Mural project just keeps getting better

“Nothing lasts forever” as some people say. That is true about most things of this world. It is also true of the beautiful and unique murals of our town, Georgia’s Mural City. This project was started in the year 2000. We decided to base our project on our stories, to set us apart from most like projects, which focus on […]

Two drivers injured in crash on U.S. Hwy. 27

On Friday, September 12, at approximately 10 a.m., two drivers were injured in a high speed crash. The incident was called into E-911, and the operators dispatched law enforcement, ambulance service, fire and rescue units and officers and Georgia State Patrol officers. According to the wreck report, the incident occurred when Ronald Wesley Vann, 45, of 1583 Whites Bridge Road, […]

Maggie Bridges, Miss Georgia, competes in Miss America Pageant

Statistically, men have a greater chance of being drafted into the NFL than woman have of competing on the Miss America stage. Maggie Bridges, Miss Georgia 2014, achieved her dream of competing on the Miss America stage in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Brinson native, and rising senior at Georgia Tech, Bridges made quite an appearance while in Atlantic City. She […]

Alpha Omicron Chapter Welcomes New Members

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Psi State (Georgia) Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to welcome two new members, Brenda Wade and Gray Kicklighter, both of Colquitt. Mrs. Wade, retired Miller County Elementary School Media Specialist, was initiated as a new member of the Society. Mrs. Kicklighter, Miller County Schools Student Services Coordinator, was welcomed […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – A small fire was started in a boy’s bathroom in Jones Wheat Elementary School on Dothan highway Thursday. A second grader stopped by the rest room on his way to class and proceeded to set a toilet paper roll on fire with a cigarette lighter. “This is the first time we’ve had this,” Jones Wheat principal Dr. Larry […]

A few smiles for today

Florida A Florida senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out of the dealership. Taking off down the road, he pushed it to 80 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through what little hair he had left. “Amazing,” he thought as he flew down I-95, pushing the pedal even more. Looking in his rear view mirror, he saw a Florida […]

A Horse named Whiskey

Whiskey was the well known and beloved horse belonging to Herman Mc- Calvin and lived at 372 Helms Road in Miller County. Whiskey died on July 09, 2014. Whiskey was around 36 years old and had been Mr. Herman’s horse for about 32 years. Most everyone around these parts knew Whiskey. They would see him in parades and on trail […]

Why men are seldom depressed

Men Are Just Happier People — What do you expect from such simple creatures? Your last name stays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack… You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water park. You can wear NO shirt to a water park. Car […]

Caught again

An elderly man was stopped by the police around 2 AM and was asked where he was going at that time of night. The man replied, “I’m on my way to a lecture about alcohol abuse and the effects it has on the human body, as well as smoking, and staying out late. “The officer then asked, “Really? Who’s giving […]

Four Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

The perfect wedding is the one everyone remembers for all the right reasons- Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, venue, vows, will there be a sit-down dinner or hors d’oeuvres and crudités? Who will be in the wedding party? “Every bride wants her wedding to be perfect and by that, many mean that they want […]