December 5, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Graveside dedication held

There are very few communities or organization who will go out into the woods and weeds to find the graves of soilders that served in a war over 150 years ago. The local Sons of Confederate Veterans did just that. More...

Community

Three vehicle accident occurs on U.S. Hwy. 27

Miller County EMS, rescue, the sheriff's department, Colquitt Police Department, and the Georgia State Patrol responded to an accident on Highway 27 South at 11:50 a.m. on Saturday, December 1.  More...

Bank of Early in Arlington robbed

Southwest Georgia authorities are searching for two gunmen who robbed the Bank of Early in Arlington Monday afternoon.   According to authorities, two masked men wielding handguns rushed into the bank about 2:35 p.m. demanding money. More...

Jesus and the Democrat

A Republican, in a wheelchair, entered a restaurant one afternoon and asked the waitress for a cup of coffee. More...

School & Sports

Re-training your dog

Think training your pooch is a walk in the park? Not always. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

The Immortals

Not long ago, a friend and I watched a television documentary on the primitive pastime of noodlin’. Okay, okay, it was a slow day. Bear with me.  More...

Listen up!

1. Prayer is not a "spare wheel" that you pull out when in trouble, but it is a "steering wheel" that directs the right path throughout your journey.  2. So why is a car's windshield so large and the rear view mirror so small? More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Just a few observations-

Sometime it's good. Sometime it's not so good. More...

Goofy over gobblers

Another Thanksgiving has passed, and a sigh of relief has been clucked by the survivors at turkey farms across the fruited plain.  More...

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa was held at the James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on Saturday morning, December 1.  Children, ages two to five, visited with Santa Claus and made their requests for presents. More...

Arrest made in suspected arson fire

On Tuesday morning, November 27, 2012, at approximately 4:24 a.m., Colquitt-Miller County Fire Investigator Scott Worsley was notified by Colquitt-Miller County Fire Chief Craig Tully and Miller County Sheriff’s Sergeant Brad Cox in reference t More...

'Choice of a Lifetime' this weekend

If you missed it last year, you will have the opportunity again to see the Christmas drama entitled “Choice of a Lifetime.” The production will be held at First Baptist Church of Colquitt, this weekend.  More...

Religion

Fully Trustworthy

Inspiration

Thanksgiving was a most blessed observance for Gale and me this year as we had the opportunity to visit family in north Georgia. More...

The pastor’s cat

This particular story just made me laugh. Every time I think about it, the vision of that poor cat just amuses me to no end. Hope the story leaves a bright spot in your day. Whoever said the Creator doesn’t have a sense of humor?  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 26 800F • Out with Sgt. Lonnie Wade with suspicious person on Pine and 1st • Total mileage, 96 800S • Assisted EMTs, Main St. • Traffic stop, Pine St.  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 26 799R • Abandoned vehicle, Hwy. 27N • Cow in road, Lane Road • Dog, Hwy. 27S • Prowler, Hwy. 45N • Fire, Helms Road • Total mileage, 255  More...

Obituaries

CAROLYN RITA AMUNDSEN

Mrs. Carolyn Amundsen, age 75, of Albany died Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, December 1, at 10:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Calvin Arnold officiating. More...

LILLIAN BRYAN

Mrs. Lillian Bryan, age 94, of Colquitt died Friday, November 30, 2012, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Monday, December 3, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Dr. Carl Marshall and Rev. Fletcher Sheffield officiating. More...

CHARLIE C. SHEFFIELD, JR.

Mr. Charlie C. Sheffield Jr., age 79, passed away Sunday, December  2, 2012.  Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, in the Colquitt City Cemetery with full military honors.  More...