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Beating the odds

It started with just a little soreness under her arm.  Gaye Lashley said it was the end of 2008, and she was already seeing her doctor for another medical issue when she mentioned it to him.
“When he pushed down, he could feel the swollen lymph node,” Lashley said.
The doctor ordered a mammogram and ultrasound for her.  She said she always went to get a mammogram every year anyway.
On Dec. 30, the test results came back.  Lashley said the mammogram and ultrasound had not detected the cancer.  

Flag football season ends for Gadsden girls

The flag football season ended for both East Gadsden and West Gadsden after the regular season.  
Flag football for Florida High School Athletic Association member schools is composed of only two classifications for for the entire state of public, private and charter schools that have a team.  

Along Twin Ponds Road

Buckwheat’s, a new place in town just opened.
I was close to ecstatic when I realized the second word, (in much smaller print), after “Buckwheat’s,” was “BBQ.”
One of my all-time favorite things to do in this lifetime was to get up early and meet my good friend Joe Faggione for a hearty breakfast of buckwheat pancakes.
Now I search far and wide and cannot find a restaurant that serves those delicious, dark buckwheats.