November 8, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Miller County Receives Health Grant

ATLANTA, GA – Miller County has been selected by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) to receive one of the Employee Health & Wellbeing Incentive Grants awarded statewide to promote worksite programs designed to enhance th More...

500 Hacks Academy Ball Club Wins Championship

Congratulations to the 15U 500 Hacks Academy Ball Club for win- ning the “North Georgia Bash” championship in Cumming, Georgia, on October 29. This is a newly organized club under the leadership of Coach Daniel De- Souza. More...

One bad day

There I was sitting at the bar staring at my drink when a large, trouble-making biker steps up next to me, grabs my drink and gulps it down in one swig.  "Well, what are you gonna do about it?" he says, menacingly, as I burst into tears. More...

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Scenes from Trick-or-Treat

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Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Dylan Morris, 25, of Bainbridge, was arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter last Friday night in Panama City Beach, Florida.  More...

A phone call

I was barely sitting down when I heard a voice from the other stall saying: “Hi, how are you?”   I'm not the type to start a conversation in the men's restroom, but I don't know what got into me, so I answered, somewhat embarrassed, More...

10 Ways to Keep Holiday Hackers at Bay ––––––

Cyber-Security Expert Offers Tips to Safeguard Information

We’ve all lost our identity at least three times, with more than 930 million records breached, lost or stolen to hackers and cyber criminals, says consumer advocacy non-profit Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. More...

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Q: I heard that the Agricultural Certificate of Exemption (ST-A1) I have used in the past in making farm-related purchases will not be valid after the end of this year. What is replacing it? More...

Hudgens offers fire safety tips for the holiday season

Atlanta - Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urges Georgians to keep safety in mind when decorating their homes for the holidays.  “Don’t let fire turn your holiday into a tragedy,” Commissioner Hudgens said. More...

The birthday gift

One day a fella was driving home when he suddenly realized that it was his daughter's birthday and *shock* he hadn't bought her anything. Out of the corner of his eye he notices a shopping mall. More...