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Barbara Hinkle

Southern grace and gentility
By Beth Volpert

The pretty white house surrounded by picket and split rail fencing is home to a labor of love.

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Principal William Bo Ford and Dan Chelko at the 2014 Brookwood Hall of Fame Induction.

“Making a difference” is a label that carries many meanings. Often, those who make differences are also humble in their efforts. Such is the case with Dan Chelko who was recently inducted into the Brookwood High School Hall of Fame along with former student Sean Johnson, goalkeeper for the Chicago Fire and the USA National team. 

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Author Joey Hancock

Try to retrieve your own memories of Christmas. They might involve a tree, a special church service, gifts, food and perhaps, the memory of a special item that made its way out of a box each year. For Grayson’s Writer-in-Residence, Joey Hancock, Christmas stories are as much a part of the fabric of a Christmas memory as his mother’s embroidered poinsettia tablecloth. In fact, it was that embroidered tablecloth that led him to describe the stories he tells as “embroidered truths.” 

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Crews students celebrating their completion of the Green Financial Scholars financial literacy program.
Crews Middle partnering for Financial Literacy

Just when you thought good money management was being lost on the next generation, Rod Hames, a Business/Computer Education teacher and Business Partner Liaison at Crews Middle School and Roger Green, President & CEO of Green Financial Resources (GFR) are partnering to help further educate Crews students on basic financial concepts through the Green Financial Scholars Program.

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‘A Christmas Carol’ to be in Snellville

SNELLVILLE – The Snellville Arts Commission is inviting residents to get some Christmas Cheer at a special presentation of “A Christmas Carol” in December.

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