April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Community

STAR Student Is a Horne Family Tradition

In 1992, Jeremy Horne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peyton Horne, was named STAR Student of the Seminole County School System. He chose Mrs. Anna Pace as his STAR teacher.  More...

Ladies’ Luncheon set

All ladies are cordially invited to the Communitywide Ladies Luncheon at Colquitt United Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 18. The event is held on the third Wednesday of the month and features an inspirational speaker and/ or a program of music. More...

Never forget your friends!

A newlywed young man was sitting on the porch on a hot, humid day, sipping iced tea with his father.  As he talked about adult life, marriage, responsibilities, and obligations, the father thoughtfully stirred the ice cubes in his glass and cast More...

Headed for a Vacation

“California for a month - no! Colorado for two weeks - no! The mountains for one week - no! The beach for two days - yes. More...

Southwest Georgia Region Posts Great February

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said the Southwest Region posted a February with many critical job measures trending in the right direction even though some were down for the month.  Butler noted the annual number of employed residents an More...

You know you live in California if:

Californians, so as not to be outdone by all the redneck, hillbilly, and Texan jokes, somebody had to come up with this, “you know you’re from California if:” 1. Your co-worker has eight body piercings and none are visible. 2. More...

Dead Penguins Never Knew This!

Did you ever wonder why there are no dead penguins on the ice in Antarctica? Where do they all go?  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...

It's clean & funny

A girl asks her boyfriend to come over Friday night to meet and have dinner with her parents.  Since this is such a big event, the girl announces to her boyfriend that after dinner, she would like to go out and make love for the first time.  More...

Spring is the sneezy season

Multiple news reports tell sneezers how to get ready for the Spring Sneeze season. More...

More ammo!

A guy walked into a crowded bar, waving his unholstered pistol, and yelled, "I have a Ruger 9mm with a ten shot magazine and I want to know who's been sleeping with my wife."  A voice from the back of the room called out, "You need more ammo". More...

Georgia Power Customers To See $25 Credit on April Bills

ATLANTA – April 3, 2018 – The first of three $25 credits for the Vogtle nuclear expansion will be applied to Georgia Power customers’ bills beginning this month. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Program   More...

Food Bank This Saturday

Due to the Mayhaw Festival, the Food Bank is early this month.  It will be held this Saturday, April 14, at Colquitt United Methodist Church from 9:00-10:30.   More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - The community is mourning the loss of Adam Taylor, 30, a Decatur County firefighter who suddenly died while off duty last week. More...

A Chinese Story

A tourist walked into a Chinese curio shop in San Francisco. While looking around at the exotic merchandise, he noticed a very lifelike, life-sized, bronze statue of a rat. More...

Why No Transgender In the Military?

Submitted by Charles Garrett Trey Gowdy just said a few things about the military in response to a question from a CNN reporter about the ban of transgender. He nails it! More...

Celebrate National Arbor Day by Planting Trees

Receive 10 Free Shade Trees by Joining the Arbor Day Foundation National Arbor Day is Friday, April 27, this year, and theArbor Day Foundation is making it easy for anyone to celebrate the annual tree-planting holiday. More...

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Q: Is it possible for mosquitoes to breed inside my house? I seem to have a lot of them. A: Yes. Houseplants such as “lucky bamboo” grown in pebbles and water can serve as a place for mosquitoes to lay their eggs. More...

A Fishing Story About Trot- lines

Trot-lines, cat-fishing, Chattahoochee river, Lake George, Lake Talquin and Lake Seminole  More...

Betcha didn't know -

I learned several new things today. These should entertain you... and the “last” is the best!  WHY?  1 ... Why do men's clothes have buttons on the right while women's clothes have buttons on the left?  BECAUSE  More...

First Friday Breakfast Held

The last Chamber Breakfast was held on Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Tarrer Inn in Colquitt. A delicious breakfast was prepared for chamber members and guests by the Tarrer Inn. More...