Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa are milestones of modern convenience — at the touch of a button or the utterance of a "Hey, Siri!" the assistants can play music, order pizza, answer a simple question or tell a joke.
June 15, 2016|
Revenues totaling $1.56 billion for May complete 11 months of a very successful year for the state. Revenues grew at a strong 9.9 percent rate and when the new highway revenue funds are subtracted, the growth rate is still at a healthy 4.1 percent growth for the month. Corporate income taxes were negative at -10.8 percent.
I had hoped to catch you up on the current status of the presidential race before now but in order to do so, I needed to talk first with Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company in Garfield, Georgia.
During his first 18 months as a U.S. senator, David Perdue had not made much of a splash on the national scene. He was just another backbencher in a Senate dominated by bitter fights between party leaders.
I recently enjoyed the privilege of seeing and hearing radio talk-show host Dennis Prager speak on the topic of happiness. He only spoke for 20 minutes, but said more in that short span than most talk-show people are able to say in two hours.
The state Department of Transportation will hold a public information open house June 28 at Garden City City Hall, 100 Central Ave., from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. regarding the interchange reconstruction at the Interstate 16 and 95 interchange and on I-16 from I-95 to I-516.
Behind the little house in which I spent a happy childhood, where I toted books from one room to another, where I knelt by my bed nightly to pray, where homemade biscuits buttered and sprinkled with sugar were a favorite treat, is a little shed that, to the outside
My paternal grandmother Annie Mae Reiser Exley's Aunt Mary Felisher "Aunt Lish" (born in 1846) married Benjamin Metzger who lived in the edge of Clyo. They had 6 children including 2 daughters, Kate Olive who married Thomas Maner and Bertha May who died unmarried. Four sons were born to the couple: Julius Brutus who died unmarried, Cassius Clay "Cash", Augustus Caesar and Jefferson Cortez. Of these brothers the only surviving male descendant was Cortez's son Jefferson Cortez Metzger, Jr. who inherited their large farm near the Savannah River. In time Albert and George Allen came to own the ...
June 15, 2016|
By Susan Exley
|Echoes of Effingham
Coastal Solar Power Company of Hinesville, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is holding a solar energy symposium/workshop June 24 at the Comfort Inn and Suites at 17870 Highway 67 in Statesboro.
A joint operation between the Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team and the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Drug Suppression Unit has led to a large seizure of crystal methamphetamine, according to authorities.