January 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lions’ members learn of Severe Weather Awareness

With January weather feeling like spring in south Georgia, it could spawn some bad weather when cold meets hot.  On Wednesday January 18, Cory Thomas, deputy director of the Miller County EMA, spoke to the Colquitt Lions Club regarding Severe We More...

Time for a Dose of Laughter!

If recent weather has got you feeling blue, then you are long overdue for a dose of May-Haw: Laughter is the Best Medicine at Cotton Hall Theater. With only one weekend of performances left, tickets are selling fast! More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested five people Tuesday in connection with the theft of scrap metal from CSX Railroad, Investigator Ryan Deen said.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Happy Birthday, Louis Braille!   More...

Belizean’s visit just the beginning for BC

A visit by the Belize Minister of Education on Monday and Tuesday opened the door for Bainbridge College President Richard Carvajal to announce several initiatives to expand Bainbridge College’s horizons by offering more opportunities for inter More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 13 800F Bus detail • Unlock auto, 1st St. • Welfare check, N. 4th St. • Stopping suspicious person, Crawford St. • Escort, Food Mart • Total mileage, 60  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 16 799O Speak to subject via phone • Brush fire • Accident, car vs. deer, Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Mason turns one!

Mason Cole Whitaker celebrated his first birthday on December 17, 2011, with a farm animal party at the Colquitt United Methodist Church. More...

Welcome, Willow Harper Brackin

Willow Harper Brackin, infant daughter of Joey and Melissa Brackin of Valdosta, announces her birth.  Willow was born on December 14, 2011, weighing five pounds, one ounce, and 17 inches long. More...

Peek, Merritt to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Moore of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Danielle Peek, to Mark Stephen Merritt Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Merritt Sr. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Get involved, or our children will pay!

Just in case you didn't realize it, Sunday, January 22, 2012, was the 39th anniversary of the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize abortion.  More...

Homework

I might as well have asked my parents for a sleepover with Satan. In their eyes, there probably wasn’t much difference.  Going to Panama City for high school spring break wasn’t going to happen. More...

Colquitt Police Department 2011 Officer of the Year named

The Colquitt Police Department Officer of the Year was established in November 2004. It was created to provide an incentive to the CPD officers for obtaining the utmost professionalism.  More...

Governor's Office of Highway Safety holds first meeting of 2012 here

Friday night the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety held its first regional meeting of 2012. More...

City of Colquitt honors MC Sheriff's Department

At the regular December City Council meeting, the Mayor and Council of the City of Colquitt recognized Sheriff H.E. More...

BOE meets and meets

The last two meetings of the Miller County Board of Education (BOE) were about as productive as the two prior meetings.  More...

Religion

‘Don’t Wait Until Tomorrow’

Inspiration

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

The old paths

I liked the old paths, when Moms were home. Dads were at work. Brothers went into the army. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Norman Vincent Peale once said, “There is real magic in enthusiasm. More...

School & Sports

Miller County Schools honor roll

MILLER COUNTY  MIDDLE SCHOOL  Miller County Middle School Principal Robert Melton announces the following students as having met requirements for Honor Roll for the 2011-12 Second Nine Weeks grading period:  More...

Academy for Lifelong Learners lowers age requirement

Twenty-six members of the Bainbridge College Academy for Lifelong Learners agreed to lower the minimum age of its members to 50 years old before enacting the Academy’s bylaws recently, allowing a larger audience to join in on this learning oppo More...

SGA announces honor roll

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll for grades 5-12. In order to be on honor roll, students must have an 87 or above in their classes and all conduct grades must be satisfactory.   More...

Obituaries

RONALD GRADY HOLT

Mr. Ronald Grady "Ronnie" Holt, age 62, of Colquitt died Thursday, January 19, 2012, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, January 21, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick, Rev. More...

BONITA CROSS HENRY

Mrs. Bonita Cross Henry, age 53, of Donalsonville passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2012, at the Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services for Mrs. Henry were held on Sunday, January 22, at 2:00 p.m. More...

DORIS TAYLOR PALMER

Mrs. Doris Taylor Palmer, 83, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, January 21, 2012, at Port City Personal Care Home.  Graveside funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24, at Oak City Cemetery with Rev. More...