We’ve had a fabulous Fish Fry
(thanks, Jaycees), a chilly blackberry
winter and a productive school year.
Now it’s time to settle into the slower
pace of summer….or is it?
Not everybody slows down this
time of year; some folks speed up.
Find out why athletes come by the
hundreds to swim, bike and run in the
Paris Landing Tri.
If exercise isn’t your cup of tea,
there are plenty of other things to do in
Henry County, and it’s easier than ever
to find out about them. The Chamber’s
Monica Smith explains the importance
of the new, online community calendar
and how to get your next event included.
Speaking of which, don’t miss
Shannon McFarlin’s piece on a brand
new venue for weddings and events.
Hint: a barn is for more than horses
Our Spotlight shines on two doctors
who happen to be husband and
wife. Find out more as Dr. and Dr.
Dandridge offer insight into the commitment
they share as AME Church
Henry County has plenty of weekend
tourists, but Susan Jones found
the story of a Norwegian visitor who
stayed for eight months. Find out what
this 17-year old exchange student
thought about her adopted town and
why she wants more locals to become
We also have plenty of history,
starting with Larry Ray’s article about
an intriguing gentleman who may be
new to most readers. Sandee Green
shares her love of stained glass in our
“Windows of Paris” series. And Shannon
McFarlin tells us about the clock
that’s been chiming the hour for more
than a century.
Whether it’s an article about a stray
who became a star, delicious summer
drinks, or how to have fun in the garden,
there’s plenty more to read, so get
Enjoy summer and enjoy PARIS!
Editor and Publisher of PARIS! Magazine