March 16, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

National Agriculture Week celebrated in GA

Georgia farmers not only grow our food and clothes, but they also make a significant contribution to the state's economy. To celebrate the industry, Gov. More...

Community

Chloe, The Fragrance of a Miracle

Chloe Shiver will be eight years old on March 29.  Chloe was diagnosed at three years of age with neuroblastoma cancer. She has endured five years of very intense treatment. God has been with her and her family every step of the way.  More...

Louisiana Gumbo In Mississippi

FISHTRAP HOLLOW, Miss. — It takes a village to make a gumbo. Not just any village, either.  One cold day, I started missing my wonderful Louisiana friends and thinking how good a gumbo would taste on a snowy February day. More...

Male vs. Female at ATM machine

A new sign in the Bank Lobby reads:  “Please note that this Bank is installing new Drive-through ATM machines enabling customers to withdraw cash without leaving their vehicles.  Customers using this new facility are requested to use More...

School & Sports

MCES announces good citizens for month of February

Miller County Elementary School is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for February. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

Staff changes announced in two divisions at Bainbridge College

Spring Semester ushered in staff changes in the Arts and Sciences and the Learning Support divisions at Bainbridge College.  More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

The golf course enjoyed its busiest February ever. We are on pace to set a new high in rounds played in a year (July – June). Many golfers are driving to Colquitt to play Crooked Oak from the surrounding area. More...

Obituaries

DAVID WEBB

Mr. David Webb, age 75, of Morrow, passed away Monday, March 14, 2011, at Doctor’s Hospice of Georgia in Fayetteville.  Graveside services will be held Saturday, March 19, at 2:30 p.m. at Colquitt City Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. More...

Bennie Hilton Lane

Mr. Bennie Hilton Lane, age 90, of Iron City, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at the Calhoun Memorial Hospital in Arlington, GA.  More...

Jimmy L. Toole

Mr. Jimmy LaDon Toole, age 63, of Donalsonville died Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at Archbold Medical Center in Cairo.  Funeral services were held Friday, March 11, at 2:00 p.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Dean and Rev. More...

Agriculture

Vertical tillage redefined

No matter what type of tillage practice you employ on the land, each disc that touches the dirt has to be sharp enough to cut through the previous season's crop residue.  More...

How to Grow Fruit Trees in Georgia

Banana Trees in Georgia   More...

Crop rotation was started in the USA

Growing the same crop repeatedly in the same place eventually depletes the soil of various nutrients.  More...

Another home invasion in Colquitt

On March 5, 2011, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Officer Chris Medina of the Colquitt Police Department was dispatched to the Miller County emergency room in reference to an assault victim.  More...

Second Saturday Market Days off to a great start

For many hours last Saturday, a steady stream of shoppers, bargain hunters, and browsers enjoyed the initial Second Saturday on the Square Market Days event. More...

Religion

‘Destroyed By Desire’

Inspiration

I am honored each month to host the local ministerial meeting at the church I pastor. When I arrived for our early morning March meeting to get the coffee ready before anyone else got there, the morning sun had not risen. More...

Getting things done

Every now and then God gently taps you on the shoulder and reminds you of what life is all about. I got just such a tap the other day. It was a day when there were too many errands to run, too much work to do and not enough time in the day to do it. More...

Public Safety

colquitt police reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS March 7 800F Stopping suspicious vehicle, Crawford and College St.  More...

MILER CO. sheriff reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

March 12 W. Crawford St., CPD, Escort; Top Rd., CPD, Accident; Hwy. 91 South at Grimsley Bridge Rd., MSO, Traffic Stop; Grassy Flats Rd., MSO, Welfare Check; Hwy. 91 at Hokesmith, NPD, Traffic Stop; Crawford St. at Bridge, CPD, Traffic Stop; S. More...

Living & Style

Like 'An Alabaster Egg'

I just received a copy of a book written by a former teacher, current friend and a fine Southern lady, Betty Grimsley.  The book was sent to me by another product of this area, Betty's daughter, Rheta Grimsley Johnson, a fine writer, author, and More...

Library News

Women’s History Month   More...

Colquitt Garden Club has annual work/memory day

Since many of us may be familiar with concerns about first impressions to our out-of-town visitors, the ladies of the Colquitt Garden Club generously donated their time for a cleanup day around the square on March 1, 2011. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Colquitt might not be Heaven, but -

My first wife and “ye scribe” left Colquitt Wednesday morning for one of the toughest trips that I will make during the year. We were headed to Emory to let the surgeon see what a wonderful job he did on Betty Jo’s eye lid muscles. More...

No Pain, No Gain

Some people think pro wrestling is fake. The same people think politicians are honest. More...