January 16, 2019 RSS feed / Community

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met on January 8, 2019. An optional lunch at The Tarrer Inn was 12:30, and the meeting began at: 1:00 p.m.  Barbara Wilkin introduced the guest speaker: Julie Shutters from Golden Triangle RC&D.  More...

Governor Elect Brian Kemp Speaks to First Responders

Governor-Elect Brian Kemp said the way first responders responded during Hurricane Michael made him “proud to be a Georgian.”  During his stop in Blakely Thursday afternoon, Kemp laid out his agenda when he becomes Georgia’s 83 More...

Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donors In Area

A donation shortfall over the winter holidays is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an emergency call for blood and platelet donors to give now to prevent a blood shortage from continuing throughout winter and affecting patient care.  More...

Signs For the Kitchen

• So this isn't Home Sweet Home ... Adjust!  •Ring bell for maid service. If no answer, do it yourself!  •I clean house every other day. More...

Dependents for IRS

The IRS returned a tax return to a man in New Jersey after he apparently answered one of the questions incorrectly.  More...

Paddle Georgia Spring

For a fourth consecutive year, Georgia River Network and Satilla Riverkeeper are giving river enthusiasts and wanna-be river explorers the opportunity for a spring respite on southeast Georgia’s Satilla River. More...

Craig's List ad

This is really funny! Kudos to the person who put the ad on Craig’s List! More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Thursday, Jan. 3, will be a memorable day for one young Bainbridge man.  It’s the day he headed off to Fort Lee in Virginia to begin Advanced Individual Training with the U.S. More...

Lee and Jackson-Christian Americans

Every year in January, all across the South and to some extent in Western and Northern states and in Europe and other countries, the birthdays, lives and accomplishments of Confederate generals, Robert Edward Lee and Thomas Jonathan “ Stonewall More...

Yes, Officer, That’s the Lady

As a female shopper exited a New York convenience store, a man grabbed her purse and ran.  More...

Meeting Held to Discuss A College and Career Academy

Tuesday, January 8, a “Lunch & Learn” meeting was held at the Colquitt State Theater to discuss the possibility of creating a Southwest Georgia College and Career Academy. More...

Rules To Teach Your Son

1. Never shake a man’s hand sitting down.  2. Don’t enter a pool by the stairs.  3. The man at the BBQ Grill is the closest thing to a king.  4. In a negotiation, never make the first offer.  5. More...

Electric cars & gas ones

I've always wondered how to compute the actual cost difference between an electric car and my gas guzzler. I'll stay with the gas car. Canadian Press Comments on Electric Powered Vehicles – Interesting!! More...

Be Wary of Thieves Posing as IRS Agents and Tax Preparers, UGA Expert Says

IRS will not initiate contact by phone or email

Tax season is the time to be vigilant about identity theft, said Laura Heilman, a security awareness training and education manager in UGA’s Enterprise Information Technology Services office. More...

What turns you on?

A woman gets naked in front of her husband and asks:  "What turns you on the most, my pretty face, my voluptuous bust or my sexy rear??  He briefly looks her up and down and replies: "Your sense of humor."  He is currently in a coma, b More...