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How Do You Celebrate a 99th Birthday? With Friends and Family

Evelyn Newsome, born in August, 1918 - just before the end of the First World War celebrated her 99th birthday on Sunday, surrounded by her Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Great-Great Grandchldren and her Church Family.

Family Hopes to Revitalize Jarratt With New Business

Tommy and Judy Parker, grew up in Jarratt, have returned home. The couple always knew that they would return, even keeping ther home when Judy was called to Harlem to head up a literacy program.

Judy has been retired from that program for a few weeks, since just after the shop opened.

Tommy and Judy, along with their son Mike and his wife Mandy, who take care of the Social Media (check out their Facebook Page here), take part in this family operation. Even their granddaughter has photographs available for sale in the store.

The store is an eclectic mix of antique china, furniture and local products. There is local honey, local produce (on Saturday), local pecans (and, seriously, if you go for nothing else, get a bag of Crazy Aunt Amy's Pecans) and local peanuts in addition to artisan cutting boards and furniture repurposed by Tommy.  All of the products in the shop come from the immediate area.

The shop is located at 117 Jarratt Avenue in Jarratt







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