June 21, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested Shane Hoskins of Albany, Georgia, on Sunday, June 11, for possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of a schedule two controlled substance, driving under the influence, drugs not More...

Stash your trash, or bears

Garbage is irresistible to a hungry black bear. The presence of available garbage encourages bears to change their normal movement patterns and “hang out” in non-traditional range areas. What can you do? More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Puppet Variety Show   More...

New waterfowl information

Season planning underway for waterfowl hunters: dates and season regulations approved. More...

Consumer Q’s

Century Plants and Monarch Butterflies

Q: Is it true that century plants only bloom every one hundred years? A: Depending on climate and location, the century plant ( Agave americana) may take 10 to 30 years to bloom. More...

Three Tips for Keeping More of Your Own Money

Putting off working on your tax return may cost you, financial planner warns. More...

Priorities and Success

1. Today, I interviewed my grandmother for part of a research paper I'm working on for my Psychology class. More...

Preacher in Arkansas

An old country preacher had a teenage son, and it was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession. Like many young men his age, the boy didn't really know what he wanted to do, and he didn't seem too concerned about it. More...

Burglaries and Thefts Being Investigated Here--- Help!

Incident reports from the Miller County Sheriff's Department indicate that on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Deputy Garison Clenney of the Miller County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call from 1094 GA Hwy. More...

Bainbridge Couple Killed in SC

News of a fatal wreck in South Carolina spread rapidly into South Georgia Monday afternoon after a Bainbridge couple died in a wreck on I-85 Northbound near Fair Play, SC.  More...

A history lesson- who to fear

A history lesson? Its true today as it was then!  Just a reminder...from Vietnam! ( A REMINDER IN HISTORY )  General Võ Nguyên Giáp was a brilliant, highly respected leader of the North Vietnam military. More...

Henry Named Dougherty County District-wide Athletic Director

The Dougherty County Board of Education has named Lea Henry as the district wide Athletic Director. More...

Warrants issued for 26 suspects in auto insurance fraud ring

Atlanta - Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens announced today that arrest warrants have been issued for 26 suspects in connection with an automobile insurance fraud ring centered in the Columbus, Georgia area. More...

Made in the USA- Buy USA

Costco sells Goodyear wiper blades for almost Half the price that you will pay on the outside and they are made in the U.S.A.  Read and do the following.  More...

Extreme heat events are the most dangerous natural hazards

Heat-related illnesses and deaths are the most dangerous natural hazards in the United States, says Southwest District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “But they are preventable,” she added. More...

What a difference 100 years makes

The year was 1917 (This will boggle your mind)  The year is 1917 "One hundred years ago."  What a difference a century makes!  Here are some statistics for the Year 1917:  The average life expectancy for men was 47 years.  Fu More...

The yellow jackets are swarming! Be careful!

"Toole, where are you,?" the call came in from Terry Pickle last Wednesday.  "I'm in Albany driving 'First’ Wife,” I replied.  "I've got something to show you tomorrow out at the farm," Pickle said.  More...