Dan Ponder

Does every vote really count?

You bet it does!   The recent election for Mayor of the City of Donalsonville proves that each and every vote is important.  We may just ... Read more

The only thing better than winning

It has been almost three years since my family bought the Donalsonville News.  For the most part, we have been successful in achieving our goals. ... Read more

How a butternut cake describes a small, Southern town

What do you do there?”  I have heard this question for 35 years while living in a small town in Southwest Georgia.  My Atlanta friends ... Read more

Better than a ball game

In the football-crazed South, you probably can’t schedule a worse time for an event than a Saturday afternoon in the fall. Weddings have to be ... Read more