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Briar Patch Music Festival May 20

For area music fans, there’s no better way to enjoy a laid-back Southwest Georgia weekend than to kick back with friends and family in a country field and enjoy two days of great music at the annual Briar Patch Music Festival in Damascus.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Autism Awareness Month   More...

Four Killed in Haynes Air Ambulance Crash inAlabama

Four people perished when a Haynes Air Ambulance crashed near the Goodman Community in Coffee County, AL, late Friday night, March 25. More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2”

It’s hard to talk about “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” without talking about how little demand there is for it in 2016. More...

Obituaries

DONNA RAMTHUN

Donna Durden Ramthun, age 68, of Donalsonville, passed away Wednesday, March 30, 2016.  Funeral services were held on Friday, April 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church Donalsonville with Rev. Michael Wingertsahn officiating. More...

DENNIS HARRISON

Dennis Harrison, age 64, of Iron City passed away Monday afternoon, March 28, 2016 at his residence.  Graveside funeral services for Mr. Harrison were held on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. More...

HILDA TRULOCK

Hilda Lynn Trulock, age 89, of Donalsonville, passed away Tuesday evening, March 29, 2016 at Great Gran’s Personal Care Home.  Funeral services for Mrs. More...

Get Your Mayhaw Jelly Jam On!

Mayhaw Festival set for April 15-17

Colquitt is the place you will want to be Friday, April 15, and Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17, as we celebrate the 33rd National Mayhaw Festival. More...

It’s Spring Break time

It's that time again. More...

Religion

‘Let Go of the Toys’

Inspiration

All of our little girls enjoy coming to our house, but Addyson seems to like it here with a special kind of fondness. More...

Seeds From the Sower

It was the first day of geography class. The teacher was trying to get the class involved in a lively discussion. More...

Just checking in today

A Minister passing through his church  In the middle of the day,  Decided to pause by the altar  To see who came to pray.  Just then the back door opened,  And a man came down the aisle,  The minister frowned as he saw t More...

School & Sports

MCES Annoucnes Honor roll

1st Grade: Principal’s Honor Roll: Alyssa Allen, Jordan Bridges, Maddie Clenney, Laila Collins, Jalyk Finch, Ella Hancock, Hallie Houston, Nicolas Moore, Branson Trawick, Cadie Watson, Shelby Yates.  More...

Pirates win big over Terrell 14-0

Cody Chapman hopes every outing could go as well as Tuesday, as Chapman threw six scoreless innings to carry the Miller County Pirates Varsity to a 14-0 victory over Terrell County in seven innings.  More...

Mathematics

Romance Mathematics  Smart man + smart woman = romance  Smart man + dumb woman = affair  Dumb man + smart woman = marriage  Dumb man + dumb woman = pregnancy  Office Arithmetic  Smart boss + smart employee = profit  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘Pastor Protection Act’ Vetoed in Georgia

Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal, might have just shown the real deal, and for us who claim to be Christians he didn't make us proud when he vetoed Georgia’s “Pastor Protection Act,” or H.B. 757. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Sometimes ‘Wilderness’ Takes on a New Meaning

Given my druthers, I would spend the vast majority of my time in remote faraway places. More...