We did it-Help us fulfill our dreams

Hi! We are Special Olympics Georgia athletes Aidan Abowd, Sissy Cooley, and Marnie Hornsby. We have been selected to represent Team USA at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea January 29th — February 5th, 2013. We will be joining 3,300 athletes and coaches from 112 countries for a week of competition and friendship. SOGA is very […]

SGA twirlers complete 14th year of performances

The SGA Twirlers recently completed their 14th year of halftime performances. This group consists of girls from K4-12th grade. They represent five counties in the area and are led by Cindy Bowen of Donalsonville. Each home game, these girls enter the field from the end zone creating much excitement in the stands and along the sidelines. This year they performed […]

The 50th Anniversary

A couple were celebrating 50 years together.. Their three kids, all very successful, agreed to a Sunday dinner in their honor. ” Happy Anniversary, Mom and Dad,” gushed son number one. “Sorry I’m running late. I had an emergency at the hospital with a patient, you know how it is, and I didn’t have time to get you a gift.” […]

November revenue offers mixed results

Gov. Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for November totaled nearly $1.35 billion, which was a decrease of $(9) million, or -0.7 percent, compared to the same period last fiscal year. Through five months, however, net tax revenue collections are up $249.5 million, or 3.7 percent, compared to YTD November 2011. The following summarize net revenue changes within […]

Forgive your enemies?

Let’s hope this happens to all of us! All golfers should live so long as to be this kind of old man! Toward the end of the Sunday service, the minister asked, “How many of you have forgiven your enemies?” Eighty percent held up their hands. The Minister then repeated his question. All responded this time, except one man, an […]

Bubba in New York

His name was Bubba, he was from Georgia ….. and he needed a loan, so……. he walked into a bank in New York City and asked for the loan officer. He told the loan officer that he was going to Paris for an international redneck festival for two weeks and needed to borrow $5,000 and that he was not a […]

Opening day of deer season

Check List Complete: I scouted the area all summer. . . I searched out the best location for my tree-stand . .I set it all up a month ahead of time . . . I trailed the herd . . . I picked out a trophy buck. Two days before opening day I rechecked every aspect of the hunt . […]

Board of Education Happenings

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! We had our regular December meeting last week on Thursday, and we are proud to say we set a record (we think). It took just 27 minutes to handle the business at hand. Why so fast you ask? Because Dr. Green was ready and prepared and not only that he had us ready and […]

Dr. Burke candidate for Senate

Dr. Dean Burke of Bainbridge announces his candidacy forGeorgiaStateSenator, District 11. “I look forward to representing all the citizens in District 11. We need strong, effective leadership in Atlanta and I want to provide the voice for southwest Georgia that represents ourvalues,ourneeds,and our issues,” says Burke. The physician continues, “I want to thank John Bulloch for his years of dedicated […]

GA food processing company recalls chicken

A Georgia food processing company has issued a recall for about 35,800 pounds of breaded chicken products that may contain pieces of plastic. USDA officials Thursday announced the chicken was processed at Suzanna’s Kitchen, based in Duluth. The following products have been recalled: Cases of 12-ounce cartons of Freebird fully cooked chicken nuggets, with an identification code of 6220 and […]