December 11, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Colquitt native celebrates 107 years

Emma Montgomery, believed to be the oldest living resident of Decatur County, celebrated 107 years on December 8.  Born in Colquitt on December 8, 1906, she is the sole survivor of a family of nine children. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Christmas Toddler Time  More...

LOST MY GLASSES

Yesterday my daughter emailed me again asking why I didn't do something useful with my time, like sitting around the pool and drinking wine is not a good thing. More...

A Change of Course

THOMASVILLE — One of the most defining moments in U.S. history happened 72 years ago Saturday. It was the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  More...

Political vacations

We've heard all about Obama's vacations, but not much about KY Senator Rand Paul's summer break.  He and a partner teamed up to do pro bono (done without compensation for the public good) eye surgeries for the poor.  People who came to the More...

Redneck magic

A black guy and a redneck go into a pastry shop. The black guy whisks three cookies into his pocket with lightning speed. The baker doesn't notice.  The black guy says to the redneck: "You see how clever we are? More...

NEWS AROUND US

Blakely - Several burglaries were reported over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including a residence on Spooner Quarter Road November 27 and Sowhatchee Church on Cedar Springs Road November 30.  More...

A best lawyer story

I would not doubt that this is a true story...  The "Best Lawyer Story of All Time"... The United Way realized that it had never received a donation from the city's most successful lawyer.  More...

Extraordinary performance by Smith

Randal Espey, Regional Sales Director of Ohio National Financial Services presents Tim Smith of Tim Smith and Associates with a Pacesetter Award. More...

How the West was to One

I was a sophomore in high school, and it was the first day of the school year. There was a new boy, Skip, who was in my athletic training class. He was big, muscular, and showed a lot of athletic ability. More...

Facts you may not know–––––

• It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!  • Gold is the only metal that doesn't rust, even if it's buried in the ground for thousands of years.&nbs More...

It was a Charles Dickens kind of year

While many people are out on a shopping spree to liquidate any cash reserves they might have left, I am taking this time to do a little bit of reflection.  More...

Signs for Tourists

My wife, Donna, sent me to town to purchase the last items we had on our list for our vacation. More...

A Box of Band- Aids!

Patton staggered home very late after another evening with his drinking buddy, Paddy. He took off his shoes to avoid waking his wife, Kathleen.  More...