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One Last look

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2014

JANUARY   Air Force Airman First Class Marcel Mueller has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.  Airman Mueller is now stationed in Witchita, Kansas at McConnel Air Force Base.   More...

The First King Size Bed

And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed.  (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)  More...

Community

Class of 1964 celebrates their 50th class reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1964 celebrated their 50th class reunion on December 6, 2014 at the Moby Dick Restaurant in Colquitt.  There were over 85 classmates and spouses who were able to attend and share stories from high school an More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Start the New Year off Right  More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Larry Malone, age 59, from Bainbridge, Georgia, was sentenced on December 16, 2014, to serve 48 months imprisonment and pay restitution in the amount of $25,540,896 to the Southwest Georgia Farm Credit and its insurers. More...

Obituaries

HARRY EDWIN WELLS

Mr. Harry Edwin Wells, age 87, of Colquitt died Friday, December 26, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Sunday, December 28, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Buren Womble and Rev. Cory Thomas officiating. More...

DOROTHY MILLER MCMICKLE

Dorothy Miller McMickle, age 92, of Donalsonville passed away Sunday morning, December 28, 2014 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 30at 2:00 p.m. More...

JOHN GORDON ROBERTS

John Gordon Roberts, Jr., age 58, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at his residence.  Graveside funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at Union Baptist Church with Rev. More...

James Glover Obituary - Free Access

James Cornelius Glover    64  More...

Hunter Davis - Free Access

 Mr. Hunter Charlie Davis of Colquitt died Monday, December 29, 2014, at Donalsonville Hospital. Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 31, 2014, at 11:00 AM at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cory Thomas and Rev. More...

Area robbers being sought by law enforcement

Authorities are investigating an armed robbery which occurred December 18th at Rexall Drug on Maxwell Street in Arlington.  According to the incident report, a tall, skinny male dressed in all black approached the store’s drive-thru windo More...

Two injured in crash early Monday

Baker County-According to a news lease, the Georgia State Patrol has confirmed that two people have been hospitalized after being involved in a crash on State Highway 91 between Colquitt and Newton. More...

Religion

‘Wake Up and Move!’

Inspiration

It is hard to believe that I am beginning my tenth year in the church that I currently pastor. More...

Seeds of Hope

Success in the Christian life begins with our being willing to be willing. More...

Living & Style

Seven foods to eat to bring you good luck in the new year

Many of the foods people traditionally eat for luck on New Year’s Eve are believed to bring a year of prosperity and good health.  Greens  Supposedly greens are eaten on New Year’s Eve because they resemble money.  Beans&nb More...

It'll come back to you

This preacher was looking for a good used lawnmower one day. He found one at a yard sale that Little Johnny happened to be manning. "This mower work, son?" the preacher asked. Little Johnny said, "Sure does -- just pull on the cord hard, though." More...

Lemon picker

The woman applying for a job in a Florida lemon grove seemed to be far too qualified for the job. She had a liberal arts degree from the University of Michigan and had worked as a social worker and school teacher. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Fox is ditched from Dish, along with me

Talking about a cyber attack, have you tried to watch Fox News in the past few weeks?  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

BALONEY!

It has two definitions.  Bologna: 1. A city in Northern Italy. 2. A seasoned smoked sausage of various meats.  Definition number one? No quarrel.  Definition number two? Baloney!  More...