Category Archives: Events

Copeland Family Reunion in Clarkesville, GA…

The Lake and Effie Copeland Family Reunion has come and gone again for another year. We met this year on the campus of North Georgia Technical College, adjacent to the ancestral Copeland farm in Clarkesville, Georgia. There were over a hundred members of the nine different branches of the family tree represented at this year’s […]

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Family Reunion time…

Summertime seems to be the most popular time for family reunions in the South, and this one is no exception. I have been fortunate enough to be called upon by the Waldrep Family for an updated group photo every few years (along with an occasional Gainesville High School reunion). This year the Waldrep Family got […]

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GPR Dancers…

Last Thursday night was recital night for Gainesville Parks & Recreation Department’s Ballet and Hip Hop dancers at the Frances Meadows Center in New Holland. These tiny dancers had a great time performing for friends and family following instruction from Jenny Dunn of the Creative Movement and Dance Company www.creativemovementanddance.com . They looked great in […]

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Cracker Fly-in… a car show for airplanes!

July was a beautiful Saturday that started out a bit overcast and just got more beautiful as the day went on.  It was a great day to hold the 42nd annual Cracker Fly-in at Lee Gilmer airport in Gainesville, GA.  I was a little lazy that morning, so I didn’t get up and out as […]

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Welcome Home, Charlie Company…

I had the opportunity last week to cover the Homecoming event for Charlie Company, Gainesville’s Army National Guard unit, on their return from their latest deployment to Afganistan.  They actually had a staggered deployment as well as a staggered return over the last couple of months, but they are all home now and a Welcome […]

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