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The Averitt Center’s Statesboro Youth Chorale were invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in NYC this summer.  The Statesboro Herald featured the SYC today in Sunday’s Lifestyle section of the paper.  If you select each section it will take you to a readable link.  This was an incredible experience for the Statesboro Youth Chorale and a wonderful way to spotlight our community...

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It was a beautiful day, in April of 1971.  Thirty or so, excited kindergarten students from First Methodist and First Baptist of Claxton preschool boarded a bus to Dover. We had been invited to ride on one of the last voyages of the Nancy Hanks.  Even though I was five at the time, I remember it vividly.  It was the first time many of us had ridden a bus, let alone a train. This Saturday, many of those memories came flooding back as...

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Tuesday’s with Earlene

Tuesday’s with Earlene


Posted By on Jun 7, 2014

For over twenty years, my favorite day was Tuesday.  Not simply because it was the day after Monday.  It wasn’t because this was the day that my house would be cleaned spotlessly, my laundry was done and my shirts were ironed with precision and a stiffness that only a drill sergeant could appreciate.  It was the day that the second most important woman in my life would come, like clockwork, and handle all the mentioned tasks...

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In case you have been living under a rock the past week – then you may have missed that at 41, Sara Blakely was named by Forbes magazine as the youngest female Billionaire.  Sara is the founder of Spanx.  I could not be more thrilled for her.  I first met Sara 10 years ago – when we were both featured in Georgia Trend magazines 20 under 40 selection.  She is one of those very special people who you know is going to...

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Little Miss Bulloch Academy 2012

Little Miss Bulloch Academy 2012


Posted By on Mar 3, 2012

Edie Grace participated in her second pageant today and won 2nd place!  We are SO proud of her!  Congratulation to Emmie David, Little Miss Bulloch Academy, Saylor Callaway 1st runner up, Edie Grace 2nd runner up, Janna Beth Marsh, 3rd runner up and Victoria Maxwell – people’s choice.  Congratulations also to the Young Miss Bulloch Academy Ansley Conner, Liv Finley 1st runner up, Isabella Toms 2nd runner up and Rebecca Nessmith 3rd...

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