March 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt's newest U.S. Citizen

Let us introduce you to a Colquitt citizen of almost 12 years, who is also the very newest official, certified United States citizen of Colquitt to date. More...

Community

From nightmare to dream, the story of Mary Gayle Grimsley

This is the story of one woman who learned to dream and act when everything seemed against her. Mary Gayle Grimsley came from the bottom, figuratively and literally. More...

Jack DeLoney to visit Peanut Proud Celebration March 27

Ozark artist Jack De- Loney will be in Blakely Saturday, March 27, to display his watercolor art and sign his “Here at Home” and “Down Home” cookbook at the Peanut Proud Celebration on the Court House Square from 10 a.m. More...

What really causes heart attacks

Had to share this new research information with you!   After an exhaustive review of the research literature, here's the final word on nutrition and health:   1. More...

School & Sports

Time to talk turkey

Turkey hunters across the state are practicing their yelps and clucks in preparation for the upcoming turkey season. Opening day is Sat., Mar. More...

MC Schools Participate in Writing Competition

Students enrolled in Miller County schools recently participated in the 2010 Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition sponsored by Georgia Department of Education. More...

Seminole Shellcracker Tournament & Festival

It’s time again for that time honored Seminole County tradition! Yes, the Lake Seminole Lion’s Club’s Annual Shellcracker Tournament and Festival, on beautiful Lake Seminole. More...

Obituaries

DOROTHY LEE SMITH

Mrs. Dorothy Lee Ezell Smith, 90, of Thomasville, formerly of Bainbridge, died Friday, March 12, 2010, at Archbold Hospital in Thomasville.   Funeral services were held Sunday, March 14, at 3:00 p.m. More...

CHRISTINE BOLGER

Mrs. Christine Bolger died January 7, 2010, in Lenox, Massachusetts, where she had been living with her daughter for the past three and a half years.   Memorial services were held Saturday, March 20, at 2:00 p.m. More...

WILLIE RUTH MCCALVIN

Mrs. Willie Ruth Mc- Calvin, age 90, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, March 5, 2010, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Hell-bent on changing us

It is good to try to get something done, but in a free society, our elected representatives either represent us, or themseves.   More...

Comments made in the year 1955!

“I'll tell you one thing, if things keep going the way they are, it's going to be impossible to buy a week's groceries for $20.00.”   “Have you seen the new cars coming out next year? More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Two arrested in drug bust

On March 5, 2010, agents from the Pataula Drug Task Force, along with investigators from the Colquitt Police Department, and the Miller County Sheriff’s Office arrested Terry Leon Williams, black male, approximately 35 years of age, for traffi More...

Captain’s Cup ready to serve you

The ribbon cutting and open house for the new owners of the Captains Cup were held Friday, March 12. The event started with the Chamber of Commerce chairman, Martiele Pickle, welcoming owners, Thad Richardson and Danielle Holt. More...

Five charged with possession of pot

Talking about a messed up holiday weekend, it seems the subjects on the way to the Sunshine State might have started their celebrating a little early.   On Saturday, March 13, Sgt. More...

Religion

‘All Is Well Where it Really Matters’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

Now this is the Living Bible:

submitted by Jay Wells   His name is Tom. He has wild hair, wears a T-shirt with holes in it, jeans, and no shoes. This was literally his wardrobe for his entire four years of college.   He is brilliant. More...

Public Safety

Two injured in head-on collision

ONE CITED FOR NO LICENSE

A head-on collision occurred Tuesday afternoon, March 9, at approximately 5:00 p.m. The accident happened on Martin Luther King Jr. St. as   Miller County EMT and Fire, rescue, and Colquitt police were dispatched to the scene.   More...

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 5 800G Disturbance   March 6 800G Disturbance   March 7 800G Domestic, Wallace Drive   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   March 8 799F School Zone •State Court •Unlawful Dumping, Johnny Freeman Rd.   799J Traffic Stop, Hwy. 45 N. •Assist 799R, Johnny Freeman Rd. •EMS Call, B & D Lane   More...

Living & Style

Avery celebrates birthday!

Avery Tabb celebrated her first birthday party at her home in Leary where she was surrounded by friends and family. She is the daughter of Cody and Lauren Tabb. More...

Healthy Teen Choices

"Healthy Teen Choices" is the title of the latest interactive website sponsored by the Florida Department of Health. More...

Bowen celebrates third birthday!

Bowen Thomas Smith began celebrating his third birthday on Friday, March 5, 2010, which is his real birthday. On the following day, he celebrated at his home in Bainbridge with a “Cars” party with family and friends attending. More...

Agriculture

Useful information about crop rotation

Growing the same crop repeatedly in the same place eventually depletes the soil of various nutrients.  More...

Agriculture: it’s more than cows and plows ––––––––––––––––

From oxen and horses drawing equipment down a field to tractors with onboard computers and the power of up to 300 horses, American farmers have increased their production capacity to keep up with the ever expanding population. More...

Agriculture Education: Building on foundation for the future

Agriculture is the foundation on which Georgia’s history was built.   But, it is also the key to our state’s future. More...