Ameris Bank Announces ‘Helping Fight Hunger’ Initiative

In recognition of Hunger Awareness Month, Ameris Bank announces its “Helping Fight Hunger” initiative for October 1 – 30, 2010. “Ameris Bank: Helping Fight Hunger” is a company-wide service project uniting all banking locations, support departments, community boards, and members of the community to one common cause – fighting hunger. Each Ameris Bank location is a drop-off site for the […]

Victoria Newberry crowned Miss Seminole County 2010

On September 18, the Miss Seminole County Scholarship Pageant was held at the Seminole County Elementary School Auditorium. A total of 30 contestants competed in seven age division. Out of 10 young women, in the Miss division, Colquitt’s own Victoria Newberry was crowned as the 2010 – 2011 queen. Along with reigning over the harvest festival, she will represent Donalsonville […]


Toddler Time Join Ms. Taryn on Thursday, October 21, 2010, at 3:30 p.m. at the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library for Toddler Time. This is an interactive storytelling event for children ages 18 months – 3 years old. There will be stories, songs, games, fun, and more! The stories that will be told have short text […]

Vacation time!

Q. Where did Obama recently tell America to vacation? A. The Gulf Coast. Q. Where did Obama and his family go on vacation? A. Maine. For two days. Q. How did they get to Maine? A. They flew on Air Force One. Q. How did their dog Bo, the Portuguese water dog, get to Maine? A. On a separate smaller […]


Friendship among Women: A woman didn’t come home one night. The next morning she told her husband that she had slept over at a friend’s house. The man called his wife’s 10 best friends. None of them knew anything about it. Friendship among Men: A man didn’t come home one night. The next morning he told his wife that he […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – The City of Bainbridge won an age discrimination lawsuit filed against it. The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia in Albany granted the city, as well as City Manager Chris Hobby and former employee Steve McKown, a summary judgment in a lawsuit filed by Shirley Morrison, 55. On September 21, the court sided with the […]

Albany Blood Donor Flying High Thanks to the Red Cross and Delta Air Lines!

Winona Greenway of Albany is planning a vacation! Greenway was the recent winner of the World Blood Donor Day promotion from the American Red Cross. Greenway entered and won the raffle, affording her two round-trip international Delta Air Lines tickets. This O-positive donor donates consistently at Darton College in Albany. Greenway has been a blood donor for the past 19 […]

Fourteenth annual Harvey’s Golf Classic to be held

The 14th annual Harvey’s Golf Classic will take place on Thursday, October 28, 2010, at Stone Creek Country Club and Kinderlou Country Club located in Valdosta, GA. The partnership between the J. H. Harvey Company, LLC and the Muscular Dystrophy Association has netted an amazing $2,060,551 in only 14 short years. However, Harveys has gone beyond golf to help the […]

Just Jakin

Wow, where has the time gone? It’s hard to believe it’s already autumn… that is, until I look at all the leaves falling. And how about the nip we’ve had in the air this week, that really makes you think of the cooler days ahead. What are some of the activities you think of when you think of autumn? Football […]

Spencer Stewart honored for customer service at BC

Donalsonville resident Spencer Stewart, who serves on the staff at Bainbridge College, was honored in a brief ceremony Oct. 4 as the first Customer Service Award recipient of the 2010-11 academic year. At the ceremony in the Financial Aid Office President Tom Wilkerson praised Stewart’s work and presented him the Customer Service Award certificate and an “Above and Beyond” lapel […]