October 20, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

‘Mr.Blueberry’ conducts blueberry seminar at Garden Club

Wayne Phillips, better known as “Mr. Blueberry,” conducted a blueberry seminar for the Colquitt Garden Club members on Tuesday, October 5, 2010.   Mr. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Halloween   Spooktacular!   More...

Deer breeding increase fall collisions

Take extra caution on roadways this time of year to avoid deer. Fall breeding lends to increased deer-car collisions. More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEpARTMENT REpORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 9 800S Speak with subject, Police Department • Traffic stop, Crawford St. • Traffic stop, Hwy. 27 N. • Speaking with subject, Bellview Rd. 2x   More...

SHERIFF DEpARTMENT REpORTS

October 8 799F School zone • Assist jail • Stolen vehicle reported out of Seminole County • Livestock out on Helms Rd. • Attempted theft, Union Church Rd. • Security checks   More...

Living & Style

Bull and Brilliance

A wealthy old lady decides to go on a photo safari in Africa, taking her faithful aged poodle named Cuddles, along for the company. One day the poodle starts chasing butterflies and before long, Cuddles discovers that he’s lost. More...

Carter-Dunn Family Reunion

The descendants, relatives and friends of George Washington “Coon” Carter and Ella Fain Dunn Carter gathered for the 40th consecutive year on Sunday, October 3, 2010, at the Miller County old high school on Perry Drive. More...

Temples, Moseley plans complete

Wedding plans have been completed for Haley Brooke Temples and John Fulton (Trip) Moseley III. The outdoor wedding will take place Saturday, October 23, 2010, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Y'all come to see us, ya here!

I always enjoy talking to our "guests" as they come to Colquitt to enjoy our productions of Swamp Gravy, our old and new murals that are becoming quite famous and our Indian. More...

Cartoon

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'Helping fight hunger'

Colquitt - In recognition of Hunger Awareness Month, Ameris Bank has announced its “Helping Fight Hunger” initiative during October. More...

Miller County’s newest U.S. citizen

Marcel Mueller is Miller County’s newest U.S. citizen. He could not speak or understand English when he came to the United States of America from Germany at the age of four. More...

Colquitt goes International

Global Mural Conference starts Tuesday

Welcome Global Mural Conference delegates and guests to Colquitt and Southwest Georgia. Colquitt will be hosting an international mural conference in the week of October 26 – 29, 2010. More...

Religion

‘Renewed Passion’

Inspiration

When spending time with people, it does not take long to figure out what is important to them; the things they care deeply about quickly become the focus of their conversation. More...

Rev. Whitaker returns to Colquitt Church of God

Rev. Jimmy Whitaker of Bainbridge has returned to pastor the Colquitt Church of God. Rev. Whitaker served as pastor of the church for 13 years before retiring. He and his wife, Evelyn, live in Bainbridge. More...

Thought for the day

submitted by Leroy Bryant   Lest we forget! More...

School & Sports

Miller County Show Team Competes at GA National Fair Heifer Show

On October 7-9, seven Miller County 4-H and FFA exhibitors showed 12 heifers among the 830 Jr. cattle en- tries at the Georgia National Fair Cattle Show held in Perry, GA. More...

The Miller County 7-8 grade boys have higher sights

The Miller County seven and eight-yearold football team is undefeated for the season with a record of 5 wins and no losses.   The team participates in the Southern Elite Football Conference each season. More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

OCTOBER 20 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, Fruit Lunch - Mexican Rice/Roll, Butter Peas, Garden Salad Chick Filet/Bun, Tator Tots, Lettuce & Tomato, Fruit, Cookie   More...

Obituaries

SABRINA HOLT

Ms. Sabrina Holt, age 51, of Colquitt, died Tuesday, October 12, 2010, at her residence.   Funeral services were held Friday October 15, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Grubbs, Rev. Robert Johns, and Rev. More...

Jesse Newton Maxwell

Mr. Jesse Newton Maxwell, age 96, died Friday, October 15, 2010. Funeral services were held Monday, October 18, at 10:00 a.m. at Cox-Ware Funeral Home Chapel. Cox- Ware Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. More...

DAVE BROWN LANE

Mr. Dave Brown Lane, age 68, of Iron City passed away Friday, October 15, 2010 at his residence   Funeral services were held on Sunday, October 17 at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Donalsonville with Dr. Calvin Arnold officiating. More...