October 30, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Marijuana and $400.00 seized––

On Tuesday, October 22, Miller/Baker E911 put out a BOLO for a green Nissan Altima. Miller/Baker advised that the subjects in the vehicle were pulled over on the side of the road, and the male subject in the vehicle was beating on the female. More...

Change your clock, change your battery

Don't be too early for church Sunday morning. Time falls back one hour. Set your clocks back one hour just before bedtime Saturday night, and you won't have to get up to change them at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.   More...

Community

Retired Educators Day proclaimed

Governor Nathan Deal has proclaimed the day of Sunday, November 3, 2013, as Retired Educators Day in Georgia. He urges our citizens to recognize the lasting contributions of our state’s retired educators. More...

Stuff you should know, but probably don’t–––

111,111,111 x111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987, 654,321  If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. More...

The question of the Year!

We are always hearing about how Social Security is going to run out of money.  How come we never hear about Welfare running out of money?  What's interesting, the first group "worked for" their money... The second didn't!   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 21  800C Escort •School Bus Detail •Speak with Officer, Police Department  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 20  799I Domestic Dispute, Draper Jones Rd. •Speak with Subject via Phone x2 •Disturbance, Floyd Rd. •Traffic Stop x2, 91 N.  October 22  More...

Living & Style

Parties honor couple

Joy Miranda Jones and Jacob Harold Hayman, who will exchange their vows on Saturday, November 2, 2013, have been honored with several prewedding events.  More...

Ms. Grier to wed Mr. Jackson

Ms. Jennifer Grier and Mr. Jerome Jackson are pleased to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Emma Wade and Richard Grier of Colquitt. More...

Ask the value of-

To realize the value of a sister/brother, ask someone who doesn't have one.  To realize the value of 10 years, ask a newly divorced couple.  To realize the value of four years, ask a graduate.  To realize the value of one year, ask a s More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Don't give us justice, give us mercy!

As I was watching the news last week, one of the reporters went out on the streets to find out what people thought of what is going on in our nation.  I must admit, I enjoy history and the politics of this nation. More...

‘Glass houses’

The only thing people never run short of is problems. Unfortunately, there is an even bigger shortage of solutions.  That’s always been the case, and always will be. More...

It's Trick or Treat time!

It's Trick or Treat time around Colquitt– with emphasis on treats!  The participating businesses and organizations around Colquitt will again be looking for boys and girls up to 12 years old in Halloween costumes. More...

The Dirt Road Sports to perform again at historic Olive Theater

The Donalsonville Fire and Rescue are partnering with the Dirt Road Sports to bring another great show to the historic Olive Theater, November 2, 2013, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. More...

T.T. Barber leads conference USA/ranks fourth in solo tackles nationally––

MURFREESBORO, TN — T.T. Barber’s given name is Trevonti Terrell Barber. More...

Religion

‘Cleaning the Dirty Glass’

Inspiration

All the ladies and some of the men are aware that housekeeping is a neverending effort. As soon as one pile of dirty dishes is cleaned and put away, a new batch of dirty ones is already being generated. More...

Pushin' Up Daisies

‘New Reality’

Often times, when you experience the loss of a significant loved one, you feel as though you are dreaming, and that you might suddenly wake up to find that all is well. More...

The pastor’s cat

This particular story just made me laugh. Every time I think about it, the vision of that poor cat just amuses me to no end. Hope the story leaves a bright spot in your day. Whoever said the Creator doesn’t have a sense of humor?  More...

School & Sports

Pre-K Students enjoy Fall Hay Ride

On Friday, October 18, Miller County Pre-K students, staff, and parents enjoyed a fall hayride. All 66 Pre-K students were present and anxiously waiting to load the trailer decorated with hay and pumpkins.  More...

BSC employees honor cancer victim

Staff members in Bainbridge State College’s Student Services Center wore special T-shirts on Oct. 18 to honor a late colleague, Stephanie Adams, who was a financial aid counselor with the College when she died on Aug. 14, 2012. More...

It's a woman's view

Lots more to laugh at... More...

Obituaries

JAMES OLIVER WILLIAMS

Mr. James Oliver Williams, age 64, of Colquitt died Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Friday, October 25, at 4:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rawleigh Furney officiating. More...

BILLY LEDON RENTZ

Mr. Billy LeDon “Don” Rentz, age 66, of Brinson, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at the Noland Hospital in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services for Mr. Rentz were held Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. More...

JUDY ANN ODOM COOK

Mrs. Judy Ann Odom Cook, age 66, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday morning, October 22, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services for Mrs. Cook were held Thursday, October 24, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. More...