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9/21/2020

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2010 Bridal Issue Cover
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Special Edition
2010 Southside Bridal Issue

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Bridal Marketplace
(List of Over 80 Vendors)
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Articles
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I Want To Grow Old With You
By Gert Slabach

Southside Brides
(Five Brides - Five Stories)

Professional Wedding Photography
(Getting the most from your Wedding Photos)
By William H. "Bill" Garrett

Wedding Event Planning Tips
(Advice for Planning YOUR Event)
By John C. Carver

Tips From the Pros
(Advice from Bridal Vendors)

Married on a Budget
(What we spent in 1982)
By Brenda Hunter Snead

Insuring Your Jewelry
(Sponsored Information)
By Brandon Scearce

Wedding Jitters
(Wedding Jokes & Humor?)

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Columns

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

Ask Bubba - Advice
(Parody)
Bubba goes to Mars...
and Venus

 

Departments

Editor's Page
(State Park closures - Hey brother can you spare a dime?)
V & B Comics
(Verrnack & Blupirk)
Love is an Alien Emotion

Farm & Ag Info

Farmers Markets Listing (FMs in or near SSVA)

Venture Outdoors 2010 (PDF - Info/Flyer)

NRCS, USDA Funding for High Tunnels
(PDF - 63.4KB)


Festivals & Events
Feb - April Events

Press Releases

 

Past Issues

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Discover Southside
2010 Southside Bridal Issue



2010 Southside Bridal Marketplace

Over 80 Vendors of Wedding and Bridal Goods and Services
Largest Listing of Bridal Vendors in Southside Virginia

Visit the Marketplace >>



Wedding & Bridal Articles


I Want To Grow Old With You

  She never asked for perfection, but for commitment and permanence.
  Whether it was in spite of, or because of their flaws and differences, over the years the bonds of marriage became stronger and richer. Gert Slabach shares some of her treasured memories in  "I Want To Grow Old With You" >>>
By Gert Slabach

 

Southside Brides
  Five Brides - Five Stories

  As their wedding dates approach, the excitement builds. Each of these Brides-To-Be is unique and so are their wedding plans.
  Meet five Brides from Southside Virginia as they share their experiences from first dates to planning their weddings. Read Southside Brides >>>

 


Professional Wedding Photography

   The photographs from your wedding will be the memories for a lifetime.
   In 40 years as a professional photographer, William H. "Bill" Garrett has seen and photographed many weddings.
   Taking the time to plan before the wedding is one of the best ways to be sure you get those pictures most important to you. Mr. Garrett shares some of his experience and suggestions about how to get the most from your wedding photos, and your wedding photographer in
 Professional Wedding Photography >>>
By William H. "Bill" Garrett, Cr. Photog., AFP

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Wedding Event Planning Tips

   It's YOUR day. Plan ahead and plan to enjoy it.
   Whether you do it all yourself, hire a planner or coordinator, or shop around for the best combination of both, there are things you can do to help make your Wedding Event go more smoothly and enjoy it more.
   After many years of creating events in every imaginable venue, from barns to Broadway, John C. Carver of Bearfly Designs & Performing Arts has some valuable suggestions.
   Read Wedding Event Planning Tips >>
By John C. Carver

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Tips From The Pros

   It's your time and your money, so it pays to spend both wisely.
   Working in concert with your Wedding Vendors is a great way make the most of each . Some of our 2010 Bridal Vendors offer tips and advice to help you to maximize your budget and resources.
   Get some free professional advice in "Tips From The Pros" >>

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Insuring Your Jewelry

   Allow Your Heart to be Stolen - Not Your Gifts.
   Matters of the heart can be expensive. If you receive an engagement ring or other pieces of jewelry, make sure you have the necessary insurance. To lean more about how to protect your valuables read
Insuring Your Jewelry >>>
By J. Brandon Scearce

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Wedding Jitters (Humor)
   This issue is like anything else in life, we shouldn't go through it without a little humor.
   So grab your funny bone and check out this collection of cartoons, jokes and quotes about marriage and relationships.
   We call it
a cure for the Wedding Jitters >>>


 

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Tips From The Pros

   It's your time and your money, so it pays to spend both wisely.
   Working in concert with your Wedding Vendors is a great way make the most of each. Some of our 2010 Bridal Vendors offer tips and advice to help you to maximize your budget and resources.
   Get some free professional advice in
"Tips From The Pros" >>

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Married on a Budget

   Married in 1982 this couple pulled family and friends together, used some creative ideas, put on a wedding with all the important features and did it on a shoestring budget.
   Applying some of the same ideas to your plans can still work today.
   Read Married on a Budget >>>
By Brenda Hunter Snead

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Regular Columns




Blankenship & Davis Opticians. Danville Virginia


  Southside Gardener

  By William H. McCaleb

  Even in the colder months there are things to do around the lawn and garden.
  The Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Southside Master Gardeners give us some suggestions. Plus some tips for ripening tomatoes and a little something to tickle the funny bone in the Southside Gardener. >>>

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  Southwinds

  Take a collection of thoughts, sprinkle with a few quotes on life, stir with gusto and you have a recipe for this month's column. Read "Just Thinking" in  this month's Southwinds. >>>
By FCOIT

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  Ask Bubba

  Ever since Bubbette ran off with the Milkman, Bubba has been getting sour on the subject of women and marriage.
  You decide if he is just being contrary or if he has some points worth considering in this month's edition of Ask Bubba >>>

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  V & B Comics

  Love is in the air even in space in this month's  
Adventures of Verrnack & Blupirk. >>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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