November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

UGA Bulldogs are looking better and better

At the beginning of this year’s season, Coach Mark Richt looked like he might be in trouble at UGA.  Then came Auburn and Georgia Tech that seemed to put the popular UGA coach back in the driver’s seat.  The photo above was take More...

State troopers and motor carrier officers Prepare for 2011 toys for tots campaign

(ATLANTA) – Colonel Mark McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, has announced that the Georgia State Patrol, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division and the Capitol Police Unit will be participating for the third year More...

Community

Business people meet to discuss tax assessments

Business people and property owners called a meeting to discuss the letters sent out in the city and county concerning a reassessment of property and inventory values for several years.  The meeting drew a large crowd of business owners, along w More...

Harveys offers customers opportunity to purchase book of local recipes

Starting today, Harveys customers will have an opportunity to purchase a book of delicious local recipes from an original J.H Harveys family member, Iris Harvey Smith.  More...

Gibson Guitar Company Raided by Feds

Gibson Guitar Company was raided by Federal Agents for no reason.... Well, yes there is a reason..... More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 21 800C Taught class • Firing range • Total mileage, 60  November 22 800C Domestic Problem, Villa Apt. • Escort, Hardee’s • Escort, Kangaroo • Total mileage, 110  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 21 799G Patrol • Security checks, 2x • Unwanted Dog • Assist motorist • Total mileage, 212  November 21 799N - Firing range training • routine patrol • total miles, 240  More...

Season of scam

This is the time of the year when an increase in scams occur.. They say the holidays are when scammers get busy trying to steal your money. More...

Living & Style

‘Morning Glory’ review

"Morning Glory" follows the aspiring career pursuits of Becky Fuller (played by Rachel McAdams), a hyper-active, ambitious young news show producer, who finds herself suddenly fired without cause from her current position at a New Jersey station.&nbs More...

The Boy on the Potty

A little three-year-old boy is sitting on the toilet. His mother thinks he has been in there too long, so she goes in to see what's up.  The little boy is sitting on the toilet reading a book. More...

Exercise for those over 40

Begin by standing on a comfortable surface where you have plenty of room at each side.  With a 5-lb. potato sack in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can. More...

Ms. Ruther celebrates 103 years

Ms. Ruther Jernigan celebrated her 103rd birthday last week.  Ms. Ruther was born November 25, 1908. More...

Flames engulf car, destroy everything but the Bible

On Thanksgiving eve, November 23, an FSU student was going to spend Thanksgiving with his father. He didn’t make it.  More...

State BOE hearing postponed for Miller County BOE

ATLANTA- The State Board of Education November 28, 2011, postponed the hearing with the Miller County Board of Education via a Consent Order. More...

Religion

‘It’s Worth It’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)  As I write, my wife, who is on Thanksgiving break from school, is still dealing with the results of a special gathering that we enjoyed together as a family yesterday. More...

Why I love the month of December

It was a wise person who divided the year into 12 months. I really do not know who came up with this idea but let me go on record in saying that it was a good one. Each month seems to have its own peculiar value. More...

Prayer can have power

Someone has said that if Christians really understood the full extent of the power we have available through prayer we might be speechless.  More...

School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Happily and Proudly Insane

The coldest waters on earth do not lie beneath Arctic ice. They are found in south Alabama during duck season. More...

SCHOOL MENUS

All menus are subject to change!

NOVEMBER 30 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Scrambled Eggs, Toast, Jelly, Fruit Lunch - Nachos/Chili/Cheese, Saltines, Salsa/Sour Cream, Seasoned Corn, Steak Nuggets/Roll, Creamed Potatoes, Br  More...

Obituaries

JOHN LARRY WEST

Mr. John Larry West, age 72, of Colquitt, died Friday, November 25, 2011, at Palmyra Medical Center. Funeral services were held Sunday, November 27, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Bobby Whittaker and Bobby Smith officiating. More...

CHARLES RAYMOND WHITAKER

Mr. Charles Raymond Whitaker, age 55, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2011, at Wedowee Hospital in Wedowee, AL.  Funeral services for Mr. Whitaker were held on Friday, November 25, at 3:00 p.m. More...

EZRA ANDERSON

Mr. Ezra Anderson, 83, of Brinson, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2011, at Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Vada with Rev. Conrad Salter officiating. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A Thanksgivng gathering-

It was a great Thanksgiving at the Toole House this year. We had plenty family, friends and food, and much, much more than we deserve.  More...

Holiday pest control

The best thing about going to my grandmother’s house in Ft. Gaines, Ga. for Thanksgiving wasn’t the great food and fine company. More...