Columns

Keith Wishum: It’s about the people, people

Americans have turned away from church. According to Barna Research, on a typical Sunday, only 40 percent attend ...

Local News

Church briefs: June 29, 2019

AMERICUS Hebron Baptist Church The 125th anniversary of its founding is celebrated at a special service at 10:30 ...

Columns

Keith Wishum: The give and take of relationships

Relationships are reciprocal. How are yours today? Are you getting along well with your family? Do you have ...

Local News

Church briefs; June 22, 2019

AMERICUS Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church A Pastor’s Appreciation Day celebration is at 3 p.m. June 23. Speaker is ...

agriculture

Prayer time at Harvest of Hope

Each Monday and Tuesday at the Harvest of Hope Food Pantry the volunteers that morning gather for announcements ...

Columns

Keith Wishum: Heavenly father hears us, too

Conduct an experiment the next time you are in a crowded public place. (Please don’t do this at ...

Columns

Pastor’s viewpoint: June 15, 2019

Remember when motel rooms had two back-to-back doors that connected the adjoining rooms with each other? There were ...

Local News

Church briefs: June 15, 2019

AMERICUS Antioch Missionary Baptist Church The church hosts 2019 Vacation Bible School (VBS) from 6-8 p.m. July 15-18. ...

clubs/organizations

Food pantry built on faith

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013, was the first day of distribution at Harvest of Hope Food Pantry. Today, Tuesday, June ...

Columns

Pastor’s viewpoint: June 8, 2019

The history of science is filled with stories of “fake science.” Everyone thought the sun revolved around the ...

Columns

Keith Wishum: God can change everything

Desmond laughed loudly. It slipped out before he knew it. Embarrassed, he glanced around, but nobody seemed bothered. ...

Local News

Church briefs: June 8, 2019

AMERICUS Antioch Missionary Baptist Church The annual Choir and Praise Team Anniversary is celebrated at 2 p.m. June ...

clubs/organizations

Your take: June 5, 2019

Four-year-old Jon Robert Pierson has a ‘giving bank’ of his own. He chose to give $39 that he ...

Columns

Keith Wishum: You must participate to qualify

The Winter Olympic games ended in Korea last year, and I didn’t win the first medal. Not even ...

Local news

Church briefs: May 25, 2019

AMERICUS Antioch Missionary Baptist Church The annual Choir and Praise Team Anniversary is celebrated at 2 p.m. June ...

Columns

Keith Wishum: Every day’s a good day for truth

Monday is a good day for truth. On a Monday in 2006, David Edmonson, Radio Shack CEO, resigned ...

Local News

Church briefs: May 18, 2019

AMERICUS Old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church The Pastor’s 12th Anniversary Celebration culminates at 11 a.m. May 19 with ...

Local news

Your take: May 11, 2019

The Harvest of Hope Food Pantry held its annual spaghetti luncheon and yard sale recently at Calvary Episcopal ...

Local news

Church briefs: May 11, 2019

AMERICUS Old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church The Pastor’s 12th Anniversary Celebration is at 7 p.m. May 15 with ...

Columns

C harles Whatley: May 4, 2019

Her name was Hattie Green, and in 1916, she was, depending on who you ask, either the wealthiest ...

Local news

Church briefs: May 4, 2019

AMERICUS New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church The Mission Anniversary is observed during the 11 a.m. worship service ...

Local News

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church celebrates women’s history

AMERICUS — As a culminating celebration of National Women’s History Month, the community joined with Allen Chapel A.M.E. ...

Columns

Keith Wishum: Choose your battles carefully

A wealthy, big-city attorney went duck hunting in rural Arkansas. He shot and dropped a bird, but it ...

Local News

Church briefs: April 27, 2019

AMERICUS Southwest Georgia Baptist Association Church The Third District Laymen, General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia hosts a ...

Columns

Keith Wishum: Aim high in steering

All good kids like milk. If you know anything about children, you know that is a lie. Some ...

Local News

Church briefs; April 20, 2019

AMERICUS Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church The Hour of Power Ministry invites everyone to join them at noon each ...

Local News

In remembrance

This cross at Lee Street United Methodist Church, Americus, signifies the resurrection of Jesus Christ as Christians around ...

Local News

Local Easter events

AMERICUS Cornerstone Church, 245 Southland Road, Americus Good Friday service — 7 p.m. April 19 Easter Egg Hunt ...

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