Dr. Craig Wentworth to lead college formed by merger of Southwest Georgia Tech and Moultrie Tech

Colleges to consolidate in July 2015 Atlanta – The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia voted today to approve Commissioner Ron Jackson’s selection of Dr. Craig Wentworth to be president of the college that will be created by the merger of Southwest Georgia Technical College (SWGTC) and Moultrie Technical College (MTC). The motion to accept… Read More »

Scripture of the Day, 8/11/14

Isaiah 25:8 He will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove the disgrace of his people from all the earth. The LORD has spoken. 1 Corinthians 15:54-57 54 When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is… Read More »

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Monday and Tuesday

Monday: Isolated showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 94. Light west southwest wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Monday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy,… Read More »

South Georgia Football: Does it get any better?

It’s a Friday night in south Georgia.  The September air is humid and heavy.  The players on the field collide and the guy that lives a few doors down from your grandparents comes over the P.A.  “First down.  Tackle made by number 44”.  Then he calls the linebacker by name.  Everyone in the stands either knows his mama… Read More »

Ga. trial shows food safety relies on honor system

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Jurors at the nation’s first federal criminal trial stemming from a deadly outbreak of food-borne illness are learning a disconcerting fact: America’s food safety largely depends on the honor system. Witnesses say Stewart Parnell and others at Peanut Corporation of America knowingly shipped salmonella-tainted products, and that they sent customers lab results from other… Read More »