November 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

And the winners are...

Most folks already know the election results if they have a TV or radio. Many of the local races were settled long before this election on November 4, but they were not elected until they received at least one vote. More...

Community

Some Georgians Suspected of Voting

Georgia's Secretary of State has launched a full investigation and may seek criminal charges against three Georgia men who appear to have earlyvoted twice. "This is extraordinarily disturbing," said Secretary of State Karen Handel. More...

Legislative update held in Colquitt

On October 30, 2008, Sen. John Bulloch and Rep. Gerald Greene were invited to participate in a Legislative Update to discuss current local and state concerns. Rep. Greene and Sen. More...

Mr. Stanley

Mr. Stanley had lived a full and prosperous life accumulating a sizable amount of wealth. Time was fast approaching, and his four children were gathered around his deathbed. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident (Hit and Run) On November 7, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 150 South First Street in reference to a hit and run. Upon arrival, Officer Wade spoke to Sara Lovering who wanted to file a report. More...

Photo

Hog hunting on U.S. Hwy. 51 Low road next to I-55 just south of Ponchatoula, Louisiana. Season does not close on hogs for gators, or gator tails. More...

Funding renewed for state patrol DUI programs

Two Georgia State Patrol programs have been awarded grant funds for the coming year. More...

Living & Style

A good recipe to live by

1. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants. 2. Drink green tea and plenty of water. Eat blueberries, wild Alaskan salmon, broccoli, almonds and walnuts. 3. More...

Welcome, Lola Dell

Burt and Carla Linnenkohl of Leesburg proudly announce the birth of their baby daughter, Lola Dell. Lola was born August 30, 2008, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. She weighed six pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long. More...

Love Story

I will seek and find you. I shall take you to bed and have my way with you I will make you ache, shake & sweat until you moan and groan. I will make you beg for mercy, beg for me to stop. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

They won, we lost! I hope not by too much!

There is no way else to put it, they won, we lost. The conservatives of this nation lost as millions of voters voted right for the Democratic Party candidates, and some seemed to vote often. More...

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Look on the Bright Side

At long last, the 2008 presidential campaign is finally over! On January 20, 2009, Barack Obama will be installed as the 44th president of the United States. That's the good news. More...

Festival of Southern Culture was great!

Talent, tractors, barbecue, collards and more - those were the central themes of the Festival of Southern Culture held this past weekend in downtown Colquitt. More...

MC Jr. Pirates win division championship

The Miller County Junior Pirates seven and eight-yearolds defeated the Eufaula, Alabama Tigers in a division championship game last Saturday with a score of 30-14. More...

The Paper Airplane holds ribbon cutting

Colquitt and the Small Business Complex (SBC) welcomed their newest business, a travel agency and stationery store called The Paper Airplane, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, November 7, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Religion

'The Right Clothes'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) My wife submitted a rather odd request of me a few days ago. She told me that someone wanted the worn out old dress shirts that I had planned to throw away. More...

What does it take to have a 'Right Christmas'

To Christians, Christmas means everything. It means that God loves us with all His heart. It means that God has regarded our lost condition and has done something about it. More...

CARD OF THANKS

"To everything there is a season; a time for every purpose under heaven; a time to be born and a time to die... Ecclesiastes 3:1-2. The family of C.T. (Buddy Boo) Cullers wishes to thank everyone that shared in Buddy's season. More...

School & Sports

Pre-K visits Henley Farms

On October 1, the Miller County Pre-K classes visited Mr. Kim Henley's peanut field to see first hand how peanuts are harvested. Mr. Henley explained to the young future farmers the importance of the peanut industry. More...

Pre-K enjoys western day

The Miller County Pre-K celebrated Western Day with a horse and wagon ride from Glen and Amanda Sheffield. All week long the students learned about the Wild West Days. On Friday, August 8, Mr. More...

SGA Warrirors fall in first round of playoffs

SGA Warrior seniors (front row, L-R) Keaton Smith, Miles Lee, Coach David Bell, Chandler Ray, Ethan Bundrick; (back row) Daniel Bayman, Todd Davis, Will Brown, Boone Kennedy, Coach Max Evans, Dustin Bowen. More...

Obituaries

DOROTHY MAE TOOLE

Mrs. Dorothy Mae Toole, age 80, of Donalsonville died Wednesday, November 5, 2008, at her residence. Mrs. Toole was born February 6, 1928, in Miller County. She was retired from Fudge Gift Shop in Colquitt and worked at Kay Ford in Colquitt. More...

HELEN PARRISH GEORGE

Mrs. Helen Parrish George, age 76, of Colquitt died Saturday, November 8, 2008. Mrs. George was born November 21, 1931, in Bulloch County. She was retired from Cargill Peanut Company. More...

REV. HARVEY LEE HENDERSON

Rev. Harvey Lee Henderson, Sr., age 83, passed away on Wednesday, November 5, 2008, at his residence in Donalsonville. Rev. Henderson was born in Houston County, AL, on December 9, 1924, to the late William Dolphus and Ossie Bell Ingram Henderson. More...

Health

Nursing Home News

The residents enjoyed another fun-filled week at the Nursing Home. Mr. Charles was with us as always to bring our Sunday School lesson. Members from Union Baptist came Sunday afternoon. Ms. Mae Adkins gave our Bible study Monday morning. More...

STROKE...Think Fast!

It's a myth that strokes only hit the elderly: 25% occur in people younger than 65. If you think you or someone you are with might be having a stroke, use this checklist, fast. FACE: Is it numb? Does the smile suddenly sag or droop on one side? More...

Seniors enjoy Halloween party

The annual Halloween Party was recently held at the Senior Center in Colquitt. There were fun, games and special treats for everyone to take home. The costume contest was a lot of fun. More...