Summer comes to an end for schoolchildren

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Betty Moore

Betty Moore

Buckhead News

By Betty Moore

Well it certainly doesn’t seem like it, but summer for the school children is all but over. I hope that it will be a good year for not only the children but for the school teachers and all of those in charge. I pray God’s blessing on all of you. We have no grandchildren to attend school.

Monday the last Buckhead Friendship Club was held to honor Peggy Armour who is moving to sun City, Arizona. Peggy, we wish the very best happiness for you. It was at the home of Miriam Foster.

Some of our people that go to Beacon Heights Baptist Church say that Sunday there will be Homecoming. So mark your calendar and go to church up there on Sunday and enjoy the fellowship, the lunch and most of all the service

Margie and Denney spent a week with her mother Edna Smith. There will be homecoming at the Seven Day Adventist Church on this Saturday, Aug. 10. The church is located on East Vine Street. You are invited to attend this service. Be there and enjoy the whole service.

Dean Strange remains in the hospital in Atlanta. Please continue to pray for him in a very fervent manner.

The Wade children are back in school. Elise is going away to college. Friday, Aug 9. Samuel Thomas Saltik will be 1 year old. There will be a celebration for him.

Dennis and Julie Godbee had a birthday celebration – family reunion, along with some friends. There were about 15 that came. They had a good day celebrating food, fellowship and family.

We send our congratulations to Scott and Jennifer Doran on the birthday of their baby girl who was born June 25. She was 6 lbs. 8 oz. and 9 inches long. She’s such a beautiful baby!

Joy Bryant’s brother Robert Tifton passed away at St. Augustine, Fla. He was 96 years old. We send our sympathy to Joy and the family.

Steve and Jo Ann Bryant and Jon, Kim and Colton Jones went last week to Myrtle Beach.

Don’t forget the wrestling on Saturday night. For adult the price will be $8. For children it will be $4. Doors open at 5 p.m. Wrestling begins at 6 p.m. at the Buckhead Fire Station.

AWANA kicks off on the 14th at the Buckhead Baptist.

On Sept. 8 there will be Homecoming. Mark your calendar. Then on Sept. 9- 11 there will be Revival at 7 p.m. each night. There will be a guest speaker. Get ready for these dates.

The Belles of Buckhead enjoyed an indoor picnic with a Hawaiian theme. Lady Lilac was hostess and birthdays recognized were Julie Meyers and Elaine Smith. We will miss a long-time member, Peggy Armour as she moves to Arizona.

The Lake Oconee Baptist Chapel will have the monthly singing on August 28. The Brotherhood will meet on Tuesday. The fellowship and business meeting is on the 18th of August. Mark your calendar to for these dates.

Many of you have been around this summer. What about gnats? Do you have them? This summer I have been pestered by these things. I have killed a lot of them. Then they seem to multiply in thin air, not really. We had some over ripe bananas. We got rid of them. That did not seem to matter. There was nothing else that I knew of in the house. I swatted and swatted. I sprayed something one time. It seemed to help. Yet they came back. We have gnats in the yard so I suppose that they must be from the outside. At any rate someone anyone please tell me how to get rid of them completely. Your reward will be a great big thank you!

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