Cloverleaf (fifth- and sixth-graders) 4-H'ers selected a project area that interested them from more than 60 choices for county Project Acheivement. Students prepared a three-to-five-minute presentation using materials he/she learned, created three posters and used visuals to explain the topic for the presentation. Presentations were viewed by two judges and scored based on subject knowledge, visuals and speech delivery.
For several years I had looked at this photograph from my mother's family pictures. My great uncle Emmette Joshua Hinely (1889-1944) is on the left. Mr. Ulysses Lawrence Elzey (1869-1937) is on the right.
Effingham County Superior and State Court Clerk Elizabeth Z. Hursey attended the 2013 mandated and certified continuing judicial education annual spring seminar for Superior and State Court Clerks of Georgia on April 29-May 2.
Mama was stubborn. "Set in her ways" is what country folks call it and, boy, was she. When she made up her mind, nothing stopped her. Especially when she set her jaw and punctuated her declaration with a firm nod of her head. If she also threw that crooked forefinger in your direction, you knew that it was set in stone. Destined to be.
Last week I began telling about the time I conducted a burial service in Reidsville for "Lloyd," a man in his 90s, and how I met his mentally-challenged 45-year-old girlfriend from the nursing home, "Ruby."