November 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Artists Publish Comic Book

Colquitt, GA, October 30, 2013– Local artists Timothy and Alorian Haire of Colquitt have completed the first issue in their ground-breaking comic book, The Fog Walkers, which uses both photography and graphic design to create the final product. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a call Monday at 12:05 p.m. More...

Colquitt/Miller Arts Council to host Jewels and Jeans Fund-raiser

The Colquitt/Miller Arts Council is hosting a “Jewels and Jeans” Dinner and Auction on Saturday, November 9, at Long Branch Lodge in Colquitt. Attendees will enjoy a low country boil to the live music of Bell and Lane. More...

Consumer Questions

Question: Does soy milk require refrigeration?  More...

School & Sports

Pirates fall to Indians’ raid, 28-0

It is always an exciting game between the Miller County Pirates and the Seminole County Indians as fans from both sides of the field want to hold the bragging rights for another year. More...

Lady Warrior Softball Players Receive Additional Honors

The SGA Lady Warriors’ softball players, who won the Region 3 AAA championship with a perfect 10-0 region record, received additional honors this week. More...

EMT program expanding to BSC’s Early County Center

Bainbridge State College will begin in January offering its renowned Emergency Medical Technician program at the College’s Early County Center in Blakely.  More...

Obituaries

DOROTHY LAVERN SHEFFIELD SAMMON

Mrs. Dorothy Sheffield Sammon, age 90, of Colquitt passed away Saturday, November 2, 2013, after a brief illness.  A celebration of Dot’s life will be held on Wednesday, November 6, at 11:00 a.m. More...

LUCILLE SHEFFIELD CRAFT

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CAROLYN THOMAS EUBANKS

Mrs. Carolyn Thomas Eubanks, age 82, of Birmingham, AL ,passed away Friday, November 1, 2013, at her residence.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 8, at Pelham City Cemetery. Rev. More...

Ricky Roberts named Teacher of the Year

The Miller County Board of Education is pleased to announce Ricky Roberts as 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year. Mr. Roberts graduated at the top of his class from Miller County High School in 1978. More...

Southern Hissy Fits holds Ribbon Cutting

Colquitt’s newest business held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting Friday morning, November 1, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.  A large crowd of family, friends, businesses and financial institutions were on hand to welcome Southern Hissy Fits to Co More...

Religion

‘Show A Little Kindness’

Inspiration

I heard a tale about an individual with a heavy conscience who needed some relief, so he sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service. More...

Pushin' Up Daisies

‘New Reality’

Newly bereaved individuals may find that they are more absent-minded than usual. Absent-mindedness, in and of itself, is not cause for alarm. If this behavior is extreme, individuals may find themselves causing great inconvenience or harm. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 28  800F Extra Patrol •Domestic, Dancer St. •Vehicle Stop, Crawford St. •Prowler, Bush St. •Escort, Bush St. •Suspicious Vehicle, Bush St.  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   October 28  799D Car vs Deer, Hwy. 91 N. •Service Attempt x2, Hwy. 91 N. •Traffic Stop, Hwy. 27 N. •Four Wheeler Complaint, Hwy. 45 S. •Paper Served, N. Second St.  More...

Living & Style

Walker, Whittaker to speak vows

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Walker of Bainbridge announce the engagement of their daughter, Allyson Frances Walker of Bainbridge, to Mr. Stephen George Whittaker of Bainbridge. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Whittaker of Seminole County.  More...

Miss Pollock, Mr. Rentz to wed

Shane and Jan Pollock of Pelham announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Frances Elizabeth Pollock, to Thomas Winston Rentz III. Winston is the son of Tommy and Chloe Rentz of Milford.  More...

Worthless or Priceless?

I was driving my son to the sheltered workshop for the handicapped where he works a few days each week. My 17-year-old car was cruising along while the spring sun shined down. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Good, the Bad and the Great

It has been a good, bad, great, mixed, but overall good, full weekend.  How can all that happen in one weekend?  More...

‘Halloween horror’

Now that the Great Government Shutdown of 2013 has ended, all eyes are on the heroic struggle to breathe life into the bureaucratic beast known as Obamacare.  More...