SEE A LONGER VERSION AT MCDUFFIEMIRROR.COM SOUP, CHILI & STEW COOKOFF WHERE: Dearing Elementary School cafeteria WHEN: Saturday. Contestants must deliver a slow-cooker full of their entry by 4:30 p.m. Judging begins at 5:30 p.m. Then at 6 p.m.
Coming from a family of educators, a career in teaching seemed natural for Nancy Lovelady, the principal of Dearing Elementary School. Her mother and her sisters were teachers, and her father urged her to follow in their footsteps.
How do kids 8-12 spend a school holiday? For some, it's a chance to attend Junior Ranger Camp at Mistletoe State Park in Appling. That's just what 15 students from this area and from as far away as Pennsylvania did Monday.