July 19, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Southern Speeders in for a Bad Week

Motorists who think they can drive faster than the legal speed limit without getting pulled over could soon see blue lights in the rear view mirror as Georgia joins a multi-state effort to reduce traffic deaths by getting drivers to follow the posted More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Last Saturday, Officer Jason Myers conducted a traffic stop for a car without headlights while it was raining. The traffic stop resulted in the arrest of Kimberly Walker for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. More...

Indians Awarded Region 1A Director’s Cup

Seminole County High School coaches and athletics have been awarded the 2017 Georgia Athletic Director’s Association Region 1A Regions Bank Director’s Cup.  Seminole County finished as the top overall athletic program in Region 1A. More...

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Wants Your Photos!

If you’ve got a camera, then hit us with your best shot! We’re looking for your best digital photos of rural living—the special people and places and things to do that make life here in southwest Georgia special. More...

Living & Style

For Pat, my forever friend

I’ve got a story, you got a story, we all got a story to tell More...

Downside of electric cars

If you have friends specially those considering buying an electric car (sparkler) or not have them and you read this now.  Interesting read i thought  Hope we don't get suckered as a nation. More...

Hang- gliding in Ky

Here in Kentucky, you don't see too many people hang-gliding. Bubba decided to save up and get a hang-glider. He takes it to the highest mountain, and after struggling to the top, he gets ready to take flight. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

In God We Trust! I just hope He Forgives Us!

Our country was founded by revolutionaries who wanted a nation where, as written in the "Declaration of Independence," citizens "are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the PURSUIT of Happi More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

I HAVE CONCLUDED…..

Hey, guys, wouldn’t you hate to be a male ladyfish? Or how about a boy titmouse? Even worse, you’d be a “tufted” titmouse. And wouldn’t that be just my luck? More...

Michael Lee Bishop Sr. Obit

Michael Lee Bishop, Sr., age 63, of Damascus, GA passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL. A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home in Donalsonvi More...

Two Drivers Injured in Two Vehicle Crash on Main St.

On Saturday morning at approximately 9:50 a.m., a two vehicle accident occurred on North Main Street. More...

Brooklyn is Ready to Go Back

School starts back before long, but Brooklyn doesn't know whether to start a fishing service or continue her education.  Her recent catch was enough for a fair size fish fry, and she knows where to drop her hooks to catch more big catfish.  More...

Religion

‘Coming Up Through the Hard Places’

Inspiration

Just as I was finishing up supper Thursday evening I received a phone call from our youngest daughter. More...

Edit those church bulletins

They're back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! More...

Some Thoughts

•A penny saved is obviously the result of a government oversight. More...

School & Sports

Askew Presents Research at Convention

Abigail Askew of Arlington presented original research titled “Identifying Need for Cochlear Implant Telemedicine Support in Underserved Areas” at the 2017 Georgia Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention in Athens.  More...

Bass stocking

Almost 610,000 new largemouth bass fingerlings (1-2 inches) now swim in West Point Lake as part of a recent stocking effort by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Never forget your friends!

A newlywed young man was sitting on the porch on a hot, humid day, sipping iced tea with his father.  As he talked about adult life, marriage, responsibilities, and obligations, the father thoughtfully stirred the ice cubes in his glass and cast More...

Obituaries

ROBERT BUREN CHAMBLESS

Mr. Robert Buren Chambless, age 60, formerly of Colquitt died May 19, 2017 in the Phillipines. A military memorial service will be held Saturday, July 22, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Eldorendo Baptist Church with Rev. Ritchie Vaughn officiating. More...

DANNY RAY WOOD

Mr. Danny Ray Wood of Auburndale, FL, died Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lindsey Gay officiating. More...

DONALD KENNETH MOORE

Donald Kenneth Moore, Jr., age 57, of Bainbridge, GA passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 at his residence. Funeral services for Mr. Moore were held on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakview Church of God with Rev. Johnny Taylor officiating. More...