Retire from self-care

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:59 pm


God wants to take care of you, and He can do a much better job of it if you will avoid a problem called independence, which is really self-care.

The desire to take care of yourself is based on fear. You are afraid of what might happen if you entrust yourself totally to God and He doesn’t come through for you. The root problem of independence Read More

Grilling safety tips

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:58 pm

Grilling during the summer is a fun and exciting activity, but we should not forget about fire safety. Agent Jordan Peavy of State Farm Insurance Agency is teaming up with the Georgia Arson Control Board to urge the citizens of Emanuel County to take proper precautions when enjoying outdoor activities such as grilling.

According to Lewis, “While grilling can be an enjoyable outdoor activity for families and friends, it is Read More

Porter speaks to Garfield Community Club

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:49 pm

The Garfield Community Club recently held its July 11 meeting at the Garfield Community House at 1 p.m.
Vice president Joann Trammell called it to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance. Song leader Maudine Johnson led the singing of “God Bless America.”

Trammell introduced the speaker, Huddie Culbreth, retired educator and principal of Twin City Elementary. Her topic, “The Mentor in You,” took scripture from Titus 2:2–4. It instructed Read More

COTW: Aden Poole

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:48 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Aden Ray Poole. He is the 2-year-old son of Sierra Henry and Dylan Poole. The three reside in Canoochee. Here are three recipes Aden would like to share. Enjoy!

Mama’s Corn…

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Two honored by STC Board of Directors

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:47 pm

At the Southeastern Technical College Board of Directors’ year-end meeting on June 27 at Elements Bistro and Grill in Lyons, the board honored Carol Hansley, who was attending her final meeting, and Tracy Tripp for serving as this year’s chairperson.

Hansley received special recognition for her service to Southeastern Technical College (STC) and for serving on the board of directors for six years. She was appointed to the board in Read More

School supplies to be given away in Twin City next weekend

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:44 pm

HTCGA, Inc. and Main Street Twin City will sponsor a back-to-school supplies give-away for students before they return for the 2019-2020 school year.

School supplies will be available for students who need them, but the student must be present to receive the goods. Event organizers are also soliciting the support of parents. Make places to grab a lawn chair, bring your child, enjoy ice cream and boiled peanuts, and listen Read More

Savvy Senior: How seniors can spot fake news

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:42 pm

Dear Savvy Senior,

I recently read that seniors are the number one purveyor of fake news on the Internet. Is this true, or is it fake news too? If it’s true, how can seniors go about spotting fake news?

Faked Out Senior

Dear Faked Out,

Yes, it’s true. According to a recent study published in the journal Science Advances, people aged 65 and older are almost four times more likely Read More

GASSAR participates in opening ceremonies of Atlanta Braves game

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:41 pm

Seventeen members of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution traveled from all over the state of Georgia to participate in the opening ceremonies of the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies baseball game at SunTrust Park on Thursday, July 4.

At the beginning of the pre-game ceremonies, Commander Steve Burke of the Wiregrass Chapter marched 13 militia members and four color guard members to take their places behind second Read More

Linda Maltby Peebles, 71

Posted by | July 19, 2019 4:40 pm

   Mrs. Linda Maltby Peebles, 71, of Lyons, died Saturday, July 6, 2019 in the Community Hospice House of Vidalia after an extended illness. She was a native of Vidalia and lived in Toombs County most of her life. Mrs. Peebles was a homemaker and was Christian by faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frances George Maltby and Annette Fountain Maltby.

Mrs. Peebles is survived by her devoted Read More

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