July 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Watch your step-

This large, fat, long eastern diamondback rattlesnake was killed Saturday evening, July 7, in the Colquitt area.  Wade Everson, sometimes known as the snake man, brought the very large reptile by the office before he skinned the snake to tan the More...

Community

Another promise squashed!

As an Irishman who believed in that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, I'm having a few doubts.  More...

Rep. Gerald Greene Makes Georgians Aware of New Driver’s License Requirements

ATLANTA – State Representative Gerald Greene (R-Cuthbert) responded to the concerns of numerous constituents who reached out to him by working to make southwest Georgians aware of federally mandated requirements that forced the Georgia Departme More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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School & Sports

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Bassin’ for beginners

Bass fishing success often depends not on what a bass fisherman knows, but on what others believe he knows. A bass fishing novice should never allow a lack of proficiency to discourage him. More...

Obituaries

PETE GIANNARS III

Pete Giannars, III, 41, of Blakely, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Early.  More...

RODNEY WADE DUNLAP

Mr. Rodney Wade Dunlap, age 68, of Colquitt died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at his residence.  A memorial service was held Saturday, July 7, at 2:00 p.m. at Eldorendo Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Long officiating. Visitation was from 1 to 2 p.m. More...

LILLIAN DELORIS BROXTON

Mrs. Lillian Deloris Broxton of Donalsonville, age 90, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Memorial Hospital and Manor in Bainbridge.  Funeral services were held Saturday, June 30, at 2:00 p.m. at Donalsonville Church of God with Rev. More...

Miller County man found dead in swimming pool

A 68-year-old man was found in a swimming pool at his home at 1549 Whites Bridge Road, Tuesday, July 3, 2012.  Rodney Dunlap was found by his wife, face down in their swimming pool.  According to Coroner Danny Sheffield, the victim was last More...

‘ Twas a Grand Celebration

If you missed the grand celebration of our nation’s 236th birthday, for what ever reason, you missed one of our best.  The Colquitt/ Miller County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Independence Day Celebration in beautiful Spring Creek P More...

BOE approves $10,707,287.00 budget

The Miller County Board of Education met in its regular meeting Monday, July 9, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.  More...

Religion

Under Attack!

Inspiration

After I finished visiting with her daddy, little Madeline followed me outside. As is often the case with her, she wanted to go home with me, but I had to explain to her that she could not this time. More...

Jesus and the mud puddle

You gotta believe a 6-year-old

Howard County Sheriff Jerry Marr got a disturbing call one Saturday afternoon a few months ago. More...

Public Safety

Two arrested for possession of cocaine and DUI

On Wednesday, July 4, 2012, Officer Tyrone Burns was patrolling on MLK Jr. Street. Officer Burns noticed a red Ford Ranger pickup truck in the other lane go off the roadway. The truck crossed the white line onto the shoulder of the roadway. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

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MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Disappointments of life can make us stronger

I was just thinking, which could get dangerous at my tender age, what are some of my disappointments in life. I'm talking about real disappointments that I never really worried about.  More...

RIP Sheriff Taylor

America lost one of its most beloved icons recently when Andy Griffith, whose most famous TV role earned him the title of “America’s Sheriff,” passed away at his North Carolina home at age 86.  More...