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What Santa don’t know can’t hurt him! Rinnnnng! Rinnnnnng! Who in Tarnation calls somebody at this time a night? Hello. Momma! What in the Sam Hill do you mean there’s a stressed-out North Pole Elf havin’ a conniption fit in your livin’ room? Lord have mercy! Pour that Elf a cup of hot-spiked mulled cider and I’ll be there lickety-split!
Glory to Moses! You sure weren’t lyin’! That’s a bona fied Elf from the North Pole and he’s cryin’ so bad the tips of his pointy little ears are all red! Ding dang! I feel right sorry for ‘em! Give ‘em another hit of that cider with a White Lightenin’ floater on top! That’ll calm ‘em down! Ok Elf!
Tell us what’s got your goat! Lord Have Mercy! Don’t you worry little Elf! Everybody in Morgan County knows it wasn’t your fault Santa couldn’t be at the Morgan County Courthouse this Tuesday even though you broke the magic flyin’ Santa Sled! It’s all Good ‘cause Santa and Mrs. Claus are both gonna be in Town Park in downtown Madison next Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 5:30 p.m. til 7:30 p.m. during the Carolin’ By Candlelight event!
Oh and lots and lots of Santa’s little Elves with their pointy little ears and pointy little shoes will be there with tinklin’ bells! I flat can’t wait! So let me call SkyQueen Aerial Photographer Cathy Lewan at 706-342-7499 and see if she can’t fly you back to the North Pole! Thanks Cathy!
Right so all y’all don’t forget Carolin’ By Candlelight next Wednesday night at Town Park! In addition to the kids givin’ their Christmas wishes to Santa and Mrs. Claus, there will be live holiday performances, a Letters to Santa station where kids can write their letters and have them delivered to the North Pole, and a Christmas Cookie contest for best cookie and best decorated cookie!
Oh and that great ole big marshmallow roaster will be on hand for some delish roasted marshmallows and smores! What a great-ho-ho-ho Christmas Event for the entire family!
Hey! And, y’all don’t forget ‘bout Toys for Tots this year! The Georgia State Patrol has joined forces with the United States Marine Corps Reserve to collect toys! Drop boxes are located at the WalMart Supercenter located at 1681 Eatonton Road in Madison at both entrances! Plus this Friday, Dec. 3 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. a Madison Trooper will be at the WalMart collecting donations. Also two child safety seat technicians will be on hand to check child car seats! Y’all head over, donate toys or money and have your child’s car seat checked!
Y’all check out the Fantastic Holiday Tour supplement in this week’s newspaper! Honey, you have flat gotta call all your friends and get tickets to this fab tour of homes sponsored by our very own Morgan County Historical Society! Plus this weekend will be the perf time to SHOP LOCAL! Some of those ads are offerin’ special deals if you bring in the supplement like Godfrey Cox! Check it out honey and make sure you fill everybody’s stockin’s with gifts bought right smack here at home!
Yay! And, speakin’ of shoppin’ local, a few local businesses and the Morgan County Citizen are teamin’ up to start up a great new Shop Local ad page next week!
Call us at 706-342-7440 to get a special rate to be on this Fab Shop Local Color page! We’ve got limited space each week and the page will feature local Morgan County businesses, retailers and restaurants along with a special message about the importance of shopping and doing business locally in your own community!
Oh and speakin’ of shoppin’ locally . . . Y’all don’t forget to head over to Madison Produce Co. located at 298 Hancock Street right smack next to the Morgan County Courthouse in Madison! Owner Andy Oller keeps a great selection of fresh produce like fabulous tomatoes, green beans, onions, grapes, collards, boiled peanuts, honey you name it! Oh and they’ve also got fantastic breads, Johnston Dairy Farm products like milk, cheeses and yogurt! If you haven’t discovered this delish little produce shop, honey you don’t know what you’re missin’!
Where do you think Momma gets her apple cider? Although Momma does add a little homemade concoction to her cider! I mean, really!
Ok . . . I’ll see y’all Friday, Dec. 3 at Amici! Honey Santa is gonna be there for supper and then the fantastic Dwight Wilson & Classic City South band is gonna rock it startin’ at 9:30 p.m.! Beer and wine! Delish pizza! Great music! Honey this is gonna be flat fun!
Yikes! Outta space already! Y’all be extra sweet or Santa’s gonna bring you some black coals and brown socks! I’ll see all y'all real soon next week. Same time. Same Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia!
Printed in the 12-2-10 edition