Emeralds Gem Box

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 while the other pot was perfect and always delivered…

Emeralds Gem Box

Heaven, like earth, needs children too Tuesday, August 22, marked what would have been the 45th birthday of my younger brother, Forest. Forest Selman Greene was born on August 22, 1972, and was the fourth child born to my parents.…

Emeralds Gem Box

13 Reasons Why – which hit NetFlix back in March – draws its plot from author Jay Asher’s 2007 young adult novel of the same name. The show focuses on the death of 17-year-old Hannah Baker who leaves behind 13…

Christian Concepts…

Maddi Runkles, fornication, and forgiveness Hagerstown, Maryland is home to Heritage Academy, a Christian school. Its principal is David R. Hobbs. Students who attend Heritage the fifth through twelfth grades sign a pledge not to engage in sexual immorality, or…

Emerald’s Gem Box…

It Makes A Mother Proud! This week’s column is dedicated to my daughter Brooke! Within the last four weeks she graduated from FSU with a degree in Criminology and also graduated from the Law Enforcement Academy.  She is now on…

Debs Notes

++++Patient-Centered Research Training for community health workers will be held on May 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This is a free event with lunch provided at the Center for Innovation and Economic Development, 530 West University Avenue in…