June 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Tubby D's ribbon cutting

Colquitt's newest eating establishment held its ribbon cutting last Friday, May 29, at 10:00 a.m. More...

Community

CDC awards scholarships

Three of Miller County's future entrepreneurs received scholarships at the annual Miller County Awards Banquet, Thursday, May 14. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The residents of a Woodhull Road home pulled into their back yard from their camping trip. As they did, the house's alarm went off. The alarm was set off when, unseen by them, the burglar ran out the front door of the residence. More...

Postage stamp issue

The Postal Service created a stamp with a picture of President Obama. The stamp was not sticking to envelopes. This enraged the president, who demanded a full investigation. After a month of testing and $1. More...

Living & Style

birthdays and ANIVERSARIES

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3 Birthdays: Lynn Johnson, Charles Bevis, Stephanie Bryan Odom, Eli Phillips, Dot Phillips, Ryan Sheffield, Marion Rainey Jr. More...

Two ladies talking in Heaven

Two ladies were talking in Heaven- First woman: Hi! My name is Wanda. Second woman: Hi! I'm Sylvia. How'd you die? First woman: I froze to death. Second woman: How horrible! First woman: It wasn't so bad. More...

Miss Stacy Wright to marry Mr. Chad Morin

Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Johnson are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacy Allyson Wright of Valdosta, to Joseph Chad Morin, also of Valdosta. Chad is the son Mrs. More...

Obituaries

BERTIE SUE ROBERTS

Ms. Bertie Sue Roberts, age 90, of Marianna, FL, and formerly of Colquitt, died Saturday, May 30, 2009, at Signature Healthcare Center in Marianna, FL. Ms. Roberts was born December 7, 1918, in Miller County. More...

CORBITT JUNIOR WOLFE JR.

Mr. Corbitt Junior Wolfe Jr., age 79, of Colquitt died May 20, 2009. Mr. Wolfe was born January 4, 1930, to the late Corbitt Wolfe Sr. and to the late Inez Wolfe. More...

WILLIE C. BUSH SR.

Mr. Willie C. Bush Sr., age 87, of Colquitt died May 20, 2009, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Mr. Bush was born September 20, 1921, in Miller County to the late James C. More...

Chappell to compete in national sports festival

Fifteen-year-old Hayley Chappell of Colquitt has not only brought herself regional and state recognition, she is on the way to making national headlines in basketball. More...

Hunter of men while hunting animals with lens

Wallace Phillips has been a woodsman most of his life with his profession being a forest ranger until his retirement. More...

Public Safety

Law Enforcement Report

Vehicle Accident On May 29, Christopher Donnell Grant was driving his vehicle eastbound on Donley Road. Grant stated that he was meeting a tractor pulling a harrow and that he got over to let the tractor pass. More...

public safety report

May 25 800C Assist Subject, Bush St. •Traffic Stop 800G Unwanted Person •Stolen Computer, Hwy. More...

Power outage

If you live in or around Colquitt, you were in the dark when you got up Thursday morning, May 28. Most of the older people who frequent the bathroom several times each night discovered that there was no electricity from about 1 a.m. More...

School & Sports

Seminole Ramlins

These thoughts belong to Memorial Day. Since 1941, nearly 85,000 men and women have been declared "Missing in Action." Now that all the services are combined in one effort out of the Pentagon, they are working on 700 cases. More...

Rentz named the valedictorian of middle school class

West Bainbridge Middle School held the Eighth Grade Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2009, in the school's auditorium. This was the last class to graduate from WBMS as the school closed officially on May 22. More...

Record Number Receive Degrees & Certificates

Over 295 Area Students Graduate from Bainbridge College

Drawing on personal experience as the only child in his family of six siblings ever to attend college, commencement speaker Dr. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'If You're Going Through Hell-'

We will do most anything for our children and our grandchildren. Our baby daughter, Donna, is a teacher, and most teachers know that the children get out of school at least one week prior to the teachers getting out. More...

Political Cartoon

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BASEBRAWLL

Peter Gammons wrote a book about baseball called Coming Apart At The Seams. This book is a must read for baseball fans and for anyone else that is even remotely interested in the game. For years now we have seen it coming. More...