August 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s started

Talking about a wash job, this young Canadian artist has taken on a job that seems insurmountable to us on the ground, but not to the cleaner/painter/artist or the mural committee that will oversee the project. More...

Community

44th Annual Tabb Reunion

Descendants of Samuel Langley and Troup Tabb came from several states to hold their annual reunion at the American Legion (Gerald Grow Post 165) on 148 West Street in Colquitt on July 10th and July 11th. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Ask Us! Have a question? E-mail us! Ask-ALibrarian is the Southwest Georgia Regional Library System’s virtual reference service. More...

Fishing type

A game warden noticed how a particular fellow named Sam consistently caught more fish than anyone else, whereas the other guys would only catch three or four a day. Sam would come in off the lake with a boat full. More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BObTAILS

Another Rude Awakening

I tread lightly in stately fashion along the banks of pristine mountain streams. I enter the water at strategic intervals. There, I am as at-ease as a wading heron. I am, at once, angler and naturalist. I disturb not the water or its inhabitants. More...

Pre-schoolers complete program

Clara Hart and Patrina Hopson (not pictured) would like to congratulate the following children on completing the Abeka Pre-School program at The Kid’s Place. More...

Squirrel season to open August 15

Pursuing bushytails is a fall tradition for hunters of all ages   More...

Obituaries

JOSEPH DALE ROBERTS

Joseph Dale Roberts, 7, of Cairo, passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2010, in Pelham. A private family funeral service was held. Clark Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. More...

HANNAH GRACE HARRISON

Hannah Grace Harrison, age 4, of Ashford, AL, died Sunday, August 1, 2010, at her home. More...

RAY EUBANKS SR.

Mr. Ray Eubanks, Sr. of Albany died Sunday, August 1, 2010, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 4, at 4:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Marvin McDaniel officiating. More...

Colquitt's Charles Grant signs with Miami Dolphins

According to multiple reports such as CBS Sports. More...

Suspect charged with stabbing a man three times

Colquitt Police Department has charged and arrested a man for stabbing another man three times in the stomach in a fight.   According to an incident report by Officer Scott Cleveland, at approximately 10:34 p.m. More...

Texting while driving gets ticket

The Georgia State Patrol will issue citations for texting while driving. The grace period is over. You have been warned. More...

Religion

‘Let me see clearly’

Inspiration

Growing older is filled with changes and adjustments. One of those adjustments for me is having to deal with not being able to see as clearly as I used to. More...

Barefoot Pastor

The pastor of the church I attended as a young man was a distinguished, dignified and always impeccably dressed man who also happened to have a warm and compassionate heart. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 26 800D Assist Deputies with burglary •Search room •Traffic stop 3x •Security check 4x •Warnings 3 •Verbal 3   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

July 26 799R Traffic stop, Hwy. 27 N. •Take complaint by phone, Walk-in at sherriff’s office •Paper served, Peace Valley Lane •Suspicious vehicle, Springhead Rd. •Burglary, Phillipsburg Rd. More...

Living & Style

Outlaw, Moore to speak wedding vows

Cade and Cole Outlaw would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their mother, Candice Vaughn Outlaw, to David Scott “Moose” Moore. More...

Adalie and Allie celebrate first birthday

Adalie and Allie Brackin turned one on June 17, 2010. They celebrated with a twincess party at their Papa John’s farm house in Colquitt on Saturday, June 19. Their guests enjoyed hotdogs and twincess cake for dessert.   More...

Lessons in hugging

Life's biggest lessons aren't learned all at once. They are taught and learned time and time again over years and years. I realized this today when I was with my youngest son in the store. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Somebody is lying!

People are so good to clue me when there might be a story for us. This past week was no exception.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Dog days coming

The grandkids are clearly bored with the family cat. Soon, they'll be begging for a dog. This is gonna be fun.   Dogs are great for kids. More...