Biz-Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Wow! The Firefly Festival last weekend was a smashin’ success! A bonafide blast! I feel a celebration dance approachin’! I’m talkin’ Soooouuuul Train! Lord have mercy! There’s the famous Don Cornelius to lead the way! Come on y’all! It’s Soul Train Dance Line time! Hit it with some Earth, Wind & Fire! Oh. My. Gosh! Here comes Momma down the dance line! Yikes! Momma! You’re gonna end up on the Front Page of the Citizen with that crazy dance move! Uh oh! It’s Madison Main Street Director Ann Huff! Wow Ann! Who knew you had the beat?! Whoa! It’s Madison City Manager David Nunn! Go David! Go David! Go David! Ok who’s next on the dance line? It’s none other than Rita Schaefer in her cool Firefly Festival costume made by Monica Culqui of Sartoria Monica located at 232 West Washington St., in Madison Markets! That’s the best outfit EVER Rita! You glow girl! What the? It’s Shandon Land and Monica Callahan movin’ to the groovin’! Ok y’all while they’re still dancin’ down the Soul Train line let’s get on with the Buzz on Biz!
Fixer Upper. Yehaw! The famous New York Times best-sellin’ Southern writer Mary Kay Andrews will be at Dog Ear Books this Saturday, August 8 at 4 p.m. for a fun book signin’ event! I flat love all her books and can’t wait to get her latest one called The Fixer Upper! Right! So honey this book is slap full of all things Southern like a scandalous scandal, racy romance, crazy Georgia locals and a remodelin’ project from . . . well you know what I’m flat talkin’ ‘bout! I mean what could be more entertainin’ than that? I’ll see all y’all at 4 p.m. Saturday at Dog Ear Books located at 142 Academy St., in Madison Markets!
Honey are you covered? You had best head over to Morgan County newest insurance firm ALFA Insurance and see Herbert Malcom! He’s got him a new beautiful office located at 195 West Jefferson St., right smack across from Town Park in Madison! Anyhow, Herbert says they flat write all kinds of insurance from health, home, auto, life, commercial to even supplemental insurance! Hey and Herbert also says they’re lookin’ to hire some additional agents! And, he says they have some great home and auto combo discounts! Y’all give Herbert a call at 706-342-2532 and let him save you some cash on insurance!
Girl’s Night! Honey, sippin’ while shopin’ is the best way to go! I’m talkin’ ‘bout sizzlin’ savings and girl’s night this Thursday, August 6 from 5 p.m. until . . . at Amelia’s! Yay! Now listen y’all . . . there flat ain’t nothin’ like a little wine and shoppin’ to make a girl feel fashionably fabulous! Y’all know what I’m talkin’ ‘bout! So anyway . . . Barkin’ Dogs Shoe Company is movin’ into the space right smack next to Amelia’s where the Ruffled Rooster used to be so owner Kim Jensen says she’s flat gotta make room and the best way to do that is to sell, sell, sell her fab fashions! The best part is that prices on select items have been slashed! Slashed I tell ya! Up to a whoppin’ 75 percent! Now that’s a ding dang deal! Hey and Amelia’s has some super fantastic new fall fashions too! Do y’all see that fun, red hot jacket up there with the frou-frou collar! It’s mine, mine, mine! I called it first! So unless you want to be my twin around town, hands off! Kim had best sell the other ones to out-of-towners! Ok so I’ll see all y’all there Thursday night! Hey but if you can’t make it Thursday, get over there Saturday for more super savings! See her ad in this fantastic newspaper! Oh and Amelia’s is located in downtown Madison at 172 South Main Street! See y’all there!
Well that’s flat it on a stick! I’ve gotta dash to get some last minute back-to-school items! Y’all be sweet, shop local every single time and support your community’s businesses and their families! That goes for advertisin’ too! I flat love those full-page ads! I’ll see all y’all next week: Same time. Same Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia!