January 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

One Last Look

A GLIMPSE OF THE YEAR 2014

JULY   The Fourth of July celebration held on Thursday evening, July 3, was enjoyed by those in attendance.  The gala event was held at Spring Creek Recreation Park with the weather cooperating this year, except for the heat. More...

MLK March Monday

The Annual MLK March will be held in Colquitt, Monday, January 19, 2015.  This will be the third MLK March held here in commemoration of the fallen civil right’s leader, Martin Luther King Jr.  The Ladies of Choice will sponsor the ev More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Fancy hats, flowers, parasols and a cake shaped like a doll were the order of the day as staff and residents of Memorial Manor dressed up for a festive, old-fashioned tea party at Memorial Manor Friday, December 27, to help Lillian Durha More...

Dale County Band Director Sean Miller dies in crash

People in Miller County and surrounding areas were saddened last Wednesday morning, January 7 when news was spread that Dale County High School band director, Sean Claude Miller had died from injuries sustained in a crash on U.S. More...

GBI investigating New Year’sDay shotgunfatalities in Seminole County

According to information received from GBI Special Agent Steve Turner, Seminole County 911 received a call around 2 p.m. on New Year’s Day informing officers that shots had been fired at 357 Phil Spooner Road.  More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 31  800L Funeral Escorts x2 •Speak with an Officer  January 01  800L Fire Call •Speak with an Officer  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 03  799F Special Detail • Dog Obedience/ Care •Civil Disturbance (Prisoner/ Subject in Custody x3) •Fire Alarm, Miller County Nursing Home •Suspicious Vehicle, 91 N.  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

'Taken 3'

“Taken” has always been a pretty lowbrow franchise. The appeal of the films is little more than Liam Neeson’s intimidating line delivery and the promise of shooting and explosions. More...

Life as a Senior Citizen

Misplaced my glasses ....  Yesterday my daughter e-mailed me again asking why I didn't do something useful with my time.  Like sitting around the pool and drinking wine is not a good thing.  Talking about my "doing something useful" se More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Our past could become our present!

We really must be getting a little age on us. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

WHETTING THE APPETITE

I’ve mentioned a number of times here and elsewhere that the pastime of birding (birdwatching) is for me an extremely fulfilling activity. Finding, observing, and studying birds is challenging, rewarding, and just plain fun. More...

Mr. Cecil- A Patriot

Colquitt Miller County and the U.S.A. lost one of the nation’s heroes, citizens and patriots on Monday, January 5, 2015, when Mr. Cecil McLendon went to his eternal reward.  More...

School fight ends in arrest

Everyone enjoys an exciting ball game, but the basketball game between Miller County and Stewart County last Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. More...

Megan Phillips...come on down!

You’re the next contestant on the Price is Right

Come on down! More...

‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’

For the past week, Colquitt, Miller County, has experienced frigid weather in the 20s and below. Our Yankee visitors don’t think this is too cold, but true southerners are ready for some warmer weather.   More...

Religion

‘Don’t Throw Away Your Spiritual Potential’

Inspiration

I like fresh fruit a lot and for the past few weeks I have been trying to choose it over some of the other much less healthy snacks that have worked their way into my daily eating habits. More...

You took my parking place at church

One day, a man went to visit a church. He got there early, parked his car and got out. Another car pulled up near him. The driver got out and said, “I always park there! You took my place!”  More...

Holy Humor

During these serious and troubled times, people of all faiths should remember these four great religious truths:  1. Muslims do not recognize Jews as God’s Chosen People.  2. Jews do not recognize Jesus as the Messiah.  3. More...

School & Sports

BSC makes historic milestone with $1.3 million in contributions

The Goal has been met!

The goal has been met and the bar continues to rise.  With the support of its generous donors, the “Deeply Rooted. More...

2014 All Regions 1-A Selection

This football season nine young athletes were selected by area coaches for the All Region 1-A Selection. More...

Bainbridge State College Announces Fall 2014 Dean’s and Honors Lists

Bainbridge State College Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Tonya Strickland, is pleased to announce the students who earned the distinction of being named to the 2014 dean’s and honors Lists for fall semester.  More...

Obituaries

CHARLES CARROLL BROWN

Mr. Charles Brown, age 82, of Colquitt died Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.  Funeral services were held Saturday, January 10, at 2:00 p.m. at Cook’s Union Methodist Church with Rev. More...

PEGGY DUANE WIDNER

Mrs. Peggy Widner, age 80, of Colquitt died Thursday, January 8, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Saturday, January 10, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Rebecca Duke- Barton officiating. More...

BRENDA HENRY DONALSON

June 17, 1958 - January 11, 2015  Brenda Henry Donalson, age 56, of Bainbridge, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015, with her family at her side.  More...