Friday, May 24 2013 9:30 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:30:13 GMT
Information from GA Pundit- Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. Several Gold Star Families - who like the Bookers have lost a family member to conflictMore >>
Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield soldiers began Memorial Day observances Thursday. In 2013, Georgia lost 26 armed services members who gave their lives for us and their names were read in the State Capitol as part of our observance of Memorial Day.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 9:01 AM EDT2013-05-24 13:01:21 GMT
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Legal woes are piling up for the leader of Georgia's Democratic Party. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://bit.ly/199UTSo) that a lawsuit filed in Gwinnett CountyMore >>
A lawsuit filed in Gwinnett County this week accuses Mike Berlon of failing to distribute nearly $1 million from a trust he created for a friend and his son.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:45:38 GMT
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer. Crisp County Investigators say 25-year-old James Aultman stole more than $10,000More >>
A Cordele man is out of jail tonight, accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry from his former employer.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:40 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:40:13 GMT
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend. It's free, but they will accept donations to fund the department's annual community picnic in June. Musical artists from around SouthMore >>
Albany Police are putting on a free gospel concert this weekend.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-24 03:35:30 GMT
A couple of South Georgia mayors attended a forum at the Albany Civil Rights Institute to enlighten the public on how city governments run, Thursday. Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and Baconton Mayor AnnetteMore >>
A couple of South Georgia mayors attended a forum at the Albany Civil Rights Institute to enlighten the public on how city governments run, Thursday.More >>
Thomasville- Dubbed "Young at Heart," a unique choir group in Thomasville is made up of seniors who sing at nursing homes around town.
What's in a name? Just ask the choir's president. Lell Young says it sums them up perfectly. "The youngest one in the choir is at least 65. And the oldest one is in her 90's." The choir visits 3 nursing homes monthly in Thomasville, passing on their "young at heart" state of mind to people who need a little boost in an otherwise monotonous day. "If we keep ourselves thinking that we're young at heart, we're not feeling old. Because as long as we're young at heart, we can go on," says Young.
That's a feel good way of thinking that brings everyone in these nursing homes back to days gone by, their youth. "We get all hopped up. We were going to do the twist," says nursing home resident Jewel Barwick. "They're real good aren't they," adds fellow resident Frank White.
The choir does so much more than just sing. They help spark memories in people whose mind may be a little fuzzy nowadays, a point proven when they sing along. "We know that they can comprehend something even though they may appear that they haven't heard what we're doing. Something about, especially the old familiar hymns they grew up with. That's when they join in. That's a lift in spirits for both the choir and their audience.
The "Young at Heart" choir has been around for about 20 years now, and has 30 members. The first section of their program is usually gospel songs and hymns. Members say that usually inspires their audience.