March 20, 2019 RSS feed / 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...

Library News

New Books at the Library   More...

Let Me Tell You About My Friend, Sue Cook Pickle

My first memory of Sue was riding up a small dirt lane with my dad, who was meeting Sue’s dad. As we approached the house at the end of the road, I saw four girls and one boy playing in the yard. More...

Do our performance-driven attitudes wreck our witness?

“Congratulations on your sales today, Peggy.” I had to force myself to say the words. It was even harder to be sincere.  More...

Paws Corner

Friend's Dog Is Obese

DEAR PAW'S CORNER: I was glad to dog-sit for my friend and next-door neighbor when she went on a two-week trip, and I followed her instructions for feeding and walking her mixed retriever, "Gladys," to the letter. More...

Will Your Beneficiaries Beat the Odds?

Tips for Helping Your Family Survive the ‘3 Generations’ Rule

Two-thirds of baby boomers will inherit a total $7.6 trillion in their lifetimes, according to the Boston College Center for Retirement Research -- that’s $1.7 trillion more than China’s 2012 GDP. More...

False Advertising?

Two young boys walked into a pharmacy one day, picked out a box of tampons and proceeded to the checkout counter. The man at the counter ased the older boy, "Son, how old are you?" "Eight," the boy replied. More...

Best Job?

Letter to the Boss:  I have enjoyed working here these past several years.  You have paid me very well and given me benefits beyond belief.  More...

Call 911

An elderly Floridian called 911 on his cell phone to report that his car has been broken into. He is hysterical as he explains his situation to the dispatcher. More...

Stuff t o Ponder

On your day off in an intellectual way, here are a few of life's mysteries to ponder over coffee.  1. Ever wonder about those people who spend $5.00 each on those little bottles of Evian water? Try spelling Evian backwards: NAIVE  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...

Seminole County High School STAR Student Will Cobb Honored at Luncheon

Seminole County High School senior Will Cobb and teacher Maribeth Burke were recently recognized as the Seminole County STAR Student and Teacher at the Region 9 STAR Student and Teacher Recognition Luncheon held at the Plaza Restaurant in Thomasville More...

Plant Lilies for a Summer Garden of Elegant and Fragrant Blooms

Lilies add long-lasting color and fragrance to flower gardens and summer bouquets. These stately flowers provide vertical interest and blend nicely with other perennials. More...

Key to affording college is to have a good plan

Setting goals is often the first step to achieving your hopes and dreams for yourself and your family. Making a plan, however, is crucial to making those dreams a reality. More...

Under the Gold Dome

With Crossover Day behind us, the House reconvened under the Gold Dome for the ninth week of the legislative session on Monday, March 11. More...

2019 Statewide Turkey Season Opens March 23

SOCIAL CIRCLE, Ga. (March 18, 2019) – Georgia turkey hunters are ready for the season to open on Saturday, Mar. 23. More...

A wee bit of Irish

A wee bit of alleged Irish Humor to Improve Your day:  After 10 years, the wife starts to think their kid looks kind a strange so she decides to do a DNA test. More...