June 11, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

One arrested and charged with possession of cocaine

On Friday, May 30, 2014, the Colquitt Police Department assisted by Miller County Sheriff’s Office, Pataula Drug Task Force, Georgia Department of Corrections, and Georgia State Patrol, executed a search warrant at 302 Moore Street in Colquitt, More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Powell Cobb has been named managing editor of The Post-Searchlight, Bainbridge Living Magazine, Rifle & Rod Magazine and the publications’ associated websites, replacing former managing editor Ashley Johnson.  More...

Wil Cook chosen as Mayor for the Day of Colquitt

Wil Cook, a sixth grader at MCMS and son of Hank and Charlotte Cook, was recently selected as “Mayor for the Day” in Colquitt.  More...

Hardee’s Restaurants Kick Off Stars for Heroes Campaign

Hardee’s restaurants kicked off its fourth an- nual Stars for Heroes fund-raising campaign at participating restaurant locations. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 2  800C Traffic Stop x2 •Verbal Warning •Speeding Ticket •Escort •Assist with Arrest  June 3  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 2  799E Picked Up Papers, Courthouse •Served Papers •Signed in Evidence •Got Evidence Ready to Transport to Crime Lab •Patrolled •Issued Warning x3  More...

Living & Style

Library News

The Reptile Wrangler Visits Colquitt for Library’s Third Summer Reading Program  More...

Lowe, Malphrus to speak vows

Ms. Tammy Lowe and Mr. Neil Lowe of Edison announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Corrie Camille Lowe, to Michael Davis Malphrus, son of Maureen and Mike Malphrus of Auburn, Alabama.  More...

Two 90-year-old women on Heaven

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.  One day Barb said, " Rose, we both loved playing women's softball all our lives, and we played a More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It was a bad trade, and illegal!

Just what did you expect?  The people have twice elected this man to lead this nation, economically, spiritually, morally, our healthcare and militarily. More...

BLOOD AND BANANA PUDDING

Sgt. David Jones barely restrained himself from rolling his eyes and muttering "sheesh." He was my instructor on the firing range at Fort Stewart last week. More...

Sheriff Department’s has a new addition

The Miller County Sheriff’s Department has a new addition to the force.  More...

Daniel Allen named GSU Club Sports Male Athlete of Year

Daniel Allen, a senior biology major, chemistry minor in the Pre-Medicine Program at Georgia Southern University, was recently named the Campus Recreation and Intramurals Club Sports Male Athlete of the Year at the Club Sports Banquet. More...

Religion

Let God Help You

Inspiration

I was in the backyard of the church last week doing some rather hard work that consisted of moving a large pile of sand to fill in holes left where old stumps had rotted out. My tools were basic and simple: a shovel, a wheelbarrow, and my hands. More...

What happens in Heaven when we pray?

I dreamt that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around.  We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels. My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, "This is the Receiving Section. More...

Gentle Thoughts

•Birds of a feather flock together . More...

School & Sports

Girls Super Summer Basketball Camp held

The 2014 Girls Super Summer Basketball Camp was held Monday, June 2, through Thursday, June 5 ,at the Miller County High School Gym.  Coach Michael Sauls, Coach Eric Thomas, and Macy Sauls were very pleased with the talent that the girls exhibit More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Corrie Aguayo as FFA Member of the Week. Corrie is the daughter of Desma and Manuel Aguayo of Colquitt. She is an upcoming junior at Miller County High School.  More...

Area Residents Make Spring Dean’s List

AMERICUS- The following local residents were among 280 students from Georgia Southwestern State University who were recognized for earning a spot on the Spring 2014 Dean’s List.  Leslie Hornsby of Iron City  Jacqueline Moore of Colqui More...

Obituaries

PHIL HENRY PHILLIPS

Mr. Phil Henry Phillips, age 54, of Americus passed away on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in Americus.  Memorial services were held on Thursday, June 5, at 11:00 a.m. More...

DUSTY BANNISTER

Dusty Bannister, age 26, of Colquitt died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at his residence.  Graveside services were held Sunday at 2:00 p. m. at Colquitt City Cemetery with Rev. More...

JAMES DEVIN YATES

Mr. James Devin Yates, age 35, of Cumming, died Friday, June 6, 2014, at his residence.  Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 10, at 4:00 p.m. More...