August 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Scott Kelley accepted to UGA’s College of Veterinary Medicine

Brian Scott Kelley Jr. More...

Mrs. Adkins receives award

Mackville, KY- Mrs. Mae Adkins of Colquitt recently attended the annual homecoming at Mackville, KY.  The event was held at the community center which was originally the school which Mrs. Mae graduated from as class salutatorian in 1954.  More...

Miller County Band shines on first field show

The Miller County High School Marching Band did its thing last Friday night in the first performance of this football season.  Under the able direction of Mrs. Holly Thomas, the band gave a superior performance.  More...

School & Sports

Pirates Falls to Patriots, 34-0

Prior to game time, several Pirate fans were stating how hot it was, and the temperature was well over 100 degrees at 6:30 in the evening. Now some of you might think this is a lame excuse, but heat can take a lot out of someone. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

After Labor Day, the Thursday dogfights start at 5:00 p.m. The last dogfight will be September 29.  Crooked Oak held its annual Member- Guest tournament on August 20 and 21.  A field of 72 teams of two competed in the tournament. More...

GED Graduation Ceremony Held

The 2010- 2011 GED Recognition Ceremony was held at the Kirbo Center on July 14, 2011. GED diploma recipients from Decatur County, Early County, Miller County, and Seminole County participated in the ceremony. More...

Obituaries

RALPH B. SHAW

Mr. Ralph Shaw, age 87, of Colquitt died Monday, August 22, 2011, at Phoebe Putney Hospital.  Funeral services were Thursday, August 25, at 2:00 p.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Royce Horne and Rev. More...

ANITA BRYSON COLLINS

Anita Bryson Collins, age 75, of Colquitt died Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at South East Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Graveside services were held Saturday, August 27, at 10:00 a.m. at the Colquitt City Cemetery with Dr. More...

ALICE H. WHEELER

Mrs. Alice H. Wheeler of Cairo died Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held Saturday, August 27, at 3:00 p.m., at Eastside Baptist Church in Cairo. with Rev. Dr. More...

Tread lightly

Just in case you didn’t know, it’s dry, and they are moving. This 5 foot, 2 inch, timber rattler was harvested with a shot to the head as Dr. Howard Small was checking out the crops in an area peanut patch. More...

It’s all about agape love-

On the third Saturday of every month, at Colquitt United Methodist Church, the largest crowd gathers.  It would be wonderful if the crowd was there only for spiritual food, but they do start in the sanctuary with a devotional from our minister B More...

Religion

‘The Pink Room’

Inspiration

Today as I write, I am reminded that this day marks a life- changing anniversary for Gale and me. It was eight years ago that we entered into the world of grand parenting. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

You might remember the movie, “ The Devil and Daniel Webster,” about a man who sells his soul to the devil for riches and then hires Daniel Webster to get him out of the contract and “ save his soul.” Or “Rosemary’ More...

Lost Churches

The hurricanes that hit the Gulf Coast of our nation were devastating. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 21 800S Unlock nursing home • Assist EMTs, Kangaroo • Speak with subject, Wilkin St.  More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  More...

MILLER-BAKER E 911 CALLS

August 28 Hwy. 253, between MM 14- 15, BSO, Accident; Hwy. 45 North, CPD, Livestock/ Carcass In Roadway Whites Bridge Rd., MSO, Suspicious Activity; Griffin Sheffield Rd., MSO, Domestic; W. More...

Living & Style

Grady County Historical Society hosting Tour of Homes Sept. 10

Enjoy a visit to beautiful Susina Plantation and four other homes during the upcoming Grady County Historical Society’s Tour of Homes on Saturday, September 10.  The tour begins at 10 a. m. and will end at 4 p.m.  More...

County Health Department to begin offering seasonal f lu vaccine Sept. 6

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the Miller County Health Department will begin offering seasonal flu vaccine at $25 per dose again this year, with both shots and nasal spray vaccine available.  More...

State trooper checking

A Georgia State Trooper is patrolling late at night off the main highway. He sees a couple in a car, with the interior light brightly glowing.  He carefully approaches the car to get a closer look. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Horse and buggy to Star Wars

Our congratulations go out to our neighbors at Donalsonville News on a great edition last week.  For the past 100 years, or so it seems, our neighbors to the southwest of us have been our friends in business and in pleasure.  More...

New jobs program

In just a few days members of Congress will head back to D. C. and get to work making our lives even more miserable. That’s what they do. But maybe it’s time the process was revised. Or reversed.  More...