December 5, 2018 RSS feed / Community

Golden Tr i angle Makes Donation to Shape-Up Miller

Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development Council, which covers 12 counties in this area, has shown its support of the local health initiative, Shape-Up Miller, with a $500 donation. More...

Tips To Help Have a Healthy Holiday Season

Keep the holiday season happy by making good health and safety priorities, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Charles Ruis. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Misty and Roy Morris have been foster parents to Paisley for almost three years, but they recently decided they wanted to make Paisley an official member of their family and adopted her.  Misty was diagnosed with menopause at 19, wh More...

A Christmas wish

With Christmas close upon us, I would like to share a personal experience with my friends about drinking and driving.  More...

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue Listens to Area Farmers’ Concerns

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Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Q: Someone gave me a dogwood tree. Can I plant it now? More...

An Arab Boy Asks His Father

A young Arab boy asks his father, “What is that strange head piece you are wearing?"  The father said: "Why, my son, it is a 'chechia.' In the desert it protects our heads from the intense heat of the sun."  "And what is this clothing More...

A Story for Any Season

We were the only family with children in the restaurant. I sat Erik in a high chair and noticed everyone was quietly sitting and talking. More...

President Bush #41 dead at 94

George Herbert Walker Bush, whose lone term as the 41st president of the United States, died November 30, 2018. More...

The future

While studying the occult, a teacher asked one of the boys in her class, "Can people predict the future with cards?”  His response was, "My mother can."  "Really?" responded the teacher.  The young boy was quick to explain. More...

The Fly Fisherman's Bucket List

I don't even fly fish anymore, but reading and looking through Slim's newest of over 13 books, this one is great, and just in time for Christmas. More...

Lena Makes a Fishing Purchase

Lena goes into the Bass Pro Shop to buy a rod and reel for her grandson's birthday. She doesn't know which one to get, so she just grabs one and goes over to the counter. A Bass Pro Shop associate is standing there wearing dark shades. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

November 30, 2018  New Books at the Library   More...

Blonde Nun

One night a blonde nun was praying in her room when God appeared before her. "My daughter, you have pleased me greatly. Your heart is full of love for your fellow creatures, and your actions and prayers are always for the benefit of others. More...

A Christmas poem

The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light,  I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight.  My wife was asleep, her head on my chest,  My daughter beside me, angelic in rest  Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, tr More...

Temperatures Dip; It’ s Time to Collect Coats and Blankets for Those In Need

BAINBRIDGE, GA – As the temperatures dip and as recovery from Hurricane Michael continues, Southwest Georgia Farm Credit, Grace Christian Academy and Five Points Cleaners are teaming up to hold a coat and blanket drive to help those in need.&nb More...

Stuff You Didn't Know You Didn't Know

•If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died because of wounds received in battle. More...

Road trip turn around

While on a road trip, an elderly couple, stopped at Pizza Hut for lunch.  After finishing their meal, they left the restaurant, and resumed their trip to Toronto.  When leaving, the elderly woman unknowingly left her glasses on the table, a More...

American Pickers television show to film in Georgia again, applications welcome

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Georgia! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in January 2019.  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...

Bar On A Cruise Ship

A lady went to the bar on a cruise ship and ordered a Scotch, with two drops of water. More...

Italian Fire Department

One dark night in the small town of Berlin, New Jersey, a fire started inside the local sausage factory. In a blink the building was engulfed in flames. The alarm went out to all the fire departments for miles around.  More...

Mysteries of anatomy

Brilliantly written verse  For lovers of the English language--  Where can a man buy a cap for his knee, or the key to a lock of his hair?  Can his eyes be called an academy, because there are pupils there?  In the crown of your h More...

Annual Candlelight Service Held

Saturday, December 1, was the annual candlelight service for Healing Hearts and Minds.  This service, held at the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church, is to honor and remember children who have gone too soon. More...