May 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Newsweek titles Obama The First Gay President

Just in time for his second run for President of the United States, Barrack Hussein Obama made the front cover of Newsweek dubbed as the First Gay President.  More...

Community

Chloe: A six year miracle

In keeping with the spirit of the Relay for Life season, it only seems appropriate to provide everyone with an update on Chloe. More...

This is alarming

Beer contains female hormones! Yes, that's right, female hormones!  Last month, Montreal University and scientists released the results of a recent analysis that revealed the presence of female hormones in beer. More...

World Series play

Barack and Michelle are at the World Series Game 6. They're sitting in the first row, with the Secret Service people directly behind them. One of the Secret Service guys leans forward and whispers something to Barak. More...

Public Safety

State Representative Gerald Greene Announces Re-Election Bid

CUTHBERT, GA— State Representative Gerald Greene, a 30-year veteran of the Georgia House of Representatives, announced today his intention to run for re-election in the newly redrawn 151st House district. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 7 800C Escort, Petro • Escort, Food Mart • Domestic, Ballfield • Speak with officer • Total mileage, 85  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 2 799G Patrol security checks, 2x • Traffic stop, 2x • Cow in roadway, Joe Shingler • Assist jail • Escort, Main St. • Total mileage, 137  More...

Living & Style

Alpha Omicron Installs New Officers

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Psi State (Georgia) Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International announces the following officers for the 2012-2014 biennium: Suzanne Wells, treasurer; Pat Kirkland, recording secretary; Martha Register More...

Burch, Perryman to wed

Mr. and Mrs. James Burch of Blakely are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leanna Michelle, to Tyler Craig Perryman, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

May is National Foster Care Month

All children deserve a safe, happy life — including the approximately 7,700 Georgia youth in foster care. More...

KaCee Holt appointed new city council person

The Colquitt City Council and mayor met in a special called meeting Friday night, May 11, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Complex. More...

Miller County Relay for Life largest ever

This past Friday night the 2012 Miller County Relay For Life was held at Pirate Stadium. Everyone who participated in this year’s event should be very proud of all the hard work and dedication that went in to make this event a huge success. More...

SGA and MCHS to graduate

Graduation ceremonies at Southwest Georgia Academy will be held Thursday night, May 17, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. in the Wayne Profitt Jr. Gymnasium. Honor graduates will consist of 13 members of the graduating class. More...

Religion

‘Mothers are great instruments of God’

Inspiration

Cream-filled cookies are hard to beat—especially those with lemon cream. We had some of them recently, and they proved to be a real delight. More...

Children in church

•A little boy was in a relative's wedding. More...

Fifteen minutes

A friend wrote me the other day and told me that I sure do seem to have a lot of good days in my life. This friend wanted to know what is the difference between having a good day and having a bad day. More...

School & Sports

Students honored at senior recognition night

Students were honored at the Miller County High School Honor’s Program on Thursday, May 10, 2012. Daniel Allen, president of the Senior Beta Club welcomed the students, parents, faculty, and staff. More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

The David J. Simpson Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit Helping Hands and Caring Hearts will be held at 1:00 on Friday, May 18. This is always a great event. The format is a Two Person Scramble. The field will be flighted by Committee. More...

Approximately 350 graduate from Bainbridge College Saturday

Approximately 350 students from Bainbridge College graduated Saturday, which marked a milestone where the number of BC graduates is approaching 5,000, and the college’s third president was honored for his five-year tenure that was marked by tre More...

Obituaries

BLAINE GRIFFIN MATHIS

Mrs. Blaine Griffin Mathis, age 48, of Colquitt died Monday, May 7, 2012, at Phoebe North Hospital in Albany.  Funeral services were held Friday, May 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Robert Johns and Rev. More...

ROBERT HARDY HORNE

Mr. Robert Hardy Horne, age 94, of Iron City passed away Wednesday, May 9, 2012.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 12, at 2:00 p.m. at Iron City Baptist Church with Dr. Johnny Roberts and Rev. James Scarborough officiating. More...

JANIS PEACE WARD

Mrs. Janis Peace Ward, age 76, of Arlington, died Friday, May 11, 2012, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Graveside services were held on Monday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Dr. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It’s so much better than we deserve-

This has been a good, bad and terrible week, but mostly good.  And the question is asked at least a dozen times, "Who is going to do this after you're dead?"  My usual answers, "I'm not going to have to worry about it if I'm dead." Or "Whoe More...

Update the grad speech

I'm blessed to have sat through two memorable college graduation speeches. No surprise, really, considering the speakers were Ted Turner and the Dalai Lama.  Their arrivals were as memorable—and as different— as their remarks. More...