June 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Firefighters Raising Funds for ‘Give Burns the Boot’ Drive

Our heroes need your help

The Colquitt-Miller Fire- EMS Personnel need your support during the 21st annual “Give Burns the Boot” drive, July 2, July 9 and July 10. They are asking that citizens donate as much as possible, no matter how big or small the donation. More...

Hong Kong Buffet holds ribbon cutting

The Chinese restaurant on the square is now open with new owners and a new name.   Yi Jin Zhang and his wife, Mei, officially opened the doors to the Hong Kong Buffet on Thursday, June 10, with a ribbon cutting.   More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -The report of a bomb on the Bainbridge Col lege Main Campus was reported to 911 at approximately 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, closing the college for several hours.   More...

CDC Scholars Receive Scholarships

Miller County’s future entrepreneurs received scholarships at the annual Miller County High School Awards Ceremony on May 27.   More...

Class of 1955 celebrates 55 years

The Miller County High School Class of 1955 held its 55th reunion on Friday, May 21, 2010, at the Methodist Church in Colquitt. A time of fun and fellowship was held from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. before dinner was ready.   More...

School & Sports

Area Students to attend workshop at ABAC

Flint River Soil & Water Conservation District will sponsor three students to attend the 2010 Natural Resources Conservation Workshop at ABAC this month. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Press Play at the Library!   More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

Congratulations to Jamie Allen of Bainbridge for winning the 2010 Club Championship with a two day score of 142 (72-70). Congratulations to Danny Shepard for winning the 2010 Senior Club Championship with a two day score of 159 (78-81). More...

Obituaries

BRYAN BOOTES

Bryan Bootes of Iron City was born April 11, 1990, departed from this life on Tuesday, June 1, 2010. He was a native of Colquitt.   More...

SAMANTHA GONZALEZ

Miss Samantha Gonzalez, age 12, of Donalsonville died Friday, June 11, 2010, at Donalsonville Hospital.   Samantha was born in Bradenton, FL, on September 16, 1997, to Fernando and Erminia Mancillas Gonzalez. More...

MAGGIE WARREN JACKSON

Mrs. Maggie Warren Jackson, age 90, died Tuesday, June 15, 2010.   Mrs. Jackson was born September 28, 1919, in Miller County to the late Joe Warren and Lucy Perkins. She was a member of New Salem Free Will Baptist Church.   More...

Local veteran honored at Ft. Knox

Fort Knox, KY- It was a good time for Roger and Sarah Cook as they travelled to Louisville, KY, to attend an annual meeting of the Brotherhood of U.S. Army Veterans Association.   More...

Fabulous Fourth of July to be celebrated July 2

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce has had extensive planning to make this one of the best Fourth of July celebrations ever on Friday, July 2, at Spring Creek Recreation Park.   The fun starts at 6:00 p.m. More...

Brooke Widner, 'Cream of the Crop'

Miami, OK- Brooke Widner of Colquitt was recently awarded one of the top freshmen awards by Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, Miami, Oklahoma. More...

Two arrested on MLK Jr St. Sunday

On Sunday, June 20 at 2:30 a.m., Sgt. Lonnie Wade was en route to 301 North Martin Luther King, Jr. Street in reference to closing the Fun House down for the night. Upon Sgt. More...

Religion

‘Saved—From What?’

Inspiration

Last week my wife told me about a girl that we know who had been to church camp and reported that she had gotten saved while there. More...

The Cow, The Constitution, The Ten Commandments –––––––––––––––––

The Cow, The Constitution, The Ten Commandments   Think about this: 1. Cows 2. The Constitution 3. The Ten Commandments COWS   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 12 800D Traffic Stop 3x •Citation •Security Check 3x •Standby for Opening   June 13 800D Traffic Stop 5x •Citation 3x •Security Check 4x •Assist Motorist •Escort & More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY REPORTS   June 14 799D Cow Out, 91 S. •Domestic, 45 S. •Alarm, Grimsley Rd.   799F Court Detail •911 Hang-Up, Cooktown Rd. •Stand-by, 27 South •Civil Matter, New Salem Church Rd.   More...

Heat-related illness and death

Heat-related illnesses and deaths are preventable, says Southwest District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant, adding that now is the time for people to become aware of who is at risk and how to protect them.   More...

Living & Style

Garrett, Higginbotham to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Ronny Langley are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Leigh Garrett of Colquitt, to Bruce Alan Higginbotham of Blakely. Bruce is the son of Ms. Lori McCormick and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Two patients

Two patients limp into two different medical clinics with the same complaint. Both have trouble walking and appear to require a hip replacement. More...

Pray for Knox!

Taylor and I would like to send out our gratitude to all who have sent cards, love, prayers, and financial support. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A pound of flesh, several pints of blood - mine!

Being married over 54 years has so many advantages and perks. The few problems we have seem insignificant, until they happen. Last Wednesday was like no day I have been through before. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

It's all in the explanation

Bad things happen. To good people, bad people, glad people, sad people and even pelicans. Just ask those who call the Gulf Coast home. More...