July 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Local citizens help save drowning victim in Florida

A boating adventure for Joy Jones of Colquitt and some of her family and friends turned into a medical emergency rescue mission on July 5 in Panama City Beach, FL.  More...

New life breathed into an old church

'Just Holy Ground'

This past Sunday, July 15, 2012, Pilgrim’s Rest Church was filled with members and visitors as the church resumed services on a regular basis. Elder W.H. More...

Community

BC students tour Atlanta historic sites

A group of seven Bainbridge College (BC) students recently enjoyed a field trip to some of Atlanta’s most historic venues. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Pelham man died and a Bainbridge woman was seriously injured after a motorcycle accident in Leon County, Fla., this past Sunday, July 8.  More...

Casinos are not the way to fund education in Georgia

For voters in Georgia, a choice of candidates won’t be the only thing on their General Primary ballot on Tuesday, July 31. More...

Public Safety

Theft at Moby Dick Restaurant

On Friday, June 29, 2012, Mr. Ernest Grow, the manager/owner of Moby Dick’s Restaurant, came to the Colquitt Police Department and spoke with Officer Scott Lawson.  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 11 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Escort, 1st St. • Domestic, Moby Dick’s • Total mileage, 97  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  More...

Living & Style

Fulghum, Rathel engaged

Grady and Gail Fulghum of Damascus are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Danielle, to Jeremy Ryan Rathel, son of Gene and Debbie Rathel of Colquitt.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Brad More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Time for the Olympics!  More...

Miss Cobb, Mr. Grubbs to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Hart of Colquitt would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their granddaughter, Katie Ne’Cole Cobb, to David Grubbs Jr. of Attapulgus.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Please vote

Since I'm not running for anything, just trying to stay in business and live here in Colquitt, I have a few observations I would like to make before the primary on July 31, and especially before the General Election on November 6.  More...

Precious imperfections

I’ve always had a soft spot for good intentions. Whether the matter is art, music or romance, the amount of heart and soul that went into making something always trumps the end result. The only person I ever expected perfection from is myself. More...

One vehicle accident injures three

One life-flighted

On Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at 7:15 p.m., a single vehicle accident was called in from Johnny Freeman Road.  Miller/Baker E911 dispatched Miller County Sheriff's officers, Colquitt Fire and Rescue and Miller EMS to the scene. More...

Million year old- plus egg?

“Do you remember seeing anything like this? Thought you might be old enough to have seen something like this before,” said Allen Worsley.  More...

Please vote like I do-

Again, we must chooseby

It really isn't all that hard to do. The law has not changed in many, many years. If you vote in a Primary, Democratic or Republican, you must choose which ballot you want to vote on. More...

Religion

Divine Communication

Inspiration

Addyson went along with us on a shopping trip recently. For a twoyear old, a store with no toys must be real torture ( Perhaps much like a 53-year-old man being in a store with no tools!). More...

A priest's final wish

In Washington, D.C. an old priest lay dying in the hospital. For years he had faithfully served the people of the nation's capital and was well known among the elected officials. More...

40 years in the wilderness

God took care of Moses and the children of Israel, what have we to fear?  A new way to think about how Moses fed everyone...  Read and feel comforted.  Amazing Data on Moses  Moses and the people were in the desert, but what was h More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors attend camp

The SGA Warriors had a fun week of learning at their Youth Basketball Camp. Coach Matt Dalrymple, along with Coach David Byrne and Coach Cathy Bell, led the campers in a week of basketball fundamentals and skills practice. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Hunting - Buddy Criteria

Now is the time for sportsmen to give thought to an extremely important matter: the choosing of this season’s hunting partner. More...

M C All-Stars place fourth in state

The Miller County 9-10-year-old girls have just finished their season by participating in the 2012 nine and 10 yearold Mite Girls GRPA Fastpitch Softball Tournament.  The girls started by playing in the district tournament in Ashburn June 23 - More...

Obituaries

STOKES TABB

Mr. Stokes Tabb, age 74, of Colquitt, died Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 14, at 3:00 p.m. in the Sheffield Funeral Chapel. More...

LORI ANN MCCORMICK DUNNING

Mrs. Lori Ann McCormick Dunning, age 41, of Blakely died Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at South East Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 14, at 11:00 a.m. at Springfield Baptist Church. More...

MILTON JOHNSON

Mr. Milton Johnson of 502 Confederate Navel Yard, Jakin, died July 16, 2012 at the family farm.  Funeral arrangements will appear on our website.  Colquitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   More...