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Despite what you might have thought … House District 157 election is actually over

If you think the Republican primary for the selection of a candidate to serve the 157th Georgia House District was over when Rep. William A….


The Whole Truth or Thereabouts: Books! Funny ones or not, I love ’em

     There was a time during my early life when I was hooked on comic books. In this part of the world they were…


Dixie Divas: What Irma wrought is devastating

When Hurricane Irma was closing in on coastal Georgia, it never occurred to us that the Rondarosa, located over an hour’s drive north of Atlanta,…


Weekly report from Senator Jack Hill

Starting the Fiscal Year off Right – Revenues Up, Reserves at 10.3 Percent July begins the FY 2019 Fiscal Year. Since July of last year…


Legislative Update from Rep. Werkheiser

Below is a list of the top bills passed this Session. Rural Georgia was the focus this year and many measures reflected that. HB 684,…


Go with your gut

I’m an overthinker, and my husband is too. When trying to put a positive spin on the often unsavory personality trait, we claim to be…


Peace through Chaos

Our pastor shared Sunday about the advent of peace, something I will confess to struggling with lately. It may appear our world is in turmoil,…


The magic of wisteria

“Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old time is still a-flying; and this same flower that smiles today, tomorrow will be dying.”    Robert Herrick, (1591-1674)…