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First responders, public utilities, neighbors have been incredible

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Hurricane Michael is one of the most disastrous weather events to affect southwest Georgia. What hasn’t been ... Read more

Neil Joiner: The story of the coon hound judge

Larry Walker of Perry recently introduced me to a longtime friend of his, Mr. Foster Rhodes.  Foster’s name is already familiar well beyond his home ... Read more

Bishop: FVSU has my ‘unwavering support’

Dear Editor: In a recent letter to the editor, my commitment to Fort Valley State University (FVSU) was questioned. Representing FVSU, and getting to know, ... Read more

Reader says Rep. Bishop is failing Ft. Valley State Univ.

Dear Editor, My congressman, Sanford Bishop, is undermining Fort Valley State University. He is so immersed in Washington, DC that he does not even realize ... Read more

Suwanee House resident: Black mold has left me ‘basically homeless’

Dear Editor: I am Glory Mapp, 81 years old, and I currently reside at the Suwanee House in downtown Cordele, Ga (101 S 7th St, ... Read more

Joiner’s corner: Just keep pedaling

A longtime friend of mine, Mike Chason, taught his grandson how to ride a bicycle in June of this year. In July they took the ... Read more

Isakson Applauds Reversal of Newsprint Tariffs

Marie Hodge Gordon Press Secretary WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today applauded the reversal of harmful tariffs on imported newsprint and other commercial ... Read more

The feel of fall is in the air!

By Eddie Seagle “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, with summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.” Helen Hunt Jackson. ... Read more

Joiner’s Corner: A Flat Tire Memory

Jane and I were on Highway 27 in late December of 2017, headed from Americus to our home near Vienna.   We drove past an ... Read more

Tin Shingles

Neil Joiner David and Dale Clemons live just outside of Unadilla on Third District Road.  The roof on their historic family home is covered with ... Read more

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