October 29, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Anglin sister visits mural

Tuesday, October 21, proved to be an exciting day at the site of the new mural. Ms. Julie and the trusties had the opportunity to meet with the inspiration for the mural, JW and Clarence Anglin's sister, Ms. Marie Anglin Widner. Ms. More...

Community

Class of 1943 holds 65th class reunion

On Saturday, October 11, members from the class of 1943 met at the VFW Building in Colquitt for their 65th reunion. They started gathering at 11:00 a.m. and though the number was fewer, the class spirit was high. More...

Chick-a-que for Chloe

This is the last week to buy a ticket for the chick-a-que for Chloe Shiver that will be held on October 31, at the Lions Hall in Donalsonville. More...

One minute each night

This is from my cousin in Montgomery, Alabama, and I think it's a fantastic idea. ONE MINUTE EACH NIGHT: 2 Chronicles 7:14 This is the scariest election we as Christians have ever faced. More...

Public Safety

Traffic stop nets marijuana, cocaine

On October 21, 2008 while patrolling on Phillipsburg Road in Colquitt, Sergeant Lonnie Wade stopped a 2003 blue Ford Explorer for speeding. More...

Public Safety Reporter

October 9 799R Traffic Stop, Hwy 91 N. •Look out for Armed Robbers, Brinson Rd. •Assist EMS, Newberry-Chambers Rd. •Traffic Stop, Hwy 27 N. •Tree in Road, Griggs-Lucille Rd. More...

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On October 24, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to Highway 91 North, just inside the city limits, in reference to a vehicle accident. More...

Living & Style

Williams, Haire to wed

Ms. Angie Williams of Colquitt announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Alorian Gena' Mae Williams, to Timothy Wayne Haire Jr., also of Colquitt. She is also the daughter of the late Shelly Max Williams. More...

The Young Couple

A young couple were on their way to get married when they were killed in a car accident. When they got to heaven, they asked St. Peter if they could see God. St. More...

It's a girl!

Donald and Lisa Welch of Albany proudly announce the arrival of their daughter, Mary Grace. Mary Grace was born May 27, 2008 at 6:07 p.m. She weighed eight pounds, one ounce, and was 21 inches long. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

This is the big one - the one that really counts

I know you are tired of hearing about the election, politicians and what they are or are not going to do. More...

Cartoon

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A doctor's wisdom

A worried woman went to her gynecologist and said: 'Doctor, I have a serious problem and desperately need your help! My baby is not even 1 yr. old and I'm pregnant again. More...

Three ejected in single car accident

A one vehicle accident occurred, Tuesday, October 21, 2008, ejecting three of the four occupants in the vehicle. The accident occurred on Clay Brown Road when Marquez Shuler, age 17, of Old Damascus Road in Colquitt was driving a 2004 Mazda. More...

Pirates Cool Red Devils

This week the Pirates took their loss from Seminole out on Randolph Clay's Red Devils as our boys crusted Randolph Clay, 40-0. More...

Festival of Southern Culture November 8th

Colquitt is the place you want to be on Saturday, November 8, as we celebrate our Festival of Southern Culture. If you like good talent, good food, and a fun time, this is something you don't want to miss. More...

Religion

'Watch Where You Step!'

Inspiration

Years ago as I was looking around the barnyard of my granddaddy's farm, I made my way through the weeds and briars to take a closer look at an old abandoned truck. More...

Ministry of the Willing Servants

The ministry of Willing Servants began in 1996 and is based out of Colquitt. The group consists of Cory and Holly Thomas, and Ricky and Judy Thursby. More...

The forgotten man

"They are always under the dominion of the superstition of government, and forgetting that a government produces nothing at all, they leave out of sight the first fact to be remembered in all social discussion -- that the state More...

School & Sports

2008-09 Seniors Largest Recognition in Fall Sports

Every year when senior night comes around, Miller County High School has always had a rather large recognition, but this year's was the largest. Forty-five seniors, who have participated in cheerleading, band, football, and softball, were honored. More...

Honor Roll

In last week's edition, the following names were omitted from the honor roll list. The school regrets the error. Second grade: Principal's Honor Roll, Holden Sheffield. Third grade:Principal's Honor Roll, Kayla Smith. More...

Junior Class elects officers

Another great year for the Miller County High School Junior class has begun. The latest meeting was held in September where the Junior Class was able to vote on the junior officers. More...

Obituaries

JANIE PHILLIPS SHEFFIELD

Mrs. Janie Phillips Sheffield, age 83, of Colquitt died Wednesday, October 22, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Sheffield was born October 1, 1925, to the late Dewey Wilson Phillips and Ella Alston Phillips. More...

JACK RANDALL BRACEWELL

Mr. Jack Randall Bracewell, age 56, died Wednesday, October 22, 2008, in Tallahassee, FL. Mr. Bracewell was born April 6, 1952, in Seminole County. He worked in retail sales. More...

HAROLD T. "WOODY" WOOD

Mr. Harold T. "Woody" Wood, age 71, died Wednesday, October 15, 2008, in Victoria, Texas, following a hard battle with cancer. Mr. Wood was born June 4, 1937, in Columbia, AL. He was a member of Coleto Baptist Church in Victoria. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

What a week we have had!!! This past week was jammed full of exciting things. We enjoyed all of our regular activities along with many extras. Sunday afternoon members from Mother's Home Free Will Baptist Church came for our afternoon service. More...

Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center dedicated

It was a grand, wonderful day to dedicate a beautiful, magnificent building that will make all of Southwest Georgia and Bainbridge College proud. More...

Heaven or Hell

A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, "Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like." The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in. More...