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Hi folks,

The month of July 2018 is history, and I hope and trust that month was a good one for you.

Students will be returning to school, and new plans will be made. We hope that new dreams will be made and all will be well.

It seems we are living in a new and different world than what most readers of Homefolks U.S.A. have been accustomed to. It’s really hard for most folks my age to really adjust to this new age that we all face. It’s good advice to accept what you can’t change; change what you can; and have the wisdom to know the difference.

We see people seeking political office in our county with bright new ideas, but I have learned to wait and see who can make a difference. It takes unity among people and political parties to get a good job done. We just have to wait and see.

I can remember when political rallies really drew a lot of people, and a fun time was always had by all. Community centers, fire departments, rescue squads and other groups would have a cake auction for those running for office to bid on.

I don’t see that anymore; there’s just no interest. Maybe someday the fun times and friendly faces will appear again. Its just a wait-and-see game.

On a more fun note, I can remember when the month of July would bring a lot of people from “up north” home for a few weeks. Many had to leave the sunny South to find work, but most everyone was always looking forward to retirement and returning home.

Some did, but many did not.

It was a happy time when the family returned home and a sad time when it was time to return to the north.

We don’t see a lot of this today because we have a lot of the factories that have moved south. We are always happy when we see work available in our part of the county.

This past week Franklin County said good-bye to one of our good citizens, Mr. Delmer Fuller. Delmer was well thought of by all. He made friends easily and was noted for his award-winning smile. I believe he was the last of the Spergeon Fuller family.

Our deepest condolences go out to his wife and family. He will certainly be missed by all, but the good memories will always be with us.

Til next time,

Your friend,

Bobby


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