July 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Georgia Joins Four Neighboring States in Second Annual Speed Enforcement Operation

Law enforcement officers in Georgia are ready to put the hammer down on drivers who are hammering down on their gas pedal during the second annual “Operation Southern Shield” speed enforcement operation. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - On Friday, July 6, the Decatur County Career Criminals Unit, accompanied by members of the Criminal Investigation Unit, arrested Charlie Everitt, 63, for possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of firearm during the c More...

Ameris Bank Has School Supply Drive

We want YOU to fill our bin with school supplies! Ameris Bank Colquitt and Donalsonville branches are collecting school supplies for the children that are not as fortunate as others until July 26!  More...

Dru Hall To Receive GED

Dru Hall of Colquitt, GA, has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the Southern Regional Technical College graduation.  Graduates receive a $500 voucher for tuition at any Georgia college. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Caroline Scott Roquemore

Todd and Laura Leigh Bell Roquemore of Peachtree City, Georgia, announce the birth of a 6 pound, 14 ounce daughter born at Piedmont Fayetteville Hospital on Wednesday, May 16. The baby has been given the name of Caroline Scott. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation”

I did not care for the first two “Hotel Transylvania” movies. More...

Three Holy Men And A Bear

A Catholic priest, a Baptist preacher and a rabbi all served as chaplains to the students of Northern Michigan University at Marquette in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  They would get together two or three times a week for coffee and to talk More...

Raccoon Killed Trying To Enter a Home

On Saturday, July 14, at about 6:00 p.m., a Mayhaw resident, Beverly Richardson, had a most unusual visitor. She was sitting on her screened-in back porch when her two small dogs started violently barking. More...

Remember To Vote Tuesday, July 24th

Advance in person early voting is now underway, and as of 11:00 a.m. on Monday, July 16, 176 ballots had been cast in Miller County. More...

Religion

‘Putting Forth Great Effort’

Inspiration

Some things do not just fall into our laps. We have to put forth some effort to achieve them and sometimes that effort is intense, even painful. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Did you know that a Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis, a sauropod dinosaur that lived in China (long before it was China), had a 60 foot body and a 30 foot neck?  Did you know that prosopagnosia is an inability to recognize faces because of a developm More...

Obituaries

BILLIE E. “BILL” BULLOCK

Billie Earl “Bill” Bullock, age 76, of Donalsonville passed away on Tuesday morning, July 10, 2018 at Seminole Manor.  Funeral services for Mr. Bullock were held on Thursday morning, July 12, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...

EARL WATSON DUNCAN JR.

Earl Watson Duncan, Jr., age 80, of Donalsonville passed away Monday afternoon, July 9, 2018, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital and Manor.  Graveside services for Mr. Duncan were held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...

SHARITA DANIELL JOHNSON

Sharita Daniell Johnson, age 29, of Colquitt died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at her residence.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Gone again! Home alone!

She's gone again, and I’m home alone, again. OK, so I am a homebody, and don't like to leave home unless I can be back by bedtime. On the other hand, Betty Jo, sometimes name changed to Betty “Go” enjoys going.Anywhere, anytime. More...

Political Cartoon

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A Cry in the Wilderness

To put the roller-coaster presidency of Donald Trump in perspective, it helps on occasion to imagine that Hillary Clinton won the election. My experience is that the exercise leads to greater appreciation of the president we have, warts and all. More...