January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Uva’s 98, going on 99

It’s always a pleasure and a privilege to announce another birthday for my favorite mother-in-law, Uva Sanders Mason. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge-Bain- bridge Public Safety, along with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, is investigating an apparent homicide on Wednesday evening at the KOA campground on W Shotwell Street.  More...

Nursing Home News

Thank you does not seem to be enough to say for the thankfulness I have for each of you that have given to our residents over the holidays. There were so many of you that adopted a resident for Christmas, came to sing, and stopped by to visit. More...

Bainbridge College VP Announces Fall Academic Honors

Area Students Achieve Academic Recognition

Bainbridge College Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tonya Strickland announced the following students who earned academic distinction for the 2011 Fall Semester by having earned a 3.5 (B+) grade point average or higher. More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirate softball team gives back to community

The Lady Pirates Softball Team recently participated in a project to give back to the community.  With so many children in need of coats, the coaches and players felt like a coat collection was a way to provide for those in need in our community More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Fishing not for the faint of heart

Hang gliding, whitewater rafting, rock climbing and the like are called adrenaline sports. I have tried them all (one time each) and wholeheartedly agree. They are well named.  More...

Gun Wisdom

Some words to the wise. Shooting advice from various conceal carry instructors. If you own a gun, you will appreciate this. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

What If in 2012-

What if Christmas had just past, and you didn't get all you wanted?  What if you were watching one of the many channels on TV and they were begging for more money to buy food and water for hundreds/ thousands who would die in the next few days w More...

A New Year’s resolution anyone can keep

A few days ago, Americans were crawling out from under a pile of Christmas presents. More...

Former Edison man killed in plane crash

Jacksonville, FL-William J. "Will" Eubanks, 32, formerly of Edison, was killed in a single engine aircraft Saturday, December 31, 2011, in Jacksonville, FL.  According to multiple reports, including the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, William J. More...

One last look back at 2011

APRIL   A storm came through Southwest Georgia early Tuesday morning, April 5, with high winds, rain, hail, leaving thousands without power for over 12 hours. More...

Gas prices dropping, rising

You would think that gas prices would be dropping, and they are in most places. More...

Religion

‘Bulldozers and Train’

Inspiration

I am delighted to report that Christmas 2011 was a wonderful time of celebration. At the top of the list of things that I enjoyed the most was the time that I was able to spend with my family. More...

The pastor’s cat

This particular story just made me laugh. Every time I think about it, the vision of that poor cat just amuses me to no end. Hope the story leaves a bright spot in your day. Whoever said the Creator doesn’t have a sense of humor?  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   Battery  More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 26 799F Alarm at Hwy 91 S • Security checks • Assist 799O • Telephone call returned on child custody • Total mileage, 120  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 22 800C Escort, Kangaroo • Escort, Food Mart • Escort, Ron Cam • Fight, Babcock Road • Domestic problem, Lot #18, Grow Trailer Park • Escort, Petro • Total mileage, 129  More...

Obituaries

WILLIE FLOYD COX JR.

Mr. Willie Floyd Cox, Jr. passed away Monday, December 26, 2011, at his home in Brinson.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 29, at Thompson Freewill Baptist Church in Colquitt with Rev. Bobby Whittaker officiating. More...

RITA WIDNER HENSHAW

Mrs. Rita Widner Henshaw, age 71, of 4429 Stagecoach Road, Albany, died Monday, December 26, 2011 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday at 1:00 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church. Rev. Jerry Deans officiating. More...

LIBBY PRIDGEON

Mrs. Libby Pridgeon of Arlington died Thursday, December 29, 2011 at Calhoun Nursing Home in Edison.  Funeral services was Saturday, December 31 at 2:00 p.m. Graveside at Christ Church Cemetery with Rev. Jean Watson officiating.  More...