Democrats offer a new direction

Democrats offer a new direction Submitted by Lindy With the president speaking about a new direction in Iraq, I found this to be interesting. Don’t think his new direction is quite the same as some others might have in mind. The Democrats now promise “A New Direction for America.” The stock market is at a new all-time high, and America’s […]


Ebony Dots & Dashes

Last Sunday we celebrated the annual Katie Smith at Beulah A.M.E. Church. This affair was started 25 years ago by the late Mrs. Annie Sara Daniels. It was a way of raising money for some of our church projects. She got her wish; my regret is she did not live long enough to really enjoy her project and to see […]

Drought continues to take its toll

Spring Creek stopped running, again

Spring Creek has officially stopped running around the Colquitt area mainly due to the continuing drought sprinkled with a bit of “dumb” on the parts of those agencies who stopped local agencies from clearing the logs and debris from the stream bed. Several years ago, the county entered into a project to remove some of the logs and debris from […]


As Gomer Pyle used to say to his fellow U.S. Marines, “Surprise, surprise, surprise!” It looks like the climate isn’t the only thing that’s changing these days. Case in point, France. Ever since Napoleon died, the French have been known for fine wine, decent cheese, loose women, bad personal hygiene and a devotion to hollering, “I surrender,” every time the […]

Cleoutus and dry weather

Cleoutus anddry weather “Man, it shore is dry ain’t it, Ren?” I heard my long time friend say. “If we could just git a good shower I thank the electric fence box might git back to workin’. Got to have a good ground, or it just ain’t gone do what it sposed to. I could not agree more with him. […]


Mr. Eugene Carroll, age 69, of Iron City passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services were held on Sunday, May 27, at 3:00 p.m. at Evans-Skipper Funeral home Chapel with Rev. Zack Worsham and Rev. Roy Carroll officiating. Burial followed in Olive Grove/Rock Pond Cemetery in Iron City, with full military honors. Mr. Carroll was born […]


Mrs. Monet Moss, 89, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2007, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were held on Saturday, May 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Oakview Church of God with Rev. Stan Long, Rev. Milton Pate and Rev. Mylan Brookins officiating. Interment will follow in Oakview Church of God Cemetery. Mrs. Moss was born on July […]


Mrs. Arsie Mae Burden, age 65, passed away Friday, May 18, 2007. Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 23, at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church with interment in New Hope Church Cemetery. Mrs. Burden was born on May 15, 1942, to the late Voley Miller and Retha Lee Allen. Sur vivors include two daughters, Demaris Burden and Beatric Burden, […]