December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Adkinson Drives Camaro to Overdue Division 2 Crown

Damascus, GA: Longtime NHRA Division 2 standout Jeff Adkinson enjoyed an incredible season in 2011. More...

Miller County Schools music department performs a Christmas Concert

The sounds of the season were enjoyed by a packed crowd at the Miller County High School Gym Thursday, December 15, at 6:30 p.m.  The director of all of the music programs, Ms. More...

Community

The Perfect Conservative-A Christmas wish

He was not born into a royal family, but He left a royal impression on the world.  For 30 years, He learned the ways of the world without becoming of the world. He then changed the world for the better.  He led without a mandate. More...

Garden Club names Yard of the Month

The Colquitt Garden Club had a fun time last week as members went around looking at the beautiful homes and businesses that were adorned with Christmas decorations. More...

Santa visits library

Breakfast with Santa was held at the James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on December 3. Children, ages 2-5, visited with Santa Claus and made their requests for presents. More...

School & Sports

Ten pointer bagged

Melissa Sapp of Colquitt killed this 165 pound, 10 point buck early Monday morning, December 19. The buck was killed in Miller County. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Jack Wingate: My Turn Now

I had a business meeting with Jack Wingate at his Lunker Lodge on Lake Seminole in the fall of 1987. It was our first encounter, professional and personal. More...

Band Notes

This past week was a very busy time for the Miller County Schools Music Department. Love- Lights- A- Tree was on Monday night. The MCES Chorus, the MCHS Chorus, and the MCHS Concert Band performed at this event. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Christmastime-WOW!

If this edition doesn't get you into the Christmas Spirit, you really aren't going to enjoy this very special time of the year too much.  More...

Internet shopping shortcomings

‘ Tis the season when shoppers burst forth in smiles and shop keepers bust out in hives.  Retailers that don’t rake in big bucks during the Santa season might well be sporting a “Closed” sign this time next year. More...

Armed robbery at liquor store

An armed robbery occurred Saturday, December 17, at approximately 10: 45 p. m. More...

Dr. Jones named new dean of academic affairs

Dr. Debra Calhoun Jones will assume a new position at Albany Technical College effective in January. More...

First Baptist drama ‘Choice of a Lifetime’ a success

The Christmas drama at First Baptist Church of Colquitt, this past weekend was powerful and wonderful. It could be a taste of things to come, rivialing an Albany church in Christian productions that change lives. More...

Religion

‘Flashing Lights for Christmas’

Inspiration   Last Saturday, after making a hospital trip to Dothan, Gale and I headed toward home in hopes of making it to the grocery store in time to pick up things for a luncheon she was to do at church the next day, and from there to go to More...

My First Christmas In Heaven

I see countless Christmas trees Around the world below With tiny lights, like Heaven's stars Reflecting in the snow. The sight is so spectacular, Please wipe away the tear. For I am spending Christmas With Jesus Chr More...

Witticisms of Ignorance

•It's not whether you win or lose, but how you place the blame.   •You are not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.  •We have enough youth.. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 12 800F Bus Detail • Unlock Auto, Phillipsburg Road • Stopped suspicious person, Crawford St. • Out with 800S stopped suspicious person, College St. • Total mileage, 96  More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

Credit card stolen? Here’s what you do

Despite high-profile media attention, the odds of having your credit or debit card number stolen by crooks remains at historically low levels. More...

Obituaries

IRENE LANE

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JAMES ROBERSON JR.

Mr. James Roberson Jr., 71, died Monday, December 19, 2011 at Select Specialty Hospital in Tallahassee, FL He is the brother of the Rev. Jay Roberson of Colquitt.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.   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...

Holidays

Dear Santa, I want a.......

Dear Santa,I Dontravious have beena very good boy this year.For Christmas this year Iwant a bicycle, basketballgoal, cars table set, andsome shoes and clothes. Iwill be good until Christmas Day than I’m back toold regular DontraviousBurr Jr. More...

A special Christmas story

A guy named Bob May, depressed and brokenhearted, stared out his drafty apartment window into the chilling December night. His 4-year-old daughter, Barbara, sat on his lap quietly sobbing. Bob’s wife, Evelyn, was dying of cancer. More...