January 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirate’s Cove closes for good

Saturday, December 29, 2012, was the closing day for Helen’s Pirate’s Cove, just off U.S. Highway 27, near downtown Colquitt.  More...

Courthouse trim coming along

The exterior trim work is beginning to show as the workers raise the roof and place the top trim and window trim.  The $350,000 project will change the exterior looks. No work is planned on the inside of the building at this time.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Cairo- A Cairo man is charged with driving under the influence after he allegedly struck and killed a woman walking on Highway 111 in the early morning hours Friday.  More...

Kimbrel’s Cemetery gets Christmas gift early

An early Christmas present was given to Kimbrel’s Cemetery and the Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp, Lt. Lovette Tully Camp No. More...

The Bronze Rat

ATourist walked into a Chinese curio shop in San Francisco . While looking around at the exotic merchandise, he noticed a very lifelike, lifesized, bronze statue of a rat. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity  Reports  December 19 800L • Escort, 3x • Patrol on security checks • Total mileage, 86 800S • Accident, Hwy 27N • Assisted Officer Tyrone Burns with unwanted subject  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   December 10 799R • Harassment, Donley Road • Property damage, West Sheffield Road  More...

SHERIFF’S ARREST REPORTS

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Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

If I had a wish-

This is the time of the year that we make our wishes and set goals for a new year. In my case, and at my age, it could be for the rest of my life.  I was reading somewhere about if you had one wish, what would it be?  More...

Chores galore

The next time I want advice about when the world will end, I’ll forget the Mayans and consult Albert at the bait shop. More...

Dirt Road Sports are ‘on the road again’

Straight from Colquitt, Miller County Georgia woods comes the newest comedy team, The Dirt Road Sports. More...

One last look back at 2012

As the year 2013 begins, the news of 2012 is now history. More...

Gas prices up and down, mostly up

Gas prices are up, down and changing daily, or as the holidays come and go. These prices were taken Saturday night, December 29  More...

Religion

"Experiencing God's Favor"

Inspiration

I recall from several years back how one of our granddaughters came scurrying through the front door as Gale and I sat down for supper.  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...

Top ten predictions for 2013

1. The Bible will still have all the answers.  2. Prayer will still be the most powerful thing on Earth.  3. The Holy Spirit will still move.  4. God will still honor the praises of His people.  5. More...

Obituaries

MARINELL FLOYD NEWBERRY

Marinell Floyd "Nell" Newberry, 76, went to be with the Lord on Dec. 23, 2012. She was born in Colquitt, on Sept. 17, 1936, to Callie and Thomas Floyd. She was a 1954 Miller County High School graduate. More...

WILLIAM FREDERICK "BILL" FOWLER

Mr. William Frederick “Bill” Fowler, age 85, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, December 21, 2012 at the Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services for Mr. Fowler were held on Sunday, December 23, at 3:00 p.m. More...

REVEREND W. HAMP WATSON JR

The Reverend W. Hampton Watson, Jr died on Christmas Eve. More...