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by BISHOP BERTHA JONES Today, we will take a look at Hope. We will see what is hope, why you need hope, and where you can find hope. What is hope? According  to Webster, hope is a feeling … more
Autumn on the farm is a magical time of year. The first frost appears on the pumpkins and the last mess of butterbeans is in the pot. The leaves have turned into spectacular shades of red, yellow, … more
Dear Savvy Senior, I’m interested in tracking down some old friends I’ve lost touch with over the years but could use some help. What websites can you recommend that can help me find … more
Answer: Cloud is where you store data on the Internet at some central spot or run applications at that same central spot which you probably do not know exactly is.  Data storage is most … more

Because this column runs across the state on different days of the week depending where you may happen to be, some of you will be reading this before Election Day, on that day or a day or two … more
Dear Savvy Senior, Will my Medicare benefits be affected if Obamacare is overturned by the Supreme Court? Concerned Beneficiary Dear Concerned, Unfortunately, yes. If the Affordable Care … more
Answer: Remote Desktop Connection (also called Remote Desktop) is a program included in Windows. The program allows users to connect to other computers as if they were working directly on that … more
November 8 always seemed a perfect birthdate. I loved to say the date and started counting down in mid-summer.  I couldn’t wait to gain another year. When I was four, I wanted to be five … more

Dear Editor, I was honored to be nominated for Georgia’s TIME Dealer of the Year. I was even more honored, however, to have heard such kind words from so many friends and family since the … more
You may take the man out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the man. Country life gets under your fingernails and under your skin, and finally it seeps into your heart and it will … more
Being called a legend is a high honor given to someone whose story is popularly accepted but cannot be checked. The Norristown Belle is far more than a legend.  She is verified by all who know … more

The human race has been on this planet for a short time, bt my-o-my how we have destroyed so much of our universe! Future generations will have little to look forward to if we don't clean up our … more
Dear editor,It seems that the only times Emanuel Medical Center is mentioned, it's nothing but negative comments. On Tues., Oct. 20, I began having chills and my fever rose to 103 degrees. My son … more
As you may have heard by now, a group of young men from the University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South and home to … more
Answer: Flash will reach the end of life on December 31, 2020. Adobe has been advising that they will no longer support Flash after that date for about two years. Flash has had security … more
Dear Savvy Senior, What tips can you recommend for finding affordable prescription eyeglasses? I used to have vision insurance through my work but lost it when I turned 65 and signed up for … more

Today, we would like to say Thank You to our First Responders of Emanuel County by recognizing them on October 28, National First Responder Appreciation Day. It is good we have a day of … more
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