June 11, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Local MCREA Members attend State Convention

The Georgia Retired Educators Association celebrated their 50th anniversary during the state convention held May 6-8, 2008, at the Athens Classic Center in Athens. More...

Proudly They Serve

Army Reserve Pfc. Nakesha Richardson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Library News

OKEEFENOKEE JOE AT YOUR LIBRARY

Bainbridge, GA - Join us as the Southwest Georgia Regional Library System presents "Okeefenokee Joe," as a part of the library system's Vacation Reading Program 2008, Catch the Reading Bug. More...

Tick Solution

Spring is here, and the ticks will soon be showing their heads. Here is a good way to get them off you, your children, or your pets. Give it a try. A school nurse has written this info, and it really works. More...

Ways to Help Raise Grades

Millions of high-school and college students prepare for that last minute push to raise their grades, and parents are always looking for ways to help. Here are six tips to boost final-exam scores. 1) Exercise the body to give the brain a boost. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A 37-year-old man found dead inside a southeastern Decatur County home Tuesday morning was the apparent victim of homicide, according to Sheriff Wiley Griffin. More...

The Baptist Cowboy

A cowboy in Wyoming, but originally from Texas , walks into a bar and orders three mugs of Bud. He sits in the back of the room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When he finishes them, he comes back to the bar and orders three more. More...

Broadband underway

The South Georgia Regional Information Technology Authority has begun construction on Phase 1 of the SGRITA broadband network. More...

Means Appointed Chair of Miller County Collaborative Committee

The board of the Miller County Collaborative Committee Family Connection is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Means as its new Family Connection Chair. More...

Using debit cards at the gas pump

This may be helpful to all! Jim just told me about something that happened to one of his coworkers. She used her credit/debit card to purchase gas at the pump (like most of us do). She received her receipt like normal. More...

Burke graduates from GSW

Ashley Eugene Burke graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus on May 9, 2008. Ashley received a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources. More...

The Stranger

This is very interesting and not the ending I had expected. A few years after I was born, my dad met a stranger who was new to our small Texas town. More...

Photo of the Past

Last week's photo of the past was (L-R) Syole Gay Williams, T.J. Gay, and Bessie Gay Swearingain. Those guessing correctly were Annie Laura Middleton, Winford Harden, Audrey Houston, Ray Houston, Bonnie Chambers and Joe Lane McLendon. More...

Seminole Ramlins

The Madison Co. Bass Club fished 4 ½ hours last Sunday with David Blanton winning with 15.16 lbs. He also had Big Fish, a big 6.28 lbs. It was a long haul for 4 ½ hours of fishen. More...

It's gardening time

Bob Daniels of Colquitt brought in some of the fruits of his labors Tuesday morning, June 3. These super-sized zucchini squash weighed in from four pounds to six pounds. More...