bow honkers over to Scoops immediately and buy the Biz Buzz a great ole big ice cream cone! I want a double chocolate scoop! Thanks y’all! Hey and don’t forget their summer hours: Sunday through Tuesday, noon to 6 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 10 p.m.! Check out their ad in this week’s Citizen!
Clear the clutter with Merry Maids! That’s right y’all! They flat know how to rock it and we should know ‘cause they’re cleanin’ for us over here at the Citizen! Y’all will not believe how fab Merry Maids will make your space feel! You can get 10 percent off with their ad in this newspaper! Give ‘em a call at 706-583-1844 y’all!
Sunflowers! Morgan County’s Sunflower Farm Festival is THIS WEEKEND in RUTLEDGE! Y’all check out it ‘cause it’s gonna be the BEST EVER! I flat can’t wait! Plus y’all check out the Rutledge page in this week’s newspaper! Rutledge is flat rockin’ it! Y’all check out the back of Section A in this week’s paper for the Rutledge Page! This "small but special" city is flat rockin’ it with two new businesses! Neighbor’s Market just flat opened at 118 Fairplay Street in Rutledge! It’s owned by Jamie and Spencer Knight of Rutledge! Jamie says Neighbor’s Market is an old-fashioned, mom-and-pop grocery store! I love it y’all! They’re gonna have classic staples for the pantry, fresh produce and hand-cut steaks and meats compliments of their very own butcher! Plus they’re gonna offer Morgan County-grown items! Y’all get over there and check it out! Also just opened is Arcadian House Pictures Photography Studio just opened right down from Neighbor’s Market at 114 Fairplay Street! It’s owned by Jeff Thompson and his studio space is flat beautiful! He specializes in portraits, weddings, engagements, graduation and events! Y’all check it out!
Also on the Rutledge page you’ll find our all-time favorites like LilyBeth’s and its big tent Sale, The Caboose restaurant, Yesterday’s Café, Live Well Salon & Spa, Back to Wellness Clinic with Meg Davis who offers acupuncture, the fantastic Rutledge Frame Shop that now sells art by local artists, and the cool and multi-business shop called The Co-Op On East Main!
On my GOSH! I almost forgot! Lake Oconee Living Magazine’s summer issue is all set to hit newsstands EVERYWHERE this week! This is one of our most beautiful issues EVER! Y’all check it out and see for yourself why Lake Oconee Living is our region’s most prestigious publication! And not just the best in the Lake Country! It was just judged THE BEST MAGAZINE IN THE SOUTHEAST by the Magazine Association of the Southeast, winning the Grand Gamma award – the organization’s TOP PRIZE! I mean Garden & Gun is a previous winner of this fantastic award! This is an award YOU EARN! It can’t be BOUGHT! So honey, if you have a top-tier message or brand, it needs to be marketed in the top-tier publication that is delivered to a top-tier demographic market! Plus LAKE OCONEE LIVING magazine IS YOUR LOCAL MAGAZINE, published RIGHT HERE IN MORGAN COUNTY! Buying local has never been more important!
Printed in the June 28, 2012 edition