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Emerald’s Gem Box: Brooke and Clint have joined together as one

Emerald Greene Parsons: Greene Publishing, Inc. This past Saturday, Oct. 14, my youngest daughter, Brooke, became the wife of Clint Riley. They were married at the Quail Branch Lodge, in Lake Park, Ga., at 4 p.m. with a full dinner and reception there at the Lodge.  What a beautiful venue it was. The last few months have been a whirlwind of emotions for me.  For the last ten months, we have planned and have been so excited about the approaching wedding.  I have enjoyed all the activities that came with…

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Christian Concepts: A madman in Las Vegas

Stephen Paddock was the suspected madman of the Las Vegas massacre. I say, “was” because after unleashing a barrage of deadly gunfire on a crowd at a concert, with arrest imminent, he took his own life. During the next few days, news commentaries will be awash with speculation as to why Paddock shot up a crowd of fun-loving folk who only wanted to hear some country music. The truth is we will never know why he did it. Even if he had been arrested and was later questioned as to…

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Emerald’s Gem Box: Pray for the victims and pray for our nation and world

Monday morning, we all woke up to hear the horrific news of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.  Our hearts ache for the victims, and their families, during this strenuous and troublesome time in their lives. Listening to the stories of survivors telling of the loss of their loved ones is heart-breaking; one man held his wife of 32 years in his arms as she died; one young woman was being shielded by her husband and could feel when he was shot in the back. While we grieve for those…

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Passing Parade: What? They didn’t tell you?

Nelson A. Pryor: Guest Columnist There are a lot of things we aren’t being let in on. Nothing has changed! The game’s been rigged, the club’s been formed, and, we’re not in it! Choosing sides On February 6, 1931, the New York Times, 22, ran a major article on Russian Exiles, many facts and letters showing the exiles’ actual treatment then, as well as a commentary on Soviet “soft-heartedness.” Concerning the USSR’s “political prisoners,” an interesting thing happened. Nothing! The article died on the vine. Little or no impact. An…

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