February 13, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

First Father/Daughter Dance fun

Dad, a son’s first hero, but a daughter’s first love; how true that is! The first love in a little girl’s life is her father; he is the “yard stick” that she will measure all men by later in life when she begins dating. More...

Community

Colquitt Garden Club celebrates Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day was the theme of the Colquitt Garden Club meeting at the Colquitt-Miller County Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, February 5.  The meeting was opened by president Linda Atterson who asked Eloise George to read the Collect. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Brandon Dewayne Smith, 28, has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting Bainbridge liquor store clerk Wendy Bryan on July 20, 2001, South Georgia District Attorney Joe Mulholland said Tuesday.  More...

Old - the definitions

•I very quietly confided to my best friend that I was having an affair.  She turned to me and asked, “Are you having it catered?”  And that, my friend, is the definition of “OLD”!  •Just before the fun More...

School & Sports

SGA students honored with nominations

Southwest Georgia Academy has honored three students with nominations for special programs for students. These nominations were made by faculty members for programs that will take place during the summer of 2013. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Are you a hunter? Really?

As hunting seasons again draw to a close, ask yourself,“Am I a hunter? Do I honor the pastime, the sporting tradition?” More...

Crow deaths cause determined

I heard that they found about 200 dead crows near Topeka, and there was concern that they may have died from avian flu. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I should have known-

There has been lots of water to run under the Spring Creek Bridge since I ran into this brown-eyed, darkskinned, country girl that I fell for. More...

From Russia with lust

It’s been a tough couple of decades for our global neighbors in Russia. More...

Winson Broxton Obit - Free Access

Funeral services for Mr. Broxton will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. Bryon Griffs officiating. More...

Dean Burke is the new Senator in District 11

The official and final tally from the Secretary of State on the Special Runoff Election in the 11th State Senate District was as follows:  Dean Burke: 7739 votes, 58.43 percent.  Mike Keown: 5507 votes, 41.57 percent  More...

Miller County suspect arrested for marijuana possession

Marijuana street value is $12,000.00

On Friday, February 1, 2013, Special Agents of the Pataula Drug Task Force (PDTF), Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Region 15 Field Office, and deputies of the Miller County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at 123 Enterprise Road, More...

Miller Co. Junior Heifer Show Saturday- Miller Co. Market Hog Show Monday

Miller County cattle and hog show participants are busy preparing their cows and hogs for the two shows to be held this coming Saturday, February 16, and Monday, February 18.  The Miller County Cattlemen’s Association is sponsoring their a More...

Religion

Genuine l ove prevails regardless of circumstances

Inspiration

Gale and I have had the great privilege and joy of sharing Valentine’s Day together for several decades, but this year includes something that I never before remember being in our plans for the special day. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   February 4 800S • Accident, Main St. • Prisoner in custody • Spoke with subjects at IGA  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   February 3 799I • Papers served, 27S • Traffic stop • Property checks • Total mileage, 148  More...

Living & Style

Justin Timpson Jr. celebrates fourth birthday

Justin Lamar Timpson, Jr. (JJ), celebrated his birthday January 16, 2013. He is the son of Justin and Veronica Timpson of Albany. He has a one-year old brother named Ethan Timpson. More...

Welcome, Ella and Tyler!

Eric and Heather Gibson announces the birth of their twins, Ella Reese and Tyler Milton Gibson. More...

A pro in action

A father walks into a restaurant with his young son.  He gives the young boy three nickels to play with to keep him occupied.  More...

Obituaries

WRIGHT CARLY "WC" CALHOUN

Mr. W. C. Calhoun, age 81, of Colquitt died Sunday, February 10, 2013, at South East Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 13, at 2:00 p.m. at Mother's Home Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

CLAYTON TAYLOR LONG

Mr. Clayton Long, age 37, of Colquitt died Sunday, February 10, 2013, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at Mothers Home Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby Whittaker and Rev. More...

BETTY GLASS ADAMS

Mrs. Betty Glass Adams, age 81, of Dothan, AL, formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013, in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services for Mrs. Adams were held on Thursday, January 31, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Health

Deep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the Deep South

People whose diets are heavy on them and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda were more likely to suffer a stroke, a new study finds. More...

Pollen levels are up again

In case you hadn't noticed that yellow sheen on your car, the pollen levels are up again. More...

New Strain of Norovirus

Many people may not realize that norovirus, often referred to as “food poisoning” or “stomach flu,” is the leading cause of illness from contaminated foods in the United States. More...