July 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas drops below $2.99 in area

Would you ever have thought we would think gas prices under $3.00 per gallon is cheap? More...

Community

Jaden Hodges participates in Miss Georgia Princess Program

On July 19 through the 23rd, Jaden Hodges traveled to Columbus to participate in the 2012 Miss Georgia Pageant as a Miss Georgia Princess. The Miss Georgia princess program is a mentoring program, the princess do not compete. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

The Importance of Summer…Reading, that is   More...

Troopers urge caution driving over holidays

(ATLANTA) - As motorists take to the roads this week for the July Fourth holiday travel period, the Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers to plan their travels carefully, keeping safety as the number one priority. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 27 800T Closed Kangaroo Express at 11:00 p.m. • Escort, Hardee’s • White Crown Vic behind building  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 28 799O Assist motorist, Hwy 91 South • Served papers • Picked up funeral signs • Break-in at Booker Road • Assisted Decatur Co. with K-9 • Total mileage, 152  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

June 21 800L • Stand by at emergency room • Counterfeit money at PeoplesSouth Bank • Accident • Total mileage, 54  More...

Obituaries

WILLIE MCKENNEY

Mr. Willie McKenney of Colquitt died Saturday, June 30, 2012 at his residence.  Graveside services were held Monday, July 2 at Harmony Cemetery.  Mr. McKenney was an insurance salesman and of the Methodist Faith.  More...

J.T. MORGAN

Mr. J.T. Morgan, age 65 died Monday, June 25, 2012.  Funeral services were held Saturday, June 30 at 3:30 p.m. at Loving Kindness Outreach Ministries with Bishop James Wooten officiating. More...

MYONG HOLCOMB

Myong Holcomb, 51, of Iron City, passed away Sunday, July 1, 2012 at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 3 at 6:00 p. m. More...

Subway burglary solved with two arrests

On June 12, 2012 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Colquitt police officer, Aaron Brown, was dispatched to Subway at 410 W. Crawford Street, in reference to a possible burglary. Upon arrival, Officer Brown made contact with complainant, Erica Randle. More...

HOT, HOT, HOT

We get our weather information from The Weather Channel. It looks good until I get into my truck and the inside temp is 118 º and the outside temp registers 103º. More...

BC announces local dean promotions

Three Bainbridge College faculty members have been promoted to the rank of Dean, effective July 1, according to Bainbridge College president Dr. Richard Carvajal.  More...

Religion

What a Blessed Nation America Is

Inspiration

I worked in the wastewater treatment field for about twenty years and over those two decades I attended a lot of classes and obtained several certifications from the states of Georgia and Florida. More...

Jesus and the Democrat

( I don't care what party you like, this is funny!!)  A Republican, in a wheelchair, entered a restaurant one afternoon and asked the waitress for a cup of coffee. More...

Thought for the day:

Lest we forget!  Thought for the day:  In case we find ourselves starting to believe all the anti- American sentiment and negativity, we should remember England’s Prime Minister Tony Blair’s words during a recent interview.  More...

School & Sports

Griffin family celebrates 119th reunion

One hundred and nineteen years later, the John Frizzell Griffin family is still gathering to celebrate and remember their family heritage in the small, rural community of Patmos. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Suddenly Young Again

I once read a little quip in a small volume of inspirational witticisms which stated that one’s forties are the old age of youth while one’s fifties constitute the youth of old age. The little book was a birthday gift. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Surprise, Suprise!

I really don’t know what everybody is so surprised about. I haven’t been surprised about what the majority of the not so Supreme Court judges have ruled since Roe vs Wade back in 1973. More...

Heatstrokes

Payback can be painful. And right now, Southerners are getting a big dose of it. Last year, those of us blessed to call the Deep South home enjoyed one of the mildest summer seasons in years. More...