Biz Buzz • Dianne Yost
DING DANG! LOOK AT ALL THIS BUZZ! Top: Mitzi Everett is the new owner of The Spa at the James Madison. Above: Nicole Jordan of Madison works at the new Verizon store in Madison. photos by d. yost
Peach Power. Momma ain’t got no peachtree y’all! She’s flat sick ‘bout it too! I’m talkin’ she’s cryin’ like a baby in her biscuits! Lord have mercy! She’s just won’t stop yakkin’ ‘bout sliced peaches, peach pie, peach cobbler, peach ice cream, peach daiquiris, peach cake, peach salsa . . . And I pert near forgot that everybody who’s anybody knows Momma just loves to pop a peach slice into her White Lightenin’ jar for that perfect peach pitch! Somebody HELP! What? STOP THE PRESSES! REPEAT! STOP THE PRESSES! PEACHES ARE VINE RIPE AT C.J. ORCHARDS! That’s right y’all!
Check out the ad in this week’s newspaper for C.J. Orchards! Millions of peaches. . . peaches for me! OK y’all . . . If you haven’t been out to C.J. Orchards in Rutledge, you don’t know what you’ve been missin’! They grow those fabulously delish Red Haven sweet, juicy peaches! Y’all better get your bow honkers over there immediately! OK so C.J. Orchards is owned by our very own Rutledge residents Carolyn and Jim Markley and it’s flat fun to go to so take the kids with you! Momma’s so happy she’s turnin’ cartwheels! C.J. Orchards is located at 1241 Old Mill Road in Rutledge and you can get directions by visitin’ www.cjorchards.com or callin’ them at 706-557-2635! I’ll see you there!
Hold on y’all and let me get this phone! Mmmm-hmmmm! Got it, Wes! OK y’all that was Wes Holt on the phone tellin’ me to TELL IT! OK so since all y’all are gonna be headin’ over to C.J. Orchards in Rutledge for your peaches . . . Wes says y’all go on down the road a spell to the Sunflower Farm and start gettin’ your sunflowers ‘cause honey they are openin’ for business THIS WEEKEND! Yay! Now y’all know that nothin’ brightens up your day better than a beautiful sunflower! OK so the Sunflower Farm is located at 1430 Durden Road in Rutledge!
Hey and mark your calendars for the sensational 2012 Sunflower Farm Festival June 30 through July 1! Visit www.sunflowerfarmfestival.com or call 706-557-2870 for directions! Hey and pick your Momma some pretty sunflowers!
Bangin’ Banjos! Did somebody mention peaches? Yes! Faye Craft at the Madison ChopHouse Grille, located at 202 S. Main Street in Madison, wanted me to tell all y’all that they are now servin’ that seasonal local favorite Grilled Peach Salad featurin’ locally grown peaches from C.J. Orchards! Love it! Hey and y’all check out the Madison ChopHouse Grille Father’s Day ad in this week’s newspaper! Honey Daddy is gonna love the Father’s Day specials they are cookin’ up!
Local Morgan County citizen Mitzi Everett is the new owner of The Spa at James Madison takin’ over the reins from Madisonian Rhonda Smith who sold her position in the spa!
I had to pop over there last week to get all the scoop! OK so Mitzi said she’s going to put her extensive service and spa background to work and plans to keep the spa’s existing menu and affordable prices in place! Plus the spa will continue to offer Aveda products! Mitzi also wants to really focus on the health and wellness benefits of spa therapies! Hummm . . . I’m thinkin’ I need some health benefits fast so sign me up! Oh and Mitzi is a licensed and trained massage therapist! In fact Mitzi has even taught anatomy and physiology for massage therapists! Check it out! The Spa is located behind the James Madison Inn next to Town 220 restaurant! Check it out y’all!
Hey and check out... Ding Dang Dong! Can you hear me now? That’s right y’all! Madison now has a full service and highly trained staff at a brand spankin’ new Verizon Store! Wow! I popped over there with cell phone expert and Citizen Circulation Manager Artrose Cooper yesterday to check it all out and then some! Honey, this Verizon store has tons of space and it’s flat filled with FANTASTIC PRODUCTS! I’m talkin’ smartphones, tablets, iPhones, iPads and all the phone and gadget accessories that you can possibly think of! Plus they offer service for their products! Madisonian and Verizon customer Jim Winkler said now that this store has opened he doesn’t have to go all the way to Athens anymore for phones or service! Jim also flat loves the staff at this new store: “They’re highly trained. First class!” Right so we also met up with Nicole Jordan of Madison who works in the new store with General Manager Chuck Pettyjohn! Nicole says: “We do everything and will even come to your house to set up internet service!”
Love it y’all! Check it out! They’re located at 1531 Eatonton Road in Madison and honey they’ve got some great grad and dad deals goin’ on right now! Check out their ad in this week’s paper!
Hey and don’t forget to get your Father’s Day gifts local y’all and check out the great ads we have for the Father’s Day holiday at the fun, fun, fun Madison Flea Market where Dads Rule with a free ruler! The Flea Market is located at 1291 Eatonton Road in Madison and don’t forget Blue Grass Music on Saturdays! Oh and y’all check out Madison Hardware for some FANTASTIC prices on Father’s Day gifts! I ain’t kiddin’ y’all! Madison Hardware is located at 174 West Washington St. in Madison!
That’s it y’all! I have flat got to scat! I’ll see all y’all next week: Same time. Same Number One Weekly Newspaper in the Great State of Georgia!
Printed in the June 14, 2012 edition