October 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Ameris Bank announces ‘Helping Fight Hunger’ initiative

In recognition of Hunger Awareness Month, Ameris Bank announces its second annual “Helping Fight Hunger” initiative during the month of October.  More...

Shroud of Turin scientist to speak to Men for Jesus

The Colquitt Men for Jesus group always has a great program each month, but this next meeting night is really special.  Save the third Thursday in this month, October 20, for some interesting facts from a member of the U.S. More...

Community

Waltons celebrate birthdays

These two young people, Mary Walton and Ira Walton, were given a delicious supper at the Moby Dick Restaurant on September 3, 2011 by their six children.  Ira was 90 years young on September 9, and Mary was 80 years young on August 31.  Ira More...

Department of Driver Services ( DDS) Reminds Customers to Keep Their Receipt!

An important change with Georgia’s digital licensing system is the ability to issue all customers a receipt after completing a licensing transaction. More...

Little Miss Colquitt attends tea

The National Peanut Festival Board and Little Miss Colquitt, Graycee McNease, invite you to join them as they celebrate “Peanut Fever – Digging it at the Disco” during the 68th annual National Peanut Festival which will be held Satu More...

Obituaries

FREDDIE K. GORDON

Mrs. Freddie K. Gordon, age 87 of Colquitt died Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at Miller County Hospital. More...

DAPHINE COWART SPENCE

Mrs. Daphine Cowart Spence, age 66, of Colquitt passed away Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  More...

WINNIE LOU LAYTON

Mrs. Winnie Lou Layton, age 95, of Colquitt died Sunday, October 9, 2011, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, October 12 at 11:00 a.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Johns, Rev. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

You might be old, when your baby is 50-

My first wife keeps getting on to me about not dwelling on being older, or getting older. More...

I called Miller/Baker 911 and...

Many of you are aware, Colquitt and Newton are located 27 miles apart. More...

Court rules challenged-candidate can run

In a qualified list of candidates received on Monday, October 3, from Kesha Lavette, Colquitt City Clerk, there were two qualified candidates for mayor, one qualified candidate for city council, District 2, and two qualified candidates for city counc More...

Lady Pirates to host first round of play-offs

The Region 1-A Tournament started on Monday, October 3, in Donalsonville.  Area teams from Region 1- A consisted of Randolph Clay, Terrell, Baconton, Seminole, and Miller County.  More...

City Council candidate arrested

One of the candidates who is running for the city council was arrested Friday, October 7, on an outstanding warrant for the sale for the sale of a controlled substance (schedule I).  The issuing arrest warrant stemmed from an investigation by th More...

Religion

‘Much Needed Rest’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 30 799O Asst. city units on Dancer St. • Stand by, Grimsley Bridge Road • Stand by with subject at hospital  More...

School & Sports

Eagles Fly High over Pirates, 40-7

The wind was blowing, and dark clouds hovered over the football field very strongly as the Miller County Pirates rolled into Camilla, to face the Mitchell County Eagles. Was that a good or bad sign for our Pirates? Time would only tell!  More...

Seminole Ramlins

I have been sittin’ here looking out the window and watching nature take place. It’s been so windy, I’ve been watching squirrels having to hang on with one claw to eat a nut!  The Flounder are running in the Gulf. More...

SGA Plans An Alumni Association

SGA is currently involved in collecting information to establish an alumni association. The Academy was established in 1970 with 11 grades. The first class graduated in May of l972. Since that time, 1229 students have graduated from SGA.  More...

Health

Road to Recovery Program Connects Patients Needs

The American Cancer Society’s Road to Recovery program provides transportation for cancer patients to and from cancer-related treatment. Rides are provided by volunteer drivers who donate their time and use of their personal vehicle.  More...

Keeping rural roads safe for us all

Few things are as enjoyable as a ride on some of Georgia’s rural roads. The countryside is beautiful; the fresh air is invigorating; and escaping from the traffic jams of the city is a welcome change.  More...