News from Around Our Area

Former Cairo star returns home to give back Cliff Hammonds just finished his sixth professional season in Europe. He’s taking some time this offseason hosting kids at his basketball camp. The former Syrupmaker star is holding the third annual Cliff Hammonds Basketball Skills Camp this week in Cairo…Read More Former CEO David Perdue Wins Georgia’s GOP Senate Runoff… Read More »

Your Southwest Georgia Weather Forecast for Monday and Tuesday

Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Monday Night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms,… Read More »

Public Meetings Scheduled Re: Georgia Deer Management Plan

Georgia’s white-tailed deer population is a great natural resource that provides aesthetic, consumptive, and economic value. Each year, approximately 300,000 deer hunters harvest nearly 400,000 deer over the course of the deer season. The annual economic impact of deer hunting in Georgia exceeds $890 million and supports more than 11,000 jobs. In addition to hunting, a number of… Read More »

19 Lightning Safety Tips for Residents

Electrical strikes and surges from lightning can destroy your home, cause severe injury and even death. With the recent lightning strikes affecting residents and their homes across the nation, the nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)® offers the following tips to help families reduce their risk of lightning injuries and protect their home. Protect Your Family Stay… Read More »