January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

It's a tie for Hat Day

The folks who go to the Miller County Senior Center have a good time.  Last Friday, January 16, there was a good crowd in attendance, and there was some stiff competition with the ladies and gentlemen wearing their hats on Hat Day.  Hats mi More...

Third annual MLK March, cool

The third MLK March went as planned in Colquitt, Monday morning, January 19, 2015, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. More...

Community

Colquitt Garden Club holds meeting

The Colquitt Garden Club met Tuesday, January 13, at 3: 00 at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce conference room.  The meeting was opened by president Barbara Wilkin. Collect was read by Jane Merritt. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety Officers say they hope a new piece of equipment will help improve the community’s perception of law enforcement.  The city worked out a deal to get free body cameras for all of their officers.  More...

Sometimes it's best not to ask!

Consultants can make a difference in an organization.  Watch out for the waiter with a spoon in his pocket  Last week, we went with some friends to a new Indian restaurant, “Muthu's Place,” and noticed that the Indian waiter who More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   1-12-15  800C Gas Leak •Unlock Vehicle •Damage to Face •Domestic •Escort  1-13-15  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   1-8-15  799G Medical Call, Whites Bridge Rd. •Transport to Macon •Security Checks •Patrol  1-12-15   More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

'Into the Woods'

“Into the Woods” is the big holiday offering from Disney, a jaunty yet dark adaptation of a Broadway musical from the 80’s. More...

Obituaries

VERNELLE GAMBLE ROGERS

Mrs. Vernelle “Nell” Gamble Rogers, age 95, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 14, 2015, at her residence.  Graveside services for Mrs. Rogers were held on Saturday, January 17, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. More...

HARVEY C. (BUNKY) WHITTAKER

Mr. Harvey C. (Bunky) Whittaker passed away at home on Monday, January 5, 2015.  Visitation and memorial services were held on Friday, January 9, 2015, at Brinson Baptist Church, 272 McNair Street in Brinson.  Bunky was born March 9, 1947. More...

CECIL C. MCLENDON

Mr. Cecil C. McLendon, age 91, of Colquitt died Monday, January 5, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were Wednesday, January 7, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Harris officiating. More...

Health

5 myths about losing weight this year

M.D. Breaks Down Why It’s Not Your Fault

More than a third of adults in the United States, 35.1 percent, are obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Nearly 70 percent are at least overweight, and obesity in adolescents has quadrupled in the past three decades.  More...

The Human Body - things you don't know

You will find this article interesting:  The Human Body is a treasure trove of mysteries, one that still confounds doctors and scientists about the details of its working. More...

Taking the right precautions for a family member with dementia

Not every person struggling with dementia lives in a nursing home or assisted-living facility.  In fact, more than 15 million Americans – usually family members or friends – provide unpaid caregiving to people with Alzheimer’s More...

Breaking News - 1/22/2015 11:12 AM

Amy Ashley Everson - Free Access

Ms. Amy Ashley Everson of Colquitt died Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at her residence. Graveside funeral services will be Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 2:00 PM at Thompson Cemetery with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

Gas prices dropping in Nation

With the price of gas at some station dropping from $4.00 per gallon not too long ago to a low in some areas of under $2.00. Some stations continued to raise the prices as the traffic will bear. More...

One Last Look At 2014

A FINAL GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2014

OCTOBER   On Thursday morning, October 16, Raymond Holt Jr, was honored by his colleagues with a breakfast.  Mr. More...

Religion

‘Watch Out for the Unexpected’

Inspiration

The other night when Gale was getting her coffee ready as we relaxed before bedtime, I did not realize that she had left the cabinet door opened while she was using the sugar, but I found out in a most unforgettable way. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

I’ve suspected it, but only recently discovered six scientific reasons why Mondays are not wellliked. First, sleeping late on the weekends disrupts our internal clocks. 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

MCES announces Honor Roll

Mr. More...

Buck Daze concluded at SGA

Southwest Georgia Academy has completed its Buck Daze deer hunt for the 2014-2015 school year. Buck Daze is a two-day guided deer hunt which brings hunters to southwest Georgia from as far away as Miami, Chicago, and New York. More...

SGA has PTO Meeting

Southwest Georgia Academy held its monthly PTO meeting in the Joe Bryan Auditorium on Monday night, January 12, at 7:00. Open House, which gives parents an opportunity to meet their child’s teachers, was held 30 minutes earlier at 6:30. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

God Bless those who teach-

I just hope that Joanna will like teaching children as much as she loves children.  More...

Lexophile-the word

"Lexophile" is a word used to describe those that have a love for words and create clever sayings, such as-  "You can tune a piano, but you can't tuna fish", or "To write with a broken pencil is pointless."  A competition to see who can com More...