February 4, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Officers attends GACP 2009 Conference

As part of their continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Chief of Police Scott Worsley and Chief Investigator Richard Morgan of the Colquitt Police Department recently attended the 2009 Annual Winter Training Confe More...

Community

News Around Us

Alma - It wasn't a very profitable outing, but someone apparently got away clean in a weekend heist at Access Loan Company over the weekend. More...

Swamp Gravy on the road again

Atlanta- Colquitt's own, Swamp Gravy, was back in the spotlight- this time at the 800 plus seat Rialto Center for the Arts, part of Georgia State University in Atlanta. More...

Colquitt has a story to tell

On Friday, Feb. 6, visitors from all over the country will gather at Cotton Hall to participate in the third annual Building Creative Communities Conference. More...

School & Sports

MCHS & MCMS Honor Roll for the first semester announced

MILLER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Miller County High School Principal Robert McIntosh announces the following students as having met requirements for Honor Roll for the 2008-09 first semester grading period: Principal's List Grade 12: Syltoya Bush, More...

Colquitt Students Complete Darton College Nursing Program

( ALBANY ) The following students from Colquitt graduated this fall from the Darton College Nursing Program with associate of science degrees: Rebekah Cleveland, Jessica Hall, Amber Cook, Vanessa Williamson, Debra Flowers, and Timika Stanley. More...

BC Associate Degree in nursing accreditation process to involve the public

National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission on Campus Feb. 17-19

The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program at Bainbridge College (BC) will host three representatives from the National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) Feb. 17-19 on Main Campus as part of the initial accreditation process. More...

Obituaries

Juanita Harris

Mrs. Juanita Harris, age 84, of Donalsonville passed away Monday, January 26, 2009, at Bainbridge Health Care. Funeral arrangements were held Thursday, January 29, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Fu- neral Home with Rev. More...

Ashley Danielle Young

Graveside funeral services for Ms. Ashley Danielle Young, 22, of Phenix City, AL, were held Friday, January 30, at 1:00 p.m. at Roselawn Memory Gardens with Pastor Larry Millender officiating. Interment followed in the cemetery. More...

Charles Leonard Bradford

Charles Leonard Bradford of Conyers, age 77, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2008, at DeKalb Medical Center after a lengthy illness. Funeral services for Mr. Bradford were held Saturday, December 27, at Zion Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m. More...

Georgia State Troopers return from Presidential Inauguration

"It was the experience of a lifetime. I wouldn't take anything for going, but that was the coldest I have ever been in my life," TFC John F. Jackson, 194 of Georgia State Patrol, Colquitt, stated. More...

Severe Weather Awareness Week proclaimed

City of Colquitt and Miller County Georgia Joint Proclamation:Severe Weather Awareness Week 2009 WHEREAS: Each year Georgians face the threat of severe weather events such as lightning, thunderstorms, floods, flash floods, hailstorms, tornadoes an More...

Local, state and national news spots

The Bailout "One man's stimulus is another man's pork - at least when it comes to the economic bailout plan under consideration in Washington this week. More...

Religion

'I Still Like Peanut Butter!'

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God) There is no need for me to rehash the concerns we have heard through the media recently about the problems that contaminated peanut butter has caused. More...

Barefoot Pastor

The pastor of the church I attended as a young man was a distinguished, dignified and always impeccably dressed man who also happened to have a warm and compassionate heart. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Disturbance On January 30, Officer Jason Wells was dispatched to the nursing home. Upon arrival, he met the administrator Sandy Rathel outside of the nursing home. More...

Public Safety report

January 23 800D Disturbance x4 •Assist Motorist •Traffic Stop x3 •Unlock Vehicle •Security Check x4 January 24 799G Subject in Field, Henry Miller Rd. More...

Georgia is only state to exempt seat belt for pickups

With the state of Georgia running low on cash, the 2009 budget could be helped by the tune of $20 million to build roads from the feds if they would make a pickup truck driver under the same law as all other drivers in the state. More...

Entertainment

Blakely man to represent Georgia at National Bagging Championship

Ask Blakely's A.J. McCarley to comment on his upcoming bid for a national championship and he just might answer, "It's in the bag." Cockiness? Braggadocio? Egomania? No. None of the above. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Change has come, and more coming!

It seems times are getting a bit tougher. Plants and businesses continue closing. People are being laid off by the thousands, and it really shocks some people that good times did not last forever. More...

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A Sympathetic Community's Quest for Healing and Recovery

Over the past two weeks I have watched a very sad story unfold in our small town of Blakely, GA. Each day has brought more alarming news of the widespread impact of salmonella contamination in one of the plants located in our community. More...