August 13, 2008 RSS feed / Community

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Ten reasons to elope

Grab yourself a cup of coffee, slice off a piece of that pound cake and pull up a chair. More...

First workers at Georgia's Kia plant hired

Twenty-eight people have been hired from a pool of 43,000 applicants; by the end of the year, there will be 700 employees working at the car plant. More...

Cpl. Mitchell Gowan receives full Corporal Pin

Lance Corporal Mitchell B. Gowan of Cherry Point, North Carolina, celebrated his 20th birthday on August 1, 2008. Along with celebrating his birthday, he was also honored with a pinning ceremony where he received his Full Corporal Pin. More...

Don't drink and drive or it could be Labor Day

As Georgians begin making their vacation plans for the upcoming Labor Day festivities, please remember there are two activities that never mix well on our holiday social calendar: Drinking and Driving. More...

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Maridel Callan, U.S Senator, Saxby Chambliss, Taylor Powell (daughter of Mary Elizabeth and Ryan Powell and the Callans' youngest granddaughter), and Parks Callan at the McCain for President leadership meeting and "Sonny's Fish Fry" in Perry August 2 More...

birthdays and calendar of events

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13 Birthdays: Patrick Burch, Leigh Ann Walton, Sue Pickle, Peggy Powell King, Brad Cross, Jeffery Faulks, Keisha Tully, Tonya Worsley, Aaron Parr, Jordan Phillips, Billy Wilson THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 Birthdays: More...

Court of Appeals has reason to hear power plant case

"There has been a longrunning battle over energy and how it's produced focused on a proposed coal-fired power plant in Early County. The legal machinations over the plant have been extensive. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - On August 1, Investigator Frank Green with Bainbridge Public Safety received information that two males, 40-year-old Jubal Bryan and an unknown subject, were in a car purchasing crack cocaine on Calhoun Street behind the Hutto-McIver More...

'Brother George' shares his ministry in India

Colquitt- George Pulidindi, a pastor from Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India, is visiting a friend in Donalsonville and has been sharing with churches and groups about his ministry and life in India. More...

Golden Triangle RCD helping Southwest Georgia

Colquitt Lions Club president, Dr. Joe Grimsley opened the meeting Wednesday, August 6, by welcoming the newest member, MCHS Principal Robert McIntosh. The president then opened with prayer and led with Pledge to the Flag. More...

From a friend

This was sent to me by one of my working friends. He thought it would be good for me to remember, just in case I get old enough to retire. A retired friend told him this story. More...

Gale girls meet country music star

Micaelah Gale, (R), had the pleasure of meeting John Rich of country music's Big and Rich recently in Panama City. F. More...

Swing Vote reviewed by southern girl

One ordinary guy is giving the candidates a reason to run in Swing Vote, a political comedy that follows Bud Johnson (portrayed by Kevin Costner), a care-free, beer drinking guy who lives in the infamous town of Texico, New Mexico. More...

Martin beats Jones in Senate run-off

Jim Martin won a runoff for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate, beating Vernon Jones, the front runner in the primary last month. More...

Are the Olympics over yet?

I admit that, in 1996, the only thing that broke up the monotonous agony of Bob Dole's run for the White House against wild Bill and that short, rich fellow from Texas that looks kind of like my dad was the hubbub over the 1996 Olympics. More...

Photo of the Past

Last week's picture of the past was Jay and Betty Lou Jackson and three of their children, from left: Rita, Peggy, and Wanda. Those guessing correctly were Susan Weaver, Don Mock, Donald Kirksey, Charles Jordan and Susan Turner. More...

Proudly They Serve

Himes completes training at Lackland AFB

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Tonya V. Himes has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...