Around Town – December 29

Orchids to …

• Dr. George Albers for his thoughtfulness last Friday evening, from Leah Fiorini.

• those who sent me a Christmas card or a package, or stopped by and saw me during the Christmas season, from John Tinkey.

• our neighbors for the fruit and Christmas cactus, from Kenny and Pat.

• the girls basketball coach for taking care of a big problem.

• Frank Anderson Tires for wonderful service to Columbus with a big heart.

• the city for changing the downtown banner policy.

• the lady at the Edinburgh Jay C store for helping me pay for the rest of my groceries on Christmas Eve.

• post office employees for their hard work during the Christmas season.

• all the Christmas carolers who visited Silver Oaks during the holidays.

Onions to …

• the church that is not having Sunday night service on New Year’s Day.

• those who don’t realize Sunday was Christmas and The Republic doesn’t publish on Christmas and everything usually in the Sunday paper came with the Saturday paper.

Happy Birthday to …

• RJ Wheeler, Zachary Fisher and Eileen Robertson, from your families and Donna.

• Abigayle Toole, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Luke Bruner.

• Kim Gilliland.

• Shelby Robertson.

• Euna Jackson.

• Liz Dean.

• Kathy Crim from Harold, Tina, Dad, Mom and all your family and friends.

• Stephanie Griffin, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

• Caleb Spencer, on No. 17, from G.G.

• Wanda McGaha, from Jimmie and Reba.

• Trey Franke, on No. 14, from Dad and Brandi.

Belated Wishes to …

• Jenny Scheller, from Al.

Happy Anniversary to …

• David and Cindy Sturgeon, from Elsie.

Belated Wishes to …

• Allen and Harriet Dillman on No. 57, from John Tinkey.