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Apr '09 Contents

Apr '09 Cover


Bluebirds, Forgiveness, and Spring
By Gert Slabach

Philip Wyatt Skate Park
A Legacy of Giving
By WB Carver

Welcome Spring
By Tammy Tillotson

The Sport of Collecting
(Sport Cards, Comics & More)

Dana's Garden Spot (Business Profile)


Spring Skate Competition

Event Coverage

Photo Gallery



South Winds
(Life as an Exponent)

Southside Gardener
(April "To Do List")
By William H. McCaleb

Ask Bubba - Advice
More Pest Control


Editor's Page
(New features and ideas)
V & B Comics
(Verrnack & Blupirk)

Press Releases
Venture Outdoors
(VA Tech & Coop Ext Event)

South Boston Receives Milestone Award

Local Ins Agency Achieves Certification
(Brandon Scearce Insurance Agency Achieves On Your Side Certification)

Past Issues

Past Issues are available from June 2008 through the current issue.
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April 2009



Philip Wyatt Memorial Skate Park Plaque

The Philip "Flip" Wyatt Memorial Skate Park Story

  How the family, friends and community of one young man turned their loss into a gift that became A Legacy of Giving. >>>


Bluebirds, Forgiveness, and Spring

  Spring is a season for letting go of Winter.

Gert Slabach tells about another form of letting go in
"Bluebirds, Forgiveness, and Spring". >>>



Welcome Spring

  Combine Daffodils, a tissue blizzard and two young children and you have the recipe for some family memories.

Read Welcome Spring >>>
By Tammy Tillotson

Dana's Garden Spot

A Growing Business in Southside Virginia.

  When Dana and Duane Peters opened Dana's Garden Spot in 2006 they never imagined less than three years later they would be celebrating a Spring Open House in such a big way. Find out why their motto is "Helping Our Community Grow". >>>

The Sport Of Collecting

  Collecting Sport Cards & Comics is not just for kids these days. Collecting is serious fun as well as a serious business for this Southside family.
Read The Sport Of Collecting. >>>




Regular Columns

M & W Flower Shop - Chatham, VA

  Southside Gardener

  By William H. McCaleb

  April Showers will bring better May Flowers with a little help.
The Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Southside Master Gardeners offer suggestions in the April To Do List. >>>


  South Winds

  Life, like math gets a lot more interesting every time you add one more variable. Read "Life as an Exponent" in this month's Southwinds. >>>


  Ask Bubba

  Bubba gets flamed by a reader, and tackles a "Pest Control" problem of another kind in this month's Ask Bubba >>>


  V & B Comics

  Verrnack & Blupirk are at it again.  Join in the fun here. >>>


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