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Monday 07/27/2015
Chamber preparing for 800 cyclists
Posted: July 27, 2015

It’s one of the biggest event weeks of the year here at the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, and we couldn’t be more excited.

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Local singer to perform in country tribute show
Updated: July 27, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Singer Allison Faulkner will represent Greenwood in a musical tribute to Mississippi’s Country Music Trail on Saturday at the historic Elkin Theatre in Aberdeen.

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Sunday 07/26/2015
Recipes that use Coca-Cola as a main ingredient
Posted: July 26, 2015

Several months ago, I decided to drink water and erase soft drinks from my diet. I don’t make sweet tea at home unless we have company. It is water only for me. I must admit that during the school day I do have a glass of sweet tea just to help me get through the day of teaching second grade. This year, I will have 15 students, so I may need more than one.

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Seven habits that can help people stay healthy, live longer
Posted: July 26, 2015

Longevity appears to be more about a healthy lifestyle than genes. It is 25 percent genes and 75 percent lifestyle, according to Steven Austad, author of the book “Why We Age.”

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Sunday 07/19/2015
Chef has accumulated an assortment of cookbooks
Posted: July 19, 2015

I love reading cookbooks. My kitchen is full of them, and I always enjoy getting a new one. I read them as if they are novels. It would be hard to choose my favorite — other than my own.

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Before hitting the road this summer, think about food options
Posted: July 19, 2015

Summer often includes travel as families head off on vacation. Whether traveling by plane, train or car, leaving food choices to chance can mean paying a high price in terms of health as well as cash. While packing for your trip, give a few moments thought to eating well along the way so you can be prepared.

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Sunday 07/12/2015
A Flintstone living in a Jetson kind of world
Posted: July 12, 2015

Today, I am on my soapbox. My age and lack of electronic and social media knowledge will probably shine through. I have a cellphone and always have it with me, whether I am at home or away. However, it is not permanently attached to me as another appendage to my body.

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Turn your vacation into an opportunity to stay healthy
Posted: July 12, 2015

The summer months are a perfect time to squeeze in a family vacation. Too often, however, we return from our travels feeling exhausted and weary from an “unfit” vacation. The reasons are many, such as overeating, trying to log too many miles, sporadic sleep schedules and too little exercise.

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Sunday 07/05/2015
An ordinary day turns into one filled with ‘golden’ moments
Posted: July 05, 2015

There are moments in life that stick out as golden and ones that you will never forget.

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Sunday 06/28/2015
Pantry clean-up reveals hidden cast-iron pans, skillet
Posted: June 28, 2015

I love my cast-iron skillet. Cornbread and fried chicken just wouldn’t be the same without it.

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Monday 07/27/2015
Chamber preparing for 800 cyclists
Posted: July 27, 2015

It’s one of the biggest event weeks of the year here at the Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce, and we couldn’t be more excited.

Comments (0)
more »
Sunday 07/26/2015
Recipes that use Coca-Cola as a main ingredient
Posted: July 26, 2015

Several months ago, I decided to drink water and erase soft drinks from my diet. I don’t make sweet tea at home unless we have company. It is water only for me. I must admit that during the school day I do have a glass of sweet tea just to help me get through the day of teaching second grade. This year, I will have 15 students, so I may need more than one.

Comments (0)
more »
Seven habits that can help people stay healthy, live longer
Posted: July 26, 2015

Longevity appears to be more about a healthy lifestyle than genes. It is 25 percent genes and 75 percent lifestyle, according to Steven Austad, author of the book “Why We Age.”

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more »
Sunday 07/19/2015
Chef has accumulated an assortment of cookbooks
Posted: July 19, 2015

I love reading cookbooks. My kitchen is full of them, and I always enjoy getting a new one. I read them as if they are novels. It would be hard to choose my favorite — other than my own.

Comments (0)
more »
Before hitting the road this summer, think about food options
Posted: July 19, 2015

Summer often includes travel as families head off on vacation. Whether traveling by plane, train or car, leaving food choices to chance can mean paying a high price in terms of health as well as cash. While packing for your trip, give a few moments thought to eating well along the way so you can be prepared.

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more »
Sunday 07/12/2015
A Flintstone living in a Jetson kind of world
Posted: July 12, 2015

Today, I am on my soapbox. My age and lack of electronic and social media knowledge will probably shine through. I have a cellphone and always have it with me, whether I am at home or away. However, it is not permanently attached to me as another appendage to my body.

Comments (0)
more »
Turn your vacation into an opportunity to stay healthy
Posted: July 12, 2015

The summer months are a perfect time to squeeze in a family vacation. Too often, however, we return from our travels feeling exhausted and weary from an “unfit” vacation. The reasons are many, such as overeating, trying to log too many miles, sporadic sleep schedules and too little exercise.

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