December 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt/Miller Firemen enjoy Christmas and awards banquet

The Colquitt Miller Fire EMS Fire Division held its 31st annual Christmas Banquet Tuesday night, November 4, 2012, with 69 firefighters and guests present. Asst. Chief John Wells welcomed the crowd and gave a brief history of the previous banquets. More...

Community

Mike Keown to run for Senate seat

With the resignation of Senator John Bulloch, former Republican Congressional candidate and State Representative Mike Keown announced his campaign for State Senate. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - On Sunday, at 12:54 a.m., several Bainbridge Public Safety officers and Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies were holding a road safety checkpoint at the intersection of South Scott Street and Green Street in Bainbridge.  More...

Patti wonders about Santa!

Merry Christmas!  More...

School & Sports

SGA twirlers complete 14th year of performances

The SGA Twirlers recently completed their 14th year of halftime performances. This group consists of girls from K4-12th grade. They represent five counties in the area and are led by Cindy Bowen of Donalsonville. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Animrod’s Reflections

I’ve been whiling away the afternoon thinking about my first real firearm. All mine it was, no grownup’s possession I was allowed to shoulder and fire once or twice as a tagalong on someone else’s hunting trip. More...

MCMS Junior Beta elects officers

On November 13, the MCMS Junior Beta Club held its second meeting. Election results were announced for the new officers. More...

Obituaries

MARGIE NELL WHITAKER

Mrs. Margie Nell Whitaker, age 77, of Colquitt died Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Saturday, December 8, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Grubbs and Rev. More...

COY BRYAN

Mr. Coy Bryan, age 84 of Colquitt died Monday, December 10, 2012 at his residence. Funeral arrangements to be announced by Colquitt Funeral Home.   More...

JESSIE M. BARBER BROOKINS

Jessie M. Barber Brookins, age 85, died Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Jackson Hospital. She was born on June 17, 1927, to Willie Richardson Barber and Fannie Laura Pickren Barber.  Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The End? Just be ready!

Please, no gifts for this momentous occasion!  The Day is coming fast, and to my amazement, my birthday on Friday, December 21, 2012, is not the headlines, but a doomsday prophesy from an ancient Mayan Calendar, a rogue planet is headed for Eart More...

Up In Smoke

I know you ain’t gonna believe this, but when I wrote last week’s article I knew nothing about the incident with Coach Richt and the reporter in the post game interview. More...

Breaking News - 12/12/2012 1:24 PM

Coy Bryan passes at age 84 - Free Access

Coy Acy Bryan  84 More...

State Sen. Bulloch resigns

Seems like we are losing two of our most popular political in the near future.  The powers-that-be decided that State Representative Gerald Greene's district should be changed so that Miller County would not be under his representation, but we w More...

Live Nativity Scene on the Square

Come see what the real meaning of Christmas is all about!  Community Live Nativity with live people and animals will be held on Friday, December 21, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Religion

Christmas Is A Good Time to Get Into Shape

Inspiration

Thanksgiving Day was filled with lots of good things for us, but there was one little event that we had not expected that day—our washing machine broke down.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

It is well-----

The song, "It Is Well With My Soul," was written by a successful Christian lawyer. He had two girls and a wife, and the family planned a summer trip to go overseas. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports  December 3 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Total mileage, 51  December 4 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Domestic problem, Crawford St. • Assisted with domestic assault • Total mileage, 79  More...

SHERIFF’S ARREST REPORTS

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Suspect charged with illegal sale of alcohol

On Friday, December 7, 2012, at approximately 1412 hours., Colquitt Police Chief Scott Worsley, Colquitt Police Investigator Ken Kirkland, Colquitt Police Chief Investigator Rick Morgan, Colquitt Police Captain Dan Stone, and Colquitt Police Officer More...

Living & Style

Colquitt Garden Club holds Christmas luncheon

Beautiful camellias, a few red birds, and a furry tabby cat greeted the members of the Colquitt Garden Club for their annual Christmas luncheon at the lovely country home of President Linda Atterson. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Life of Pi”

“Life of Pi” is the best film of the 2012 Thanksgiving season. The film is expertly crafted by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ang Lee. More...

Secrets for improving your relationships

( StatePoint) Putting yourself first may be the key to improving your relationships with others.  While this may not sound like an intuitive way to improve your friendships, some experts now believe that by connecting with who we are at the core More...