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Blountstown - Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office investigators were called to a tragic scene in Clarksville Thursday night.  More...

Baby Joelle earns her wings

Baby Joelle Elizabeth Oswalt was born February 3, 2012, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL, to David and Stephanie Oswalt.  More...

Second threat after anthrax scare at Barnesville newspaper

A second threatening letter arrived Friday to Lamar County newspaper offices a day after suspicious powder in another envelope forced evacuations.  News editor and publisher Walter Geiger has received death threats before, but never expected his More...

Will Your Beneficiaries Beat the Odds?

Tips for Helping Your Family Survive the ‘3 Generations’ Rule

Two-thirds of baby boomers will inherit a total $7.6 trillion in their lifetimes, according to the Boston College Center for Retirement Research -- that’s $1.7 trillion more than China’s 2012 GDP.  More...

The Press and Paula Deen

Charlie Daniels is an American patriot and famous country western singer.  Please take time to read his recent comments of July 1, 2013.  ----------------------  More...

Let us turn to Hymn #365

This is too funny - but I suspect the minister didn't appreciate it.  A minister was completing a temperance sermon. More...

Investing Ti p

I called my stockbroker this morning and asked him what I should be investing in as I feel interest rates are going to be rising as they did during the late 70's and early 80's.  So I told him I thought we ought to be looking to getting out of b More...

God, Heaven, Hell and life after death

An atheist was seated next to a little girl on an airplane, and he turned to her and said, "Do you want to talk? More...

Polly Toole of Tybee Island

Title   Owner, Island Pharmacy, the only pharmacy on Tybee Island  Address   303 1st St., Tybee Island, GA 31328  Family   Two sons – Joseph Toole, a Tybee policeman, and Andy Andrews, a certification inspector of aircr More...

GBI asks for information in Blakely murder cold case

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says they are sure someone has information that could solve the 2011 murder of a Blakely man. Now they are calling on that person to help bring a killer to justice.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Former Early Co. investigator sentenced in extortion case

A former Early County Sheriff’s investigator has been sentenced after pleading guilty to federal extortion charges.  Jarrod “J.D.” Murkerson, 35, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment, followed by two years of supervised More...

A few smiles for today

Florida  A Florida senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out of the dealership. More...

Key to affording college is to have a plan

Setting goals is often the first step to achieving your hopes and dreams for yourself and your family. Making a plan, however, is crucial to making those dreams a reality. More...

Birthday fishing bonus for boat owners

Georgia boat owners, do we have a birthday gift for you.  Starting this month, Georgia residents who have a boat registered with the state can fish on their birthday and for two days after as part of their boat registration fee.  More...

Don't mess with the law

A police motorcycle officer stops a driver for shooting through a red light.  The driver steps out of his car and comes striding toward the officer, demanding to know why he is being harassed by the Gestapo!  More...

Large mosquito population expected in GA

Scientists are predicting a large mosquito population in Georgia during the next few weeks.  Elmer Gray, an entomologist with the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension Service, says the nuisance mosquitoes are expected to be partic More...

Two vehicle accident injures several occupants and totals autos

The Colquitt Police Department, Miller County EMS, and the Georgia State Patrol were dispatched to a vehicle accident with injuries on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at approximately 4:30 p.m.  More...

One of my better choices

After a Friday morning in a meeting with the commissioners and tax officials, I have a good comparison between heaven and hell.  First wife called just as I left the special called commissioners’ meeting. More...