April 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas going up, again

Gas prices are up, and changing daily, or as the holidays come and go. They really jumped last week. Must be beach time.  The average price of regular gasoline at U.S. More...

Community

Phillips joins Rho Chi Society chapter at UGA

On March 20 of 2014, Megan Phillips accepted her nomination to join the Rho Chi Society chapter at the University of Georgia. Rho Chi is a nation-wide academic honor society in pharmacy that was established in 1922. More...

Decatur County EMS refuses Seminole County request for aid

Officials in two neighboring counties are examining how their Emergency Medical Services operate and promising changes to make sure they cooperate better. More...

Wrestling comes to the Mayhaw Festival

Wrestling comes back to the Mayhaw Festival to help one of its own. More...

School & Sports

MCAE Achievement Recognized

Level completers at Miller County Adult Education for March 2014 were Breanna Ceasor, Brandon Gadson, Desiree Hascue, Josh Kilpatrick, Mallory Laramore, Danyel Sapp, Melissa Sapp and Keasmin Rainey. More...

54 BSC students inducted into honor societies

Fifty-four Bainbridge State College students were inducted into national honor societies, including some students who were inducted into more than one.  On Sunday, March 23, a ceremony honoring the inductees was held at the Charles H. More...

Tips that might help you

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

Obituaries

TAMMY JO TOOLE RICHARDSON

Mrs. Tammy Jo Toole Richardson, age 56, of Colquitt died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at her residence.  A memorial service was held Saturday, April 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Rebecca Duke- Barton and Rev. More...

ANNIE RUTH DAVIS

Annie Ruth Davis, age 82, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

CAROLYN W. KELLEY

Carolyn W. Kelley, age 70, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at her residence.  More...

Breaking News - 4/9/2014 2:43 PM

Confederate Memorial Service - Free Access

The Sons of the Confederate Veterans Lt. Lovett Allen Tully Camp 2071, of the Georgia 9th Brigade will hold a Memorial Service  Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in Colquitt at the memorial on the Courthouse Square. More...

City and county washed down with rain Monday

Rain continued to pour as storms rolled through Colquitt and southwest Georgia, Monday, April 7, 2014, flooding several roads.  Miller/Baker 911 dispatched tornado warnings for Miller and Baker counties early Monday morning lasting until 4:00 Mo More...

Dr. Rhonda Wilkin Moulder is crowned the 2014 Cherry Blossom Senior Queen

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Religion

Avoiding the Monkey Trap

Inspiration

During a recent time of sermon preparation, I came upon an interesting story about a method to trap a monkey. It is neither costly nor sophisticated, but is supposed to do the job — although the writer cautioned that he had never tried it. More...

A Christian

Several years ago, a preacher from out-of-state accepted a call to a church in Houston, Texas. Some weeks after he arrived, he had an occasion to ride the bus from his home to the downtown area. More...

A favorite prayer

In church I heard a sweet elderly lady in the pew next to me saying a prayer. It was so innocent and sincere that I just have to share it with you:  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   April 1  800S Assist Firefighters, Grow St. •Domestic, Bremond St. •Prisoner/ Subject in Custody x2 •Assist 800K •Domestic, Bethel St.  April 2  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 29  799F Patrol Security Checks •Service Attempts x3 •papers Served •Traffic Stop x3 •Citation •Disturbance  March 31  More...

Living & Style

Library News

How to Help Your Library   Have you ever wondered how you can help your library fulfill its missions? One of the best ways is to be a library user.  • Get a card and use it.  More...

Copper Rose celebrates first birthday

Copper Rose Chambless celebrated her first birthday on Saturday, March 15, 2014. More...

Psychiatrists vs. Bartenders

Ever since I was a child, I've always had a fear of someone under my bed at night. So I went to a shrink and told him:  “I've got problems. Every time I go to bed I think there's somebody under it. I'm scared. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

See you in the morning -

This is the column that no daddy ever wants to write about.  As you who read my stuff, know I write about my family a good bit. This past week, I discovered one of the reasons that has been popular. More...

MAN AND DOG BEAT TIME AND TRAUMA

On June 8, 2013, Marine Sergeant Mark Daniels and several of his battle buddies were returning to their combat outpost in Afghanistan after a day of patrolling. More...