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First ladies of Georgia to attend luncheon

Being the first lady of any state is an interesting job.

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A rose by any other name may not smell as sweet

Corporate America often spends loads of money finding the right name for a product.

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Della Ruth provides the soundtrack at First Baptist

In 1842, Felix Mendelssohn wrote his wedding march. It’s the one many people use as the recessional at weddings. Felix died in 1847.

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Fairs find the kid in everyone

I remember the days when posters started going up about the arrival of the fair. The poster was in bright neon yellow with a drawing of a big Ferris wheel. Just seeing the word “fair” in big bold letters let you know the big show was coming to town.

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Flipping the switch to autumn

At 10:29 p.m. Monday, summer comes to an end.

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Lessons from Chick-fil-A Truett Cathy

Truett Cathy lived an incredible life. It began with a hardscrabble start in Atlanta’s West End. It ended with him listed as one of the wealthiest people in America.

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Stories written in stone

Stories written in stone

MOULTRIE ­— For some people, an out-of-town trip is not complete without a visit to a museum or art gallery. For me, it could easily be a visit to a cemetery.

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Music is good for the spirit

Several books of music claim to be “The Great American Songbook.”

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