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'W'Hr rassssass 1:1,? xv Voq W ra .-- --~.-- l--------- v Julin 2019 Since beginning their humble beginnings in retail business adventures the Mill Market District in the spring of 2013, on East Adams Street Nancy McComb and Ann with unique and vintage Rose BowcoCk have ap- nds to High Cotton s Up- preciated and enjoyed the town shoppe just off the relationships formed with historic courthouse square each of their customers on North Jackson Street including locals and the which featured lifestyle many from surrounding accessories and offerings counties and those visitors from burlap and leather to who pass through on their cashmere and rhinestones travels north and south on in home decor, original Interstate 75. artwork and exquisite and As the High Cotton unusual all-occasion gift chapters of these ladies items for men, women, lives come to a close, they babies, boys and girls. would like to send out big From 2013 to 2019 High thanks to each customer, Cotton hosted art shows friend, vendor and busi- and book signings for local ness who supported and artists and authors, taught worked by their side for classes on chalk paint- each of their six years in ing and oral design and business. I enjoyed sharing decorat Nancy and Ann s efforts ing tips for customers to at building their business individualize their homes seemed more like play in High Cotton style. than work from its most 'lhey invite the commu- More than 1,000 attend Great Parade, as rodeo plans to seek county approval again More than 1,000 people owns a Lawrenceville-based showed up for free food, concrete company Tafolla beer and entertainment on Construction, can try again Boxankle Road on Sunday after a year s time, and said as businessman Raymond he plans to. Meanwhile, he Tafolla aims to build public said he wants to show people support before asking the that he s committed to good, county again to approve family fun. a rodeo attraction on his Tafolla hired a big band and property provided authentic Mexi Everybody really enjoyed can food and beer as more it, said Tafolla I like to put than 150 horses and riders on these kinds of events. I entertained the crowd. He like to see people happy. even rented bouncy houses Monroe County com- for kids. missioners last November Tafolla said they had rejected by a 3 2 vote Tafolla s expected about 300 people to attempt to build a 4,000- show up but wound up with seat, Spanish-style rodeo on more than 1,000 as word his property. Tafolla, who spread Behind Persons Bank Every Friday 8 am to 6 pm .IIIeras rAIIM Vegetables grown in Crawford Monroe counties Car + Home BIG SAVINGS See me for Car and Home Insurance and save. 5mm Osborne. Mon! 80 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Forsyth. GA 31029 Bus: 4789944041 crevaosbornemrtmmnnnrom a LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR, STATE FARM lS THERES Providing Insurance and Financial Services Stair rm Hem 05m 3mm . 1 . High Cotton's nity to the last farewell sale this Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. 6 pm. at 48 North Jackson Street, Forsyth, Ga. All the merchandise will be 70 percent off, cash and carry with all sales nal. Tafolla said they sold raf e tickets for a horse giveaway but otherwise everything was free. He said he bought a ton of beer to give away but wound up with half of it left- over because he doesn t think people realized it was free. Most of the time, said Tafolla, people sell the beer. So people were afraid to ask Monroe County School s Annual Title I Parent Planning Meeting Parents of students attending Monroe County Schools are encouraged to attend the annual 'Title Planning Meeting on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at 5:30 pm. in the Board of Education Auditorium (old MPHS building). The purpose of the meeting is to receive input from parents of Title students for the Districts 2019-2020 Title I plans and budget. These plans affect all students in elementary and middle schools in Monroe County's School System. For more information, contact Sandy Colwell, Director of Federal Programs, at 478-994-2031, or visit the school system s website at for more information. i I Mahtnd ( 1 '- r . 'P m. Mm: Ix Cour-Q porter High COtton to host 70 percent off Farewell Sale this weekend Nancy McComb, left, will host a Farewell Sale this weekend. Page 7A PM omega gale/ Friday, July 19th & Saturday, July 20th 10am - 6pm .Both Days 70%0F F EVERYTHING! Home Interior, Furniture & Lifestyle Accessories m. ~ m ' and Ann Rose Bowcock Both Nancy and Ann look forward to having a *All Sales Final little more time to spend ' with their friends and families and seeing what God has in store for the next chapters in their lives. 478-993-7651 48 N. Jackson St Forsyth, GA 31029 highaOttonforsyth @grnail. com 17 West Johnston Street - Forsyth, GA 3IO 19 - 'On the Square 6 478.994 8325 for drinks, but we told them it was free. Tafolla said he called Sunday s event the Great , Parade iandsaidhewantsto S make it the biggest Hispanic ' g I , communityparadeinthe WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH southeast. However he ' mg swag next event be a Mushroom bisque with roasted garlic and Gorgonzola croutons smaller one for about 300 Creamed smoked turkey, mushroom and Swiss on French bread people. a mat is A; p 0 Southern fried shrimp over cheddar soft grits with house cocktail sauce THURSDAY, JULY 1er L it? is. $3195 W iklii ti i f Cream of broccoli soup topped with cheddar cheese Grilled cheese with apple wood bacon J star: at an; Lump crab cakes ov e r Parmesan soft grits with signature remoulade and green beans FRIDAY, JULY l9? "i it: mistake 1 Chicken tortilla soup topped with pepper iack Southwestern chicken quesadilla with sriracha sour cream , t tar: as: Chicken po t pievvith putt pastry crust RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED G&1M Enterprise 109 Westgate Plaza o Barnesville, GA 30214 (770) 358-3572 gandmenterprisecmet ' 478-994-9950 Rick Owens Locally Owned &'0perated 1367 Hwy 41 South, Suite C 0 Forsyth, GA purchase of $30 or more!, 19 N. 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