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Joanie Bruce book signing at Barnes and Noble

Mama, Daddy, (Blanche and Jake Wilson) and I had a real treat on the 4th of July as we were invited over to Evelyn Hanes home in Winterville for a BBQ.  Evelyn’s father, Jack, has been making his home with Evelyn for the past few years.  Well,

Ten reasons why you should love your church

Starting your column this week I want to thank God for a beautiful day on Saturday. The weather was perfect for a yard sale. Next I want to thank everyone that came and made the day a success. I got to see a lot of people that

Honesty is the Best Policy…

I was recently asked by a parent about how much detail should we share with our children. I was reminded of a specific Sunday afternoon when I had to take our then-four year old son to the hospital emergency room after church, because he fell in the nursery

A fire too far

Earlier in the week, I thought to go ask Patrick if I could have a two-word-long Nunnsense article this week: Ann Coulter. After all, doesn’t it seem like that would be a fitting tribute to the woman who, last week, claimed that Americans’ growing interest in soccer

Pic-a-nic baskets

I remember a commercial that ran frequently not too long ago, and the premise of the commercial was basically this: don’t believe everything you see on the internet. My first response to this ad (the purpose of which I cannot remember) was “Duh!” I mean, who really

The New Apostles concert at Sewell Methodist

Today was a good day for a Buice Cousin’s Reunion in Snellville.   As most families these first cousins are gradually fading away. We had 16 first and second cousins to meet today for a day of love, memories, so much. Plus we had two additional to meet

11th Pastoral Anniversary

Greetings from The Springs! On Sunday, June 22, USBC celebrated Pastor Robert Terrell, Jr. and Lady Elect, Toni Terrell, 11th Anniversary. To honor the day, there were two services to pay tribute to this power couple. The Mistress of Ceremony for the morning service was Gloria Brown

Pretty busy around this old farm home-place

We are pretty busy around this old farm home-place these days what with things in our garden and other people’s gardens coming in.  We’ve been canning beans, making pickles and putting up a little blackberry jelly!  All of these things will be great to just go and

Fathers need to teach the Word of God

On Saturday, June 14 Brownwood Women’s Ministry met at the Community building. Barbara Sims, Sara Jones and Margie Ward also attended that meeting with the other eight women that were mentioned in last week’s column. Attendance Sunday for morning worship was good, visitors were present and we

T G I F in the RTL

Thank God it’s Friday in Rutledge! The long workweek is over and now it’s time to relax and have a little fun. What better way than to enjoy a FREE summer concert in the downtown Rutledge City Park. Pack a picnic, order from one of the restaurants,