Area Breaking News

Behind The News podcast – July 11, 2019

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Blake Pittman and Len Robbins discuss the following topics: Dollar General coming to Fargo (3:45); Local family to be on ‘American Pickers’ (5:28); Shake-up in Atkinson County athletic department (6:43); Errant fireworks catch house on fire (10:13); Police reports (15:08); Faith & Football (19:15); and much more!  Thanks to our sponsors…

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

What are your favorite TV series of all time? In this edition of Ben & Blake’s Excellent Adventure podcast, Ben & Blake discuss the following topics: Crazy News Stories (12:40); Dry Shampoo (25:40); A round of “Would You Rather?” (31:24); Ben & Blake’s Top 5 TV series (43:52); Florida man (1:32:00); and what’s happening in area entertainment (1:34:04). This…

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Should Ga/Fla game be moved from Jacksonville? Not just no – but hell no

By Len Robbins   There are rumors that the tradition of the annual Georgia/Florida football game being played in Jacksonville will end soon. I find that hearsay heresy. The game – dubbed the “World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party” – is contracted to be held in Jacksonville through 2021. After that? I frown upon these rumblings.…

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Tomlinson chosen to lead state’s retired educators association

Clinch County’s “Mrs. T” is the new leader of the state’s retired educators organization. JoAnn Cason Tomlinson of Clinch County was recently installed as the 2019-2020 President of the Georgia Retired Educators Association. Installation of the new officers took place May 9 at the State Convention in Augusta, Ga. Tomlinson has been a member of…

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Body found believed to be missing student

Authorities suspect a body found in northern Clinch County to be that of a South Georgia State student who has been missing since May 18. Early Monday morning, around 1:30 a.m., a body was found by the Clinch County Sheriff’s Department around two miles from where Cameron Fontaine’s  automobile was recovered. Fontaine, 21, of Cordele, was…

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Argyle’s Town Donkey

    By Len Robbins Editor/Publisher   The City of Argyle’s town jackass isn’t the guy who complains about everything at the city council meeting. No, it’s Sambo – who is an actual jackass.  Sambo, a donkey owned by the Bennett family in Argyle, has become Argyle’s town mascot over the years, known for wandering…

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