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Southwest Georgia June Labor Force, Employed Up

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Southwest Georgia region’s labor force jumped in June as summer job seekers hit the market.  With the labor force growing faster than could be absorbed through hiring, the unemp More...

' L e t there b e - '

A five-year-old girl loved her cat. In the family's devotions, the lesson was about taking good care of pets. More...

Area News Around Us

Camilla - Fatal Accident - On July 17, Mitchell County Deputies responded to U.S. Hwy 19 N., after being notified that an accident had occurred. More...

Lost Childhood Words

Would you believe the email spell checker did not recognize the word murgatroyd? Lost Words from our childhood: Words gone as fast as the buggy whip! Sad really! More...

Georgians urged to use caution when clearing leaves

Atlanta -- Insurance and Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens advises Georgians to use caution when clearing and burning leaves in the upcoming weeks.  More...

Teaching Math Today in Public Schools

The death of American education easily explained.  Subject: Re: TEACHING MATH too true.... More...

Did I Read That Sign Right?

Toilet out of order. More...

Thoughts by ‘Ducky’

I’m not sure who Ducky is, but he/she has some good points...  • I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with “Guess’ on it. More...

Waver Perry Attends Great- Grandchild’s USMC Commissioning

Matt C. Brigadier graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management. He was a 4-year scholarship recipient and a member of the Marine Corps Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). More...

Gerald Greene Announces He Will Seek Re- election

State Representative Gerald Greene has announced that he will run for reelection for state representative in District 151 southwest Georgia in 2018. The district includes portions of nine counties, including west Albany. More...

Pope Promoted to Publisher of The Post-Searchlight

Mark Pope has been named publisher of The Post-Searchlight and president of Bainbridge Media LLC. Pope has been with The Post-Searchlight for more than 35 years. In June, he assumed responsibility for all day-to-day operations of the company. More...

Consumer Q’s

Q&A with the GA Dept of Agriculture

Question: I may be just imagining this, but are the colors of my flowers and rose blooms brighter and richer in the fall? They seem to be. More...

Tale of two doctors

Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same complaint.  Both have trouble walking and appear to require hip surgery.  The first patient is examined within the hour, x-rayed the same day, and has a time booked for sur More...

Grandma's Boyfriend

Be careful what you say to your grandkids.  A 5-year-old boy went to visit his grandmother one day.  Playing with his toys in her bedroom while Grandma was dusting, he looked up and said, “Grandma, how come you don't have a boyfriend More...

A loving husband

Thinking back a few years ago, when my wife and I were living in Florida, I remember Hurricane Matthew.  I was ready for it, but my wife was not.  When the wind reached a screaming pitch with the trees snapping and threshing, the horizontal More...

New Truck

I sure would like one of these trucks......that's one fine radio! Enjoy, everyone!  Last month I bought a new high-tech Chevy Tri- Flex Fuel Truck. More...