September 12, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Local woman killed in accident

A single vehicle accident occurred Tuesday, September 4, at around 10:30 p.m. on GA Highway 91 north of Colquitt at the intersection of Henry Miller Road. Local law enforcement was dispatched to the scene along with rescue units. More...

Case Nolle Prossed

The true bill against Charles Benton Jr. was nolle prossed September 5, in Pataula Judicial Court since Denarelle Charles Benton, son of Charles Benton Jr., should have been charged and not Charles Benton Jr. More...

Community

"Commissioner's Cut"

On Tuesday, September 4, the Board of Commissioner held their regular session meeting. At this meeting it was decided to set up a drop-off point for old cell phones at the Annex. These phones will be sent to "Secure the Call" Foundation. More...

PROUDLY THEY SERVE

Air Force Airman Matthew N. Powell has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Middleton appointed director for the Pataula Center for Children

The Pataula Center for Children is a child advocacy center that has been developing since 2003. The center is located on 3 South Jefferson Street, Blakely. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Theft by Taking On September 7, 2007, Wendell Knight came to the Sheriff's Officeand reported a boat motor that had been taken. Knight advised that his uncle, James Holmes, had given the motor to Jennifer and Deloris Hicks to sell. More...

Public Safety Report

September 3 799G - Unlock vehicle, Millerville Rd. • Served papers x 6 September 4 799G - Papers served x3 • Wreck, Kimbrel Rd. • Wreck, Hwy. 91 N. 800C - Wreck, Hwy. 91 N. More...

Living & Style

Davises celebrate golden anniversary

Jim and Marilyn Davis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 7, 2006, at Crossroads Baptist Church. They were married on October 5, 1956, at the bride's home in Miller County. More...

50th wedding anniversary celebrated

Mr. and Mrs. James Ferrell Keaton of Colquitt celebrated their golden wedding anniversary September 1, 2007 at the Tarrer Inn. Their children, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick O'Neal Keaton, Mr. F. Christopher Keaton, and Mrs. Keaton's brother, Mr. James C. More...

Hill, Thompson to wed

Jim and Lesa Cannon of Tallahassee, FL, and Clem Hill of Tifton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Britany Elizabeth Hill, to Matthew Scott Thompson, son of Devaughn Thompson of Colquitt and Debra Thompson of Bainbr More...

Obituaries

BERNICE OWENS DURHAM

Mrs. Bernice Owens Durham, 69, of Brinson passed away Thursday, September 6, 2007, at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2007, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

CHARLES LEE "CHARLIE" MIDDLETON

Mr. Charles Lee "Charlie" Middleton, age 97, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, September 7, 2007. Funeral services were held Sunday, September 9, at 2:00 p.m. at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. William J. Frank officiating. More...

KIMBERLY DANIELLE TULLY

Ms. Kimberly Danielle Tully, 24, of Colquitt passed away September 5, 2007, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, September 7, at 4:00 p.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick and Rev. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

This past week the residents enjoyed celebrating grandparents with pound cake, ice cream and punch. Saturday music was "The Blessed" from Albany, and also Flat Creek Church came Sunday. More...

Human case of West Nile Virus in Dougherty County confirmed

ALBANY, Ga. - Southwest Georgia Public Health District Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant has announced that a 77-yearold northwest Albany resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). More...

Georgia obesity and mental illness linked

ATLANTA - With Georgia's recent ranking as one of the most obese states in the country, it is likely that a significant number of Georgians may also suffer from a mental illness. More...

Mayhaw queens chosen

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayhaw Pageant Saturday night, September 8, 2007, at the Miller County Elementary School Auditorium. The theme for this year's pageant was "Reflections...25 years of Mayhaw Festivals. More...

City Election qualifying over

Qualifying for the November 6 election ended Friday, August 31, with two seeking the office of Mayor of Colquitt; two seeking the City Councilman for District 2, now being held by Dennis Perkins; and Algin Merritt, being unopposed for District 3. More...

COLQUITT WEATHER GUESS

Our weather prognostication is about as accurate as the next since we get our information off the net each Tuesday. More...

Overturn car has victim inside

An accident occurred at the intersection of Jeterville and Roberts Lane on September 3. A deputy sheriff was dispatched to the scene along with an EMS ambulance crew and Colquitt/Miller County Volunteer Fire and rescue trucks and firemen. More...

Religion

'WATCHFULNESS'

Gale and I work together as a team--I help her, she helps me. It is a great arrangement that I highly recommend to every couple. One of the jobs around the house that I have taken charge over in recent months is keeping the range top clean. More...

The first step is the hardest

Now the LORD had said to Abram: "Get out of your country, from your family and from your father's house, to a land that I will show you. More...

30 books of the Bible

There are 30 books of the Bible in this paragraph. Can you find them? This is a most remarkable puzzle. It was found by a gentleman in an airplane seat pocket, on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu, keeping him occupied for hours. More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors trample Eagles

The SGA Warriors had their home opener Friday, September 7, against former head coach Bill Murdock and his Terrell Academy Eagles. The Warriors got behind their offensive line and absolutely trampled the Eagles on their way to a 28-14 victory. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

All menus are subject to change!

BREAKFAST (Elementary) (Middle/High) Thursday September 13 Friday September 14 Monday September 17 Tuesday September 18 Wednesday September 19 LUNCH (Elementary) (Middle/High) Thursday September 13 More...

A Fist Full of Fish!

Marlin Jones caught this 5 pound bass in a private pond with a Zebo 33 reel. This is real bragging rights! More...

Entertainment

Southern Women

Southern women appreciate their natural assets: Clean skin. A winning smile. That unforgettable Southern drawl. Southern women know their manners: "Yes, ma'am." "Yes, sir." "Why, no, Billy! More...

The Mustard Story

I Love Mustard. (This is a true story. More...

Mergers

For all of you with any money left, be aware of the next expected mergers so that you can get in on the ground floor and make some big bucks. Watch for these consolidations in the next 12 months. 1. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Murder for Hire-

Last week, I ended my column with stranger things have happened here in Colquitt, but not to me. Well, I had promised that I would stop there, for a week, so this is another week. More...

The Day The Music Died. Again.

Redemption may be right around the corner for resigned Senator Larry Craig (R-Utah), but he'd better not seek any sympathy from me. More...

Political Cartoon

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Calendar

BIRTHDAYS AND CALENDAR OF EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Birthdays: Lee Johnson, Melenda Lewis, Loren Rathel, Tommy Newberry, Kristi Wallace, Courtney Tabb, Kristin Anne Tully, William (Billy) Rathel, Cody Phillips, Jeryn Collier, Hayley Chappell THURSDAY, More...