Dr. Ninfa M. Saunders, President and CEO of Navicent Health was recently included on Georgia Trend’s annual listing of “100 Most Influential Georgians.” Saunders 2020 inclusion is the third time she has made the prestigious list in five years, demonstrating her continued impact on healthcare…

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Left to right: Laura Dent, Rotarian; Micki Tanner-Baird, Rotarian; Raffle Sponsor, Corrado Corrias, Da Corrado Ristorante; and Raffle Prize Winner, Justin Lance.

GREENSBORO, Ga. – With the year-end numbers all tallied, Harbor Club Properties has announced a 15% increase in real estate sales compared to 2018, according to  the Lake Country Board of Realtors. 

ATLANTA — The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) presented Georgia Power with the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its power restoration efforts after 14 tornadoes hit Georgia in March 2019.

Have you ever experienced excruciating pain in the bottom of the foot or heel?  Does your first step out of bed in the morning feel like you stepped on a knife? Sharp pain in the heel or stabbing pain in the bottom of the foot can be debilitating. Plantar fasciitis (fashee-EYE-tiss) is the m…

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Runners and walkers looking to save money and increase the good they do for area communities still have time to sign up for the Firefly Trail Race Series, but not much: Registration closes with the start of the Winterville Snowflake 10K on Jan. 25.

So, you’re thinking of buying a home??  Well you made a good decision.   This is a great time. Economy booming, and Interest Rates are low.   

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The women and children at the Circle of Love Shelter had a happy ‘Merry Christmas’ this year thanks to the ladies of Harbor Club’s Outreach Committee.  They delivered an SUV packed to the limit with gifts, clothing and food along with monetary donations totaling $600, contributed by the Ladi…

Respected Reader, have you ever been hurt by someone? Of course you have. Are you still mad at that person? Forgiven? Many hurts from people are normal over the course of life. How you react to those infractions determines much about your mental health, and physical health as well. 

The public is invited to “Sunday At The Museum” hosted by the Old School History Museum on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 beginning at 2 PM at The Plaza Arts Center in Eatonton.  Featured speaker will be Dr. Stephen Davis, author of numerous Civil War books.  Dr. Davis, return guest lecturer, will pre…

Berry’s Fall Tournament Trail on Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair will conclude today, Nov. 16 on Lake Sinclair but Berry’s Tournament Trail is getting ready for their regular tournament season that begins in early December 2019 and runs till the middle of May, 2020. The beginning of 2020 is st…

Every year as the Thanksgiving season approaches, I remain thankful for my childhood memories of Thanksgiving as a young boy growing up in rural south Alabama. Thanksgiving was an important family time and it created many lasting memories for me. Unfortunately for many folks today, it has be…

Lake Sinclair’s 14,750 acres and Lake Oconee’s 19,050 acres are owned and operated by Georgia Power. Both lakes offer good fishing throughout the year and the late fall and early winter seasons can be exceptional times to be on the water. The transition from the hot humid days of summer to t…

Bone broth dates back to the Stone Age, when it was cooked in turtle shells over the fire to promote healing. Now, this ancient food is experiencing a 21st century resurgence, thanks to its many health benefits – including protecting joints, promoting gut health, supporting the immune system…

When bucks start acting weird, it is a good chance that the rutting season is in full swing. According to some local hunters, the fall rutting season has been somewhat delayed or jumbled up due to the unseasonably warm weather that has occurred for a long time in this area. Weather might pla…

When writing about the favorite about food source for largemouth bass I generally only discuss shad. Shad provide a major source of food for largemouth bass but when it comes to the preferred foods, a crayfish is also at the top of the largemouth diet.

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The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties celebrated the veterans of The Glen and the Rotary Club on November 7th, 2019.  After a procession of the Armed Forces flags and the official songs from each military branch, veterans were individually recognized for their service.  Each was pinn…

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This year’s annual Pets with Santa to benefit the Oconee Regional Humane Society was held Saturday November 2nd at their shelter on Park Avenue.

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, the Gatewood School Interact Club hosted a patriotic brunch and program for the veterans of Putnam/Greene Counties as a “Thank You!” for their service in defense of our country. Former veterans and Interact members were in attendance, and the students made lifelong memor…

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GREENSBORO, Ga. – November 8, 2019 – AUDIT® MicroControls™, Inc. has committed to be a sponsor of the 2020 Heart & Soul Gala, to be held Feb. 1 at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. This will be AUDIT’s second year as a sponsor of St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital’s major fundraisi…

They might make an annual appearance on your Thanksgiving table in the form of sweet casseroles and pies, but sweet potatoes are also a surprisingly nutritious vegetable that can be incorporated into your diet year-round. 

The term Baby Boomer refers to a noticeable increase in the birth rate.  76 million Americans were born between 1946 and 1964.   In 2004, the Baby Boomer held 80% of the UK’s wealth and bought 80% of all high-end cars, 80% of cruises, and 50% of skin care products.  

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GREENSBORO, Ga. – November 1, 2019 – Christa and Jim Hyatt have joined the growing list of community members who are signing up as sponsors of the Heart and Soul Gala, a major fundraiser for St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital. The Gala will be held on Feb. 1 at the Ritz Carlton Reynolds Lake…

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GREENSBORO, Ga. – November 1, 2019 – St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital is proud to welcome longtime hospital supporters and community advocates Louie Seabolt and Jane Hutterly as sponsors for the 2020 Heart & Soul Gala that will be held on Feb. 1.

The field of Psychology is the scientific study of people – how they think, feel, and behave. This analysis leads to various classifications and categories. Examples are optimist/pessimist, controller/pleaser, extrovert/introvert, etc… . 

Fall is finally in the air! While the changing leaves add visual beauty to our surroundings, the comforting and soothing scents of the season are cropping up all around us. It’s time for pumpkin spice and everything nice!

When I find interesting articles, I always like to share them with my readers.   I hope you enjoy the information as much as I did.   

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Maggie Bellville, co-president of the Harbor Club Ladies League opened the October meeting by welcoming members and introducing guests Margaret Copeland, Pam Myers and Kimberly Bennett.

GREENSBORO, Ga. —  The Gift Gallery at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital will hold a Christmas Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the week of Nov. 4-8 at the gift shop, located on the first floor of the hospital at 5401 Lake Oconee Parkway. All are welcome.

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Reynolds Lake Oconee is pleased to announce the recipients of its Third Quarter Employee Awards for 2019. Susan Ladner, Controller, has been named Leader of the Quarter, while Laura Rowland, Administrative Assistant, and Edna Ogletree, Staff Accountant and Payroll, have bee…

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Following an 18-month total renovation, Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee has re-opened. The completely rebuilt, modernized, and reconditioned version of the 1992 original is a visually breathtaking 18 holes of championship golf along the Lake Oconee shoreline that looks…

Last week’s column discussed some lures that are good for catching largemouth bass in the fall. If you are interested in having a successful fall season using any of those lures or other lures you may choose, success depends on the location of the baitfish. Regardless of the lake species you…

In today’s parlance, you will hear many people say I am spiritual, but not religious. Others will say spirituality is inherent in their religious faith. I would like to add some clarity regarding these two perspectives. Your spiritual and/or religious beliefs say a lot about you. They help d…

1.Ever wonder why land is called real estate? Well, the term “estate” literally refers to the land and buildings upon the land, but “real” is derived from the Latin word for what?

An afternoon slump, whether it is literal (posture) or figurative (energy), can affect us all from time to time. Many people find that, around 3 p.m., their eyelids begin getting heavy and their posture starts to slump. When this happens, it’s tempting to reach for the caffeine or begin scro…

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