March 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Peanut Proud Festival

Friends from the south might want to head north this Saturday as the Peanut Proud Festival is taking place in Blakely. The day will kick off with a 5K run at 8 a.m. and a fun run to follow. More...

Community

Carol Williams Presents DKG Program

Carol Williams of Iron City, author of Like a Hair in a Biscuit and goat herder, presented the program at the regular meeting of the Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. More...

News Around Us

Blakely - Failure to obey a stop sign last week led to two suspects being jailed Thursday on illegal drug charges.  A Blakely police officer made a traffic stop when he observed a Mercury Moutaineer fail to stop for a stop sign at MLK Jr. Blvd. More...

Now here's a tip

* Worried about pesticides in your diet? Try mangos, one of the fruits least likely to have pesticide residue.  * It can be a snap to remove burned-on food from the bottom of a pot or frying pan. More...

School & Sports

MCMS Track Highlights

Congratulations are in order for the MCMC Track & Field Team. They competed in Early County on Thursday, March 14. Our young Lady Pirates took first place as a team. More...

PLAY BALL!

Scenes From Spring Creek Park’s Opening Day....
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Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

HR 1-The People's Act- Don’t let it fool you!

HR 1-The Peoples Act, ain't the people's act. Sound kind of like what the Communist used to try, and still do. Last week I received a notice that our congressman in the new/ old Democratically controlled U.S. More...

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It’s Harvest Time in the Late 50s, in Good Old Miller County

School is out for the summer. It’s July, and everybody tall enough to reach the top of the stalk is in the field before daylight, ready to start the day picking cotton. This included me, who really didn’t want to be there. More...

Breaking News - 5:26 PM

DAVID LYNWOOD McLENDON OBITUARY - Free Access

David Lynwood McLendon, age 82, of Iron City, GA passed away Tuesday evening, March 12, 2019 at Southeast Health in Dothan, AL.  More...

Breaking News - 5:24 PM

WOODROW WILSON GIBSON, JR OBITUARY - Free Access

Woodrow Wilson Gibson, Jr., a native and lifelong resident of Seminole County, passed away on Thursday, March 14, 2019.  More...

‘Skeeter’ and Gnat Time

This is National Mosquito Week

Spring begins today, March 20, 2019. As spring comes to the South, so come the things that we had just as soon not have, like gnats and mosquitos. One will worry you to death; the other may kill you. More...

Angie McVey Named CEO of Primary Care of Southwest GA

Primary Care of Southwest GA, Inc. (PCSG) Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Mrs. Angie McVey as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mrs. More...

Religion

‘A Little Support Can Make a Big Difference’

Inspiration

Several years ago, I purchased a metal car shelter to protect two of our cars from the harsh effects of the south Georgia weather. More...

A payment and a gift

Grandma and Grandpa were visiting their kids overnight.  When Grandpa found a bottle of Viagra in his son's medicine cabinet, he asked about using one of the pills.  The son said, "I don't think you should take one, Dad; they're very strong More...

Reward?

A fellow comes to confession. "Father," he said, "forgive me for I have sinned."  The priest asked, "What did you do, my son?"  "I lusted," the fellow replied.  "Tell me about it," the priest said.  More...

Obituaries

DONALD “DON” SIMPSON

Mr. Donald “Don” Simpson, age 74, of Colquitt died Saturday, March 16, 2019, at his residence. Funeral services were held Monday, March 18, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Cory Thomas officiating. More...

DEBORAH ANN COOK

Mrs. Deborah Ann Cook, age 64, of Colquitt died Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  A gathering of friends and family was held Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Colquitt Funeral Home.  Mrs. More...

DAVID LYNWOOD MCLENDON

David Lynwood McLendon, age 82, of Iron City passed away Tuesday evening, March 12, 2019.  Funeral services were held on Friday, March 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home.   More...