2014-06-18

Stop trashing Obama. He’s first at so much!



submitted by Tom Benefield Quit trashing Obama’s accomplishments. He has done more than any other President before him. Here is a list of his impressive accomplishments: First President to apply for college aid as a foreign student, then deny he was a foreigner. First President to have a social security number from a state he has never lived in. First […]

VSU announces 14 Graduates for spring



Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from Spring 2014 who have met all qualifications for graduation. More than 1,200 have been recognized for receiving their associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degrees. Area students include: Candace Gancerez of Blakely (39823) Star Brown of Colquitt (39837) Darrell Brown of Donalsonville (39845) Eric Holley of Donalsonville (39845) John Hanna of Donalsonville […]

VSU Dean’s List for Spring 2014



Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from Spring 2014 who have earned the academic status of Dean’s List. Students who achieve a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher on nine (9) or more semester hours with an institutional (VSU) GPA of 3.00 or higher are recognized by being placed on the Dean’s List. Developmental Studies, transients and […]

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course



Sixty-eight participants played in the 2014 Fred Adkinson Memorial Golf Tournament this past weekend. This event is a fund-raiser for the Crooked Oak Golf Association. Thank you to the participants and sponsors. Congratulations to the team of Marcus King and Hudson Hanna for winning the overall low with a score of 60. Championship Flight 1st Place – Marcus King/Hudson Hanna […]

Haverty is first to pass the new GED



Excitement. Pride. Diana Haverty of Bainbridge said those were just a couple of her feelings after passing the GED test. Nevertheless, Haverty did not just pass the GED. She is the first student in Bainbridge State College’s Adult Education Program to have passed the new GED test, a test that is more challenging than the expired 2002 version. It only […]

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

GEARING UP AND GETTING READY

It’s time. I’m going to the mountains. North Georgia is calling. So are the friends who join me up there for a week each summer. They always open the conversation with the same foolish question. “You ready?” Am I ready? Is a pig’s butt pork? I’m bad ready. I’m ready for cold mountain streams. I’m ready for high-country hiking trails. […]

Canadian editorial humor directed at USA



This is Canada’s Top Ten List of America’s Stupidity… Canada’s version of David Letterman’s “Top 10” 10. Only in America … Could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000.00 a plate campaign fund-raising event. 9. Only in America … Could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when they have a black President, […]

MANY GIFTS, ONE SPIRIT



May I ask the ladies a question? You know the feeling you get when you’ve been on a tour of homes and come back to your own house? It looks inadequate, unsophisticated, and downright disappointing. What do you do with that same feeling when you walk out of a friend’s memorial service? Isle of Hope Methodist church was filled to […]

A sure way to reduce gun violence



In 1865, a Democrat shot and killed Abraham Lincoln. In 1964, a communist – turned Democrat – killed John F. Kennedy In 1983, a registered Democrat shot and wounded Ronald Reagan. In 2007, a registered Democrat named Seung- Hui Cho shot and killed 32 people in Virginia Tech. In 2010, a mentally ill registered Democrat named Jared Lee Loughner shot […]

Firearm Rights quotes



•When only cops have guns, it’s called a “police state.” •”They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Benjamin Franklin •Love your country, but never trust its government. — Robert A. Heinlein. •”The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.” — […]