Behind The News podcast – October 10, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman discuss the following topics: GBI confirms body found in 2018 was Jake Conner’s (2:38); South Georgia’s Hunting Guide (5:07); Pearson City Council approves vote on Sunday alcohol (6:46); Lanier softball in playoffs (14:58); Willacoochee City Council (20:59); Atco Middle School receives grant (24:15); Keeping Up…

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Ben & Blake’s Excellent Adventure podcast – October 9, 2019

What are the best Stephen King movies? On Ben & Blake’s podcast, they discuss that topic, and: McDonald’s McRib (10:00) ; New York Comic Con (14:28); New Harry Potter news? (18:43); 5 Stalker Movies to watch (21:00); The Joker release (24:23); Chrisley news (27:17); Celebrity deaths (29:45); Ben & Blake’s recommendations for the week (42:00); Top…

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Behind The News podcast – October 3, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman discuss the following topics: Homecoming for Lanier County and Clinch County (2:45); High school football this week (5:01); Waycross Journal-Herald announces it’s ceasing publication (7:10); E-SPLOST and other elections coming up Nov. 5 (16:55); Advance Disposal changing pickup day in Pearson (19:27); Lanier County middle…

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Ben & Blake’s Excellent Adventure podcast – October 1, 2019

What are your favorite movies of the ’90s? On Ben & Blake’s podcast, they discuss that topic, and: Spiderman News (11:46); Dr. Sleep (18:19); What movie did I watch this week? (25:57); Chris Cornell documentary (30:11); Disney & pre-order (22:00); Crazy News headlines (32:10); Question of the Week (35:56); Laura Nipper joins for Top 5 Movies…

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Behind The News podcast – September 27, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman discuss the following topics: Graduation rates released – Echols County has state’s highest grad rate (3:10); Homecoming for Atkinson, Lanier and Clinch counties (6:15); Public Service Commission tables AGL agreement (10:41); High school football – Clinch/Irwin and Atkinson beats Charlton (13:18);   Lee Container celebrating 30th…

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Behind The News podcast – September 20, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman discuss the following topics: The latest on the Public Service Commission’s decision on fines for Atlanta Gas Light involving the Coffee Corner explosion case (2:25); Fred’s closing nationwide (9:21); Homecoming in Atkinson County this week, and Clinch and Lanier next week (11:10); Lanier breaks losing…

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What’s the best album of the 90’s?

What’s the best album of the 90’s? Ben and Blake  share their favorite albums of the 90’s in this week’s podcast. Topics discussed include:  Fred’s closing nationally (10:15); Haunting of Blye Manner (16:24); Hasbro acquires Death Row records (21:30); Disney + news (25:41); New Green Day album (27:00);  Top 5 albums of the 90’s ; and What’s happening in area…

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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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