November 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Jami Lewis Horne sworn in as attorney November 2

On Friday November 2, Jami Lewis Horne of Thomasville was sworn into the State Bar of Georgia in a ceremony at the Decatur County Courthouse in Bainbridge. Chief Judge A. Wallace Cato presided over the ceremony. More...

Community

Wagon Train to Mule Day

On Saturday, October 27, 2007, a group of horse/mule drawn wagons and riders left Southern Wind in Jakin bound for Mule Day via the scenic back roads in Early, Miller, Seminole, Decatur and Grady counties. More...

Psc publishes november natural gas prices

ATLANTA The Georgia Public Service Commission has published the November natural gas marketer prices on the Commission website, www.psc.state.ga. More...

Miller County Farm Bureau Member Wins District Award

MACON, Ga. - Miller County Farm Bureau member John Trawick recently received the Georgia Farm Bureau 9th District Young Farmer Achievement Award. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

It's Time Now To Enjoy The Ride

As I get older, somehow my deep affection for flowing waters grows ever deeper. Water that moves of its own accord - be it creek, river, or babbling brook - does something to me, and for me, that still water cannot. More...

Red Ribbon Week celebrated by New Vision

Miller County New Vision celebrated Red Ribbon Week recently. The children from the center hung red bows on the doors of several businesses around town. More...

SGA falls to Brookwood

The Brookwood Warriors came to Damascus Friday with a perfect 9-0 record and holding the #1 spot in the state coaches' poll. More...

Obituaries

MARY RUTH HOLDER

Mary Ruth Holder, 92, died October 4, 2007, in Austell. Graveside memorial services were held Thursday, November 8, at 2:00 p.m. in Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Arthur Holder. Mrs. Holder was born March 6, 1915, in Columbus. More...

ANN BRIGGS MCCULLOUGH

Ann Briggs McCullough, infant daughter of Josh and Abbie Mc- Cullough of Mobile, AL, passed away on November 6, 2007 in Mobile, AL. More...

JAMES E. STABLER

Mr. James E. Stabler, 92, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2007 at Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 9, 2007 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Lynn Roberts and Pastor Jean Watson officiating. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS ___________________________

Community Prayer Meeting - Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. First Round of Play-offs- Miller County Pirates vs. Bryan County Redskins - Friday night, November 16, Pirate Field. More...

Stafford hooks heaviest bass

Angler Hubert Stafford of Colquitt earned $7,867.00 Saturday, November 3, 2007, as the winner of the 309 boat field at the Wal-Mart Bass Fishing League Chevy Wild Card event. The event was held at Wheeler Lake in Decatur, Alabama. More...

Mayor and one councilman stay same

The election for the City of Colquitt re-elected a mayor, elected a new councilman, and re-elected a councilman. More...

Senior night was great

Over 400 game photos on our website

The final game of the regular season between the Miller County Pirates and the Lanier County Bulldogs was played this past Friday night at Pirates' Field, and it was one of the best games played. More...

Religion

Community Thanksgiving Worship Service

Are you tired of all the divisions in the Church? Does it concern you that we as Christians are divided into so many different groups and denominations? More...

Thankful for prosperity

I rode through an area the other day that has undergone tremendous change in a relatively short amount of time. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Accident On November 7, 2007 Debra Stovall was traveling North on Enterprise Road in a 2001 Chevrolet Impala when a deer ran into the path of her vehicle. She could not avoid hitting the deer. More...

Public Safety Report

November 5 800S- Disturbance, Cuthbert Street • Dog Complaint, Middle Street • Assist EMT's, Perry Street • Traffic stop, N. Milford Street • Wreck, Dancer Street • Wreck, Hwy 45S. More...

Living & Style

birthdays and calendar of events

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 14 Birthdays: Lori Jarvis, Danny Spence, Melanie Poole, Drew Bridges, Betty Henry; Anniversaries: Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sumner, Massey to wed

Ms. Lynn Sumner and Mr. Brian Massey, both of Bronwood, have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the mother of Baylee Sumner and the daughter of Don and Sue Mock of Colquitt. More...

Itson, Burke to wed on Carnival Holiday

Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Itson of Pelham are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Ann Itson, to Robert Bradford Burke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Burke of Donalsonville. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Colquitt is where it is!

Sometimes I can't understand our people. Again, an effort was made to not only entertain you, feed you, educate you and let you mix and mingle with some of the best people in the world. More...

Dirty Dancing

by Alex McRae

I was born with bad teeth, and over the years that situation hasn't improved. The good news is, I've always been blessed with good dentists. More...

•••Back to basics•••

One man said of his marriage, "I very distinctly remember my wedding day. More...