In the early seventies Sheila worked as a reporter in the newsroom at the Rome News-Tribune. Yesterday our daughter began her job there as a summer intern in the same newsroom. In the fall Lillian will be a junior at Mercer University and the editor of its student newspaper, The Cluster. But for now she is a "cub reporter" and loving it.
Here are links to her first two by-lined articles in the Rome News-Tribune:
Berry's Old Grads Come Back
Teen Entrepreneur Scores Big Scholarship
Today she wrote a report on local reaction in the black community to the Obama victory. I'll link to that tomorrow if I can.
"Words can hardly describe it,” said Rome City Commissioner Bill Collins in reaction to Sen. Barack Obama clinching the Democratic presidential nomination. Other members of Rome’s black community, in describing their reactions, said “proud,” “ecstatic” and just plain “wow.”
Here's the link to the complete Obama Story.
And one more story today:
And here is her new blog, LilyPutty: