December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Community

BSC Adopts Two Families in Need During Holiday Season

Bainbridge State College gathered for its annual Holiday Brunch on Wednesday, Dec. More...

Tips to help have a healthy holiday season

Keep the holiday season happy by making good health and safety priorities, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Charles Ruis. More...

Husband and Wife Shopping

A couple were in a busy shopping center just before Christmas. The wife suddenly noticed that her husband was missing and as they had a lot to do, she called him on his mobile.  The wife said, "Where are you? You know we have lots to do."  More...

Thanksgiving Luncheon at First Baptist Church of Colquitt

A great time of fellowship for the members of First Baptist Church took place on November 18, 2017. Colquitt First Baptist Church had its Thanksgiving Feast that Sunday. More...

Alarm Alerts Staff to Drug Carrying Drone at Autry State Prison; Contraband Recovered

On December 4 at 11:53 p.m., the Drone Tracker alarm, a newly piloted system, at Autry State Prison (SP) sounded. More...

B e good t o nurses

A big shot business man had to spend a couple of days in the hospital. He was a royal pain to the nurses because he bossed them around just like he did his employees.  None of the hospital staff wanted to have anything to do with him. More...

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Fire Safety Tips for your Christmas Tree

Don’t let Christmas ever heat up too much — with fire that is. Did you know that Christmas trees alone result in 13 million dollars, annually, in property damage? More importantly, these fires present real risk towards family and friends. More...

I Love This Doctor

Q: Doctor, I've heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life. Is this true?  A: Heart only good for so many beats, and that it.. Don't waste on exercise. Everything wear out eventually. More...

Annual Candlelight Service Held

Saturday, December 2, was the annual candlelight service for Healing Hearts and Minds.  This service is to honor and remember children who have gone too soon. More...

Becoming an Irishman...

Seven- year- old Mohammad entered his classroom on the first day of school.  "What's your name?" asked the teacher.  "Mohammad," he replied.  "You're in Ireland now," replied the teacher, "So from now on you will be known as Mike."&nb More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Toddler Time   Come to the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library for our last Toddler Time of 2017 on December 21 at 10 a.m.! Join us for stories, songs, and crafts. More...

Six defendants in vast cocaine conspiracy sentenced

Charles E. More...

Two Killed in Decatur County Accident

At approximately 12:53 a.m. a Trooper was traveling on GA 253 near Mile Marker 15, in Decatur County. The Trooper observed a vehicle stopped in the southbound lane of the roadway and a deer lying in the northbound lane of the roadway. More...

A Cure for America's Diabetes Crisis: Early Education

The greatest health threat to America's youth isn't opioid addiction or cancer -- it's diabetes. The number of children and teens diagnosed with type 2, so-called "adult" diabetes increased 5 percent every year between 2002 and 2012. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Thursday afternoon Decatur County Sheriff’s Office was notified after inmate Tyler Brook, 21, escaped with the help of his fiancĂ©, Angel Griffith. More...

Beware of Holiday Scams

Holiday season is upon us. That means additional shopping, spending and traveling for many of us. Unfortunately, these increased transactions are also a golden opportunity for scammers. More...

The call

My mother was away all weekend at a business conference. More...

Out of the mouths of Babes

How Do You Decide Who To Marry?  (written by kids)  You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. More...