January 23, 2019 RSS feed / Community

Economic Development at SRTCBainbridge — Now serving Decatur, Early, Miller, and Seminole Counties

For job-seekers and career climbers alike, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) provides a variety of training and educational resources. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

More Inactive Cemeteries of Miller County

Thanks for the number of responses to the previous articles concerning local cemeteries. These have helped to correct some of the information that will be used in our next local history book. More...

Have Your Private Well Water Tested Annually

Local public health officials recommend that property owners should have their private water wells sampled for bacteria each year, says Southwest Health District Environmental Health Director Justin Smith.  “This is a good practice regardl More...

Perdue Foods Announces Recall

You may need to take a close look inside your freezer.  Perdue Foods announced a national recall of more than 68,000 of chicken nuggets because officials said the food may be contaminated with wood pieces. More...

An Irishman's Last Request

Mary Clancy goes up to Father O'Grady after his Sunday morning service, and she's in tears.  He says, 'So what's bothering you, Mary my dear?'  She says, 'Oh, Father, I've got terrible news. More...

Georgia elections to change

Bi-partisan SAFE Commission votes 13-3 by majority to approve elections recommendations (ATLANTA) -- By an overwhelming majority, members of the bi-partisan Secure Accessible Fair Elections (SAFE) Commission have approved a series of recommendations More...

Ole' Blue Goes to College

A young Arkie goes off to college. More...

A discreet Irishman

Six retired Irishmen were playing poker in O'Leary's apartment when Paddy Murphy loses $500 on a single hand, clutches his chest, and drops dead at the table. More...

An Irishman goes deaf

An Irishman who had a little too much to drink is driving home from the city one night and, of course, his car is weaving violently all over the road.  A cop pulls him over. More...

'Where Is the Ice Cream?

This picture is worth a look even if you don't take the time to read the story below. But read the story. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety Officers are reporting that three separate incidents involving the theft of car batteries occurred in the overnight hours of Wednesday night and Thursday morning in the area of East Evans Street and Academy Stree More...

Chicken Gun

The true story of the Chicken Gun. Too funny not to share! Sometimes it does take a rocket scientist!  More...

Signs For the Kitchen

• So this isn't Home Sweet Home ... Adjust!  •Ring bell for maid service. If no answer, do it yourself!  •I clean house every other day. More...

Kimberly Kennedy Heard Presents DKG Program

Kimberly Kennedy Heard, owner of HoneyBee Boutique of Donalsonville, presented the program at the January meeting of the Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. More...

Bill Passed to Help Farmers Hit by Hurricane Michael

A bill to help farmers in Georgia and other states was approved on Thursday by the House in Washington D.C.  Just hours after the bill passed, more than 1,000 farmers were in Tifton to learn about the latest updates on farming techniques and tec More...

Hard to Fix Stupid

I guess when your schooling is free, you don't feel the need to learn anything. Just because they “went to college” doesn't mean they were educated in anything other than football. Just another example of why you can't fix stupid.. More...

Got There Yet?

An elderly gentleman in his eighties walks into an upscale cocktail lounge. More...

Rite Aid Changing to Walgreen’s at Donalsonville, Georgia location

Approximately 1,300 Walgreens-owned Rite Aid stores will convert to the Walgreens brand over the next 12 months. This will bring Walgreens products and trusted pharmacy services to more customers and communities across the country.  More...

New Year Resolutions

I discovered long ago that the best New Year resolutions require the least effort. Big plans often lead to big problems. Listen to these horror stories:  One of my friends vowed to lose 175 pounds. More...

Even God enjoys a good laugh!

There were three good arguments that Jesus was Black:  1. He called everyone brother  2. He liked Gospel  3. He didn't get a fair trial  But then there were three equally good arguments that Jesus was Jewish:  1. More...

A Letter to Colquitt, Belated

The following letter was sent to then Mayor Luther Clearman 21 years ago and was given to “ye scribe” Sunday, January 20, 2019, while we were visiting Luther and Barbara at there home. More...