June 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

Thoughtful deed by eight-year-old

Eight-year-old Cooper T. Jenkins is mission-minded and had an idea. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Uncle Mike’s Polka Variety Show   More...

Harry's new car purchase

Sen. Harry Reid goes to a local GM dealer in Washington, D.C. with the intention of buying a brand new vehicle. Harry looks around and finds one he likes. After going back and forth with the salesman, Harry settles on a price of $45,000.  More...

School & Sports

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

What an exciting finish to the 2011 Club Championship! Jeff Adkinson held a two stroke lead over Rhodes Collier going to the last hole. Number 18 is a par 5. Rhodes hit a big drive and 3 wood to within 30 feet. Jeff hit his third shot to 7 feet. More...

Lt. Dan T. Malcolm scholarship awarded to Elizabeth Bailey

Elizabeth Anne Bailey, daughter of Charley Mac and the late Renee Bailey, was awarded the Lt. Dan T. Malcom, Jr. USMC Memorial Scholarship on May 10 at Miller County High School by Jan Calhoun. More...

FFA members attend summer camp

Covington - Twentythree students from the Miller County High and Middle School Chapters were part of more than 2000 students who attended FFA-FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp 2011 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.  More...

Obituaries

BRONNIE HENRY

Mr. Bronnie Henry, age 82, of Colquitt died Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Friday, June 3, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

BETTY GWINNET BRADFORD

Betty Gwinnett Bradford of Conyers passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011.  Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 3, at Zion Baptist Church in Covington.  More...

HELEN HEGEDUS

Mrs. Helen Hegedus, age 49, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, May 27, 2011, at Miller County Nursing Home in Colquitt.  A private service will be held at a later date.  Evans-Skipper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   More...

Remembering our fallen

VFW Commander Gerald Jenkins speaking at the Memorial Day Service told of how a citizen, who was not service related, had honored our fallen heros. More...

Dr. Joe to retire next month

He was my pharmacist for years before he became my dentist. Before that, he was my friend, and still is. Now after eight years as a druggist and over 27 years of practicing dentistry to Colquitt and the surrounding area, Dr. More...

Damaging storm comes with rains

The blessed rains came, depending on where you were, and the lightning and high winds did their thing, too.  Friday evening the weather turned wet for the first time in a long time. More...

Religion

‘New Tires; No Gas’

Inspiration

I suppose with the price of gasoline being as high as it is, more and more people delay stopping by the pump to fuel up. More...

The great yard sale conspiracy

Most things in life are not always as they seem. For some reason one person will say one thing, and the person hearing will hear something altogether different. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  May 30 800S Assist 800L, Crawford St.; Unruly subject, Grow St. 800L Alarm; Accident 800F Assist Motorist, Pine St.; Alarm, Crawford St.  More...

SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAILY REPORTS  More...

Living & Style

Haire, Stone to speak vows

Pam Helms of Donalsonville and Tim Haire of Dothan, AL, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Brooke Haire, to Matthew Blair Stone.  The wedding is planned for Saturday, August 27, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Nursing Home News

It is so hard to believe that May has come and gone, and June is already here. Before we know it, we are going to blink, and summer will be gone, and Christmas will be here. More...

Not always like it seems

Wife's Diary:  Tonight, I thought my husband was acting weird. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

She's gone, again!

She's gone again, but I got to stay here at home.  I knew she was going to leave me. She has been talking to Donna about going to Atlanta and start working on cleaning up her deceased sister and brother-inlaw's home.  More...

Silver linings

Every week a new opinion poll says today’s young people don’t expect to do as well financially as their parents. Some don’t even seem willing to try.  More...