February 6, 2019 RSS feed / Community

Heard receives Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmer of the Year Award for 2018

Joe Heard, Newton, Georgia, received the Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmer of the Year Award for District 1 at the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, Jan. More...

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Returns $2.7 million to current, past members

The Board of Directors of Southwest Georgia Farm Credit has approved the distribution of more than $2.7 million to current and former members of the Association. This distribution represents the revolvement of funds from year-ending 2013.  More...

Library News

New Books at the Library   More...

•••••••••••••Sports Quiz••••••••••••

1. Since 1969, how many times have the Boston Red Sox won the A.L. East title?  2. Two Minnesota Twins were 20-game winners during the 1990s. Name them.  3. More...

Tyson Food recalls Chicken Nuggets

Tyson Foods, Inc. More...

Employment and work force up in Southern Georgia during 2018

ATLANTA– – State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said that 2018 was a banner year for job creation and employment in the Southern Georgia area.  The 18-county Southern Georgia region ended the calendar year with 3,489 more employed re More...

Prescription

A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office.  “Is it true?” she wanted to know. More...

Under the Gold Dome

The Georgia General Assembly returned to the Gold Dome on Monday, January 22, for the third week of the 2019 legislative session. More...

Senior News Line

Hard Truths About Retirement  If you’re planning for retirement, it’s easy to assume that you’ve covered all the financial details. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Lauren Minor has been named the new President of The Bainbridge – Decatur County Chamber of Commerce. Minor formally accepted the offer extended by the organization’s board of directors. More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of Bethel in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. Moses and Aaron were instructed to sacrifice what color of heifer without blemish? Red, White, Gold, Green  3. More...

'Let there be-'

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

The Nickel Project for Our Youth

Service. A vocabulary word learned in elementary school, but so often (myself included) not lived out. More...

Consumer Q’s

Q&A with the GA Dept of Agriculture

Question:Are purple top turnips going out of style? I only saw white ones at the grocery store last week. Can white turnips be used the same way?  More...

Now Here’s A Tip

"Kids do love their sneakers, but sometimes when a kid loves his sneakers too much and wears them every day, those sneakers don't love the family back. In short, they stink. More...

Rejecting the Cloudy Logic of EPA Ozone Rules

The Environmental Protection Agency just missed a court-ordered deadline to announce which regions of the country are complying with an Obama-era ozone rule. The agency says it needs more time to make that determination. More...

••••My Neighbor••••

She's single. She's shapely. She's beautiful, and she lives right across the street. I can see her place from my kitchen window.  I watched as she got home from work this evening. More...

Public Health Urges Heightened Awareness About Measles

Following two confirmed cases of measles in the Atlanta area, Public Health officials are urging healthcare providers to maintain heightened awareness for patients with measles. More...

Don't let the Flu Turn Into Pneumonia

The flu lands hundreds of thousands of people in the hospital each year and kills tens of thousands. But flu that leads to pneumonia is even deadlier. Startling statistic: Fluplus pneumonia ranks eighth in leading causes of death in the US. More...