June 16, 2010 RSS feed / Community

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Bainbridge -At about 1:00 p.m. last Saturday afternoon, 56-year-old Linda L. Harrison of Harrison Road in Climax was killed when her SUV struck a semi truck trailer. Linda Harrison was employed at Dr. More...

Drowning victim recovered Monday

According to news reports, a 33 year old man visiting from New Jersey drowned in Spring Creek at about 1 p.m. on Monday, June 14. More...

Husband Down!

A husband and wife are shopping in their local Wal- Mart. The husband picks up a case of Budweiser and puts it in their cart.   “What do you think you're doing?” asks the wife. More...

The Bridge•••

A man on his Harley was riding along a California beach when suddenly the sky clouded above his head, and, in a booming voice, God said, “Because you have tried to be faithful to me in all ways, I will grant you one wish.”   The bi More...

Grady's Bateman Team named National Champs

Five public relations’ students from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication were first place winners in the national Bateman Case Study Competition held in Washington, D.C. recently.   More...

Early voting now underway

According to Chief Registrar Evelyn Stubbs, the absentee voting for the General Primary started Monday, June 7, and will be open during regular business hours until Friday, July 16. Certain types of ID are required. More...

THE SOWER

A boy and a girl, both scuba divers, were married under water. More...

Colquitt native is Cook County’s new school superintendent

Lance Heard, a native of Colquitt, was recently named the new superintendent of Cook County Schools in Adel.   Lance graduated from Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus in 1984. More...

PeoplesSouth Bank announces promotions

The board of directors of PeoplesSouth Bank is proud to announce the promotion of Stacie R. Pickle to assistant vice president of the Colquitt location and Wayne Ellis as Agricultural Loan Officer. More...

Proudly They Serve Worthy graduates from basic training

Arita Danyelle Collier Worthy graduated recently from the Great Lakes Naval Training Center in Chicago, Illinois. Worthy is a 2008 graduate of Miller County High School. More...

Democrats Vote Down 5 Percent Rule

In a bid to stem taxpayer losses for bad loans guaranteed by federal housing agencies Fanny Mae and Freddy Mac, Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn) proposed that borrowers be required to make a 5% down payment in order to qualify. More...

Golden Triangle meeting held here

The Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council met recently at Helen’s Pirate Cove Restaurant in Colquitt. More...