May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

2015 Pirates’ Track Team Finalists

On Saturday, May 2, 2015, Miller County’s track team traveled to Mitchell County High School to compete against other areas.  Adriana Bridley placed sixth in the Semi-Finals and will participate this Saturday, May 9, in Albany at Hugh Mill More...

Community

Tigers win best 2 out of 3 against Pirates

It has been most every little boy’s dream to play baseball, standing on the mound pitching his heart out or maybe playing shortstop and making great stops, or playing first base and stretching into a split to make an out. More...

Cupcake Gang celebrates

What a busy four months this has been. More...

Trivia questions to check your knowledge

Six trivia questions to see how much history you really know. Be honest; it's kind of fun and revealing. If you don't know the answer make your best guess. More...

School & Sports

SGA announces Good Citizens for April

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for April.  More...

There have been some changes

This definitely puts things in perspective.  1910 FORD  This has only been a little over 100 years ago . . . More...

This is why some teachers drink!

With schools all around winding down, the tests are being given to see how the teachers taught-  The following questions were asked in last year's GED examination.  These are genuine answers (from 16-year-olds).  Q. More...

Obituaries

SAMUEL ‘SAM’ MARVIN GRIFFIN, JR.

Samuel “Sam” Marvin Griffin, Jr., age 79, of Bainbridge, former publisher and editor of The Post Searchlight, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015, after a battle with cancer.  More...

M.J. CONYERS

Mr. M.J. Conyers, age 92, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, May 1, 2015, at Donalsonville Hospital.  More...

MARILYN SMITH SOWELL

Marilyn Smith Sowell, age 71, of Columbia, AL, passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at her residence after a courageous battle with cancer.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

Judge Lane resigns from state watchdog commission

Judge Ronnie Joe Lane, the director of the state judicial watchdog agency, has resigned following revelations that he was being paid full-time wages of $120,000 a year for what he reported was part-time work to avoid having to defer his retirement be More...

Two vehicle crash injures two

Miller County Sheriff’s Department, Miller County EMS, and Georgia State Patrol responded to a two vehicle accident on SR 91 south of Colquitt with injuries.  More...

Religion

‘More Than You Can Imagine’

Inspiration

I want the best for our grandchildren just like I do for our two daughters. Not necessarily that they will have the finest of material things, but of greater importance, that they will have fulfilling and meaningful lives. More...

True Friendship

A man brings his best buddy home for dinner unannounced at 5:30 after work.  His wife begins screaming at him and his friend just sits and listens in.  "My hair & makeup are not done, the house is a mess, the dishes are not done, I'm st More...

Daniel 5-25,26

25 “This is the inscription that was written: mene, mene, tekel, parsin  26 “Here is what these words mean:  Mene[e]: God has numbered the days of your reign and brought it to an end.  27 Tekel[f]: You have been weighed on More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Report   April 27  800F School Bus Detail •Unlock Vehicle, Crawford St. •Hang up, College St. •Assist 800S, Crawford St. •Assist 799L, Traffic Detail •Bus Detail  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Report   April 23, 2015  799F Papers Served x4 •Patrol •Security Checks •Accident, GA Hwy. 91 South •Accident, Hwy. 91 South •Extra Patrol, GA Hwy. 91  April 27, 2015  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

‘The Age of Adaline’

In case you can’t tell from the chilly April temperatures outside, we’re not in summer yet. Weather-wise, we won’t hit summer until June 21. Movie- wise, summer starts on May 1. More...

Bainbridge State College names April ‘One Matters’ recipient

Harper always available to help students

This month, Ridge Harper, the director of College Completion, was named the “One Matters” reward recipient. He was nominated by BSC student and student worker, Cerisee Snow, who works in the Academic Success Center with Harper. More...

The Old Geezer's clinic

An old geezer, who had been a retired farmer for a long time, became very bored and decided to open a medical clinic. He put a sign up outside that said: Dr. Geezer’s clinic. "Get your treatment for $ 500, if not cured get back $1,000." More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Bless our teachers, past, present and future!

I know some of you get tired of me writing about my family and friends, but we tend to talk about what we know about.  On the other hand, I write about what's going on in the city, county, country and world, of which I don't seem to be in step w More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A Few “Fowl” Thoughts

My friend Pat and I don’t get together often, but when we do it’s comforting. I’m an avid birder, and Pat enjoys keeping and tending chickens. More...