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Book Birth, Global Warming and Gravity

Book Birth, Global Warming and Gravity

Well, my book just arrived from the printer.  Waiting for a book is sort of like being pregnant.  I know there is going to be a book/baby but don’t know…

The Saturn V Rocket vs. Jehovah in Power

The Saturn V Rocket vs.  Jehovah in Power

What is the greatest source of power in the universe?  Many would, no doubt, name the Saturn V rocket. “The Saturn V’s task may have been the most monumental in…

Journey with Joseph # 6: “Famine and Family”

Journey with Joseph # 6: “Famine and Family”

Over the past several weeks we’ve been journeying together through the life of Joseph.  We’ve seen the favorite son mistreated by his brothers and sold into slavery in Egypt.  We’ve…

Just in Time for the Growing Season! Farmer’s Market Opens in Drakes Branch

Just in Time for the Growing Season!  Farmer’s Market Opens in Drakes Branch

By April Hall, Staff Writer DRAKES BRANCH – Friday, May 13 marked the opening day of the new Charlotte County Farmer’s Market, centrally located in the town of Drakes Branch.…

Lookin’ Good and Smellin’ Better

Lookin’ Good and Smellin’ Better

Last week, someone gave me a small calycanthus floridus, or Carolina allspice, or what my Grandma called a Sweet Betty bush.  I’m afraid I may have jinxed its survival however;…

The Three P’s for After Graduation

The Three P’s for After Graduation

How many graduation events are you invited to attend?  We are in the middle of a month of college and high school graduation ceremonies.  Ceremonies where Pomp and Circumstance plays…

Do You NIP?

Do You NIP?

If you have to ask what that means, you probably don’t.  It stands for “nursing in public.” Yes, here I go again.  I can’t tell you too often how very…

That’s Some Spud!

That’s Some Spud!

Potato Truck Tour Rolls Through Farmville By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – It’s not every day that you see a huge potato being transported down the road. If you…

Letters to the Editor

Reader Appreciates Hevener’s Point I just read an article in the Southside Messenger by Dr. Fillmer Hevener about the self-discipline of the unusual patriot Patrick Henry. Mr. Hevener’s article praises…

Serving Those Who Have Served

Serving Those Who Have Served

Every year, more than 200,000 men and women leave the military and re-enter civilian life. These returning heroes often possess advanced skills and good work habits acquired from valuable service-related…

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