Reporter’s Corner:

In defense of small-town news I hear it more frequently than you’d imagine – in doctor’s offices, from family friends I’ve known for years, even professionals in other fields. It’s definitely a joke, purely jest on their part, but it…

Emerald’s Gem Box

Remembering my Daddy – seven years later Last Sunday, Feb. 17, marked seven years since the day I sat and held my Daddy’s hand and watched as he took his last breath, on this Earth. As my heart broke into…

Debs Notes

Happy Birthday MacKenzie Wirick and Happy Anniversary to Tony and Becky Hogg! Join in celebrating the opening of ‘Our Town Monticello’ tonight, Friday, Feb. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the downstairs banquet hall of the Monticello Opera House.…

Reporter’s Corner

The untold story of “Rosie” The bright colors and optimistic message of this beloved poster have captured the hearts of American women for many years. The upbeat “We Can Do It” slogan, along with the ready-to-work appearance of the poster’s…

Deb’s Notes

A Lunch & Learn recognizing National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Delta Kappa Omega Providence Community Service Center, 1908 Highland Street in Tallahassee. Guest of Honor…

Emerald’s Gem Box

Chinese Wisdom – – A Chinese Proverb – – An elderly Chinese woman had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole, which she carried across her neck. One of the pots had a crack in it…

Emeralds Gem Box

Happy Birthday, Brooke This past Monday, January 21, marked the 24th birthday of my daughter, Brooke. Where has the time gone? It doesn’t feel like “yesterday” but my goodness, it sure doesn’t seem like 24 years have gone by either!…