Ed Grisamore

Ed Grisamore

Sometimes, Santa even gets a casting call

You never stop being Santa, Lewis Chapman has found over the years. When he’s in character, Chapman was hoisted plenty of children to his knee and helped with fundraisers benefiting Jay’s Hope, schools and hospitals, among others.

Ed Grisamore

You can judge a bookstore by its cover

Gottwals Books on Riverside Drive in Macon, Ga., now features a mural of book covers on its facade. Grouped among classics such as “Gone with the Wind” and “To Kill a Mockingbird” is “True Gris,” columnist Ed Grisamore’s first book.

Ed Grisamore

When you wish upon a star

A Monore County, Ga., teen makes a wish to attend a concert by country music star Luke Bryan. Not only does his wish come true, it exceeds his dreams as he gets to perform on stage with the singer.

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Life and the art of palavering

Ed Grisamore might not have know what “palaver” meant, but he’d been doing it his whole life. Now he’s a member of a Palaver Clubs at Idle Hour in Macon, Ga., and talks, listens and talks some more.

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'Q' and 'U' get married

Stratford kindergarten students attended the wedding of the letters of "Q" and "U" last week. The girls dressed up as queens, and the boys were quarterbacks. They have been studying the alphabet all school year, and Q was the last letter in the unit. The Rev. Joe McDaniel, of Musella Baptist Church, officiated the wedding.
Ed Grisamore Special to The Telegraph
'Q' and 'U' get married 2:00

'Q' and 'U' get married

Former Sunday School teacher reflects on his recovery 1:04

Former Sunday School teacher reflects on his recovery

Video: Local poet James Brown remembers Martin Luther King Jr. 1:13

Video: Local poet James Brown remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Woman pinned between vehicles at McDonald's 0:57

Woman pinned between vehicles at McDonald's