March 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

GA Turkey season to open March 21

Cluck. Purr. Gobble. Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills? Hunters eager for the opening of turkey hunting season in Georgia certainly have. The highly anticipated day is Saturday, Mar. More...

Community

Colquitt Man Wins 150K in the Lottery

A Georgia Lottery instant ticket with stellar prize was sold recently in Donalsonville. Fast Trip #0002, located at 401 W. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety is investigating a fatal shooting that happened on the 1000 block of Water Street in Bainbridge on Friday afternoon.  More...

Irish Sugar Test••••

One day an old man goes into a pharmacy, reaches into his pocket and takes out a small bottle and a teaspoon, laying it on the counter.  He asks the pharmacists, “Could you taste this for me, please”.  More...

Living & Style

Smith, Chambers to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Smith of Hazlehurst announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Cary Anne, to Benjamin Mitchell Chambers of Atlanta. Ben is the son of Mr. Chris Chambers and Mr. and Mrs. Rob Lee, all of Colquitt.  More...

Miss Miller to wed Mr. Hopper

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Miller of Donalsonville announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Carabeth Miller, to Brian Andrew Hopper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Hopper of Loganville.  More...

A doctor's funeral

...A very prestigious cardiologist died and was given a very elaborate funeral by the hospital he worked for most of his life. A huge heart... More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Time will tell, like it has in our past

Bless his little potsmoking heart, President Barrack Hussein Obama is "embarrassed" with some Republicans.  I didn't sign the letter to America's enemy not to trust what Obama promises, but I agree, completely.  He is embarrassed, Hillary i More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

THANK GOODNESS EVERY DAY’S NOT A FISH FRY

My friend Trey once likened fish fries to carefree happiness. More...

Tal Cooper Obit - Free Access

Tal Cooper Mr. Tal Cooper, age 83 of Colquitt died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Miller County Hospital. More...

W. H. Phillips - Free Access

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New Life Learning Center holds ground-breaking for new addition

New Life Learning Center held a ground-breaking for its new annex on Thursday, March 12, 2015.  More...

Miller County School Board earns honor of Quality Board

Miller County School District is proud to announce the achievement and status of the Georgia School Board Association’s (GSBA) 2014 Quality School Board recognition.  More...

Religion

‘How Much Is Too Much?’

Inspiration

After picking up Madeline from baton class Tuesday evening, we headed home. As we traveled, she noticed a cattle trailer and excitedly remarked that she had seen cows. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 5  800C Escort •Traffic Stop •Verbal Warning  March 9  800G School Traffic x2 •Traffic Stop x5 •Unlock Vehicle x2  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   March 8  799F Patrol •Security Checks •Paper Served x2 •Medical •Transport (Blood), Colquitt ER to Donalsonville ER •Relieve 799I x2, Colquitt ER •Dog Obedience/Care  More...

School & Sports

SGA Fourth Graders take field trip to Atlanta

On Friday morning, February 27, the SGA fourth graders left Damascus for a two- day trip to Atlanta. The first stop on the trip was the Cyclorama. More...

A School Prayer by a 15-year-old boy

Congress average salary is $175,000 per year for 126 days work with a staff of 14-18 full time staffers to do their work... Average high school teacher less than $50,000 for 195 days work and has to beg for school supplies. More...

SGA students attend dance production in Dothan

Students from grades 1, 2,3, and 5 at Southwest Georgia Academy attended a dance production of FROZEN at the Dothan Civic Center on Friday, March 6. Approximately 75 students in addition to teachers and parents were transported on buses and cars. More...

Obituaries

JUNE WESTBROOK RENTZ

Mrs. June Rentz, age 65, of Brinson died Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 18, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Olive Holiness Church with Rev. Daniel Dean officiating. More...

DOROTHY RICHARDSON

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

ROBERT V. GIVENS

Robert V. Givens, age 66, of Donalsonville, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Alabama.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. More...