April 18, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Mayhaw Festival this weekend

Colquitt, Georgia, is the place you will want to be Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21, as we celebrate the 24th National Mayhaw Festival. Plans have been in the making for this annual event for some while now. More...

Mayhaw Dry Cleaners holds grand opening

Colquitt's newest business held its grand opening and ribbon cutting Thursday morning, April 12, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - State troopers from the Georgia post arrested four area men on illegal drug possession charges in unrelated traffic stops this week. More...

Scouts visit Spring Creek

"If you want rain, just invite us down, and you have a great chance of getting it," said one of the leaders of Boy Scouts of America Troop 222. More...

Proudly They Serve

Army Reserve Pvt. Anthony C. Mincey has graduated from the Petroleum Supply Specialist Advanced Individual Training Course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Va. More...

Public Safety

public safety report

15 April 799R Manhunt, Highway 91 South +Reckless drivers, Highway 91 South +Tree across road, Donalsonville Road +Tree across road, Dubose Road +Assist EMS, Highway 45 North +Burglary, Clay Brown Rd. More...

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING On April 1, 2007, Deputy Ken Kirkland responded to 474 Cleveland Road in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, Deputy Kirkland spoke to Matthew Taylor of 4303 Graves Highway, Dawson, More...

Living & Style

It's a baby girl!

Mr. and Mrs. Ansley Lane Johnson would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Katelyn Elizabeth Johnson. Kate was born on January 6, 2007, at 8:37 AM at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 22 inches long. More...

Culpepper-Henry marry

Margie Kristin Henry and Adam Caughey Culpepper, both of Albany, exchanged wedding vows on March 17, 2007, at Parrott United Methodist Church in Parrott, GA. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Henry of Albany. More...

Brag Shop

Mackalea and Ronni Colgan are the children of Mike and Christy Colgan. They are the grandchildren of John and Linda Pickren. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The good and bad of us

As I write about all of the sorry stuff going on, don't ever think that we don't have some of the best, smartest and most loving folks in the world living right here in Colquitt, Miller County, Southwest Georgia, and they have fun doing good as they More...

Opinion and Comment

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READY, AIM... WAFFLE

You know politics have gone Looney Tunes when Elmer Fudd is a serious contender for president. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 Birthdays: Donald Brooks, Randy Zook, Eric Chapman, Amy Clenney Thomas, Ann Inlow, Lysa Phillips Wortmann, Jerry G. More...

Armed robbery takes place, again

Another armed robbery took place in Colquitt, Thursday night, April 12, at Ron Cam at 701 N. Fourth Street at approximately 10:48 P.M. More...

Suspect apprehended fast by local officers

While patrolling, Sunday, April 15, Deputy Sheriff Lt. Shane Rathel and Chief Deputy Terry Williams met a truck that had a subject in it that was wanted for aggravated assault. Lt. More...

Relay for Life raises $50,682.87

If you missed this year's Relay for Life, you missed an evening of emotions, fun and entertainment. The event kicked off Friday evening, April 13, at 6:00 p.m. with the opening ceremonies. More...

Thanks for the rains, but not the cold

The global warming trend was out of mind this past weekend as spring storms came through this area with the two-to-three inch rains reported that were worth millions to this area. More...

COLQUITT WEATHER GUESS

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Religion

Senior Citizen Hymns

"Just a Slower Walk with Thee." "It is Well with My Soul, but My Knees Hurt." "Nobody Knows the Trouble I Have Seeing." "Precious Lord, Take My Hand and Help Me Up." "Go tell It on a Mountain, But Speak Up." "Give Me That Old Timers' Religion. More...

'The Beautiful Design of God'

by Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God The beauty of God's creation gives us a real glimpse of what a magnificent Creator He is. More...

Inspiration Point

"These things we write that our joy may be complete." 1 John 1:4

GYPSY "Death like a Gypsy comes to steal everything precious . . ." Those were the last words I heard as I flicked off the radio, dashing out the door heading to work. En route the radio in my head was on continual play- "Death like a Gypsy . . More...

School & Sports

An Ideal Environment For Psych Majors

(NAPSI)-New college graduates with psychology degrees don't need to wait for graduate school if they want to put their degrees to work. More...

Pirates Crush Cougars' Dream and Dominate Monroe High

In one of the most surprising games every played, Calhoun County Cougars gave our Pirates a run for a victory. Calhoun was quick to jump on the scoreboard in the top of first inning, and in the third inning, the Cougars added three more runs. More...

Pirates sign with Albany Technical College

Last Tuesday, April 10, was a very busy day for Albany Technical College's new Head Basketball Coach Sylvester Patterson and his Assistant Coach Kenny Williams. More...

Entertainment

- Philosophy and Ambiguity- - - - -

For those who love the philosophy of ambiguity... 1. Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things. 2. One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor.... 3. Atheism is a non-prophet organization. 4. More...

Obituaries

VERNA DANIELS

Mrs. Verna Daniels, age 93, of Colquitt died Saturday, April 14, 2007, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Daniels was born February 1, 1914, in Miller County. She was a homemaker and was of the Protestant faith. More...

ELZIE CLENNEY

Elzie Clenney, 93, of Tallahassee, FL, died Saturday, April 7, 2007, at Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee, FL. Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 11, at 3:00 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ed James officiating. More...

BETTY SUE MCMULLEN JOHNSON

Betty Sue McMullen Johnson, 74, of Donalsonville, died Tuesday, April 10, 2007, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Graveside services were held Thursday, April 12, at 3:00 p.m. at Friendship Memorial Gardens with Dr. More...

Health

Peer Pressure and Alcohol: A Difficult Combination for Many Teens

(NAPSI)-For most young people, the teenage years are a fun and exciting time, filled with first-time experiences: a new school, a part-time job, getting a driver's license, maybe a first romance. More...

The Golden Girls present skit

The old saying that "laughter is the best medicine" definitely appears to be true according to recent studies. This saying was put to the test last Thursday morning, April 12, at the Miller County Hospital's weekly senior breakfast. More...