March 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Remembering, my neighbor, Miss Katie

Before Miss Katie Smith’s passing, we kept close watch over each other from our back doors for many years.  I’ve always grown plants and veggies around the front and back doors of my apartment.  More...

Community

Boy Scouts name Clyde Jinks to Distinguished Citizen Award

Miller County native Clyde Jinks Jr. More...

Men's Night Out was great

Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church hosted its first Men’s Night Out on Saturday, February 26, 2011. More...

Secret to a long marriage

At St. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

Squirrels, Gotta Love ’em

Affection for squirrels does not come easily. I’ve heard them described (depending upon the vocabulary of the describer) as everything from “dratted little rascals” to, simply, “@#$%! squirrels.” More...

Beta Club Induction

Miller County High School Beta Club held its induction for new members on January 13, 2011. The ceremony was held in the cafeteria at Miller County High School. More...

Lessons from football

#1 “Football is only a game. Spiritual things are eternal.  Nevertheless, Beat Texas” - Seen on a church sign in Arkansas prior to the game.  #2. “After you retire, there’s only one big event left... More...

Obituaries

JEANETTE KELLEY

Mrs. Jeanette Kelley of Colquitt died Monday February 7, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Wednesday February 9, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Harold Crosson and Rev. Devid Rich officiating. More...

CHARLES “CHUCK” BODREY

Mr. Charles “ Chuck” Bodrey, age 40, of Colquitt died Tuesday March 1, 2011, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Friday, March 4, at 11: 00 a. m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church Worship Center with Dr. More...

THOMAS MICHAEL DOLLAR

Thomas Michael “Mike” Dollar, 55, of Bainbridge, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011, at Memorial Hospital. The graveside funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 4, at West Bainbridge Cemetery with Rev. More...

Referendum on Liquor by the Drink Tuesday in Colquitt

Colquitt voters qualified to vote in special city elections have the opportunity to go to the polls next Tuesday, March 15, to vote yes, or no, to authorize the City of Colquitt to issue license to qualified businesses (bars, restaurants, etc.) to se More...

‘Second Saturday Market Days’ This Week

If you have ever attended Mule Days near Tallahassee, or the Dixie Highway Yard Sale in North Georgia, or the Dahlonega Gold Rush Days, or First Monday in Canton, Texas, then you’ll love the Second Saturday Market Days in Colquitt.  This e More...

‘ Locks of love’ with a twist

In a interview with Mary Ellen Still, she told of her fight with cancer.  “ I was 50 years old when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. More...

Religion

‘Think, Then Speak’

Inspiration

I like for everything to work like it is supposed to, so when I noticed that the water was draining from our bathroom sink a little too slowly I decided to remedy the problem. More...

Thought of the day

An old man was sitting with his 25-year-old son in the train. The train was about to leave the station. All passengers were settling down in their seat.  More...

The pecan tree

On the outskirts of a small town, there was a big, old pecan tree just inside the cemetery fence. More...

Public Safety

colquitt police reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

colquitt sheriff reports

INCIDENT REPORTS   Theft by Taking  On February 21, 2011, Deputy Robert Grier was called to Hornsby Road in reference to a theft. Mrs. More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

March 2 Hwy. 91 N at Pretoria Rd., NPD, Traffic Stop; Pretoria Rd., BEMS, Medical; Hwy. 91 South, BSO, Alarm; N MLK at Perry St., MSO, School Bus Detail; Cooktown Rd., MSO, Extra Patrol; 4th St. at Moore St., CPD, Traffic Stop; Ga. Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Library News

Shamrock Splash!  More...

Colquitt girls earn top honors

Hayle Brown and Anna Lee Lockart of Colquitt traveled to Athens as members of the Dance Competition Team from A& A Dance Studio of Blakely. More...

Talking dog for sale, cheap

A guy is driving around the back woods of Louisiana, and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house: “Talking Dog For Sale.” He goes up, rings the bell, and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard.  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

For no other reason, for our children's sakes-

All of my adult life, I have been around my children, their friends, my grandchildren, and their friends. I was taught from my youth, which is a long time ago, be sure your sins will find you out. More...

Wondering about wandering

The pear tree in my front yard just started dressing for plant world prom season. I have a rule: when the Bradford blooms, the homeowner zooms. And after the long, cold winter of 2010-11, I’m ready to roll. More...