February 2, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Beta Sigma Phi is flocking together for a cure

If you see a flock of flamingos perched in someone’s yard, don’t be alarmed! Beta Sigma Phi is using these flamingos to raise money for Miller County’s Relay for Life to be held on Friday, April 1, at Spring Creek Park.  More...

Gas Prices gouging

It pays to shop for that liquid gold going into your tanks. Some stations just a few miles or blocks apart charge up to 24¢ per gallon difference.   More...

Community

Carroll Middleton Wins $6000 South Wind Plantation Hunt

The City of Colquitt Downtown Development Authority is please to report that Carroll Middleton won the South Wind Plantation Hunt that was drawn recently.  The drawing was a fund raiser for the DDA to raise money to renovate the old downtown the More...

Library News

Bee My Valentine  More...

Newberry a winner in corn yield contest

Mike Newberry of Arlington, Ga., recently won third place in the No Till/Strip Till Irrigated division of the 2010 National Corn Growers’Association’s (NCGA) Corn Yield Contest in Georgia. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

Gotta watch those slippery rocks

With the air of an expert outdoor sage, I smugly concluded my trout-fishing safety lecture.  “Okay, boys,” I condescendingly stated, “ remember there are no water moccasins in or near these mountain streams. More...

Seminole Ramlins

Fort Benning is doubling its land mass size, all the Armoured Divisions will be moved from Fort Knox to Benning with the workshops, troup housing on the Georgia side and the housing for the families on the Alabama side.  More...

Valdosta State University announces fall graduates

Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from fall 2010 semester who have met all qualifications for graduation.  More...

Obituaries

OTHELL BODIFORD BUSH

Mrs. Othell Bodiford Bush, age 80, of Colquitt died Sunday, January 23, 2011. at Donalsonville Hospital Emergency Room.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 26, at 2:00 p.m. at Union Baptist Church with Dr. Calvin Arnold and Rev. More...

DOROTHY EUGENIA HAIRE

Dorothy Eugenia Haire, age 87, of Colquitt, died Friday, January 28, 2011, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Sunday, January 30, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Bobby Glover and Rev. More...

James H. Moore

Mr. James H. Moore, age 88, of Colquitt died Sunday, January 30, 2011, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 1, at 4:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Rev. Harold Burrell officiating. More...

Fire guts home Sunday

A fire was called in to Miller-Baker 911, Sunday, at 12:37 p.m. More...

‘Bo’ is 2010 Noble of the Year

Noble Ambassador H.E. “Bo” Everson has been named Hasan Shrine Noble of the Year for 2010.  Colquitt resident, Bo Everson, joined the Masons in 1967, and has been a member of the Hasan Shrines of Albany for the past 40 years.  More...

Area people visiting in Egypt during uprising

A vacation, or visit to a distant land is good, most of the time. More...

Religion

‘The cost of the Big Barn’

Inspiration

While talking with someone, we got on the subject of eating; actually, our topic for the moment was over-eating. More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

Sheriff Department Reports

INCIDENT REPORTS   Accident  On January 24, 2011, Ladedra Denise Dukes, of Colquitt, driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala, was traveling west on Helms Road, when a deer entered the pathway of her vehicle. More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

January 24 Bush St., CPD, Escort; Helms Rd., MSO, Accident; Spring Creek Bridge,CPD, Road Hazard; Middle St., MSO, Escort; Bremond St., CPD, Out with subject/vehicle, Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Miss Griffin to wed Mr. Roach

Stuart and Becky Griffin of Bainbridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Mollie Griffin of Bainbridge, to Matt Roach of Newton.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lillian Griffin of Bainbridge and the late T.W. More...

Messer and Enfinger plan vows

Scott and Cecilia Messer of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cecilia Brooke, to Bradley Alan Enfinger, son of Gary and Debbie Enfinger, also of Colquitt.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bobby and Jane G More...

Our crazy English language

You think English is easy? More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Talking about being blessed-

After watching our fearless leader tell us a few new things in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, January 25, I went to bed to get a good night's sleep before driving Miss Tammy and Miss Betty Jo to Atlanta to their doctors.  More...

Signing off

For well over a decade comedian Bill Engvall has kept audiences in stitches with stories about how much better the world would be if certain people were required to carry signs saying, “I’m stupid.” Engvall ends those routines by sa More...