A six-hour plane ride to the small city of Puerto Maldonado, Peru, and a six-hour boat voyage downstream are all that separate Krista Banda from doing what she's been working toward for years - studying two species of small monkeys in different parts of the Amazon rainforest.
July 14, 2015|
BY HAILEY VAN PARYS
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Abby Christine Wheeler and Larry Martin Merritt were united in marriage at 6 p.m. April 4, 2015, at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens in Gainesville. The bride is the daughter of Phillip and Kim Wheeler of Lilburn, and the granddaughter of Russell and Lorelei Anthony of Bryan, Texas, and Sabra Wheeler of Social Circle and the late James William Wheeler. The groom is the son of Larry and Marie Merritt of Gainesville, and the grandson of the late B.L. and Evelyn Hawkins, and Allen and Marguarite Merritt of Gainesville.
It has been with no small amount of puzzlement that I have read the multitude of mea culpas gushing from some of my former newspaper colleagues, many of whom are sons of the South, decrying the sins of the South following the wanton murders of nine people in a church in Charleston, S.C., last month.
July 12, 2015|
By Ron Martz