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Ask your 4-H Agent Kelly Zern

4-H Agent Youth Development Agent UGA Extension – Coweta County

How can I get my children up and moving? Over the past several months your children have been at home and their daily routines may look dramatically different. Their screen time likely increased as learning became virtual, and they were not able to participate in daily recess, physical education classes, and spring recreational sports. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), children ages 6-17 should get at least 60 minutes of activity per day. How can we encourage physical activity and get our children moving? The answer, according to the Eat Healthy, Be Active initiative through the UGA College Family and Consumer Sciences, is getting the whole family involved! They recommend:

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incorporating activity into daily routines, modeling an active lifestyle for your children, establishing a regular schedule, encouraging age-appropriate activities, and making physical activity fun!

No matter what activities you choose to get moving, the CDC recommends that children get in several types of physical fitness including aerobic, muscle strengthening, and bone strengthening. Below are some exercise ideas that fall under each type. The best part is they do not take expensive equipment or lots of preparation! Aerobic • Bicycle Riding • Brisk Walking • Swimming • Dancing • Muscle Strengthening • Yoga • Climbing on playground equipment • Games like Tug of War • Bone Strengthening • Jumping rope • Running • Hopping, skipping, jumping Georgia 4-H promotes healthy living through state and local programming. In Coweta County, we provide a wide array of year-long programs and opportunities for youth to learn about nutrition, health and fitness, safety, and stress management. To find out more about our local programs, check out our website at extension.uga.edu/ county-offices/Coweta.html, or find us on Facebook at Coweta County 4-H UGA Extension.

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Pursuing a higher education is an investment in your future and will open doors to better job opportunities and greater earning potential. Academic degrees, from vocational, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and professional degrees, can come with a hefty price tag, so it’s important to find ways to save on higher education costs and avoid becoming saddled with overwhelming student loan debt. Here are some ways to reduce the costs of furthering your education, starting in high school: Dual Enrollment Program In Georgia, all high school students in grades 9 to 12 who attend a public or private high school or home study program can earn college credit while working on their high school diploma. Through the Dual Enrollment program, eligible students can receive funding for a maximum of 15 semester or 12 quarter hours per term. The goal of the Dual Enrollment program is to increase college access and completion and prepare students to enter the workforce with in-demand skills. Benefits of the program include: • Introduces students to college-level coursework. • Earning college credits while in high

school could enable students to graduate early and possibly earn an associate degree, diploma or certificate. • Allows students to adjust to the college experience (such as classes, coursework and instruction) and ease the transition from high school to college. • Participants are more likely to attend college and earn a degree. • Enables students to take classes not offered at their high school, particularly in subject areas for a potential career. • Demonstrates the student’s ability to handle more difficult coursework, which could be viewed favorably by college admissions officers. • Builds student confidence. Students must sign a participation agreement with their high school or home study program. They are also required to meet the admissions requirements at the participating postsecondary institution of their choice and make suitable academic progress. Interested students should contact their high school counselor and visit

https://www.gafutures.org to complete the Dual Enrollment funding application. In Coweta County, students can apply to attend the University of West Georgia and West Georgia Technical College. Approved classes may include degree level or non-degree level courses in the five main academic areas (English, math, science, social studies and world (foreign) languages), as well as electives, career, technical and agricultural courses. For more information about the Dual Enrollment program, visit https://www. gafutures.org/media/187904/dual-enrollment-student-parent-faqs-05-13-19.pdf. Job-related Scholarships Having a part-time job can lead to college scholarship opportunities. Some businesses, such as Chick-fil-A and Starbucks, offer scholarships to their employees. Chick-fil-A offers two types of scholarships to its team members. True Inspiration Scholarships are valued at $25,000, and Leadership Scholarships are valued at $2,500. In 2019, more than 6,000 Chickfil-A team members received a scholarship. These scholarships can be used at any accredited two-year or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school, as well as for graduate school. Scholarship awards can be applied to tuition, fees, books and education-related ex-

penses and are paid directly to the school. In addition, more than 100 colleges and universities offer tuition discounts and grants to Chick-fil-A team members. Scholarship applications for Chick-filA team members will open in fall 2020. Applications are evaluated based on the eligibility requirements. For more information, visit https://www.chick-fil-a.com/ remarkable-futures-scholarships. Starbucks-owned businesses are offering the College Achievement Plan to all benefits-eligible employees in the United States, regardless of role, who do not have a bachelor’s degree. The plan gives 100 percent tuition coverage for a first-time bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University’s online program. Students can choose from more than 80 diverse undergraduate degree programs. Part-time employees establish eligibility the first day of the second month after receiving a minimum of 240 total hours over three full, consecutive months. Arizona State University has six start dates every year: two sessions in the fall semester, two in the spring semester and two in the summer semester. Prospective students should complete the application process at least one month before their preferred start date. For more information, visit https:// www.starbucks.com/careers/working-atstarbucks/education.


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A Special Op-Ed

A PSA from Georgia Health Systems

Wear a facemask, Wash your hands and Watch your distance.

After four months of battling COVID-19, Georgia’s rising infection rates show that we must step up community efforts to fight this infection and we must all continue to work together. That’s why the staff at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory Healthcare, Grady Health System, Piedmont Healthcare and Wellstar Health System have a simple but important message for all Georgians: Wear a mask. We urge you to double down and keep doing the proven things that help to minimize risk. We call them the Three W’s: Wear a facemask, Wash your hands and Watch your distance.

We understand it may take some getting used to. The first time you wear a mask, some may find it uncomfortable or constricting. However, we don’t wear masks for comfort; we wear them to protect our patients, our families, and ourselves. And, wearing a mask can provide the same protection for you. Our medical staff and employees wear masks all day long as they provide life-saving care for patients. You wouldn’t want it any other way. The stakes are now the same for all of us. We’ve heard the opinions about masks undermining our freedoms. But think of all the things you do every day to keep yourself and those you care about safe. We wear seatbelts and motorcycle helmets. We use car seats for

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We should apply the same thinking to protections from COVID-19 because the risks associated with the virus are far more serious than anything we’ve encountered. Since March, more than 2,800 Georgians have died from COVID-19. For comparison, during the entire seven-month 2019-20 flu season, just 94 Georgians died of the flu. And the number of infections is rising, with more young people getting sick. Want to protect your personal freedoms to live, work, play and send your children to school without fear of becoming sick? So do we. The best way to do so is to follow the precautions that will allow us to keep our businesses, schools and state open. Public health and the economy don’t have to be at odds. This is not an either-or proposition.

Of these actions, wearing a mask can feel the most intrusive, but it dramatically reduces the risks of infecting others and being infected. This is a proven fact, and it is the compassionate thing to do for your friends, family, neighbors and community.

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our children. These things are now second nature - a part of the way we live.

Almost every day someone approaches our staff to thank them for their heroic work caring for COVID-19 patients, and many ask what they can do to help. The answer is simple: Do everything you can to stay healthy and keep those around you healthy. Wear a mask. Kevin Brown, President and CEO, Piedmont Healthcare John M. Haupert, President and CEO, Grady Health System Donna W. Hyland, President and CEO, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, President and CEO, Emory Healthcare Candice Saunders, President and CEO, Wellstar Health System

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Notes from Jackson Street

LivesMatter debate. It is becoming a national story with some calling for renaming the school to closing down Lee Chapel and beyond. As a W&L trained journalist, I have asked myself a lot of questions on this topic; questions that I simply do not know the answer. So I asked some black community leaders to help answer my questions and more importantly, to share their views.

I am a proud alumni of Washington and Lee University. In the 1700s, it was known as Washington College, thanks to an endowment from our country’ first president, George Washington. After the Civil War, Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederate Army, became president of the school. Upon his death, the college was renamed Washington and Lee University. Lee and his family, including his parents (his father was Henry “Light- Horse Harry” Lee, a general during the American Revolution and Virginia governor), are all buried there in Lee Chapel. Lee Chapel also includes an exact replica of Lee’s office while at the university. His favorite horse, Traveller, is buried nearby. Lee was instrumental in starting the Kappa Alpha fraternity. (I’m a Phi Delt so that was Lee’s only flaw after the war); the law school and the journalism school. He was also very involved in the school’s Honor System, and pushed to have it run solely by students. Lee was very big on students taking personal responsibility. In conversations with my fraternity brothers at our every now and then reunions, each will tell you the Honor System has been a major influence in their lives. It is a school steeped in history, tradition and honor.

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Standing United leads to a Stronger Community My parents were amazing and they gave me powerful wisdom and direction. One of the best things they taught me was that I was to treat everyone the same. You may call it equality today, but when I was eight years old, we kept it simple. My brother and I were taught to be kind to all, and know that no one was better than us no matter their color, religion, occupation or position. Now I’m not sure my mom would be ready for what we see now - tattoos, mohawks, ear gauges, green lipstick or even black nail polish. But I am sure she would say, “Corby treat them all like you wish to be treated ... with kindness and respect.” I would pray my mother’s message of respect of others is being taught to everyone. May we not just teach our children, but may employers, pastors and teachers be sharing this powerful message. We are to be kind, loving, respectful and treat everyone the same, whether they are a celebrity, pro athlete, bus driver, pastor, teacher, banker, sales clerk or waiter. But hate begets hate and rioting usually promotes more rioting. And if good people do nothing to promote love and kindness then we will have more. I attended a small Christian school and we had one African American student attending. Frankly, I never knew if I was to call him African American or black, but I do know I called him a dear friend. We all treated him just like all the other kids and we included him like a brother. His nickname was Cool Breeze, but I never called him by his real name. All I knew was he was a great guy.

I have many friends who don’t look like me, don’t act like me and don’t love the things I love. But one of the most important things I do have is others in my life who believe in treating others with respect, kindness and equality.

ve that if Johnathon needed me he knows he can count on me to come to his aid and I feel confident he would come to my rescue if I needed his help. Remember the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. More and more we are using social media as a major communication tool. But calling names and voicing rude and even ugly comments is not okay. Nor is bullying, spreading rumors and false witness. That has to stop. Throughout my life I have tried to be real, honest and transparent. I am not perfect and I do not always know the perfect way but I know that love and hope are so important. I have told my children since they were little to treat others with respect and I still preach that lesson. It is time to go back to a simpler time. One where everyone is treated with respect and kindness.

The picture here is with my friend Jonathan, who works in a local store I like. I often pop in just to say hello. I took this picture to promote how layering bracelets is in right now. But once I saw the photo, I knew it had a far more powerful meaning. We need more unity, more love and more care for those that we perceive as different from us. We need more unity than ever in our community and country. I belie-


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July 2020 … “Weeding the Garden of Your Life”

I recently spent a couple of hours weeding my wife’s raised bed flower garden and noticed it’s sometimes hard to distinguish the weeds from the flowers. Some look remarkably alike, especially the grass that can be a vibrant green and grow several feet high. So I wondered, who’s to say which plant is attractive and which one is not? Weeds and wildflowers show us there is beauty in diversity. Then I decided plants, like people, may be equal until one blossoms and the other one never does. Maybe we are more like plants than we realize. But “how” can we bloom and blossom? Botanical expert, Luther Burbank, once said, “Flowers are like encouraging people. They help make others feel better, happier and more confident. They are sunshine, food, and medicine for the soul.”

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Facts, figures and other interest tidbits from Coweta County to the Internet:

“Georgia’s Serenbe Playhouse will be internally rebuilt following a sweeping move by the Board of Directors of The Serenbe Institute for Art, Culture & the Environment to lay off all staff and temporarily suspend all operations, including planned 2020 performances. The decision comes in the wake of a number allegations that the theatre was not a safe working environment for many artists, particularly the BIPOC (Black and Indigenious People of Color) community.” More at:https://www.playbill. com/article/serenbe-playhouse-lays-off-all-staff-andsuspends-productions-to-build-anew

Piedmont Newnan’s annual Autumn Chase has been canceled. Organizers say 2021 will be even better to make up for the cancelation. [ [ [

Our very own Sen. Matt Brass has been appointed to the powerful Rules Committee by Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan. Once legislation passes a Senate committee, it is sent to Rules, which determines whether it moves on to the full Senate for a vote. [ [ [

IKEA uses about 1 percent of the world’s lumber. [ [ [

One of the area’s most popular restaurants, Truett’s Chick-fil-A, was temporarily closed for a few days after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. At the time the restaurant was only offering curbside and drive-thru services. [ [ [

Newnan High School graduate Anastasia Mattingly was awarded this year’s $10,000 scholarship from the Newnan-Coweta Historical Society. Mattingly graduated as a 4.0 GPA student, a Georgia Merit Certificate recipient, and Distinguished Young Women runner-up and scholastic award winner. She will be attending the University of Georgia as a double history and dance major. The NCHS scholarship is intended to promote the study of history and history-related fields. [ [ [

A gardener would research gardening books for advice on growing healthy plants. Likewise, the Bible offers wisdom on how we can bloom and not be a weed.

A newborn panda is about the same size as a stick of butter.

Plants need good soil, fertilizing and watering to grow strong and bloom. We, however, need good, strong spiritual roots to be ready to withstand the tests and trials that will come in our lives. And just as plants need pruning, we sometimes need a little pruning for obedience to God in our thoughts and deeds.

Ray McKnight, Newnan High School football announcer, is announcing no more. McKnight was removed from his position after derogatory remarks were discovered on a shared Facebook page. He has since apologized in a local media story.

Our words and actions are like seeds sown. Will they bloom with love, caring and encouragement, or will they produce weeds of anger, jealousy, hate? We can sow good deeds or we can sow selfish weeds. And we can bloom by using our talents and resources to make the world a better place.

The University of West Georgia is planning to reopen this August for in-person instruction. “This fall, our campus will open to students, faculty, staff, and the communities we serve as the vibrant, welcoming place that invites everyone to learn, grow, and become,” said Dr. Brendan Kelly, president of the university. “We are taking steps in this phased return to campus to make sure we are ready to offer that experience to our students in a fashion that promotes health and safety.”

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The Port of Savannah’s proximity to major producers, direct access via road and rail, broad global network and responsiveness to customer needs have recently made it the top port in the nation for the export of containerized agricultural goods. “Agriculture is a major driver for Georgia’s economy, contributing $74 billion in annual economic benefit and nearly 400,000 jobs across the state,” said Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. [ [ [

There is a “wife carrying championship” in Finland and the winner gets his wife’s weight in beer. [ [ [

CEC Entertainment, Inc. , the parent company of Chuck E Cheese, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. So you if were planning birthday parties and having a chance to drop the kids and friends off for a few quiet hours for yourself, you may need a new game plan. [ [ [

The Georgia Department of Labor recently announced they have processed over 2.7 million regular unemployment initial claims in the past 14 weeks, more than the last seven years combined. Of the processed claims, over one million were identified as valid claims with enough wages to establish a claim and 91% have been issued a payment. [ [ [

Grayson’s Steak and Seafood, which will be serving .... , has opened on Millard Farmer Industrial Blvd. Team from Mama Lucia’s is behind the new venture. [ [ [

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Chris Bass joins Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors Lindsey’s, Inc. Realtors is pleased to announce the addition of Chris Bass to its staff of full time Real Estate Professionals. Chris Bass was born and raised in Newnan, Georgia. He graduated from Newnan High School in 2000. Following high school Chris earned a BA degree from the University of Alabama in 2004. For the last 15 years Chris has worked in the home improvement industry assisting customers in upgrading their homes and properties. Chris and his family have been an active part of Newnan and Coweta County for the last 40 years. Chris is the oldest son of Blake and Lila Bass. He is the proud father of two wonderful children Ethan and Maggie. Chris is very active in youth athletics in Coweta County. For the last seven years he has coached baseball in the Newnan Youth Athletic Association and football for the Coweta County Recreation Department. Chris is an avid sports fan. He enjoys going to Crimson Tide football games at Alabama and is a big Atlanta Braves fan. In addition, he enjoys hunting and golf. He never misses an Augusta Masters Sunday. Chris loves the history and beauty of Newnan and Coweta County. He is eager to help with its continued growth and prosperity. Currently, he is a member of the Newnan Board of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Along with the outstanding team at Lindsey’s Realtors, Chris is here to assist you with all your real estate needs. He has the tools and knowledge to help you successfully purchase, sell, or lease your real estate. Chris’ clients are his top priority. He will always strive to earn the recommendation and respect of each customer he serves.

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SENIOR LIVING ADVICE

Heartbreaking: Seniors facing the COVID-19 pandemic alone By Beth Dow

Solutions By Beth

I was so hoping that this month’s article was going to be about the joy we would all feel as we once again were able to wrap our arms around our loved ones residing in assisted living, nursing homes and other long-term care communities. But not yet. The new order signed June 29th by Gov. Kemp, extends his standing order to August 11th (11:59pm). That is bringing us to over five months, almost half of 2020, of isolation in their rooms for many of our seniors in long-term care communities, and for most, no physical contact or face to face or communication with family without a barrier. This breaks my heart. It breaks my heart to read the stories, the emails, the posts of families who have lost loved ones without being able to be with them while they were dying. It breaks my heart to know that the last days of these aging loved one’s final months or years are spent alone. The number one reason people choose assisted living communities, vs. living at home with home care is the socialization that is available in that community. The COVID-19 virus, and the precautions taken to stop the spread of it in long-term care communities, has removed the ability to socialize as they once did in the past. I can tell you as a whole, the longterm care communities in our area have done exceptional jobs taking care of their residents under unprecedented conditions. They have truly been heroes. And my criticism is not

of them. They are following the rules they have been given and interpreting them as best they can to protect their very valuable residents. I am just very concerned. If you are a grandparent of a 15-yearold boy, you will understand that hugs get a little harder to come by. The other day I was teasing him and begging him for a hug and he teased back telling me that he could not hug me because of COVID. I told him if I had to choose between a hug from him and the possibility of getting COVID, I would choose a hug from him every day. Shouldn’t our loved ones in long term care communities get to make the same choice? Shouldn’t they be able to decide if they want to spend their last birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, without a hug from a child or spouse? I am not suggesting throwing the barn doors wide open and have a visitation free for all. Any visitation must be handled responsibly and has to consider the safety of everyone in the community. But we have got to start weighing the damage that is being done here in the name of the possibility that someone may get COVID-19. If you have a loved one in a long-

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term care community, I urge you to talk to the management and find out what can be done to give the resident and their family a say in how they spend the rest of their life. After weighing the options, everyone may very well decide that the status quo is what is best for them. But can we just not accept it as the way it has to be for those who have weighed the risks and want to do something different? It may mean that any visitor show proof they are negative for COVID. It may mean they have to wear a mask, gloves or even a gown. It may mean that your loved one will be required to stay in their room if they are not already restricted to their room. But find out if something different can be done. Unfortunately, it looks like we will be dealing with COVID-19 for a while. I hope that our long-term communities can figure out how to manage the risks while still allowing families and residents to safely spend quality time together. If you are looking at moving into a long-term care community, find out what their rules are in dealing with COVID and under what circumstances you would be allowed to visit with your loved one. If you or a loved one need extra help, but don’t want to make the move to a long-term community until the COVID restrictions are over, postpone the move, not the care. Contact Home Helpers Home Care or another home care agency to get help now. Beth Dow is a Dementia and Alzheimer’s Educator, CAEd, Geriatric Case Manager and Certified Senior Advisor. Contact her at beth@solutionsbybeth. com.

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Our love for motion started on roller skates. Ours had metal clamps that went over the toes of our tennis shoes and had a little key to tighten them. We lived on a steep hill that allowed us to go so fast the wheels on those skates heated up. I have no clue how fast we’d go down that hill, but it was enough to make the world go blurry and tears fill the eyes. Those tears could have been from sheer terror as we neared the bottom and approached The Curve. It was that curve that nearly killed us every single day.

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We were so impressed on the day he showed up on it that we lined up to watch as he positioned it toward the ramp. “Make it taller!” he yelled. We complied, gathered a few more bricks and elevated the wood plank until he was satisfied. He began to pedal. He leaned into the handlebars, pedaling faster and faster down that deadly hill. For a brief moment it was indeed a Harley chopper and he was Easy Rider. And then he hit the ramp. It was the actual elevation that we would never forget. The front of the bike went straight up in the air, but that tire? Without hesitation, it proclaimed its independence and flew off to the right. That bike hit the street hard; the forks dug into the hot asphalt, the tire was long gone and our friend was flying through the air, arms and legs flailing. Thankfully, he landed in a bush and the only thing broken was his spirit. At some point mini bikes entered our lives. I’m thankful to have witnessed enough near-death experiences between my brother Dave, our friends and myself to gain some respect for the vehicles. They were simpler times. As far as speed is concerned, I’ve done all the fast riding and driving I could ever want to do. The problem is, I have grandkids now and they have bicycles. I hope they are smarter than we ever were. Kathy Bohannon is a Christian humorist and inspirational speaker. An avid paper crafter, she also enjoys sewing and needle arts. Kathy shares her love of crafting on Facebook and on YouTube at Kathy Bohannon Creatively Blessed. She and her husband John live in west Newnan. She can be reached at kathybohan@yahoo.com.


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July 17, FRIDAY … Drive-In & Dine LIVE at Ashley Park behind Dillard’s • 354 Newnan Crossing Bypass, 6 to 8 p.m. … Drive-in concert with 7 Sharp 9 to be enjoyed in the comfort of your vehicle. $10 per car, order from participating restaurants. Check Ashley Park’s Facebook event page for more info. Proceeds benefit Bridging the Gap. Tickets are limited. Purchase tickets through eventbrite.com

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A strawberry pie inspired by a legend Among my many odd hobbies, I like to research old department store recipes. I have fond memories of eating Rich’s Coconut Cake back in the day, and I must have tried every supposedly authentic recipe for this cake out there (including the one with shortening in the icing). While some of the cakes are quite tasty, not one of them comes close to matching the real thing. As a friend of mine once said, “You can’t compete with a memory.” I’ll bet the folks in Allentown, Pennsylvania, feel the same way about the strawberry pie from Hess’s department store. Never heard of it? Hess’s was home of The Patio, its legendary restaurant, which was definitely not a white-tablecloth kind of place. In fact, the videos I’ve seen of it online remind me more of an old Piccadilly’s. Hess’s Patio restaurant was known for many things, including its fabulous desserts. The restaurant’s strawberry pies were so famous that even Liberace ordered them by the dozens as Christmas gifts for friends, paying to have them shipped with freezer packs.

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I was determined to make a scaled-down version of the pie, and I am calling mine a Hess-inspired Strawberry Pie. I used the cooking technique from one Hess’s Strawberry Pie recipe and the ingredients from Michael Lisicky’s recipe at lostrecipesfound.com. Here’s the pie recipe as I made it, and I hope this will be useful for all of you who’ve been out picking strawberries recently!

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the 1-1/2 cups sugar, In a medium saucepan, whisk together -high heat until mixture water and corn starch over medium as it takes to get a nice thickens, about 5 minutes or as long rry Jell-O and mix well. thick texture. Stir in package of strawbe , then chill mixture in reRemove from heat for a few minutes frigerator until cooled but not set. strawberries. Use a sharp While mixture chills, clean and hull est cuts you can make. knife to remove the hulls with the tini ture and toss gently with Fold strawberries into the gelatin mix rry is covered. Mound a rubber spatula until every strawbe down with your hands as mixture into baked crust and pat it g the berries. Refrigerate firmly as you can without crushin whipping cream and the until set. When time to serve, pour a chilled bowl and beat remaining 2 tablespoons of sugar into nish pie with whipped with electric mixer until thickened. Gar cream as desired.

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“What’s up with that?” Something that I hear often ... “my house is showing but there are no offers, but the 2 houses down the street are under contract, more expensive and not as large.” Last week at a house in another county, this seller was frustrated and made the above statement. As I enter the house, the reason is very clear to me, a stager that “undecorates” for a career but not to them, who has put love, money and heart in decorating this home for the last 10 years. In this case, and most likely in other cases, your décor may be the offender. If you have very TASTE SPECIFIC DÉCOR, other buyers cannot see past that to see the actual house.

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If you have art of every genre hanging from your 2 story ceilings down to the ground, the buyer can’t see past all the stuff hanging on the wall to look at the house. This house was guilty of the above situations. The comments from buyers were “There is too much stuff on the walls” or “I wanted an open concept floor plan”. This house had a fairly open floor plan however the heavy antique period furnishings and accessories made it appear as if it didn’t. Buyers don’t really care if “that light fixture is from a special local” or how much you paid for it. Your décor doesn’t have ANY emotional attachment to them, but it can hurt the potential of your house selling. Don’t let the love of your décor prevent a seller from being able to see the potential of your lovely home as a wonderful place for them to enjoy living. Remember that 90% of buyers cannot visualize a house as a home for themselves when the current homeowner occupies the home. That is why have a professional set of eyes that decorates to SELL, not LIVE, is so important. For more information about how you can make your house more neutral for a buyer, contact Nan … Nan Johnston is a professional home staging consultant from Newnan with over 30 years experience in the real estate industry. Check out her website for some interesting before and after photos at www.southernstaging.com.

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MLS #8787499 SPACIOUS CUSTOM 4BR/2.5BA, gorgeous lake view in Northgate School district. 2-story foyer, custom glass frontDE door. Greatrm w/fplc. Tiled UN R CONTRACT Sunrm. Sep DR. Lrg tiled kit w/solid surface countertop. Huge Bonus upstairs. Lrg secondary BRs. $335,000. (Jess)

MLS #8808535 JUST OFF HAPPY VALLEY CIRCLE! Updated 5BR/3.5BA Country farmhouse on 5 acs. Updated kit, sunken LR w/fplc, formal DR, sunrm w/metal ceiling, upstairs den. Office in bsmt. Fruit trees, screened porch, waterfall and firepit. Detached garage w/shop. $529,900 (Frank/Jess)

MLS #8804436 EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY ON HWY 34E IN SHARPSBURG 7 Acres with long road frontage w/high traffic count and close proximity to I-85 & Peachtree City. Perfect location for commercial development. $899,900 (Jess)

MLS #8753433 29,260+/- S/F INDUSTRIAL SPACE NEAR DOWNTOWN NEWNAN! Easy I-85 access. Zoned Heavy Industrial. Completely fenced! Rail access! 3.825+/- acres! Two buildings-each w/ warehouse space, dock doors, drivein doors & office space. Reduced! $525,000 or For Lease. (Jess/Tom)

MLS #8817367 LOCATION! LOCATION! 255+/-acs fronting on I-85 & Walt Sanders Rd between Shenandoah & Pattillo Industrial Parks between Exit 47 & 51. At site of proposed new interchange on I-85. 4761.12’ frontage on Walt Sanders Rd & 2742.63’ frontage on I-85. $60,000/ac. Owner/Agent. (Frank)

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SPACIOUS CUL-DE-SAC LOT IN NORTH COWETA. Excellent location and great schools! Easy access to I-85. Priced below market value at $59,900! (Frank/ Jess) ________________________________________________________

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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN HOGANSVILLE. Successful operating hardware store in Hogansville has 4,500 sq.ft metal store building built in 2001 plus 2,600 sq.ft metal warehouse with loading dock and 2 roll up doors on 1.49 acre corner lot. Inventory and most. equipment is included. Call Tom or Frank for an appointment to see or to find out more about this property. $449,900 ________________________________________________________

Price and terms subject to prior sale and change without notice. Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed. 770.253.6990 ______________________________________________________________

MLS #8648916 PALMETTO AREA! 45.202 +/- ACS. Ideal for developing into mini cattle or horse farms. Secluded away from Tommy Lee Cook Road by a 60’ easement. Palmetto area w/easy access to I-85, heavy wooded and open land. Reduced to $6,995/ACRE. (Frank/ Steve)

MLS #8804427 BEAUTIFUL 4 SIDED BRICK TUDOR HOME (Circa 1934) w/pool, deck/gazebo & fenced bkyd. Walking distance to downtown Greenville. Lrg LR w/f/p. Sunrm. Kitchen w/bfast area, pantry. Mudroom. Large den. Spacious master BR. $229,900. (Jess)

MLS #8 794250 WELL-MAINTAINED 5BR HOME. Hardwd flrs thruout main. Open concept from kitchen to LR w/stone surround gas f/p. Exterior patio. Treehouse RACT w/slide in DE bkyd. BR w/15’ ceiling CONT R Mstr UN & den area w/pvt staircase for access. $335,000. (Jess)

MLS #8694494 FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE ESTABLISHED HARDWARE STORE IN DOWNTOWN HOGANSVILLE. 4,500+/- sf retail bldg. 2,600+/- sf warehouse w/loading dock & 12’ roll-up door. Property is almost fully fenced on a 1.49+/- acre lot with double road frontage. $449,900. (Tom/Frank)

MLS #8692037 CUSTOM A-FRAME HOME ON 20 GORGEOUS OPEN AND WOODED ACRES ON SMOKEY ROAD w/barn, 4 bedrooms DE w/master on main, 3 baths, UN R CONTRACT vaulted living room w/stone f/p. Custom hardwoods. Huge back deck, fire pit. See to appreciate. Reduced! $499,900. (Frank/Jess)

MLS #8640088 CHARMING RANCH ON PRIVATE 19+/- AC! Lrg LR. Sunrm. Office. Kitchen w/bkfst area & bar. Dbl pantry! Lrg BRs-each w/own BA. New carpet in LR/ BRs. Fresh paint thruout. Lrg front yard. Circular driveway w/gazebo. Several outbldgs. Detached garage/shop. Creek on property. $269,900. (Jess)

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EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY ON HWY 34E IN SHARPSBURG w/high traffic count and close proximity to I-85 & Peachtree City. Perfect location for commercial development. $899,900. (JESS) ________________________________________________________ 6.5+/- ACRES ZONED LIGHT INDUSTRIAL. Corner lot. Frontage on I-85, Gordon Road & Hwy. 16. Completely chain link fenced. New Price $995,000. ________________________________________________________ _Frank (Owner-Agent). FOR LEASE White Oak Professional Center. 1100 to 5000 sq.ft. professional space near White Oak entrance. $16.00/sq.ft. & up. Robert Hinely 678-877-5874. ________________________________________________________ Price and terms subject to prior sale and change without notice. Information Deemed Reliable But Not Guaranteed. ______________________________________________________________


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HAY FOR SALE. WHEAT STRAW AND MULCH. $3.50 per bale.Frank Barron 770.231.9535.

We Buy

WE BUY: scrap metal, junk cars, old appliances, stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dish washers & batteries. Gentry Recycling 770.253.5770 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR for aluminum, copper, brass. Gentry Recycling 770.253.5770

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WE BUY CARS – LKQ PICK YOUR PART buys cars 7 days a week. For info, call 1.800.962.2277 or visit: www.lkqpickyourpart.com

Commercial Property

6.5+/- FENCED ACRES at intersection of I-85, GA Hwy. 16 and Gordon Road zoned zoned light industrial. Could possibly be rezoned industrial. $995,000. Frank Barron (Owner/ Broker), Lindseys, Inc. Realtors, 770-253-6990.

199 Wilson Circle, Newnan, GA 30263

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10% OFF ANY TREE SERVICE for senior citizens and veterans from Arbor Tech Tree Service when you mention this ad. Experts in tree removal, trimming/pruning, and stump grinding. Emergency service. Free Estimates. Certified ISA Arborist on staff. Call 678.633.2986. HANDYMAN SERVICES. Large or small jobs done, no need to worry. Paint, Plumbing, Electrical, Doors, Windows, Roofing, Flooring, Drywall, Ceramic Tile, etc. Credit cards accepted. Michael Thomas 678.409.8600 Quality work for a reasonable price. *

ROOFS – Shingle or Metal Roof installation. E-Z Terms up to 144 months with unsecured financing as low as $79 per month. Discounts for Seniors and Cash. Call Today for a FREE Estimate. Southern Signature Solutions 678-850-0431 TREE REMOVAL – 24/7 Emergency Service, Tree-Shrub Pruning and Trimming, Commercial and Residential, Licensed/Insured. Want It Your Way, Call Us Right Away. Misael’s Tree Service & Stump Grinding. 678-301-0153. A-1 ROOFING COMPANY For all your roofing needs & repairs. Stop leaks today! Free estimates! Licensed / insured. Mike 678.409.8600 *

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Pets

NEWNAN COWETA HUMANE SOCIETY. Check out our website for list of animals at local animal control facility and foster care animals. Call 770.253.4694 • www.nchsrescue.org

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