May 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

J & Company Antiques and Interiors hold ribbon cutting

Colquitt's newest business, J & Company Antiques & Interiors held its ribbon-cutting Friday morning, May 18, 2007, at 10:00 a.m. A large crowd gathered to welcome the new business to Colquitt. More...

Community

Power Plant permits issued

Over six years after announcing plans to build a 1200-megawatt pulverized coal-fired electric generation facility in Early County, LS Power received the necessary permits Friday to proceed with construction of the plant. More...

Retiredteachers meet

The Miller County Retired Educators Association met at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 17, at Helen's Pirates Cove Restaurant with 17 members present. President Marian Walker asked Mr. Harry Davis to say grace before the meal. More...

Just the Facts, madam

- The Georgia Public Policy Foundation will unveil the 2007 "No Excuses" Schools at a news conference on Tuesday at Rigdon Elementary in Columbus, Georgia. More...

Public Safety

LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS

Arrests On May 13, 2007, Daniel Cleveland Burke of Brinson was charged with simple battery. Robert Grier was the reporting officer. More...

public safety report

May 14 800H - 10-50 + DUI + Unlock car May 15 799 G - Dog Call, Hwy. 45 S. More...

Living & Style

Mr. Jeremy Smith, Miss Ansley Smith exchange vows

In a beautiful candlelight ceremony on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at 6:00 in the evening, Ansley Paige Smith and Jeremy Harold Smith exchanged wedding vows before a large gathering of family and friends at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church. More...

Masey Alexandria Tabb Turns 5!

Masey celebrated her fifth birthday with a Royal Tea Party at Bleu's Coffee and Cream with her friends. She later celebrated with family and friends at the Flint Riverquarium on March 18. Masey is the daughter of Tommy and April Tabb of Colquitt. More...

Atkinson, Tabb to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Atkinson of Versailles, Kentucky, and Ms. Rhonda Atkinson of Colquitt announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelly Ann Atkinson, to Rusty Wayne Tabb. They have two children, Baylee and Hunter Tabb. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Have a great life, Class of 2007, and all of you!

I sometimes wonder if our graduates or anyone else read any of our words of wisdom that we attempt to share. They possibly wonder why we waste our time trying to tell them how they should act and make good choices. More...

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MOTHER'S DAY ENDANGERED?

Here's a question you thought you'd never hear: "What does a gay student call his parents?" If a new California law is passed, it won't be "mom" or "dad." At least, not on public school campuses. Why? More...

Agriculture

Drought hurts feeding cattle

Georgia cattlemen are having a hard time feeding their herds because the state's extended drought has dried up pastures and seriously cut hay production. More...

McNease inducted into Hall of Fame at MCHS Sports Banquet

Miller County High School has always been known for its ability to hold a sports banquet that duly honors all the athletes and their parents and also pays tribute to the accomplishments of past athletes. More...

One arrested in burglary of home

On Sunday, May 13, 2007, Miller County sheriff's officers, Captain Shane Rathel and Chief Investigator Ben Nix were investigating a burglary that had occurred on Saturday, May 12, at 134 Mason Road. More...

Religion

CARD OF THANKS

The family of Mrs. Nannie Sue "Punk" Hines wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the entire staff at Miller County Hospital. The hospitality at our hospital was exceptional. More...

'Real Power'

Inspiration

'Who do One of my favorite Sunday School stories as a child was the account of Samson. It generates excitement in the minds of little boys when they hear about a man who had more physical strength than any other man. More...

'Who do you say that I am?'

But to the wicked God says: What right have you to declare My statutes, or take My covenant in your mouth, seeing you hate instruction and cast My words behind you? More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

CAMPING EVOLUTION ONLY A THEORY

In the beginning was chaos. All of you who remember kid camping trips will relate to that statement. More...

Fourth Grade visits Golf Course

Coach Renza Israel and Coach Marianne Melton took the fourth grade physical education students on a field trip to Crooked Oak Golf Course. Mr. More...

Seminole Ramlins

As we walk threw the woods the powerful smell of the Magnolia is in the air, so is the faint oder of the Cataba Tree and the Honeysuckle Vine along with the Elderberry. All contribute to the wonderfull smell in the woods. More...

Obituaries

JAMES JACKSON SHIVER

Mr. James Jackson Shiver, age 61, of Colquitt died Wednesday, May 16, 2007. Mr. Shiver was born March 1, 1946, in Baker County. He was a carpenter and was a veteran of the US Army. Graveside services were held Saturday, May 19, at 4:00 p.m. More...

JAMES FORREST MOBLEY

James Forrest Mobley, 51, of Port Royal, SC, died Thursday, May 10, 2007, at Medical University Hospital in Charleston, SC. Graveside funeral services were held Monday, May 14, at 10:00 a.m. in New Park Cemetery in Ft. Gaines with Rev. More...

LUCY JUSTICE KNIGHT

Lucy Justice Knight, 65, died Monday, May 14, 2007, at Sylvester Health Care in Sylvester. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 17, at 2:00 p.m. at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Earl Hand and Rev. Jean Watson officiating. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed their families and friends coming to be with them for the family night supper. Also thanks to Mt. More...

Decode

The captain had executed a few maneuvers that had never been taught at the Naval Academy. More...

Inaugural Macy Easom Memorial Charity Golf Tournament Huge Success

On Saturday, April 28, 2007, the Inaugural Macy Easom Memorial Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Joanna McAfee Childhood Cancer Foundation was held at the beautiful Southern Hills Golf Club in Hawkinsville, Georgia. More...

Calendar

BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 Birthdays: Delia McCall, Scott Carpenter, Tubby Dancer, Gene Rathel, Wayne Cowart, David Donalson, Betty Josey, Don Roberts, Jimi Bice THURSDAY, MAY 24 Birthdays: Boyd Evans, Barbara Enfinger, Hayden Holt, Michael Donelli, More...