May 5, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Elaine’s Colquitt Florist & Gifts opens

Last Friday, April 30, another new business, Elaine’s Colquitt Florist and Gifts, opened on the square in Colquitt.   More...

Pic N Save holds ribbon cutting for newly remodeled store

The second ribbon cutting of the day was held Friday, April 30, at Pic N Save on Crawford St. Martiele Pickle, chamber president, thanked the crowd for coming out and supporting the new owners, Jimmy and Karen Freeman. More...

Community

Miller County Hospital generates over $54 million for state and local economy

ATLANTA – In 2007, Miller County Hospital in Colquitt generated more than $54 million dollars in revenue for the local economy according to a recent report by the Georgia Hospital Association, the state’s largest hospital trade associati More...

Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society Inducts Members at BC

The Bainbridge College Chapter of Mu Alpha Theta (MATH), National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society, inducted members April 11 in a ceremony at the BC Library on the main campus.   More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A complaint to DFACS that there was meth use in a home around kids resulted in two arrests Wednesday afternoon. More...

School & Sports

Region 1-A Champions!

On Tuesday, April 27, MCHS Track Coach Courtney Chapman, along with Coach Nate George, took six high school girls over to Pelham High School to compete in a Girls’ Region 1-A track meet. More...

BC Education Majors Teach in Remote Schools in Belize

Conduct Scientific Experiments in Rain Forest

Instead of sunning on the beach during Spring Break, 16 Bainbridge College (BC) education majors flew across the Caribbean to work with students in remote Belizean classrooms for an education class and to study Mayan ruins, rain forest plants and te More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

MAY 5 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Waffles & Syrup, Sausage, Fruit Lunch - Mexican Rice/ Roll, Baby Limas, Garden Salad • Chick Filet/ Bun, Sweet Potato Fries, Lettuce & Tomato, Fruit MAY 6 - THURSDAY Breakfast More...

Obituaries

RALPH POWELL SR.

Ralph Powell Sr., 95, of Brinson, passed away Monday, April 26, 2010, at his residence. More...

BEATRICE “BEA” WHITE JOHNSON

Beatrice White Johnson, age 88, of Princeton, IN, passed away Friday, April 30, 2010, at Deaconess Hospice Care Unit in Evansville, IN. Funeral services for Mrs. Johnson were held on Monday, May 3, at 2:00 p.m. More...

MARTHA K. COOK

Mrs. Martha Brunell (“Nellie”) Kelley Cook, 91, passed away Sunday, May 2, 2010, at Lee County Health Care in Leesburg. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Prayer anyone?

There are times in your life that you will always remember. Some are horrible; some are wonderful. Usually, one follows the other, not in that order at times.   For the past year or so, I have just a slight taste of how Job might have felt. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

All choked up

The new health care reform bill requires uninsured Americans to buy their own coverage or pay a fine. Not everyone is thrilled. Especially one group.   Many young people don’t have health insurance and don’t want it. More...

Merritt removed from City Council

Ethics violation the charge

The Colquitt City Council removed Councilman Algin Merritt from his seat on the council due to ethics violations at a special meeting Tuesday, April 27, 2010. More...

National Day of Prayer on Courthouse lawn, Thursday

With this Bible verse we have a chance if we act on what it tells we must do.,2 Chronicles 7:14 -”If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will I he More...

‘It ain’t over yet!’

Politics heating up.

Everyone was waiting until Friday, April 30, at noon, to see who would be running for the various offices to be filled. That was the last day that a citizen could qualify as a political party candidate. More...

Religion

‘Keep Your Powder Dry!’

Inspiration

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

A little boy's explanation of God

It was written by an 8-yearold named Danny Dutton, who lives in Chula Vista, CA . He wrote it for his third grade homework assignment, to 'explain God.' I wonder if any of us could have done as well? More...

Seed for the Sower

A boy and a girl, both scuba divers, were married under water. More...

Public Safety

House passes Seat Belt Legislation

Saves Lives and Taxpayer Money

The House of Representatives voted to save Georgians’ lives by passing Senate Bill 458, Sen. Thomas’ (R-Dalton) seat belt legislation, which closes the pick-up truck loophole in current seat belt laws. More...

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS April 23 800D Traffic Stop 4x •Disturbance 2x •Assist EMS •Security Check 5x   April 24 800D Disturbance 2x •Security Check 5x •Alarm •Weather 2x •Traffic Stop 3x   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   April 26 799G Unlock Vehicle, N. Early County Line Rd. •Funeral Escort, Crawford and First St. •Served Paper, Bryan Rd. •Served Paper, Bush Dairy Rd. •Special Detail, Bryan Rd. More...

Living & Style

Dowdy, Bass to wed in beach ceremony

Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Dowdy of Leary announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jana Lyn Dowdy, to Clark Lawson Bass, son of Clark and Teresa Bass of Leslie. More...

Xi Epsilon Omicron Celebrates Founder’s Day

Colquitt’s Xi Epsilon Omicron Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi International held its Founder’s Day Celebration on Thursday, April 29, at Moby Dick Restaurant. More...

The Cross is still covered, but up

WASHINGTON – The national commander of The American Legion hailed the 5-4 decision of the Supreme Court reversing a lower court decision that could have required the removal of a cross that has stood in the Mojave National Preserve for more th More...