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After completing another four legislative days, the Senate wrapped up its fourth full week of business here at the Capitol. While a great deal of time this week was spent in our individual committees, we made some significant progress on a number of legislative issues. With 12 legislative da…

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You naturally have concerns when bringing a new cat into a home with another cat or two already present. While you might get lucky and have an easy transition, most cats will need time and space, both your new cat and the ones you already have. Here are some tips to ease the process:

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After completing another four legislative days, the Senate wrapped up its fourth full week of business here at the Capitol. While a great deal of time this week was spent in our individual committees, we made some significant progress on a number of legislative issues. With 12 legislative da…

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Like many people with model railroads, I received my first trains as a youth when my older brother and I received two American Flyer train sets for Christmas. One of the sets was a steam engine powered freight train and the other was a diesel engine passenger set with three locomotives. We b…

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If you live in Big Canoe you have a love for our mountains.  However, there is at least one of our residents who also loves the big mountains to the west -- the Rocky Mountains and the high peaks west of Denver, Colo.  Lee Schalon was a Naval aviator and later a Delta pilot, retiring as a Ca…

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If you are the lucky person or family who adopts this sweet, gorgeous kitten, you will indeed be fortunate. Cookie, a five-month-old calico shorthaired stunner is not only playful; she is gentle, loving, and gets along well with other cats. Someone might even say she is as gentle as a kitten. 

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My earliest memories of Christmas date back to my childhood in small-town Alabama.  My parents, my sister and I lived across the street from my Mother’s parents—a street that was lined with other relatives including aunts, uncles, cousins, great-aunts and great-uncles, distant cousins, fello…

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Dancer, Prancer, Comet, Donner and Dasher are names we all associate with Santa’s reindeer. On December 8, 2020 five baby kittens were rescued from the dumpster area of the Cove Road recycling center. They were tiny and skinny and no older than four weeks. A search for a mama cat turned up n…

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Bill Gibson is one of several retired Delta pilots who live in Big Canoe.  Bill and his wife Susan moved to Big Canoe in 2002 and for many years has been active in the North Georgia Veterans Association and the Big Canoe Chapel. When Bill retired from Delta after nearly 31 years his interest…