Sorrow so deep it can be seen but not said. “Strong men grasped each other’s hand, none able to express their sympathy to the bereft except by look.” A tide of sorrow swept over the small village, a silence of sadness breached only by the occasional “outburst of anguish from some broken-hearted mother, wife, or friend.”
Georgia is facing a pregnancy care crisis – we currently have the highest rate of maternal mortality in the U.S. Georgia received a D in the March of Dimes 2017 Premature Birth Report Card and ranks fifth highest for infant mortality rates according to the CDC.
As I look forward to Mother’s Day and its cherished bond between mother and child, my mind wanders to dairy cows, world-wide symbols of motherhood, who never get to see or nurture their own babies.
I am deeply concerned to hear the 6th grade basketball program here in Colquitt County is over. Boys and girls looked forward to this program every year. It laid the foundation for the rest of our Packer basketball programs.
On Scouting clubs acceptance of gender - Female. On a T V interview tonight Gov. Huckabee points out a 50 percent decline in the Boy Scouts Clubs membership before the name change to “BSA Scouts” acceptance of gender female in their general membership.
Fired FBI Director James B. Comey said, President Trump was “not fit to be president because of his moral values,” and that they did “not reflect the values of this country.”
On Saturday April 28th the Moultrie Federated Guild and the Junior Woman’s Club will be out at Wal-Mart parking lot collecting items for The Serenity House, our local domestic violence shelter.
Since 1995 The YMCA has provided quality care for students in the PRIMETIME after-school program. Working parents, faculty and staff with children, have access to quality care for their children when the school day ends and even receive free homework help. All 2nd grade students participate in the SPLASH program ensuring that all children will be drown-proof. In addition, many students participate in activities provided by the YMCA to develop physical skills and a healthy lifestyle. The YMCA also provides health and wellness programs for children and adults. Many families and individuals have been positively influenced by the programs and services offered by our YMCA. All these services are conducted while not forgetting that the C is for Christian.
President Trump’s character flaws are overwhelming his administration and placing our country in jeopardy. Former CIA Director John Brennan referred to Trump as “unstable, inept, inexperienced, and also unethical.” I add divisive, chaotic, and terrible judgment.
Miss Bair, Administrators who choose bullying tactics while interacting with the student population — “sit down and shut-up” — should be reminded: It’s never OK to be unfriendly.
“What is T-Splost?” you might ask. So did I. I called the county tax office. They said, “Call the commissioners up stairs.” No one answered any of the phones I dialed there mid afternoon on a Tuesday. The city is not collecting the tax and no one there seems to know anything about it either. It’s probably not their job.
With three crippling Nor’easters battering our East Coast in quick succession, we all look forward to March 20th, first day of spring, balmy weather, and flowers in bloom.
Knowing your subject before writing helps. Having worked with O’Neal Ind. a steel co. for seven years - a company currently the largest steel supplier in the U. S. with affiliates in several foreign countries.
In honor of Arts Advocacy Day on March 12, 2018, The Colquitt County Arts Center invites you to get involved. Contact your legislators and government officials and let them know that communities across America have a stake in the arts, including our own.
MOULTRIE, GA. — Via the internet, I routinely get advice aimed at converting me to becoming a vegetarian. So far it hasn’t worked. Not that it has fallen on deaf ears, because I find it interesting to read the logic.
MOULTRIE. Ga., — Recently I watched an old movie set around a Thanksgiving theme. The folks lived in the mountains of Appalachia, and it was their tradition to go out and kill a wild turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Now if this was left up to me, we would be having ham or roast. The movie wou…
Recently I watched an old movie set around a Thanksgiving theme. The folks lived in the mountains of Appalachia, and it was their tradition to go out and kill a wild turkey for Thanksgiving dinner. Now if this was left up to me, we would be having ham or roast. The movie would have been real…
The Colquitt County Arts Center is the first to recognize the bounty of talent we have in our community. Through our classes in art, pottery, music and dance and our theater program we see young and old discover their gifts and talents and have watched many enter into careers in their artistic field.