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Bainbridge - Friday morning, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested four men suspected of involvement with a commercial burglary ring and recovered an estimated $ 17,300 worth of stolen copper wire and pipe in Attapulgus.  More...

Miller County Residents Awarded Scholarships at ABAC

Jackson Fleet, Adam Phillips, and Cleve Weeks of Colquitt have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.  More...

Secretary of State Kemp Certifies July 22nd, 2014 General Primary Runoff Election Recount

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has certified the recount results for the July 22nd, 2014 General Primary Runoff Election results for the Republican School Superintendent candidates.  Michael L. More...

Susan Griffin Graduates from Samford University

Susan Nichole Griffin of Colquitt, graduated from Samford University’s School of Health Professions during recent commencement exercises. More...

Strange thoughts

•Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.  •He who laughs last, thinks slowest.  •Everyone has a photographic memory. More...

Experimental drug might help fight Alzheimer’s after all

An experimental drug for treating Alzheimer’s disease that previously showed troubling side effects may actually be safe in the long run, researchers report.  More...

Consumer Q’s

Century Plants and Monarch Butterflies

Q: Is it true that century plants only bloom every one hundred years?  A: Depending on climate and location, the century plant (Agave americana) may take 10 to 30 years to bloom. More...

Nominated Best Joke Of The Year

A Russian arrives in New York City as a new immigrant to the United States.  He stops the first person he sees walking down the street and says,  "Thank you, Mr. More...

The Simple Path to Success

Former Dirty Jobs’ host Mike Rowe and advocate of getting Americans back to work in real jobs posted a S.W.E.A.T. More...

NBHA Youth World 2014

The national Barrel Horse Association is the largest barrel racing organization in the world. More...

The pastor and the dentist

A pastor goes to the dentist for a set of false teeth. The first Sunday after he gets his new teeth, he talks for only eight minutes. The second Sunday, he talks for only 10 minutes. More...

Five things you need to know about your student loans

Before you head off to the real world, it’s important that you take some time to learn about your student loans. More...

Might be Idiots-Food for thought

submitted by Jim Kenney   "If we concentrated on the really important stuff in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles."  If you can get arrested for hunting or fishing without a license, but not for being in the country illegally .... More...

Funerals and bagpipes

Time is like a river.  You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life. As a Bagpiper, I play many gigs. More...