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Real South GA fishing

If you really want to know how some fellows catch a fine mess of fish, just follow this bunch down Spring Creek on a jon boat, fishing from the bank or wading.  The large variety of fry browns to slab size redbreast bream, catfish, speckle perch More...

Early Deadlines

In order for our employees to celebrate the Fourth of July with their families, we will be closed Friday, July 4.  All news articles and ads must be in by Thursday at noon for the Wednesday, July 9 edition.  Have a safe and Happy July 4th w More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A City of Bainbridge public services employee survived a frightening moment Thursday afternoon. More...

Fifty years of wedding bliss celebrated

Claude and Sylvia Newsome were feted with a celebration in honor of their 50th Wedding Anniversary on June 14, 2014 at New Salem Free Will Baptist Church in Colquitt. More...

Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision Is a Victory for Christian Business Owners

The 5-4, June 30, 2014, U.S. More...

School & Sports

Miller County’s 2014 Albany Herald All-Area Baseball Team

Recently Miller County High had five outstanding young baseball players to be chosen on the 2014 Albany Herald’s All-Area Baseball team.  More...

Miller County 7 & 8 All- Stars headed to State

Our Miller County 8U All-stars traveled to Berrien County on June 20 to participate in the Georgia Parks & Recreation District Baseball Play-offs.  Our Miller County Squad started the tournament by decisively beating Early County, 11-4, foll More...

Area residents graduate from Georgia Southwestern State University –––––––––

The following area residents were among 300 students who graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Spring 2014 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, May 10 in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center.  Danyelle Davi More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

God Bless America- We Need You more than ever!

You might say we are doing great just to still be here at 238 years old!  Who would have thought that someone like George Washington could lead this upstart, underpaid bunch of patriots to defeat the most powerful nation on earth, at the time?&n More...

A Cry in the Wilderness

There could be a lively debate about why the United States is facing what is fast becoming a true emergency at its southern border.  The blame could be placed at the foot of President Barack Obama because of his seeming inability to understand w More...

Joy Hayman makes hair donation again

Joy Jones Hayman recently had 10 inches of her hair cut off to donate to Pantene Beautiful Lengths. She chose the Pantene program because it provides wigs to cancer patients at no cost to them.  More...

Two injured in crash on county roads

A two vehicle accident occurred Thursday, June 26, at the intersection of Cooktown and Kimbrel roads.  Miller/Baker E911 dispatched law enforcement, ambulances and fire and rescue units to the scene at 2:05 p.m.  More...

Drug arrest made

At approximately 3:35 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014, Sgt. Scott Cleveland was advised to call a subject in reference to a female subject en route to Colquitt to buy narcotics. More...

Religion

Don’t Give Up on America

Inspiration

I read about an experiment in which four monkeys were placed in a room with a pole in the center. At the top of the pole was a bunch of bananas. As each monkey started to climb the pole to get to the bananas, he was showered with a blast of water. More...

In Honor of the True Patriots

Once again, we come to the time of year when we celebrate the Fourth of July in remembrance of all the wonderful things this country means to us. The celebration will include fireworks, parades and picnics when the hot dog will be king for a day. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 22  800C Traffic Stop •Speeding Ticket •Assist with Stopping Suspicious Vehicle/Chase in Progress •Obstruction •Discharging Firearm •Shot Fired, Wilkin St.  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   June 22  799I Patrol •Security Checks •Jail Pod Search •Paper Served •Assist Vehicle x2  June 23  More...

Georgia Troopers prepare for July Fourth patrols

Georgia State Troopers are preparing for a busy July Fourth holiday travel period. The holiday period is 78 hours long, beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 3 and ending at midnight on Sunday, July 6. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Colton!

Colton Brian Chambless was welcomed into the world on March 24, 2014. He weighed six pounds, four ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.  His proud parents are Brian and Lindsey Brown Chambless. More...

A teacher's gifts

On the last day of school, the children brought gifts for their teacher.  The supermarket manager's daughter brought the teacher a basket of assorted fruit.  The florist's son brought the teacher a bouquet of flowers.  The candy-store More...

Pyper celebrates birthday!

Pyper Charlee Brackin, daughter of Joey and Melissa Brackin, celebrated her first birthday on May 18, 2014.  More...