January 30, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Grady County Forestry Pageant held

On Saturday, January 5, 2008, seven lovely young ladies were crowned the 2008 Grady County Forestry Queens. More...

2008 Building Creative Communities Conference February 1-3, 2008

Colquitt, Georgia, the home of Swamp Gravy, Georgia's Folk Life Play, will present the 2008 Building Creative Communities Conference February 1, 2, and 3. More...

Joiner named to Who's Who in Poetry

Christy Joiner, daughter of Brenda Joiner and the late Jerry Joiner of Colquitt, just received the honor of being named to The International Who's Who in Poetry. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - An elderly Bainbridge woman was killed when firedestroyed her home early on Sunday, January 20, according to Bainbridge Public Safety. Public Safety officersresponding to a report of fireat 639 Green Street around 5:50 a.m. More...

The new supermarket

The new supermarket near my house has an automatic water mister to keep produce fresh. Just before it goes on, you hear the sound of thunder and the smell of fresh rain. More...

Fact to consider before voting

On February 5, we'll have the opportunity to vote in Georgia's Presidential Primary. So, it's time to consider the powerful influences behind your candidate's friendly handshake, smiling face and wonderful promises. More...

Because she chose life

Over 30 years ago, an 18-year-old single woman, whom we'll call Angela, gave birth to a baby girl. Angela had no job or home. More...

Swamp Gravy: Reunion Returns to Cotton Hall

Swamp Gravy's 15th anniversary season continues in March

COLQUITT, Ga. January 23, 2008 - Swamp Gravy continues its 15th anniversary season with its funniest play yet! Swamp Gravy: Reunion returns to the stages of Cotton Hall on March 6. More...

• The • retirement home

Two elderly gentlemen from a retirement center were sitting on a bench under a tree when one turns to the other and says: "John, I'm 83 years old now, and I'm just full of aches and pains. I know you're about my age. How do you feel? More...

Emerald Lake RV park a diamond in the rough

If you haven't gone by Emerald Lake RV Park, between Colquitt and Donalsonville on SR 91, you have missed a treat. Owners, Don and Charlene Mathis and Edwin and Margaret Lavender, have made the park a showplace for this part of Georgia. More...