December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Annual Christmas/Awards Banquet held here

The 2011 Colquitt/Miller Emergency Services held its annual Christmas/ Awards Banquet on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at the Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church dining hall. More...

MCSO team places at top in training

Miller County Sheriff officer Cpl. Dale Mitchell and K9 Alan, attended the second annual South Georgia K9 Training and Certification Workshop. More...

Community

Eleven inducted into National Technical Honor Society at BC

Residents of Early, Miller and Seminole counties were among the 11 Bainbridge College students who earned the distinction of being inducted into the local chapter of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).  More...

Jammers for Jesus give program o f the Birth

The youth of the Colquitt Untied Methodist gave a version of the birth of Jesus as only young people can give it.  The short live story with all live characters including the baby was given Sunday evening under the direction of Ms. More...

Christmas time is on the way

A man walks into a restaChristmas time is on its way….  Jingle Bells, Silver Bells and one-horse open sleighs seem to say for me Christmas is on its way.  I hear the bells ringing from every place of wonder, their tones overcome the More...

School & Sports

Collins kills first 8-pointer

Chase Collins killed this 160 lb., 8-point buck on November 30. This is Collin’s first deer. The deer was killed on private land in Baker County.   More...

Band Notes

It is Christmas time again, and this is the last week of class for Miller County until the New Year arrives. Also, this is the busiest week of the season for the band students. More...

Lady Pirates chosen to All-Region Team

Region 1- A Softball coaches met on Wednesday, November 16, to select All-Region players. More...

Obituaries

JACK WINGATE

The Sage of Seminole, Jack Wingate, 82, of the Recovery community near Bainbridge, GA, passed away Thursday, December 8, 2011, at his residence.  More...

LOLLIE WESTBROOK

Mrs. Lollie Westbrook, age 86, of Colquitt died Sunday, December 4, 2011, at Bainbridge Manor Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held Thursday, December 8, at 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Olive Holiness Church with Rev. Tim Mock and Rev. More...

DIANE JONES

Diane Jones, 54, of Bainbridge passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 10, at Evangel Temple Assembly of God with Rev. Ken Davidson and Rev. More...

Sage of Seminole dead at 82

Longtime Liberal writer succumbs to cancer

Each week for the past few, I'd call or write to ask about how my friend, Jack Wingate was doing. The last few reports were that he "is holding his own."  My granddaughter called Thursday evening to tell me that "Mr. Jack died."  More...

BOE challenged on called/ closed meetings

Seems like the local Miller County Board of Education (BOE) continues doing what they want with a 3-2 vote, legal or illegal.  More...

'Choice of a Lifetime' starts Friday

First Baptist Church of Colquitt will present its Christmas drama entitled "Choice of a Lifetime" this week.  The drama will be presented Friday, December 16, and Saturday, December 17, starting at 7:00 p.m. More...

Religion

‘A Challenging Repair’

Inspiration

After I put my glasses on the other day, I soon noticed that something did not feel right about them. Eventually I realized that one of the nose pads had somehow fallen off.  More...

The forgotten man

"They are always under the dominion of the superstition of government, and forgetting that a government produces nothing at all, they leave out of sight the first fact to be remembered in all social discussion -- that the state cannot get a cent for More...

Me and Santa and Grandma

I remember my first Christmas adventure with Grandma. I was just a kid.  I remember tearing across town on my bike to visit her on the day my big sister dropped the bomb: "There is no Santa Claus," she jeered. "Even dummies know that!"  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS   December 5 800C Domestic problem, Grow Trailer Park • Escort, PeoplesSouth Bank • Escort, Kangaroo • Escort, Foot Mart • Total mileage, 107  More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

Living & Style

Miss Floyd to wed Mr. Drake

Greg and Regina Floyd and Carol Day of Blakely proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Carol Floyd of Blakely, to Joey Alan Drake of Colquitt. More...

Christmas Tea at garden club

The joy of the season was evident on December 6 as the Colquitt Garden Club celebrated its annual Christmas tea at the lovely country home on Jeterville Road of President Linda Atterson. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Give the Gift of FreeBooks and Downloadable Audiobooks from your Library! Are you planning on   More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Choice is still ours

I might ought to have done like my late friend, Jack Wingate did. He seemed to have stayed in his area of expertise, fishing, the most of his life. He was an opinionated cuss at times, and used this medium to express his feeling. More...

Count your blessings or your cash

Once upon a time the Christmas season was a joyous December interlude marked by warm wishes, cold egg nog and entertainment specials ranging from the movie “White Christmas” to the semi- tolerable operetta “ Ahmal and the Night Visi More...