Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Come on Momma! Let’s go see Theresa Bishop at Antiques on the Square located at 115 South Main St., in downtown Madison ‘cause I need me somethin’ eye-poppin’ for my mantelpiece! Gosh almighty! This place sure does have lots of fine antiques! Now where’d Momma go? What the? There she is in the way back of the shop! Momma! What in the Sam Hill are you doin’ polishin’ that fancy dance golden-pitcher-genie-lamp lookin’ thingy? Watch out! Green smoke is just a billowin’ outta that thing makin’ a big fat mess! If Theresa sees this she’s gonna knock us for a loop-T-loop! Yikes! A scary lookin’ magic genie just materialized outta flat nowhere and said we get three wishes! Hells bells, Momma! It could be a trick so be real careful what ya wish for . . . ‘cause you just might get it! Ding Dang Momma! You did right good with those wishes! Let’s see . . . A wish for a secret, fully stocked Morgan County fishin’ hole, a wish for a mess of hot wings and a gallon of sweet tea from the Wing Shack in Rutledge and a wish for two brand new fishin’ poles! It just don’t get no better than this y’all . . . unless of course you’re one of the most profitable banks in Georgia with loads ‘O dough!
I’m talkin’ ‘bout United Bank! A recent Atlanta Journal-Constitution article reported that United Bank, which has a location in Madison, was the state’s most profitable bank with $3.3 million in profits! Congrats United Bank! Hey! Now that y’all got all that profitable cash, I flat know you’re gonna loan me some money so I can remodel my kitchen, refinish my hardwood floors and get me a new sofa and new chairs from Harris Furniture! YEEHAW!
Groovin’ to the Movin’. Mack McClung’s Allstate Insurance business is in a new Madison location! Right! So Mack says he’s moved from his office location on Hancock Street to that cute little white house at 528 East Avenue over there next to the Madison Flower Basket! Y’all go over there and check out his new digs and insurance products! Or you can give Mack a call at 706-752-0030!
Hey! The beautiful and award-winnin’ Lake Oconee Living Magazine, published by Main Street Commuications . . . which also publishes your local Morgan County Citizen (a.k.a. the Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia), is gearin’ up to have its Summer issue delivered this month and honey it’s gonna be a real show stopper! And y’all are gonna flip when you hear ‘bout the plans for Lake Oconee Living’s Home for the Holidays Winter edition! We’re already workin’ on this fantastic issue that’s slated to come out in early October with a really cool gift guide as well as a new calendar of events featuring all the goings-on in Morgan, Greene, Putnam and the Greater Lake Oconee Area! There are gonna be special advertisin’ opportunities for the gift guide and the calendar! Come by the Citizen office at 235 South Main Street in Madison or give Lake Oconee Living magazine a call at 706-342-7440 to reserve your beautiful Holiday ad TODAY!
Don’t forget y’all! The City of Madison is hostin’ a Father’s Day Gift Box promotion worth up to $500! Local businesses have donated gift certificates and prizes and you can register an any participatin’ business includin’: Amelia’s Apparel & Accessories/The Ruffled Rooster, Artisan’s Alley, Barkin’ Dog Shoe Co., In High Cotton, Laughing Moon, Madison ChopHouse Grille, Madison Hardware, Madison Markets, Pure Bliss Spa, The Spa at the James Madison, Town & Country and Whidby Jewelers! Ok so the drawing’s gonna take place this Friday, June 19 at City Hall so go register quick for this FANTASTIC prize, honey!
Oh and before I go, I’m supposed to remind all y’all that the last Spring Concert on the Green is scheduled for Thursday, June 25 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the park behind Madison Markets and Town 220! Hey and this concert is gonna feature Tealvox, an alternative rock group from Athens! They’ve got a new CD named Life is Sound, but the best part is that this band has a super local connection to Madison! Band member Michael Meadows is the son of our very own local Morgan County Middle School art teacher and track coach Marjean Meadows! Honey lets have us a bona fide blast next Thrusday!
Ok that’s it for the Buzz on Biz this week! If you’re an advertiser and have some Biz Buzz news, honey please shoot me an email at email@example.com! Until next time . . . Y’all be sweet, go fishin’ and catch Momma some nice catfish for the fryin’ pan! I’ll see all y’all next week: Same time. Same Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia . . . also known as the Morgan County Citizen!