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Cunningham signs Letter of Intent with University of West Georgia

On Friday, November 15, 2013, Eden Cunningham signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of West Georgia where she will play softball next year. More...

Community

NEWS AROUND US

Bainbridge - Marquez Taylor, 21, has been indicted for the murder of Bainbridge Food Mart clerk Datta Dave on October 15, 2008.  More...

Grapefruits grow big in South GA

Our neighbors in Florida, to the middle to far south, are known for their great citrus fruit. More...

A few Southern stories

Georgia - The owner of a golf course in Georgia was confused about paying an invoice, so he decided to ask his secretary for some mathematical help.  He called her into his office and said, "Y'all graduated from the University of Georgia, and I More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

Anyone Can Join FFA

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Cody Preston as FFA Member of the Week. Cody is the son of Steven and Cindy Preston of Arlington. He is a senior at Miller County High School. More...

Harrell named BSC’s director of Institutional Advancement

A familiar face in Bainbridge’s business community and a tireless volunteer for several worthy causes has been appointed as Bainbridge State College’s interim executive director of the Office of Institutional Advancement.  More...

Backroads & Bobtails

A CHAT WITH LOCAL FLORA

Just how old are you?? How long have you stood here, in this precise location, your sprawling roots anchoring your massive bole and crown to the sandy soil? A hundred years, perhaps? Maybe more? More...

Obituaries

ADDIE LOU WADE

Mrs. Addie Lou Wade, age 98, of Ruskin, Florida, formerly of Colquitt, died Sunday, December 1, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 4, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

COLLIE BUSH

Mr. Collie Bush, age 60, of Colquitt died Saturday, November 30, 2013, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Visitations for Mr. Bush will be held Thursday, December 5, at 5:00 p.m. More...

ROBERT L. HINTON JR.

Mr. Robert L. Hinton, Jr., age 40, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday November, 26, 2013, at the Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services for Mr. Hinton were held on Friday, November 29, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Health

Myths about skin cancers and sun exposure

New York, NY (January 29, 2013) – The suggestion that the best way to obtain vitamin D is through sun exposure is both misleading and dangerous.  More...

Holiday season is prime time for scams

The holidays are a prime time for criminals to take advantage of generosity and trust, but one security proponent at the University of Georgia is urging caution when providing personal information online or on the phone to avoid becoming the victim o More...

Living Your Best Life with Incurable Cancer–––––––––

Survivor Shares Lessons & Inspiration During

To be sure, Jane Schwartzberg of Montclair, N.J., would give anything not to have stage 4 metastatic cancer, a disease for which there is no cure. But she says that having a terminal illness has changed the way she lives – for the better.  More...

An Old Thanksgiving Tradition

On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2013, at noon, there was a gathering at New Salem Church Fellowship Hall of Mrs. Louise Richardson and her family. Five sons were born to Emory and Louise: Bobby, Gordon, Tommy, David and Philip.  More...

Drug bust ends in arrest––

On Monday, November 25, at 5:45 p.m., Colquitt Police Department, Miller County Sheriff's Office, Pataula Judicial Drug Task Force, and Georgia State Patrol executed a search warrant at 576 East Pine Street.  A quantity of crack cocaine, marijua More...

Christmas in the Park coming!

Friday, December 13, will be the start of the first annual Christmas In The Park. More...

Religion

“Have You Lost Something?”

Jim Inspiration

I recall a time as Gale and I were entering a local store that I noticed she reached down and picked up something off the sidewalk. Very soon I realized that it was a piece of money--a ten dollar bill! More...

The Good Fairy visits

A moral worth remembering when you are visited by the good fairy!  A married couple in their early 60’s was celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary in a quiet, romantic little restaurant.  More...

Pushin' Up Daisies

‘Suicide Survivors’

Suicide is a very complex tragedy for family and friends of the deceased. When a loved one intentionally kills him or herself, confusion and intense guilt are immediately present among the survivors. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 25 800F Shoplifter x2, Crawford St. •Domestic, N. MLK, Jr. St. •Possible Theft, Crawford St. •Search Warrant, Pine St. 800S Assist 800F with Domestic •Shoplifter More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 22 799F Patrol Security Checks •Papers Served •Traffic Stop x2 •Citation •EMS Call •Call by Phone x3 •Advise Call November 23 More...

Living & Style

Still dancing after 61 years

The children of Joy and Clyde Jinks hosted a reception at Colquitt United Methodist Church on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday evening, November 28, 2013.  The reception was held to honor of their parents on their 61st wedding anniversary.  They More...

Let's go to the Movies

‘Frozen’

It is so frustrating how close “Frozen” comes to being a good movie. More...

Two 90- Year- old women

Two 90-year-old women, Rose and Barb, had been friends all of their lives.  When it was clear that Rose was dying, Barb visited her every day.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Reason for the Season-

Talking about a good week, it's been one, which included Thanksgiving.  Tammy and Kent got back from UAB, and when I asked what the doctor told them, Tammy said, "The cancer is still there, but it's not worse. More...

A taste of hate

If you pay attention, you can learn something new every day. More...