October 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

GSP officer honored 50 years after tragic death

The state honored four Georgia State Patrol Troopers killed in crashes in South Georgia years ago. More...

Community

Kade sports pink cast to remind everyone of Breast Cancer Month

Recently, a tragic accident happened to a young Pirate football player who loves the game.  Kade Coronado fractured his right arm while working with football equipment after returning from defeating Schley County with a big win of 19-0. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

“Seek the Unknown” Teen 48 Hour Film Competition Winners Announced

The winner of the “Seek the Unknown” 48 Hour Teen Film Competition was The Pearl Production Company’s The Choice. Pearl Productions is a team of two teens, Emily New and Olivia Murrah.  More...

A short story about how it works

Once upon a time a man appeared in a village and announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for $10 each. The villagers, seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest and started catching them. More...

School & Sports

Pirate 7 & 8-year-olds slay Schley County

Saturday our Pirate youth football program traveled to Schley County to take on their next opponent.  The 7 & 8-year-olds didn’t waste any time, as they scored all of their game winning 19 points in the first half. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

LOATHESOME, BUT LIKABLE

I have a deep and abiding respect for our native wildlife species. More...

Firearms deer hunting season

The wait is almost over for hunters as firearms deer hunting season begins Saturday, Oct. 19, and lasts through Jan. 1, 2014, in the Northern Zone and in the Southern Zone, through Jan. 15, 2014.  More...

Opinion

A quote you can depend on

Give a man a fish and he eats for a day. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Looks to me like we need change-

We are living in some of the most horrific times of my lifetime, and that’s getting to be a long time. More...

Brother’s Keeper to open in November!

New film to impact Tallahassee, FL

The film will debut in exclusive cities across the country this Fall Movie Trailer and Exclusive Scenes from the movie can be found at www.brotherskeeperfilm.com. More...

Pirates Shut-Out Red Devils, 18-0

This past Friday night’ game was exciting and nerve-racking not only for our football players, but for one of the three lovely seniors girls representing the Senior Class for the 2013 Homecoming. More...

Religion

Mrs. Annie Keaton

Mrs. Annie Keaton, age 102, passed away Sunday morning, October 6, at the Oaks at the Marshes in Savannah.  More...

‘Avoiding Contamination’

Inspiration

A lady told me that years ago her husband tried to help her with the laundry. It sounded like a good and helpful idea until she saw him stuffing everything into the washing machine together without separating colors or clothing types. More...

––––Worst Thing Since Slavery––––

Dr. Benjamin Carson, a retired pediatric neurosurgeon, has gained a lot of attention this past year criticizing President Barack Obama and his failed policies. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 7  800C Domestic, Dancer St. •Domestic •Escort •Assist 800P with Suspected DUI  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 2  799E Pick-up Inmate, Lee County Jail •Dog Bite, Hwy. 45 S. •Vehicle Accident, Hwy. 91 S. •Patrolled •Civil Matter  October 7  More...

Living & Style

Miss Tubio, Mr. Cook to speak wedding vows

Mr. and Mrs. Virgilio Tubio, Sr. of Santiago, Illigan City, Phillippines, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Noverliza Fabre Tubio, to Dole Hamilton Cook, III, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Uplifting quotes

–Answering machine message, "I am not available right now, but thank you for caring enough to call. I am making some changes in my life. Please leave a message after the beep. More...

Fifth grade assignment

A fifth grade assignment that would be great if it was taught in every school.  A fifth grade teacher in a Christian school asked her class to look at TV commercials and see if they could use them in 20 ways to communicate ideas about God.  More...