December 21, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Colquitt Garden Club Holds Annual Christmas Luncheon

The Annual Colquitt Garden Club Luncheon on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at the Peoples South Bank Community Room. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Driving for the Holidays?   More...

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Hi Honey,  Thank you for that heartfelt apology. I don't often get an apology from you, and I truly appreciate it. I, too, felt bad about the argument and wanted to apologize. I realize that I can sometimes be a little pushy.   More...

The Christmas Gift............

Born during the great depression, she never knew the fancy clothes and pretty things that some girls knew. Her clothes were hand-me-downs from her three older sisters and any toys they shared were homemade. More...

The New Generation

Daughter: "Daddy, I am coming home to get married. Take out your checkbook. I'm in love with a boy who is far away from me. I am in California, and he lives in New York. More...

Rascal's Christmas Story

Rascal was lying on his back counting the stars. It was unusually clear and bright tonight. He pondered: so why are there so many lights turned on tonight? Why is it so quiet? Why didn’t Brownie come to see me today? More...

Missing mountain man

Fifty-one years ago, Herman James, a West Virginia mountain man, was drafted by the Army.  On his first day in basic training, the Army issued him a comb. More...

Consumer Q’s

Q&A with the GA Dept of Agriculture

Question: Where can I learn some basics of designing a landscape? I have purchased a home and the landscape is barren. I don’t know where to begin. Should I hire someone? More...

Best bartender joke

A suspended lawyer, an illegal alien, a pathological liar, a communist, a Muslim, a terrible golfer and, a black guy walk into a bar.  The bartender asks: “What'll it be, Mr. President?”   More...

Cup Cake Gang celebrates 17 years

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Ho, Ho , Ho, Merry Christmas

Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas! The old saying is, "It is better to give than receive," and Saturday, December 10, at Colquitt United Methodist Church, the giving was in full force. More...

A Time for Tolerance

Jigs McDonald, NHL Hall of Fame broadcaster speaking in Ontario, says:"I am truly perplexed that so many of my friends are against another mosque being built in Toronto. More...

Misty Hayes needs new van

Misty Hayes does not let muscular dystrophy slow her down from living an active life, but her 2003 model van may stop her from traveling independently. The vehicle has frequent mechanical issues and has a mileage limit that is rapidly approaching. More...

A Christmas apology

Hope you enjoy this!  Hi Sweetheart,  I am sorry about getting into an argument about putting up the Christmas lights. I guess that sometimes I feel like you are pushing me too hard when you want something. More...

The Toilet Seat

My wife, Julie, had been after me for several weeks to paint the seat on our toilet. Finally, I got around to doing it while Julie was out. After finishing, I left to take care of another matter before she returned.  More...

A Santa Letter from Timmy

Dear Santa:  How are you? How is Mrs. Claus? I hope everyone from the reindeer to the elves is fine. I have been a very good boy this year. I would like an X-Box 360 with Call of Duty IV and the latest iPhone for Christmas. More...

BC Holds Pinning Ceremony

Bainbridge State College’s School of Health Sciences and Professional Studies is pleased to announce the pinning of nine Practical Nursing (PN) graduates.  More...

EPD local orders

EXECUTED ORDERS  The following orders were posted by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division November 14, 2016 November 18, 2016:  •Under authority of the Hazardous Waste Management Act:  Facility: Industrial Manufacturing&n More...

Humbug 'Letters from Santa'

Columbus, GA—(December 8, 2014)—The holiday season continues with another scam targeting consumers looking for “Letters from Santa.” The websites promise a customized letter from Santa, but do not deliver on their promise.&nbs More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Over $25,000 worth of scrap materials that were collected during the tearing down of four chicken houses have been stolen, according to the Decatur County Sheriff’s office. More...

Hometown Memories

I guess the first memories of my childhood were around 1950,  Daddy was share cropping with Mr. John Mitch Newberry.  Growing up on a small farm in Miller County was great. More...

Marijuana and marriage

For those who haven't heard, Washington State recently passed two laws.  They legalized gay marriage and legalized marijuana.  The fact that gay marriage and marijuana were legalized on the same day makes perfect Biblical sense.  Levit More...

Husband and Wife Christmas shopping

A couple were in a busy shopping center just before Christmas. The wife suddenly noticed that her husband was missing, and as they had a lot to do, she called him on his mobile.  The wife said, "Where are you? You know we have lots to do."  More...