May 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Domino's Pizza holds ribbon cutting

A group of family, friends and business people were on hand Friday, May 9, 2008, to help celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Colquitt's newest business, Domino's Pizza. More...

Community

Mural Conference 2008

The last time a flag was exchanged at an international event between Georgia and Australia was at the closing ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games where the mayor of Atlanta, Bill Campbell, presented the flagto the mayor of Sydney, Australia, Frank More...

Proudly They Serve

Air Force Airman Deaudre J. Marshall has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Why did the chicken cross the road?

BARACK OBAMA: The chicken crossed the road because it was time for a change! The chicken wanted change! More...

School & Sports

Golf team has successful season

The Miller County High School golf teams have completed another successful season. On April 14, the girls traveled to Waycross to play in their region tournament. Seven teams turned out to compete at The Lakes golf course. More...

Seminole Ramlins

What's on my mind now at the Top-O-The-List is that when you have lived 65 years, you should be able to fishin any state in the United States without a license. Further, if you are Native American, you should also be able to fishlike wise. More...

Cheating at the gas pump

This is a true story, so read it carefully. On April 24, 2008, I stopped at a Kangaroo BP gas station, located at 1325 Main Street, Cartersville, GA. My truck's gas gauge was on 1/4 of a tank. More...

Obituaries

KENNETH BLAKE LUSK

Kenneth Blake Lusk, age 23, of Arlington died Saturday, May 10, 2008, in Arlington. Blake was born October 15, 1984, in Dougherty County. He had lived all his life in Arlington. More...

fannie rathel mills

Fannie Rathel Mills, age 81, of Auburndale, FL, formerly of Donalsonville, passed away May 7, 2008, in Florida. Funeral services were held at Hammock Spring Freewill Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, 2008, with Dr. More...

Altha Smith Barber

Altha Smith Barber, age 92, of Jakin passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2008, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville. Funeral services were held Friday, May 9, at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Calendar

UPCOMING EVENTS

Community Prayer Meeting, Colquitt United Methodist Church Library each Friday at 7:00 a.m. Open House - Sat., May 17th - Grow Drug Company, 10 a.m. - noon Homecoming - County Line Baptist Church, Sun., May 18 - 11:00 a.m. More...

Local Marine returns home from active duty in Iraq

Twenty-eight local Marines arrived home safe and sound on Wednesday. The platoon of Marines just completed a tour of duty in Iraq. Among those arriving home was Lucas A. Davis of Colquitt. More...

Postage going up with gas

Anyone using the U.S. Postal Service in this country will findthat they are paying a one cent increase on postage, plus. More...

Home business lost to fire

The building and all of the contents of a home business on the corner of Pine and Phillips streets were completely destroyed by fireon Wednesday, May 7. More...

Religion

'Words From the Wedding'

Inspiration

I have been involved in a lot of things over the years as a minister - some of them sad, many of them joyous. But I had the opportunity to do something the other day that was a brand new experience for me: I officiated a wedding. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Vehicle Accident On May 7, Officer Brad Cox was dispatched to 69 Kirkland Road in reference to an accident. Officer Kirkland made contact with the victim, Heather Marie Brown. More...

public safety report

May 05 800E Speeding •Woman Lying in Roadway •Dog Nuisance Call, Main and 3rd St. •Failure to Maintain •Cows out of Pen, Hwy. 45 N. •Speeding •Child Throwing Stuff at Window •Fight, 2nd and Dancer St. More...

One flaw in women

By the time the Lord made woman, He was into his sixth day of working overtime. An angel appeared and said, "Why are you spending so much time on this one?" And the Lord answered, "Have you seen my spec sheet on her? More...

Living & Style

Don't mess with old people

An older, white-haired man walked into a jewelry store one Friday evening with a beautiful young gal at his side. He told the jeweler he was looking for a special ring for his girlfriend. More...

Everson, Woods to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Vann and Mr. Randy Everson of Colquitt announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Brandi Everson of Panama City, FL, to Matt Woods of Headland, AL. More...

Just be thankful

I am thankful: For the wife who says it's hot dogs tonight because she is home with me, and not out with someone else. For the teenager who is complaining about doing dishes because it means she is at home, not on the streets. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Wouldn't have it any other way-

There is a saying that goes something like this, "If you want stay young, stay around young people. If you want to die before your time, try to act like them." The author is unknown, but I fully agree. More...

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Imperfect Improvements

Spring has sprung, and along every path and parcel of the fruited plain Americans call home, things are stirring. New flowers peek from beneath the earth's sandy slipcover. More...