March 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

It doesn't pay to get lost

Sometimes it just doesn't pay to get lost, especially in Colquitt. On Friday, March 9, at 11:32 a.m., a call came into the 911 dispatcher that there had been a two vehicle collision at the corner of Geer and First streets. More...

Crooked Oak Golf Course sale pending

The long awaited sale of the Crooked Oak Golf now owned by three governmental agencies will have to wait a bit longer according to an accurate source. More...

Community

Chapman returns from Africa

Eric Chapman (center) returned this weekend from a working trip to Uganda, Africa. He is employed by Student Life Christian Ministries of Birmingham, Alabama, focusing on music production and song writing. More...

A Long Journey but Not Alone

October 31, 2000, is a day that I will never forget. What happened? I was diagnosed with "cancer." Shocked! Frantic! Scared! I don't really know how to explain my feelings. Thoughts, thoughts, and more thoughts ran through my mind day and night. More...

Hill Fire visits Cotton Hall

Mississippi's own Swamp Gravy enjoys opening night of Swamp Gravy: Visiting Hours

Members of the Montgomery County Arts Council and representatives of the cast of Hill Fire, the official folk life play of Montgomery Hills, Mississippi, were in Colquitt for opening night of Swamp Gravy's spring production of Visiting Hours. More...

Living & Style

Sermon on a can of worms

A minister decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Sunday sermon. Four worms were placed into four separate jars. The first worm was put into a container of alcohol. More...

Kentucky High roller

Two bored casino dealers are waiting at the crap table. A very attractive blonde woman from Kentucky arrived and bet $20,000 on a single roll of the dice. More...

Four generations-

(Bottom center and then clockwise) Emoree Romero (1 year old from Albuquerque), Judy Snodgrass (Colquitt), Nancy (Snodgrass) Romero (Albuquerque), Nancy Runnels (Colquitt). More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The public has a right to know

When is the last time you went to a city council, county commission or board of education meeting? In spite of how some of our elected or appointed officials act, these are meetings that should interest every citizen of our city and county. More...

Opinion

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A CHRONIC AILMENT

It may have been the most bipartisan moment in American history. Moments after the story broke, all 535 members of the U.S. House and Senate crawled out of their plush offices, leaned toward the nearest camera and told the exact same lie. More...

Board of Education meets for hiring

The Miller County Board of Education met in their regular session Monday evening, March 12. The meeting was opened by Chairperson Leroy Bush and the agenda was adopted. More...

You never know!

With all that is going on in Colquitt, it is hard to surprise the people with something new, but once in awhile, something new will come along. More...

MCHS Pirates 'steal' a win from Dougherty High Trojans steal- - - -

The Miller County Pirates Baseball Team hosted their first game of the 2007 season at Everett Field on Friday, March 6, against the Dougherty County Trojans. Starting Pitcher was senior Josh Posey. More...

Religion

Judy Sue Spence Burch

December 3, 1941 - March 10, 2007

Mrs. Judy Sue Spence Burch, 65, of Donalsonville, GA passed away March 10, 2007 at her residence. The visitation will be Sunday from 7 til 9:00 P.M. at Colquitt Funeral Home. The funeral will be 3:00 P.M. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

SIMPLE ASSAULT Jimmy McEntyre of Colquitt stated that he was having problems with Major Patterson. McEntyre stated that Patterson was kicking him out of his house when he turned and hit him. More...

Arrest for Possession of Marijuana

On Friday, February 23, 2007, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Pataula Drug Task Force, Colquitt Police Department and the Miller County Sheriff's Office conducted a search warrant at 204 North Milford Street, Colquitt, Georgia. More...

PUBLIC SAFETY REPORT

11 March 800H Unlock Vehicle +Traffic Stop 2x +Warnings: 2, verbal 800C Domestic, Ron-Cam +Unlock Car, Babcock St. +Loud Music, Milford St. More...

School & Sports

MCHS girls' tennis team improving

The Miller County girls' tennis team continues its season with one huge win over Early County and heartbreaking losses to Seminole County and Pelham. On February 26, the girls crushed the Bobcats in a 5-0 victory. More...

Alex Rentz is BHS STAR Student

Alex Rentz, son of Lauren and Berry Rentz of Bainbridge, is the 2007 STAR Student at BHS. He is also the Decatur County System winner and will go on to the regionals in Americus. Alex chose Colonel Gary Breedlove as his STAR Teacher. More...

SGA Warriors pound Westwood and RSS

SGA got its 2007 baseball season underway Tuesday with a double header against Westwood from Camilla. The Warriors have an experienced team returning after losing just one senior, catcher Eli Bundrick, to graduation last year. More...

Health

Dr. Rentz brings quality health care to his area

"I am humbled by the trust people place in me and personally receive satisfaction by seeing patients get better."

Miller County native, Turner Wayne Rentz Jr., MD, is currently serving a chief of staff of the Brunswick Campus at Southeast Georgia Health System. More...

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents would like to thank the MCHS Cheerleaders for coming. They enjoyed music by Ms. Gayle Grimsley. They are looking forward to St. Patrick's Day this weekend. More...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life

ATLANTA (GA) - Colorectal cancer is the third most common cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the United States and in Georgia. The good news is most of these deaths can be prevented using available screening tests and treatments. More...