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Buy Less, Pay More? Seriously?

Buy Less, Pay More? Seriously?

I'm sure you've noticed lately we're paying more and more, while actually getting WAY less. The price of most things has increased. If it hasn't increased, they instead decreased the amount you get, which is essentially the same as a price increase. My grocery bill for my family of five has gone from $100-150 a week to $150-200 a week. To add insult to injury, I'm not getting even close to the same amount of food.

This has never been more evident than this past weekend. As a rare treat for my son, I caved and bought him a bag of Doritos. When we got home, I opened the bag for him and this huge bag was only half full. I was thinking they should have just used a smaller bag instead of tricking us into thinking we're getting a big bag. Then I poured him some in a bowl and noticed how very little seasoning was on them. Ten years ago when I'd buy a bag of Doritos, they were covered in zesty goodness and now they're more like sprinkled.

Why do we offer wedding favors at weddings?

Why do we offer wedding favors at weddings?

The Wedding favor tradition goes back to the Europeans as it was a symbol of wealth and royalty. The very first wedding favor was called a bonbonniere. Which is a small box made out of precious stones, porcelain or Crystal that was filled with sugar cubes. At the time it was not only given out at weddings but in all important ceremonies. These trinket boxes were given as a way to bestow their good luck on their guests. Then once sugar became affordable we started offering Jordan Almonds which are candied almonds~ They symbolized fertility, longevity, wealth, health and happiness.

A Wedding Favor should be made to look special like they were prepared just for you and not out of a box. They don't have to be expensive, just a token from your special day. Most people especially family members love to keep a keepsake from your special day.

Article Features Bare Bulb Coffee

Bare Bulb Coffee, a locally owned coffee shop on the corner of Lake Joy and Hwy 96 draws in new light.

Check out this article about the company.


National Doughnut Day!

It's National Donut Day!

Pick up a free donut of your choice with a purchase of a beverage at Dunkin' Donuts or uou can stop by and get a free glazed doughnut at Krispy Kreme today.


WMAZ Hosts Job Phone Bank Today

Coming up at 4, our ResuMay phone bank kicks off. Call in and get job-searching tips and resume writing tips. The number for the phone bank is 478-752-1300.

Upcoming School Performances & Camps




Veterans High Presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

May 18, 19 and 20 at 7:00 p.m.

May 21 at 3:00 p.m.

$8 for adults, $5 for students

 VHS Theatre


For more information, please e-mail Cynthia.Sams@hcbe.net.



Feagin Mill Middle School Band Spring Concert

Thursday, May 19

7:00 p.m.



For more information, please e-mail Lloyd.McDonald@hcbe.net.




Museum Hosts Youth Astronaut Day


This year’s Museum of Aviation Young Astronauts’ Day on Saturday, May 14 will feature a live hook-up with a U.S. space program official at The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. 

That's according to a Museum of Aviation news release.

National Aeronautic and Space Administration Education Specialist Scott Anderson will be live on big screens in the Century of Flight Hangar talking to and taking questions from over 500 1st-8th grade attendees. 

The hook-up will take place during the opening ceremony from 9:25am- 10:25am.   Anderson will demonstrate some of the equipment used aboard the International Space Station in a presentation called “Toys in Space.” 

Major General Bob McMahon, Commander, Warner Robins Air Logistics Center at Robins Air Force Base, will address the students on the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.