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Bainbridge - Santray Davis, 38, who was arrested in February for possession of methamphetamines and cocaine with intent to distribute, was arrested again Friday night for possession of cocaine. More...

MCREA ‘Planting for the Future’ Tree Dedication to be Held

The Miller County Retired Educators Association, along with the Miller County Board of Education, would like to invite you to the “Planting for the Future” Tree Dedication. More...

Time to get quacked

Duck season is almost here

Duck call-check; shotgun check; decoys-check. Got it all ready for duck season? If not, don’t worry, there is still plenty of time to get everything together and get ready to pursue some birds. More...

Georgia’s unemployment rate unchanged at 6.1 percent in September

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Labor has announced that the unemployment rate in the Southwest Georgia region in September was 6.1 percent, unchanged from August. The rate in September 2016 was 6.4 percent. More...

Consumer Q’s

Q&A with the GA Dept of Agriculture

Question: Feral hogs destroyed some of my crops this year. Someone mentioned a new program that helps farmers with this problem. Where can I get more information? More...

Indian Wanting Coffee:

An Indian walks into a cafe with a shotgun in one hand and pulling a male buffalo with the other. He says to the waiter: "Want coffee."  The waiter says, " Sure, Chief. Coming right up." He gets the Indian a tall mug of coffee....  More...

Early County Man Ran Over Two Times After Vehicle Accident

On Monday, October 9, 2017, at about 8:00 p.m., a green Ford Thunderbird driven by Robert Turner (age 25) from Blakely, was traveling north on GA 39 Old Lucille road, in Early County. More...

New Senior Center rules

On her first day at the senior complex, the new manager addressed all the seniors pointing out some of her rules.  "The female sleeping quarters will be out-of- bounds for all males, and the male dormitory to the females. More...

Triple AAA Offers Driving Tips for Teen Drivers During National Teen Driver Safety Week

AAA is offering tips for parents of teen drivers during National Teen Driver Safety Week, as car crashes continue to be the leading cause of death among teens.  The week, officially on October 15-21, aims to inform parents of the alarming statis More...

Poison

A man goes to see the Rabbi. More...

The clocks in Heaven

A man died and went to Heaven.  As he stood in front of the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks behind him. He asked, “What are all those clocks for?”  St. Peter answered, “Those are Lie-Clocks. More...

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

After a stormy (Irma) wipeout of the September meeting, the Colquitt Garden Club scheduled a field trip for its October meeting.  On October 10, six members braved the "predicted rain" and enjoyed a tour of Thomasville Georgia (no rain). More...

Never Forget Your Friends

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

Irishman's first drink with son

I was reading an article last night about fathers and sons, and memories came flooding back to the time I took my son out for his first drink.  Off we went to our local bar, which is only two blocks from the house.  I got him a Guinness Sto More...

Got drunk once

I took my uncle to the mall the other day to buy some new shoes. He is 92. We decided to grab a bite at the food court. I noticed he was watching a teenager sitting next to him. More...

Hope your life is filled with sighs!

Puppy size!

“Danielle keeps repeating it over and over again. We've been back to this animal shelter at least five times. More...

Peanut Bank Week Observed

The Georgia Peanut Commission and Georgia Bankers Association will join forces Oct. 16-20, 2017, to promote the 41st annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week. More...

One Killed in Decatur County Vehicle Crash

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at about 11:40 a.m., a black Ford Mustang was traveling south on East River Road, in Decatur County.  The vehicle was being driven by Kourtney Breedlove, age 20, from Bainbridge.  The vehicle left the roadway, More...

Funny Stuff That You See

A sign in a shoe repair store in Vancouver that read: "We will heel you. We will save your sole. We will even dye for you."  Sign over a Gynecologist's Office: "Dr. More...

Do you like getting older?

I can hit the golf ball any way I can and laugh if it goes in the lake.  Them's the breaks. I'm just happy I can still hit that golf ball.  I am sending this to those on my Seniors because it is so well written. More...

Two Vehicle Crash at 1st and Pine

A two-vehicle accident occurred Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at approximately 1:11 p.m. More...

Childbirth at 65

Too good not to share. Enjoy!  With all the new technology regarding fertility recently, a 65-year-old friend of mine was able to give birth. More...