November 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas prices rising

Like the national debt, gas prices are going up. Nothing affects the population of this nation monetarily like the cost of gasoline. It pays to shop. More...

Community

LIBRARY NEWS

Time for Cooking   More...

Local grad writes children's book about peanuts

An MCHS Class of 1988 graduate has recently written a children's book promoting peanuts.   More...

Mayor Chapman proclaims National Hospice Month

Nicki Mathis, account executive from Wiregrass Hospice recently met with Colquitt mayor, Jerry Chapman, in recognition of National Hospice Month.   More...

School & Sports

Warriors shut out Crusaders

The SGA Warriors played host to Region 1AA‘s number four seed, the Robert Toombs Christian Academy Crusaders from Lyons, Friday night in the opening round of the GISA State Playoffs. More...

Carvajal Named President of Bainbridge College

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) has named Richard A. Carvajal, vice president for student success services at Cascadia Community College in Bothell, WA., president of Bainbridge College in Bainbridge.   More...

SCHOOL MENUs

All menus are subject to change!

NOVEMBER 17 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Cinnamon Toast, Sausage, Fruit Lunch - Lasagna/Garlic Bread, Baby Limas, Garden Salad, Grilled Hot Dog/Bun, Baked Potato Wedges, Baby Carrots, Fruit NOVEMBER 18 - THURSDAY Breakfast - Pancakes & Syrup, S More...

Obituaries

GWENDOLYN BUSH

Ms. Gwendolyn Bush, age 89, of Colquitt died Saturday, November 13, 2010, at her residence.   Funeral services were held Monday, November 15, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall officiating. More...

PEARLINE KYLES

Ms. Pearline Kyles, 64, of Colquitt passed away Sunday, November 14, 2010. Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 20, at 3:00 p.m. at Loving Kindness Outreach Ministries. Merritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. More...

Euzera Sheffield

Mrs. Euzera Sheffield, age 87, of Colquitt passed away November 8, 2010, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral service were held Saturday, November 13, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Hometown Holidays-Colquitt Coupons and Santa coming Sunday

Do you have something to do this weekend? Will it make you money or save you money?   Many of the Colquitt merchants, businesses and institutions will be observing Hometown Holidays. More...

Mason honored

Saturday, November 13, 2010, the members of Walter C. Dancer Lodge celebrated family night. A delicious barbecue meal was enjoyed by over 40 members and their families and guests.   More...

Thank You, Veterans

It was just another beautiful day in Colquitt, Thursday, November 11, 2010. A nice crowd gathered at the memorial on the northwest corner of the Miller County Courthouse. More...

Religion

‘Standing Tall and Strong’

Inspiration

When I first went outside a few mornings ago, I did not realize the cold was quite as severe as it was. More...

Jesus and the mud puddle

You gotta believe a 6-year-old

submitted by Glenda Bailey   Howard County Sheriff Jerry Marr got a disturbing call one Saturday afternoon a few months ago.   His 6-year-old grandson, Mikey, had been hit by a car while fishing in Greentown with his dad.   More...

Public Safety

POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 7 800C Accident vs. Pedestrian, Grow St. • Back up, GSP Unit Bellview Rd. November 8 800C Domestic problem, Cuthbert St. • Open Door, Peter St. • Accident, Petro More...

SHERIFF DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS October 29 799O Investigate suspicious vehicle, Hwy. 91N • Brush fire, Cooktown Rd. • Assist city traffic stop, K-9 request November 8 799O Assist U.S. Marshals • Bank alarm, Enterprise Rd. More...

Living & Style

Garden Club entertained with holiday season ideas

Two talented young women opened the holiday season for approximately 30 Colquitt Garden Club members and guests on Tuesday, November 2.   President Iva Tabb welcomed the group, and Ms. Wattie Hays gave the prayer collect.   More...

The ant and the contact lens

A true story!   Brenda was almost halfway to the top of the tremendous granite cliff. She was standing on a ledge where she was taking a breather during this, her first rock climb. More...

Abigail Leigh Rentz arrives!

Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Rentz and Isabella Rentz of Bainbridge announce the arrival of their daughter and big sister, Abigail Leigh Rentz.   Abigail was born on September 21, 2010, at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Happy Birthday, Cuz!

Have you ever done some things that were firsts in your life? Well, Friday night, "first wife" and "ye scribe" were invited to a birthday party, a final birthday party remembering Loraine Bush.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Sweet Dreams

The older you get the harder it is to find something you’re still good at. I can feed a cat with the best of them and manage to read a book or two each week, but those accomplishments are hardly worth bragging about.   More...