February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

La Fuente opens for business

Another new business opened its doors in Colquitt last Thursday, February 10, at 5:00 p.m.  The LaFuente Restaurant, located at 407 W. More...

Community

Household Water Well Loan Program Continues

The Golden Triangle Resource Conservation and Development (RC& D) Council’ s Household Water Well Loan Program continues to draw applicants from Southwest Georgia. More...

Colquitt’s Kathy Bennett named STAR teacher at Grace

English and language arts teacher Kathy Bennett of Colquitt was chosen recently as Grace Christian Academy’s STAR Teacher. She was chosen by STAR Student Tad Young.  More...

Things to come in your town

This new ambulance was recently seen in Austin, Texas ...  Under Obamacare health system, this will be coming soon to your city or town!  I love Texans... This is priceless.   More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

February 7 Hwy. 91 Across from Police Department, NPD, BEMS, Medical; Crawford St. at Badcock, CPD, Traffic Stop; Hwy. 91 at The Bridge, NPD, Traffic Stop; Enterprise Rd., MEMS, MSO, Medical; Hwy. 253, BSO, Domestic; N. More...

Living & Style

Nursing Home News

Residents enjoyed our regular activities this past week along with a very special night on Thursday night.  The dining room was decorated with decorations that the residents had made. More...

Bella celebrates first birthday

Bella Grace Stinson celebrated her first birthday on January 19.  She is the daughter of Justin and Breana Stinson of Colquitt and the granddaughter of Sterling and Susan Stinson, also of Colquitt, Gena Carpenter of Panama City Beach, FL, and Do More...

Library News

Going to College?  More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

No rest for the weary and old-

This has been a busy, fun, hard, smelly, great, historic last week and this week.  After we get out the current edition on Tuesday, we usually have time to take a few breaths of ease, normally.  More...

Guilty giving

Ronald Reagan once said the scariest words in the English language were, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”  More...

The Restless Riders visit Colquitt

You never know what, who or when you might run into something on the strange side when coming through Colquitt or Miller County.  While going to a false alarm fire, Saturday, February 12, and turning around at the fire tower on SR 91, out came w More...

Seniors honored at Miller-Seminole game

The Miller County High School administration, faculty, staff, and friends watched seven seniors along with their parents walk across the Pirate’s Gymnasium last Tuesday night to be honored and recognized for their hard work and dedication to th More...

Religion

‘Don’t Wait Too Long’

Inspiration

Friday some of our friends borrowed a table and several folding tables from us. More...

The silent sermon

A member of a certain church, who previously had been attending services regularly, stopped going. After a few weeks, the preacher decided to visit him.  It was a chilly evening. More...

A real woman

A real woman is a man's best friend. She will never stand him up and never let him down. She will reassure him when he feels insecure and comfort him after a bad day. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

We’re Crazy

We’re crazy. That’s what we are. Everybody knows it, and they’re awfully quick to tell us so.  More...

Seminole Ramlins

Golf Carts; let me tell you a story of Peachtree City, GA. More...

••••The boss••••

If you've ever worked for a boss who reacts before getting all the facts and thinking things through, you will love this!  Arcelor- Mittal Steel, feeling it was time for a shake-up, hired a new CEO. More...

Obituaries

DONALD ALBERT COATES

Donald Albert Coates, 54, passed away peacefully at his home on January 27, 2011, at 9:26 am. He was surrounded by his family, leaving for heaven to be with the Lord from the earthly home he loved.  More...

Ann Middleton

Mrs. Ann Middleton, age 73, of Colquitt died Friday, February 11, 2011, at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 16, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Danny Lovering officiating. More...

CHARLIE CLEMONS

Mr. Charlie Clemons, age 71, of Colquitt passed away January 30, 2011, in Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 1, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...