Question: Can I plant my Easter lily outdoors?
The month of April showers the observant one with a magnificent display of colors, from the fragrant wisteria blossoms creeping through the boughs of trees to the willowy stems of bright-yellow Jessamine, to the snowbells bowing their heads and wild azaleas bursting forth. Seemingly every shade of green imaginable puts on a show just for the month of April before fading and dulling as summer approaches. New life springs forth: buds and blossoms, chicks and bunnies, an empty tomb and the Resurrection.
I've asked the men in several recent audiences to raise hands if they believe moms stress out concerning their children at least five times more than dads. All the men's hands went up to general laughter.
Mr. Don Jacobs of Sylvania and Ms. Lisa Jacobs of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelcie Lauren Jacobs, to Jordan Dent Walker, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Lindsay Walker of Statesboro.
Mr. Randall Beasley and Ms. Wyleen Ellis of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Alivia Michelle Beasley of Statesboro, to Chadley Austin Smith, son of Donald and Deborah Smith of Tifton, Georgia.
AUGUSTA - Adam Scott showed up at Augusta National on Sunday with a familiar friend - his long putter.
Like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, his shoulder fits into the hollow of my side and the loop of my arm conforms to the back of his neck. Exactly. Perfectly. I have to tilt my chin only slightly to rest it on the blonde head, to draw in the scent of little boy. One chair, two of us.
(Note: The following is the first of a series of columns looking at the establishment and growth of doctors, hospitals and the health industry in Georgia and Bulloch County.)
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Deal of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Sidney Deal of Statesboro, to Doug Collins IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Collins III and Ms. Patrice Rogers.
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have pulled off another blockbuster trade, acquiring closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton from the Atlanta Braves for outfielders Carlos Quentin and Cameron Maybin, plus two minor leaguers and a draft pick.
Cirilo "Jun" Aseron, Jr., M.D.
INDIANAPOLIS - The latest Duke team to reach the national championship game got there behind a couple of freshmen and some of the trademark defense coach Mike Krzyzewski's teams have long been known for.
YoKISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves acquired pitcher Trevor Cahill from Arizona on Thursday night, hoping to boost a staff that's been hurt by injuries.
ATLANTA - The divide within the Georgia Republican Party on a religious free measure came into clear focus at a March rally opposing the bill.
EDITOR'S NOTE: When Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in a farmhouse parlor in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, standing with other war correspondents in the front yard was William Downs MacGregor of The Associated Press.
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