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The following local students were named to the President’s List at Georgia College in Milldegeville, Ga.
They include Natalie Suber of Coolidge, Kelsey Cooper of Moultrie, Jessica Wheeler of Moultrie, Elyssa Whidby of Moultrie and Billy Burton of Ochlocknee.
The following local students were named to the Dean’s List.
They include Katherine Moore of Moultrie, Lauren Sasine of Moultrie, Dayana Aparicio of Norman Park and Kaylee Hamilton of Norman Park.
The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Berry College in Rome, Ga.
They include Matthew Murphy of Moultrie and Kellye DeMott of Moultrie.
Leslie Bryant of Coolidge made the President’s List at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Ga. To be eligible for the list, a student must earn a semester GPA of 4.0 and take a minimum of 15 credit hours.
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Christmas rose is a true Christmas flower
December is here and the songs of Christmas can be heard at home, in the car and in the shopping centers. December is a cheerful month that brings out smiles and excitement from everyone. There are certain plants that are associated with Christmas and the Christmas rose is no exception.
- Gale Couch wins quilt raffle
- Artist Jean Gay places at Ga. National Fair
Moultrians among ABAC music majors to perform next week
The music majors at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will present recitals on Dec. 2 and Dec. 4-5 at 4 p.m. each day in the Chapel of All Faiths. The performances are open to the public at no charge.
Thanksgiving and Christmas cacti provide awesome color!
Popular house plants which gain notoriety beginning this time of the year are the Thanksgiving, Christmas, crab and holiday cacti. These are all Schlumbergera cultivars and are available in white, cream, red, rose, purple, lavender, peach, orange, and yellow flowers. Another holiday cactus, the Easter or Whitsun cactus has intense pink or scarlet flowers and is in a different genus (Hatiora).
ACT continues its holiday tradition
Families have many holiday traditions — when they put up the tree, the holiday meal, attending the lights celebration on the square Thanksgiving night and so many more.
The Colquitt County Arts Center began a holiday tradition three years ago that they hope will also become an annual family tradition. I am of course talking about the performances of “A Christmas Carol.”
- New officers for Kiwanis Club
Commit to water conservation and sustainability
Since fall is for planting in the landscape, it is good practice to better understand environmental awareness and proper planning for such. One approach involves xeriscape landscaping (xeriscaping) which is a form of sustainable landscaping that is attracting the attention of many people.
Playing in the dirt is fun!
November is another month for playing in the dirt while completing effective plantings in the landscape. Frost came early this year and the landscape is showing signs of the winter approaching. The weather outside is comfortable, yet cool enough to encourage plants to transition well into their new landscape homes.
Author donates profits to Vashti Center in Thomasville
Moultrie author Gloria Smith is dedicating profits from her Annie Elf series of children’s books to the Vashti Center in Thomasville.
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