March 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Dr. Rentz named assistant dean at Medical College of Georgia

Dr. T. Wayne Rentz Jr., a native of Colquitt and the son of a local retired physician, has been named the inaugural assistant dean of curriculum for the Southeast Georgia Clinical Campus of the Medical College of Georgia. More...

Community

Sometimes God answers the hard way

Sometimes we have hard questions for God, and sometimes He answers them in a hard way.   More...

Miss Louise celebrates 95 years

Mrs. Louise Richardson celebrated her 95th birthday on Saturday, March 20, 2010.   Ms. Louise was born in Lawrence County, Dublin, to Oscar and Ola Whitehead. She was married to the late Emory Richardson. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

by Catherine Vanstone

Women’s History Month   More...

School & Sports

Read Across America Celebration a Success

On March 2, the MCES lunchroom was filled with excitement as those in attendance awaited the arrival of the Cat in the Hat, visited the Book Fair, listened to a good book read aloud, and were entertained by our third, fourth, and fifth grade chorus. More...

SGA’s Literary Team wins state championship title

Southwest Georgia Academy’s Literary Team won the state championship title in GISA AA literary competition at Valdosta State University on Wednesday, March 17. More...

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

THERE’S JUST NO ESCAPING BAITCASTERS

My first bumbling attempt to use a baitcasting reel came in 1959. I was seven years old. Those familiar with both baitcasters and seven-year-olds may already see where this is headed. More...

Obituaries

DAVID HUNTER

"I'm pleased with my life, and I'm pleased with my family." So said Benjamin David Hunter in February of 2010, and later on that same day he suffered a stroke that eventually led to his death in the early-morning hours of Friday, March 19, 2010, in More...

HAZEL W. WATSON

Mrs. Hazel W. Watson, 85, of Colquitt, passed away Friday, March 19, 2010, at her residence.   Graveside funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 20, at County Line Baptist Church Cemetery near Colquitt with Rev. More...

EARLINE N. LYBARGER

Mrs. Earline N. Lybarger, 81, of Albany died Sunday, March 21, 2010, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.   Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 24, at Kimbrell-Stern Funeral home at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Russell Anglin officiating. More...

Jason McLeod to be guest speaker at ‘Men of Jesus’

Starred in Facing the Giants

Albany’s Jason McLeod, who starred in Facing the Giants and Fireproof will be the guest speaker at the April 8 meeting of the “Men of Jesus.”   The program is open to the public and will be held at Moby Dick.   More...

MC FFA Alumni Attains Milestone

The Miller County FFA Alumni Association recently reached a milestone by attaining 100 life members. More...

A collection of the best

The third annual Deep South Classic High School Basketball All-Star Game is officially set for March 27 at Darton College in Albany, Georgia. More...

Religion

‘Choosing To Do the Right Thing’

Inspiration

As I went into the post office the other day, something on the floor caught my eye--a ten dollar bill! There was no one else there, but a lady had just walked out the door. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS March 15 800C Traffic Stop •Bus Detail •Dog Problem, Geer St. 800G Terroristic Threats   March 16 800C Bus Detail 800G Hit and Run   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   March 12 799F School Zone •Suspicious Person, Three Notch Rd. •Served Civil Papers 4x •Assist 799R, Kelly Rd. •Escort, Grady Cobb Rd.   More...

Living & Style

Holt, Griner complete plans

Wedding plans have been completed for the marriage of Ashley Suzanne Holt and David Austin Griner.   The wedding will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2010, at 5:00 in the afternoon at the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church in Colquitt.   More...

Look who’s arrived!

Josh Cook and Casey Miller are proud to announce the birth of their son, Rylan Hayes Cook.   Rylan was born February 7, 2010, at 10:08 p.m. at Donalsonville Women and Children’s Center. More...

Nursing Home News

Crafts, games, singing, and parties are just a few of the activities we have had this past week.   Sunday morning we started with Sunday School, and the afternoon was spent with Colquitt UMC.   More...

Entertainment

‘Alice in Wonderland’ review

“Alice in Wonderland” is a psychological fantasy that follows the journey of 19-year-old Alice (portrayed by Swedish actress, Mia Wasikowska) as she follows a curious yet familiar white rabbit (Michael Sheen) down the rabbit hole.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Antichrist can tarry!

For the past year, the Obama administration has been doing anything and everything legal and illegal to take over the health care of these United States of America. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Creepy turns cool

The human race rocked along for centuries believing that certain scary people, places and things would remain that way forever. That notion is now as outdated as sensible government spending.   Blame the change on A-bombs and UFOs.   More...