March 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Kick Butts Day coming on March 18

Facts that could save your life

Every day more than 3,000 kids under 18 try smoking for the first time and 700 become new, regular daily smokers, says Southwest Georgia Health District Epidemiologist and Health Promotions Manager Jacqueline Jenkins.  More...

Miller County Middle School baseball team starts 2015 season with winning streak

The Miller County Middle School Baseball Team started the 2015 season with a winning streak. The Pirates’ first regular season opponent was Pelham on February 23. The Pirates took an early lead and finished the game winning 10- 4. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested two men Friday on drug charges.  Anthony Jerome Pope, 24, of 2452 Dothan Road in Bainbridge was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to d More...

Miller County Schools receive new flags

Last Wednesday, March 4, Miller County Schools were presented with new flags from "The Woodman of the World." The flags will be displayed at the front of the schools and the Vic Fleet Sports complex. More...

KaCee Holt speaks to retired teachers

The Miller County Retired Educators Association met on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Moby Dick Restaurant. President Sheila Allen welcomed the members and guests before all enjoyed the delicious buffet meal.  More...

Living & Style

Hall, Bush to speak wedding vows

Mary Jane Hall and Buddy Bush, along with their families, request the honor of your presence at their marriage on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 3:00 o’clock in the afternoon at Climax Baptist Church, 205 W. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Story Time  More...

Short to the ‘Point’ Jokes

•Two boys were walking home from Sunday school after hearing a strong preaching on the devil.  One said to the other, “What do you think about all this Satan stuff?”  The other boy replied, “Well, you know how Santa C More...

Obituaries

RICKY CLARK

Ricky Clark, 58, of Lee County, formerly of Damascus, died Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday at 2: 00 p. m. at Hopeful Baptist Church in Mitchell County with Dr. William E. (Butch) Knight, Jr. More...

IRMA NINA HARDY WILSON

Irma Nina Hardy Wilson, age 91, a resident of Montgomery, AL, and a native of Colquitt, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 10, at Leak Memory Chapel at 3:00 p.m. More...

JESSIE MAE DRAPER

Mrs. Jessie Mae Draper, age 86, of Colquitt died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Miller Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held Saturday, March 7, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rollin Rathel and Rev. More...

Dorothy Richardson Obituary - Free Access

Mrs. Dorothy Richardson, age 74 of Colquitt died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at South East Alabama Medical Center. More...

New women educators recognized

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recognizes the following new women educators: Decatur County Schools - Krista Bailey, Kimberly Barthel, Jessica Beard, Heather Brown, Candace Cole, Danielle Van Housen, Mary Jon More...

It's a Hit - 'Lost & Found'

Colquitt-Swamp Gravy's production, “Lost and Found” opened this past weekend to sold-out audiences. More...

Millennium Mural tours now offered by Arts Council

Colquitt is Georgia’s First Mural city. The Colquitt/ Miller Arts Council is now offering guided tram tours of the Millennium Mural Project. More...

Religion

‘How Much Is Too Much?’

Inspiration

After going out to the garden early this morning and picking one more mess of turnips before I plow them up to make room for spring planting, I headed to the store. More...

Public Safety

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 26  799F Served Paper x5 •Patrol •Security Checks •Online Classes/Training •Dog Obedience/Care  March 2  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 2  800F Speak with Subject, Dancer St. •Speak with Subject, Police Department •Hourly Checks  800S Traffic Stop x3 •Assist Funeral Escort •Alarm  More...

School & Sports

SGA names Good Citizens for Month of February

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for February. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

SGA Senior Class learns about banking

The Senior Class at Southwest Georgia Academy heard a valuable lesson on banking practices on January 27, 2015. Kim Warren and Chuck Morgan, representing the First State Bank of Blakely, came to speak to the members of Mrs. More...

Purple Heart runners finish race with purpose

Despite the cold, rainy weather, over 75 runners fought their way through the mud and rain towards the finish line of the 2015 Purple Heart 10K, 5K, and One-Mile Race Saturday morning at the Bainbridge State College main campus.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Obama may be right, sometimes -

Awhile back, Barack Hussein Obama, a/k/a Barry Soetoro, stated, "America is not a Christian nation.”  Someone said, he might not have ought to said that. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

WHEN OUR FISHING BUDDY “GROWS UP”

When our children are chubby, innocent little cherubs, outdoors-loving fathers long for the day we can take them fishing. More...