Category Archives: Military

Flowers Foods Offering Veterans a Chance to Win $75k Towards Distribution Franchise

Wonder Bread, a brand owned by Thomasville based Flowers Foods, Inc, is sponsoring a contest to award $75,000 to 2 veterans to be used towards the purchase of a Flowers Baked Goods Distribution Franchise in the United States. The contest started at 12 a.m. on July 4th and runs until 11:59 p.m. on August 15th and is open… Read More »

Cairo native serving in Navy participates in special reunion

A 2011 Cairo High School graduate and Cairo native serving in the U.S. Navy was selected to participate in a special event which reunited service members stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, with their families for Thanksgiving. Airman Brianne Maxwell was one of only 72 sailors and Marines chosen to participate in the reunion event. Her mother and father, Debbie… Read More »

Meet the new deputies and detention officers at the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office – Part 1

Recently we had a chance to sit down and interview several new Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies and detention officers at the Decatur County Jail, who have gone to work for Sheriff Wiley Griffin in recent months. The following is Part 1 of 2; please come back to tomorrow to read profiles of four additional officers! You can… Read More »

Congressman Bishop encourages veterans to apply for Wounded Warriors job position

ALBANY, GA – Today, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) announced his office is seeking a Wounded Warrior Fellow to serve as a Veterans’ Advocate and Outreach Coordinator in his Albany, Georgia Congressional Office. Primary responsibilities of the position will include facilitating and coordinating responses to a wide range of requests received from military, veterans, and other stakeholders in… Read More »