March 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Bridges crowned

Maggie Bridges, the daughter of John and Cathy Bridges of Brinson, was recently crowned Capital City's Outstanding Teen in Atlanta. She competed in talent, gown, physical fitness, onstage question and interview. More...

Chambliss visits storm damage in South Georgia

U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., made the following statement following his tour of storm damage in South Georgia with President Bush. More...

Bailey places in Sunburst Pageant

Bailey Rhea Franklin, age seven months, is the daughter of Tabb and Patti Rentz Franklin. On Saturday Feb. 24, the Sunburst Pageant was held at the Bainbridge Mall in Bainbridge. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

TIME BY NATURE'S CLOCK

The historic St. Johns River winds its way up the western edge of the Florida Peninsula from the tidal marshes of Indian River County toward the final leg of its northward journey through the teeming environs of Jacksonville. More...

Grant and friends visit MCES

Two professional football players, Charles Grant and Deuce McAllister from the New Orleans Saints, and Kent State University football player, Danny Brian, paid a special visit to Miller County Elementary School on Friday morning, March 2. More...

P a w o n ' like it!

A farm boy accidentally overturned a wagon of corn on the road. A nearby farmer saw the accident and went over to have a look and found the boy trying to right the tipped wagon. "Hey, Chris," the farmer said. "Forget your troubles for a spell. More...

Obituaries

WINSTON E. (WINK) LANE

Mr. Winston E. (Wink) Lane, age 81, of Colquitt died Sunday, March 4, 2007, at his residence. Mr. Lane was born September 11, 1925, in Miller County. He was a retired owner of Colquitt Ford. More...

MARGARET SMITH WILLIAMS

Margaret Smith Williams, 78, of Dothan, AL, formerly of Donalsonville, died Wednesday, February 28, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Graveside services were held Friday, March 2, at 2:00 p.m. More...

BENJAMIN FRANK KYLES SR.

Mr. Benjamin F. Kyles, age 84, of Colquitt died Wednesday, February 28, 2007. Funeral services were held Monday, March 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Charlie Lee Kyles officiating. More...

Let the Big Dawg eat

There have been some "Dawg" gatherings in Colquitt, but Wednesday, February 28, was one of the biggest in recent history in our community. More...

'Kids Day Out' gets bigger and better

When big Charles Grant does it, he does it right. He held his fourth "Kids Day Out" at his home on Fourth Street in Colquitt. More...

Religion

Dedication service at New Home

On February 25, 2007, during our morning service, New Home Free Will Baptist Church dedicated our parking lot to the service of Jesus Christ and His church. We are proud to dedicate this parking lot in honor of the Van and Ruby Roberts family. More...

'Renewed Hope'

Inspiration

Hope is one of those little words that has great meaning to life. When hope fades, the drive to continue on wanes. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA On Sat. March 3, 2007, Dep. Mitchell was dispatched to 1373 Whites Bridge Rd. in reference to a subject asleep in a vehicle in Lawrence Howell's yard. More...

Peanut Butter Toppings Part of Recall

FDA has learned that the ConAgra plant in Sylvester, GA, sent bulk Peter Pan peanut butter to its plant in Humboldt, TN. The three brands described below are part of the original Peter Pan recall. More...

PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT

Sheriff Department Activity report for February 2007 Served 27 Magistrate Court Papers Served 33 Civil Papers Served 23 Subpoenas Served 5 Felony Warrants Served 8 Misdemeanor Warrants Issued 10 Traffic Citations 04 March 799R Assist More...

Living & Style

Killer storms hit area

Several tornadoes, heavy rains, lightning storms and high winds struck areas in east Alabama and in southwest Georgia Thursday, March 1. More...

Lee-Tabb finalize plans

Final plans for the wedding of Whitney Anne Lee, daughter of Alan and Marcia Lee of Leary, and Robert Lance Tabb, son of Russ and Gay Tabb of Colquitt, are complete. More...

50 years of wedded bliss celebrated

Colquitt and Indiana residents, John "Nick" and Geneva Johnson Sparling celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 16, 2007. The Sparlings were married in Miller County at the home of the bride in 1957. More...

Opinion

The good, the bad, and the ugly

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Sometimes, we just think we have problems. For the past few weeks, I have been writing about some of our county problems. We still have them, but compared to what our neighbors to our west and just up the road have, they pale in importance. More...

Editorial Cartoon

Full Story

UNHEALTHY SPENDING

Dear Georgia Kids, Please don't get sick. At least not if you rely on the PeachCare program for health care. More...