March 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Woodstork Hard Hat Renovation Celebration This Friday on the Square

In its heyday, it was just called the Colquitt Theater, and the movie house saw many a first date, friendly outing, and probably a few adventures, too. More...

Fire causes damage to home

On Saturday, March 22, 2014, at approximately 4:27 p.m., Miller County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, and Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a structure fire at 1151 Enterprise Road in Colquitt.  When firefighters arrived on the scene, they More...

Community

Haylee Brunson wins the title of Little Miss Decatur County

On Saturday, February 22, 2014, Haylee Brunson, seven years old, of Damascus competed and won the title of Little Miss Decatur County.  The theme, "Celebrating Three Little Birds," was held in Bainbridge and was in memory of Adam Goodman, Hillar More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Georgia Office of Emergency Medical Services had a threeday meeting with Decatur and Seminole counties last week and identified a number of issues pertaining to each county’s EMS system.  More...

Things you really need to know!

1. Your shoes are the first thing people subconsciously notice about you. Wear nice shoes.  2. If you sit for more than 11 hours a day, there's a 50% chance you'll die within the next three years  3. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 14  800C Gas Leak, Main St. •Escort, Main St. •Escort •Domestic, Reed St. •Domestic, First St. •Trespassing, 45 South •Citation, Fair  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 12  799G Patrol •Traffic Stop x2 •Service Attempt x3 •Phone Call x3 •Brush Fire •Missing Child Call •Possession of Meth/DUI  March 13  More...

Living & Style

Library News

Tax Resources @ Your Library   More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Garden Club members were at the Pebblehill Plantation in Thomasville Tuesday, March 11, 2014.  They left Colquitt at 10:00 a.m. More...

Hi, Lord!

Hi, Lord, it's me. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Questions I've been asked-

A few questions asked as I go around this area, work in the office, deliver the newspapers or answer e-mails is -  When are you going to retire? You’re old enough.  Who's going to run the Liberal when you’re dead? More...

BREATHE IN, BREATHE OUT, MOVE ON

“We should love, but we should love with the love which expects death, and which reckons upon separations.”  I read this admonition on March 10, just before beginning a journey across south Georgia to the funeral of a friend in Alban More...

Georgia Southern Archers claim National Titles

Georgia Southern students, Daniel Allen and Rachel Luoma, placed third in the 2014 USCAA National Indoor Archery Championship within their divisions. More...

Ms. Louise is going on 100

Mrs. Louise Richardson celebrated her 99th birthday on Thursday, March 20, 2014.  Tommy and Patricia Richardson of Panama City Beach, Florida, brought her a birthday balloon, fresh flowers and a cake. More...

Religion

What Do You Hunger For?

Inspiration

It seems to me that Valentine’s Day is celebrated at the perfect time. Right after the Christmas candy is all gone, Valentine’s Day rolls around and gets us replenished with chocolate! More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor's Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

Great truths for children and adults

Great truths that little children have learned:  1) No matter how hard you try, you can't baptize cats.  2) When your mom is mad at your dad, don't let her brush your hair.  3) If your sister hits you, don't hit her back. More...

School & Sports

Fifth-graders get a view of college life

Fifth- graders from Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus got a view of college life recently – a view that included the insides of a computer they helped disassemble and a gross visual on the tolls alcohol and tobacco can take on the human bod More...

State FFA Proficiency Finalists Announced

The Georgia FFA Association has recently announced the state finalists in the Proficiency Award Program. More...

Beasley speaking at BSC’s Georgia Poetry Circuit March 31

Sandra Beasley, a prize-winning poet and author, will be the third Bainbridge State College’s guest lecturer of the 2013-14 Georgia Poetry Circuit Series on Monday, March 31.  More...

Obituaries

WANDA HARLESS MARTIN

Wanda Harless Martin, age 56, of Tuscaloosa, AL, formerly of Colquitt, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014.  Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at Memory Chapel with Rev. James Walker officiating. More...

MARGARET GORDON

Ms. Margaret Gordon, age 87, of Colquitt died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Graveside funeral services were held Friday, March 21, 2014, at 2:00 p. m. at Gordon Cemetery with Rev. More...

ROBBIE JOAN TYE

Ms. Robbie Joan Tye, age 82, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday afternoon, March 22, 2104, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  Graveside funeral services were held on Monday afternoon, March 24, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Agriculture

International study warns of climate effects on ag production

Researcher warns climate change could lead to 20% reduction in ag production; uses Asia as example  Climate change could cause the production of irrigated and rainfed staple crops to drop by 25% compared to a noclimate change scenario in 2050 in More...

Brake herbicide for cotton….. the whole story!

Brake herbicide for cotton……. the whole story! (Culpepper) Recently, several articles have suggested brake (fluridone) may be the panacea for Palmer amaranth control. This simply was not the case in Georgia research during 2012.  More...

Avoid these 9 Spring Tillage Pitfalls

Generally, springtime is not an ideal time for conducting tillage because of potential negative soil and agronomic outcomes associated with tillage in wet conditions. More...