Orchids to …
• the young mom who continued to nurse her baby at the local restaurant even when folks made rude comments and gave her dirty looks.
• Jim and Helen West for their help during 2017.
• the Columbus Free Methodist Church for their help, from a disabled person.
• The Republic for the tribute to the former police officers who passed in 2017.
• Marilyn and Gary Cheek for their kindness during the Christmas season.
• Michael Carson for his assistance and friendship, from John Tinkey.
Happy Birthday to …
• Aleesa Dickerson, from Grandma Hege and friends at the Moravian Church.
• Sarah Sutton, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Boaz Frazier-Bey.
• Boaz Munn.
• Forest Steele on No. 15, from Mamaw and Pa Simmons.
• Ashley Huckaby, from Aunt Jean, Grandpa George, Kim and Mark.
Belated Happy Birthday to …
• Sara Nasby, from Sophia, Journey, Daniel and the whole family.