March 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tracy Pickle Promoted to Market President for Greater Dothan

Ameris Bank Chief Banking Officer for Georgia and Alabama, Lawton Bassett, and Dothan Market President Harry Pittman announce that Tracy Pickle has been promoted to the role of market president for the Greater Dothan market. More...

Community

Dead Deer Found Dangling from Tree in Decatur County

Can you see the dead deer dangling from this tree in Decatur County?  It’s pretty slim odds when GON is able to write a story about the remains of a dead deer found dangling in a tree, but when we’re able to report that two different More...

David Maxwell is the Seminole County Citizen of the Year

David Maxwell was presented the Citizen of the Year Award for his involvement in numerous organizations and events, volunteering hundreds of hours for the betterment of Donalsonville and Seminole County. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Spring into Spring  More...

Living & Style

Most skin cancer curable if detected early

THOMASVILLE — Debra Gordon buttered herself up and lay in the sun daily as a teen. She also was a frequent user of tanning beds. More...

Great Memory

After checking an elderly couple out, the doctor tells them that they were physically okay but might want to start writing things down and make notes to help them remember things, as their memory is getting worse. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The Divergent Series: Allegiant”

Last year, the “Hunger Games” series went out with a relative whimper when “Mockingjay – Part 2” made $50 million less than any other film in the franchise with “only” $281 million. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

He has Risen!

This is the Easter season. I just hope that we who claim to be Christians know that if this hadn't happened, then the rest just doesn't matter.  I'll admit that to me, we just were not worth what happened to our Savior. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

My Happy, Wet Feet

I don’t really know why, but wading somehow naturally appeals to me. I’ve done it and enjoyed it for quite a long time. I can’t recall the first Ashford, Ala. More...

Mayor Jimmy writes a book

In a community as small as ours, we can boast that there are numerous citizens who are blessed with great talents. A showcase of many of these talents can be seen all over the community. More...

Our Wedding - 75 years ago

Not too many people enjoy getting to 75 years of age, but even fewer are married, and stay married to the same spouse for 75 years. This is some of the story and history of Nina and C.L. More...

Religion

‘Set Free From Excess Baggage’

Inspiration

I read a story about a man in an airport who was concerned about getting to his flight on time. He did not have a watch, so when he spotted a man carrying two large and bulky suitcases he stopped him and asked him if he knew what time it was. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

HARASSING  COMMUNICATION  On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, Officer Natalie Mc- Daniel was dispatched to 156 Perry Street in reference to harassment.  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

THEFT BY  DECEPTION  On March 18, 2016, Deputy Brent Haire was called to 1392 Johnny Freeman Road in regard to theft by deception.  Upon arrival, Deputy Haire spoke to Percell Miller.  More...

School & Sports

MCES Gets New Payground Equipment

During the 2013-2014 school year, a new parent teacher organization was formed to help support our local school system and to provide a line of communication between parents and teachers.  More...

SW GA Academy Presents Rock Show

Southwest Georgia Acade m y students presented their annual Rock Show on March 8, 2016, in the school gymnasium. The program featured a broad spectrum of students from second grade through 12th grade. More...

Junie B. Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy

by Lily Kathryn Houston

For my humorous interpretation for literary, I performed “Junie B. Jones is a Beauty Shop Guy.” A few key lessons can be learned from this children’s book. More...

Obituaries

GEORGE WINDELL POWELL

George Windell Powell, age 78, of Decatur County passed away Monday, March 14, 2016.  More...

CHARLES BROWN LANE

Charles Brown Lane, 59, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016.  More...

LINDA DIANE WORTHY ADAMS

Linda Diane Worthy Adams, age 61, of Donalsonville passed away Monday, March 14, 2016, at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 17, at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...