Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
The Yokel who wouldn’t shop Local. Every Morgan County citizen down in Morgan County liked Christmas a lot. But, the Grinch who lived nearly outside the county to the Southwest Did Not! The Grinch HATED Christmas! The whole Christmas Season! Now don’t ask me why; no one quite knows the reason. It could be his gifts were not purchased local! It could be he was just an ugly old yokel! But, whatever the reason . . . buying local or not . . . the Grinch wanted this Christmas to go straight to pot! “I know just what I’ll do,” the mean Grinchy Grinch thought. “I’ll drive through the county’s cities both large and small and I’ll tell everyone to go SHOP AT THE MALL!” He chuckle and clucked: “I know just what the local shopkeepers will do! They’ll all cry BOOHOO!” Now that was a noise the Grinch simply had to hear! So he got in his beat up car and threw it into gear. And he drove through all of Morgan County’s small cities towns and what he saw gave him the biggest of frowns. Scores of people, both young and old, were all of them smiling, shopping local in the cold. The Grinch stopped and puzzled and puzzled some more. “Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come to a Mall store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, is something much more!” And, what happened next? Well in Morgan County they say the Grinch opened his wallet and SHOPPED LOCAL ALL DAY! At last, the old Grinch realized shopping local helps families, helps friends. Why it helps the community, the county and all who live within. So this Christmas Season . . . Don’t be a mean Grinch! Stay home and Shop local! It’s fun and a cinch!
That’s right y’all! I flat couldn’t believe I saw the Grinch shoppin’ in downtown Madison just a few minutes ago! Ding dang!
Bring a toy to Caroling by Candlelight! Tonight! Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. in Town Park located in downtown Madison between West Washington and West Jefferson Streets! Y’all don’t foget! Get into the holiday spirit with CAROLING BY CANDLELIGHT! This is one of the county’s most festive events of the year!
Several local church choirs plus the Morgan County High School Chorus will be there to perform! Oh and Vison to Hear is going to be performing four holiday songs and signing them for the hearing impaired! Please don’t forget to bring a toy for the Morgan County Sherriff’s Office sponsored Empty Stocking Fund! Hey and Madison Main Street Director Ann Huff says don’t forget to bring the entire family! We’re gonna be roastin’ those fab confections! I’m talkin’ marshmallows! And, we’ll be roastin’ ‘em on this really cool, got-to-see marshmallow roaster! We’re gonna sing and sip hot chocolate! Hey!
There’s even gonna be a children’s tent for writing letters to Santa! Madison Main Street will mail the letters to the North Pole! Perf! See you there!
City of Madison Bicentennial Closing Ceremony and Dedication of Madison Town Park is slated for this Saturday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m.!
Ding dang! Love Bracelets are on sale! That’s right y’all!
These are the perf stockin’ stuffer! Ok so here’s the deal: Madisonian and Morgan County High School student Faith Elisabeth Roman handcrafted some beautiful bracelets on sale at Family Chiropractors located at 1163 Eatonton Road in Madison! Anyway, they’re $3 and all the money raised will go toward the Laura Margaret Burbach Fund! Y’all go check ‘em out! Faith even made me one that says “Biz Buzz” and I flat love it!
Now listen y’all! I’ve gotta split ‘cause I’ve flat gotta find that special photo for NuArt Printers to use for this year’s Christmas card! Hey and I’ve gotta go all over Morgan County and shop local . . . Amelia’s for that cute jacket and those precious Brighten hair clips . . .Barkin’ Dog Shoe Co. for those fab mocks . . . Silver Fox for a pair of classic silver hoop earrings . . . Artisan Alley for some beautiful turquoise . . . Whidby Jewelers for diamonds . . . Godfrey Cox for some fab pottery . . . Town & Country for pants for my handsome husband . . . In High Cotton for a beautiful new quilted bedspread . . . Laughing Moon for some fab hats, scarves and glove sets . . . Whew! I’m flat wore out from shoppin’ local! Hey and don’t worry! You’ll see more local shops next week in the Buzz!