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Dec '08 Contents

Dec '08 Cover


All I Want For Christmas...
By Gert Slabach

The Deck of Cards
("A Soldier's Prayer Book")

A Franklin County Christmas
By Amy Hanek

Oh Christmas Tree...
Make getting a tree an event

Skateboarding in Southside
An Eye Opening Look



South Winds
(The Hanukkah Bush)

On The Funside
(Looking Gorgeous This Christmas)
By Amy Hanek

Southside Gardener (NEW)
(December To-Do List)
By William H. McCaleb

Ask Bubba - Advice
The Bubba Clause


Editor's Page
(The Fruitcake That Wouldn't Die)

V & B Comics
(Verrnack & Blupirk - Christmas Special)

Festivals & Events

Past Issues

Past Issues are available from June 2008 through the current issue.
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Happy Holidays
From Discover Southside
December 2008


Special Christmas Articles



All I Want For Christmas...

  Remembering Christmases past, and one very special Christmas long ago.

Gert Slabach shares her "Christmas wishes". >>>



The Deck of Cards

(A Soldier's Prayer Book)

A classic story from another time. Read it here >>>



A Franklin County Christmas

On December 5th, Franklin County asked residents and visitors to Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas. >>>

By Amy Hanek

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

Getting a tree can be an Event for the whole family.
Find places to go, tips on selecting and caring for a tree and more >>>


Wilson Lawn & Garden - Click to view our specials page

Feature Article

Skateboarding in Southside

In an Eye Opening look at this fast growing sport we learned why
Skateboarding is not a crime >>>

Regular Columns

  Southside Gardener (NEW)

  By William H. McCaleb

  There is always something to be done around the yard and garden to keep plants healthy.
The Virginia Cooperative Extension and the Southside Master Gardeners suggest some things for your December To-Do List. >>>


  On The Funside

  Amy Hanek says she'll be Looking Gorgeous This Christmas >>>


  South Winds

  Finding acceptance in "The Hanukkah Bush"


  Ask Bubba

  The Bubba Clause
Bubba gives advice on gift giving, alternative trees, and a special Fruitcake recipe. Check it out >>>


  V & B Comics

  See what happens when Verrnack & Blupirk pay a visit to Southside for the Holidays. >>>


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