Behind The News podcast – September 12, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman discuss the following topics: Fred’s closing in Homerville and Lakeland (2:50); An update on the shooting involving the Clinch Sheriff’s Department (6:00); How you can win with the South Georgia Hunting Guide (8:14); Clinch schools raise coaching supplements (11:28); Last chance to comment on Charlton…

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Update: Shooting victim back in jail after release from hospital

A man who was shot recently by a Clinch County Sheriff’s Department officer has been released from the hospital, and is back in jail. Jamie Dean Fountain, 29, was released from a hospital in Tallahassee Monday after suffering a gunshot wound after an altercation with officers on Wednesday, September 4. Fountain, who was an escaped…

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Fred’s to close in Homerville, nationwide

Fred’s stores in Homerville and Lakeland will be closing soon – as the national discount merchandiser is shutting down all of its stores and filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “Despite our team’s best efforts, we were not able to avoid this outcome,” Fred’s CEO Joe Anto said in a statement. “I want to thank all of…

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Ben & Blake’s Excellent Adventure – September 10, 2019

What’s the best sports movie of all time? Ben and Blake and guest Len Robbins share their favorite sports movie in this week’s podcast. Topics discussed include:  It, Chapter 2 (5:50); Rumored Harry Potter movie (10:03); Bobby Brown kicked off airplane (13:30); Mayans, Season 2 (18:07); Star Wars rumors (15:15); Question of the Week (22:08); Top…

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Behind The News podcast – September 5, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman discuss the following topics: How South Georgia dodged Hurricane Dorian (2:30); Shooting in Clinch County involved law enforcement officer (7:42); Four-laning of Highway 84 between Homerville and Waycross (10:08); Qualifying for Fargo mayor (14:13); Clinch, Lanier and Atkinson high school football (17:38); Region 2-A softball update…

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Ben & Blake’s Excellent Adventure podcast – September 2, 2019

What’s your favorite skit from Saturday Night Live? Ben & Blake share theirs in this week’s podcast. Topics discussed include: Kevin Hart car accident (6:40); New “Joker” trailer (8:05); New Matrix movie (23:10); El Camino – Breaking Bad movie (11:59); Question of the Week (32:34); Top 5 SNL skits (37:30);What’s happening in area entertainment and…

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Ken Jones honored for 35 years service to church, community

  By Laura Nipper   Reverend Ken Jones was honored on Sunday, August 25 at First Baptist Church of Homerville for his retirement after 35 years of service to the church. The services opened with  Homerville Mayor Tom Kennedy making a proclamation declaring August 25 “Ken Jones Day” in Homerville. The choir performed three of…

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Behind The News podcast – August 30, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Blake Pittman is visited by Clinch County EMA Director Will Joyce to discuss the status of Hurricane Dorian and hear tips for hurricane preparedness and what to expect in the next week (2:22); Blake and Laura then discuss: Election qualifying for the cities of Homerville, Fargo, Dupont, Pearson and Willacoochee (9:52);…

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Ben & Blake’s Excellent Adventure podcast – August 28, 2019

In this week’s podcast, Ben & Blake delve into: New Dave Chappelle stand-up (9:25); Top 10 female singers/earnings (13:00); new SNL hosts (19:34); Rambo movie (23:32); Marvel news (27:04); Star Wars news (35:55); Top 5 Misunderstood Song Lyrics (47:57); Name that Movie (1:11:25); Question of the Week (1:14:36); What’s happening in area entertainment and concerts (1:26:50). This…

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Behind The News podcast – August 22, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Blake Pittman and Len Robbins discuss the following topics: Charlton County Commission supports mining proposal (3:05); Clinch, Lanier and Atkinson football teams set to start season – a condensed preview of Region 2-A and football sections this week (10:10); Local students participate in Ga. Power summer program (23:50); Atkinson County Commission…

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