March 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

K & C Country Kitchen is ready to serve you

A large crowd gathered Thursday morning, March 6, for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of K & C Country Kitchen.  Monica Posey, chairman of the Colquitt/Miller Chamber of Commerce, welcomed everyone to the ribbon cutting and thanked them More...

Community

Miller County Retired Educators Association February Meeting

Miller County Retired Educators met February 20, 2014, at the Moby Dick Restaurant. The tables were decorated in a spring theme. President Sheila Allen welcomed the 28 members and guests. More...

Martial Arts tournament held

A Martial Arts Tournament was held in Donalsonville Saturday, March 1. The students from the karate school at Topp Fitness demonstrated their skills by competing with students in Sparring, Kata, MMA, Demonstration and Weapons. More...

Tips that might help you

•For icy door steps in freezing temperatures: Get warm water and put Dawn dishwashing liquid in it. Pour it all over the steps. They won't refreeze. More...

School & Sports

Pirates Calm Greenwaves, 18-3

On Wednesday, March 5, our Pirates traveled up the road to face Schley County. It was a tough, hard fought game with undefeated Schley County. Tyler Clay had 2 hits with 2 RBI and scored another run. More...

SGA Fourth Graders Take Georgia History Tour

The fourth grade class at Southwest Georgia Academy left the school on Friday, February 28, for a two-day trip to Atlanta as a part of their study of Georgia. The 24 students accompanied by their teachers Mrs. Terri Lawrence and Mrs. More...

Sydney Thomas Advances to State in FFA Creed Speaking

On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, FFAmembers Sydney Thomas and Preston Clenney competed in the Area 5 FFA Speaking Events at Lee County High School. Sydney Thomas placed second in the Area 5 FFA Creed Speaking Career Development Event. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. Emogene Burnum Jarvis Kirkland,

Mrs. Emogene Burnum Jarvis Kirkland, age 79, of Camilla, formerly of Baker County, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Camilla Retirement Home.  Graveside services were held Friday, March 7, at 2:00 p.m. More...

JAMES VINSON COOK, JR.

Mr. James Vinson Cook, Jr., age 58 of Bainbridge died Friday, March 7, 2014, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services were held Monday, March 10, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Steve Poppell officiating. More...

TOM A. “BUNK” DOLLAR

Tom A. “Bunk” Dollar, age 82, of Bainbridge, passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014, at his residence.  Graveside services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 10, at Roselawn Memory Gardens with Rev. Bill McCamon and Mr. More...

Two offices draw opposition

It is now official. Two of the four local races have drawn opposition in the upcoming General Primary Elections to be held Tuesday, May 20, 2014.   The time to qualify ended Friday, March 7, at noon.  More...

It's looking a lot like spring

If I didn't know better, this past week looks and feels a lot like spring.  If you have a dark vehicle, the yellow pollen is covering everything. You can even feel it in you nose. There are blooming plants and trees all around. More...

Religion

‘Fix the Right Problem’

Inspiration

Attempting to fix things that are broken brings me a lot of pleasure and fulfillment. I have tinkered with plumbing, electricity and a variety of other things. Do not misunderstand me--I am not an expert in any of these areas. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Did you know that a Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis, a sauropod dinosaur that lived in China (long before it was China), had a 60’ body and a 30’ neck?  Did you know that prosopagnosia is an inability to recognize faces because of a deve More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 3  800F School Zone •Vehicle Accident, 27 N./91 S. •School Zone  800S Assist 800P, Traffic Stop  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 28  799E Spoke at School Program •Assisted Walkin •Conducted a Property Return •Worked on Evidence Room Specialist Certification •Patrolled  More...

Living & Style

Solutions for Gaps and Spaces in your smile

Many people have gaps in their smile and prefer to keep them because it adds to their trademark image. More...

Riordan, Tabb to wed

Dan and Laurie Riordan of Cairo announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laurie, of Bainbridge, to Jason Tabb, also of Bainbridge. More...

Library News

Toddler Time at the Library  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The chosen people might have been different-

I have always been a proud American, and still am. There are certain parts of this country that don't act like the America that most of us older ones were reared up in.  I know, I'm biased about this part of the world. More...

Under the Gold Dome

Week Ending Jan. 24, 2014

Monday, March 3, marked the 30th legislative day of the 2014 session. Known as “Crossover Day,” this critical point in the session is the last chance for bills to pass the legislative chamber from which they originated. More...