September 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Living a Dream-----

Braden Bailey is the 9-year-old son of Bart and Dacia Bailey and Allie and Brandon Josey of Colquitt. Braden’s love for horses goes far beyond anything anyone can imagine. More...

Community

One thing less on the bucket list

Jo Ann Cross Boatwright, 71, of Moultrie has a bucket list, and skydiving was on that list.  According to Jo Ann, she had a blast in Rockmart, Georgia, in August 2014 when she experienced one of her dreams by skydiving.  The skydiving exper More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The U.S. More...

Lauren Turner Earns Best Overall

Lauren Turner says that her photo titled, “Sumter Sunset,” was a happenstance photo. “I was driving home to visit my mother in Ideal, Georgia, and saw this beautiful sunset south of Americus city limits,” Ms. Turner said. More...

School & Sports

FFA Members Try Out Floral Design

The Miller County FFA Chapter began practicing for the junior FFA Floral Design Career Development Event on August 12, 2014. Among the three students trying out were Regan Bellflower, Lauren Boatwright, and Dakota Gibson. More...

Board of Regents Impressed

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, two members from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia visited the Bainbridge State College main campus. The regents were impressed with the campus’s newest additions, faculty and staff.  More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Katina Whittaker as FFA Member of the Week. Katina is the daughter of Mark and Jennifer Whittaker of Colquitt and is a junior at Miller County High School. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Just in case you haven't noticed, Colquitt is the place to be. The logo on our newspaper is "Pull for Colquitt, or Pull Out!"  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Deer Hunting: No Longer a Drag

I recently had an interesting conversation with a young deer hunter. Nice guy, but a bit of a blowhard. More...

Baker County child killed in traffic related accident

A three-year-old boy was hit and killed along Highway 200 in Baker County, in a traffic related accident around 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning, September 4, on Josie Miller Road near Highway 91 south and Georgia 200.  More...

James W. Merritt Library worth over $600,000 to community

The Colquitt/Miller Co. Chamber of Commerce members and guests enjoyed a delicious breakfast at Moby Dick that was sponsored by Hardee’s- Ponder Enterprises. The large crowd was told more about their Miller County - James W. Merritt, Jr. More...

Religion

‘An Assured Outcome’

Inspiration

Those who know me probably know that watching sports is not a big part of my life. In fact, if every ballgame was cancelled on television I probably would not even know it unless someone bothered to tell me. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 27  800L Security Check •Escorts •Patrol  August 28  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 26  799G Served Paper, E. Grow St. •Responded to Fire Call, Avenue & Whites Bridge Rd. •Assist Vehicle, 91 S. & Hwy. 27 •Security Checks •Patrol  More...

September Emergency Preparedness Month

In conjunction with September’s National Preparedness Month, Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell reminds customers that protecting vital personal documents from weather related emergencies, accidents and theft sh More...

Living & Style

Edwina Bush Thomley celebrates 80th birthday

The weekend of July 4th was filled with celebrations to honor Edwina Bush Thomley, who turned 80 on July 6. More...

Miss Godfrey to wed Mr. Miller

Mr. and Mrs. Ty Godfrey of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brooklyn Paige Godfrey, to Eddie (Dee) Miller III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Miller Jr. of Iron City.  More...

Library News

Annual Survey Underway   More...

Obituaries

MARILYN LOVERING RICHARDSON

Mrs. Marilyn Lovering Richardson, age 71, of McDonough passed away Tuesday, September 2, 2014.  Memorial services were held Friday, September 5, at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Haisten Funeral Home with Pastor Matt Allison officiating.  More...

BRYON W. REESE

Bryon W. Reese, age 45, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday, September 4, 2014.  More...

VIRGINIA MUSGROVE MOTT

Virginia Musgrove Mott, age 81, passed away Friday, September 5, 2014, at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family.  More...