March 14, 2018 RSS feed / Community

The America We Live In

It is impossible for one person to make everyone else happy.  It’s been snowing all night. More...

Taxes Are Going Down

Gov. Deal signed a bill into law that's going to allow Georgians to keep more of their hard-earned money. This law will decrease the tax rate for individuals and businesses and will double the standard deduction. More...

How Smart Is Your Right Foot?

This is hysterical. You have to try this. It is absolutely true. I guess there are some things that the brain cannot handle.  HOW SMART IS YOUR RIGHT FOOT?  You have to try this please, it takes two seconds. I could not believe this!  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Bainbridge case from 2016 was recently heard at the United States District Court, where Judge W. Louis Sands sentenced Keith Gaines, 43, to 176 months imprisonment.  More...

In case you didn't know!

The location of your mailbox shows you how far away from your house you can be in a robe before you start looking like a mental patient.  My therapist said that my narcissism causes me to misread social situations. More...

Start of summer a good time to organize family disaster plan

As summer draws near, so does the start of hurricane season. This can be a perfect opportunity for families to organize a disaster plan, says a pediatrician from Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu).  More...

Consumer Q’s

Cantaloupe Cobblers & Tomatoes

Q: Do you have a recipe for cantaloupe cobbler? More...

World's funniest book report

The students at a local college were assigned to read two books, "Titanic" and "My Life" by Bill Clinton, and to write book reports.  One student turned in the following book report, with the proposition that they were nearly identical stories! More...

Did you know about this? You should!

Jerry Brown is right about one thing, it's war.  Most Americans have no idea that Dems hate the US Constitution. They want it changed, but they know they cannot get enough votes in the Congress to do it.  So they have another strategy. More...

The Blind Girl Changes

There was a blind girl who hated herself because she was blind. She hated everyone, except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. More...

Mayo Clinic - Drinking water

This is indeed good information. A cardiologist determined that heart attacks can be triggered by dehydration. Now I carry a bottle of water wherever I go. Aspirin is also a good idea! Good Thing To Know From The Mayo Clinic. More...

Solution to Problems

Everyone concentrates on the problems we're having in this country lately: illegal immigration, BP oil spill, and alligators attacking people in Florida. I concentrate on solutions for the problems. It's a winwin situation. More...

March is prime Crappie time

Right now is the time to take advantage of some cool weather crappie fishing, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division.  More...

Taking Boating Safety Courses Have Benefits

Navigating a boat is much like driving a car. Safety lessons and courses can make the captain of the vessel a better sailor. Handling a boat properly and safely is something that comes with practice. More...

A Few Southern Stories

Georgia - The owner of a golf course in Georgia was confused about paying an invoice, so he decided to ask his secretary for some mathematical help.  He called her into his office and said, "Y'all graduated from the University of Georgia, and I More...

Golden Triangle speaks to Lions

The Colquitt Lions Club met Wednesday, March 7, at Moby Dick Restaurant at their regular luncheon meeting. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

No One Injured in Accident

On Monday, March 5, 2018, at approximately 11:40 a.m., a call went out from dispatch that an accident had occurred on Highway 91 North. More...

Consumer Q's - Black Mold, Bell Peppers

Question: Can I add watermelon to Jell-O? I know some fruits will not allow the gelatin to set.  Answer: Yes, you can add watermelon to Jell-O and other gelatin recipes. More...

Reminder, Corporate Customers of Annual Registration Renewal Deadline

It will cost you $25 more April 2

Atlanta – Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has reminded officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia that the annual renewal period deadline is 11:59 p.m. More...

New credit card scam

New Credit Card Scam: Stealing Security Codes  The three- or four-digit security codes printed on credit and debit cards are meant to protect you from criminals who want to charge purchases to your account. More...

A verse to read

“But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. ”  1 Timothy 5:8 (esv)   More...

Flood Safety Preparedness Week

Flood Safety Preparedness Week in Georgia is March 11-16, and Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians that a flood insurance policy can be a valuable addition to standard homeowners, renters, and business owners’ coverage More...

Eating in the 50s

Pasta was not eaten in Australia.  Curry was a surname.  A take-away was a mathematical problem.  A pizza was something to do with a leaning tower.  All potato crisps were plain; the only choice we had was whether to put salt on o More...

It’s getting to look a lot like spring

As you ride around Colquitt and Miller County with the windows on your cars and trucks up and heaters on, you would think it is already spring with all the flowering trees and bushes in full bloom, and it’s just mid-March. More...

Backspin brakes

Bill’s wife goes out to buy a car. The salesman says, I recommend this one. She asks why. The salesman says, “Because it has hydraulic backspin brakes. Get in and I’ll show you.”  More...

Grants Awarded Wildlife- Viewing Projects Across State

Wildlife-viewing projects from Athens to Colquitt and Atlanta to Brunswick will receive grants to improve public opportunities to see and learn about animals, plants and natural habitats considered conservation priorities in Georgia’s State Wil More...

Two Vehicle Accident Injuries Both Drivers

A two vehicle accident, involving occurred Monday, March 5, 2018, at approximately 6:07 p.m. on State Route 45 North and Clay Brown Road. More...