April 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas prices vary

Gas prices are going up, like the Democrats are getting tax hikes, and wanting more.  Many stations continued to raise the prices as the traffic will bear. And the traffic seems to be ready for even more.   More...

Nasty stomach virus blasting through Southwest Georgia

There’s no vaccine

Avirus that causes diarrhea, throwing up, nausea and stomach cramps is sickening people across Southwest Georgia, and Public Health officials are urging residents to take special precautions to prevent the spread of the highly contagious disease. More...

Community

BC expanding to Donalsonville

Bainbridge State College has announced its plans to expand into Donalsonville by opening a 6,000-square-foot facility that will be called the BSC Learning Center.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

The Library on Wheels  More...

Always trust your lawyer

The deaf Italian bookkeeper

A Mafia godfather finds out that his bookkeeper, Guido, has cheated him out of $10,000,000.00.  His bookkeeper is deaf. That was the reason he got the job in the first place. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   March 25 800C • Escort, Food Mart • Traffic stop • Verbal warning • Assisted Break-in on Main St. • Unlocked vehicle, Main St. • Total mileage, 71  More...

Sergeant Lonnie Wade completes GPSTC Course

Forsyth, Ga - Sergeant Lonnie Wade of the Colquitt Police Department completed a course in advanced traffic law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   March 25 799I • Spoke with subject at Sheriff’s Office • Service attempt, Bethel St. • Papers served, Bremond St. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Paycin Reese Dickens

Noah Cole, two years old, would like to announce the birth of his baby sister, Paycin Reese Dickens.  Paycin was born Febru- ary 5, 2013, at Donalsonville Hospital. She weighed six pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Let's go to the Movies

'“G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra”:

Here’s a brief rundown of my thoughts from 2009’s “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra”: More...

Secrets to a long and happy marriage

Some might say a long celebrity marriage is one that endures the duration of the newly betrothed's trip down the aisle. We've seen Britney Spears dissolve a marriage after 55 hours, and Kim Kardashian call it quits after 72 days. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Change or Control?

Our U. S. Supreme Court is now trying to determine if the meaning of the word "marriage" needs to be changed.  More...

Dietary destiny

This explains a lot. More...

DUI, marijuana arrests made

On Friday, Mar ch 29, 2013, Officer Scott Cleveland was patrolling on Hwy. 91 in the area of Johnny Freeman Road when he noticed a black SUV traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was going 76 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone. More...

Crash claims life of Tallahassee teen

A three-vehicle crash in Jakin claimed the life of a Tallahassee teenager, March 26.  The accident occurred Friday morning on U.S. Highway 84 East just inside the Early County line near Jakin.   More...

BOE meeting-‘Looking Good’

The Miller County Board of Education met Monday night, April 1, for their regular meeting. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Buddy Johnson, and he asked Board member Rick Little to lead in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. More...

Religion

Why do we need Christ as our Savior?

Inspiration

A few days ago a truck loaded with new furniture stopped across the road from the hospice office. The driver came inside and informed us that he had a load of items for sale at great prices. 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...

A consequential man, home now with his God

Chuck Colson was a genuine hero of mine. More...

School & Sports

SGA holds annual ring day ceremony

Southwest Georgia Academy held its annual Junior Ring Day on Friday, March 29, 2013, in a special assembly program. Kendyl Carver, president of the Junior Class, welcomed the students and guests. More...

SGA announces honor roll

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll for grades 5-12. In order to be on honor roll, students must have an 87 or above in their classes and all conduct grades must be satisfactory.  More...

News from Crooked Oak Golf Course

The annual Mayhaw Golf Tournament is just around the corner on Thursday, April 11. Get your team together today for the four person scramble. It will be a 1:00 p.m. shotgun start. More...

Obituaries

LACHELLE J. SPENCE

Mrs. Lachelle J. Spence, age 37, of Colquitt, passed away Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, FL. Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 28, at 11:00 a.m. More...

CHARLES PRIDGEON, SR.

Mr. Charles Pridgeon, Sr., age 85, of Arlington died Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Miller County Hospital.  There will be a private family service.  Mr. More...

HELEN IZORA SEYMOUR FLOYD

Mrs. Helen Izora Seymour Floyd, age 93, of Colquitt died Thursday March 28, 2013.  Graveside services were held Saturday, March 30, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt City Cemetery with Rev. More...

Health

Glaucoma does not always exhibit symptoms

As the human body ages, certain things might not work as well as they used to. Though no two individuals are the same, there are certain things people expect to deal with as they age.  More...