June 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Mobile Financial Service is coming to PeoplesSouth Bank

At the past First Friday Chamber of Commerce Breakfast, a good crowd of members were pleasantly surprised. For several months, PeopleSouth Bank has been in the building process. More...

Bobby Tully Bestowal Ceremony held here

Colquitt native, Bobby Bruton Tully, was honored Saturday morning in front of the Court House when he was recognized for his service to the United States ofAmerica. More...

Community

Local Artist Steve Cross creates welcome marker in Donalsonville

BetterWay, Inc., now officially a non-profit 501c3 organization, has begun phase two of the initiative’s master plan.  More...

Daniel Allen Graduates from Georgia Southern University

Daniel Allen was one of the 3200 students who graduated during the 87th annual Spring Commencement of Georgia Southern University on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Allen E. Paulson Stadium. More...

Words of Wisdom!

The wise old Mother Superior from county Tipperary was dying. The nuns gathered around her bed trying to make her comfortable. They gave her some warm milk to drink, but she refused it. Then one nun took the glass back to the kitchen. More...

Living & Style

Retirement Party held for Elaine

Elaine Chafin, Pine Woods Apartments and Community Development Corporation manager, recently retired from her position to, “go home and enjoy some time with my husband and my grandson.” Elaine was employed in her management position since More...

Why God Made Moms

Answers given by second grade school children to the following questions:  Why did God make mothers?  1. She's the only one who knows where the scotch tape is.  2. Mostly to clean the house.  3. More...

A Billion Dollar Question!

Really sobering.  This is too true to be funny.  The next time you hear a politician use the word 'billion' in a casual manner, think about whether you want the 'politicians' spending YOUR tax money.  A billion is a difficult number to More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

God bless you, and God bless America!

Hopefully, the most respected and trusted organization in America is the church, the churches that honor God, Jesus Christ, El-Shaddai, the God of the Holy Bible.  The people who worship God are under attack as never before in the history of thi More...

Up In Smoke

I’ve always heard never say never; well, last Thursday I lived it. There has always been an ongoing joke about the City Manager helping out on the Fire Department.  More...

Daniel Allen defends National Collegiate Archery title, again

Daniel Allen and other members of Southern Eagles Archery at Georgia Southern University participated in the United States Collegiate Archery Association’s United States Intercollegiate Archery Championships (USIAC) on May 15-17, 2015, at the N More...

Retirees honored at reception

The Miller County Board of Education honored the retirees of the school system on Monday, May 4, 2015. A lavish display of food was prepared and enjoyed by all those attending by the central office staff. More...

Murder Mystery

The Groom has Cold Feet is a dinner and a show that is coming to Cotton Hall on Saturday, June 13, 2015.  The groom’s feet are cold because someone has killed him, and those who attend this fun, dress up theatre are going to be asked to he More...

Religion

So You Think You’re In Stealth Mode?

Inspiration

We recently had an annual celebration at church that always proves to be a memorable day — Homecoming. As always, we had plans for lots of great singing and plenty of good food, and it proved to be just that. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity   May 20  800F School Zone Detail •Bus Detail •Vehicle Stop, Crawford St.  May 21  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity   May 20  799F Served Papers •Patrol •Security Checks •Harassments, Hwy. 91 S •Traffic Stop x2  May 21  More...

School & Sports

GED Graduation Held

Bainbridge State College’s Adult Education program held its 2015 GED Graduation on Thursday, May 14, at the Charles H. Kirbo Regional Center, honoring eight of the 16 students participating in the graduation ceremony.  More...

Karate Tournament in Tallahassee

The martial artists from the local Karate Academy in Colquitt did a very good job at the 33rd annual Karate Tournament held at the FAMU campus in Tallahassee, FL.  This event was sponsored by the Tri-State Martial Arts Association.  More...

Warren named to Dean’s List at Andrew College

Andrew College is pleased to recognize 34 distinguished students whose hard work in the classroom has earned them spots on the President’s and Dean’s Lists for the spring 2015 semester.  More...

Obituaries

STEPHEN JASON NIXON

Mr. Stephen Jason Nixon, age 37, of Colquitt died Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 30, 2015, at 2: 00 p. m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

JESSIE ANN SHEPARD

Mrs. Jessie Ann Drake Shepard, age 90, of Colquitt, died Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Americus after an extended illness.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at 2: 00 p. m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Keith Cox and Rev. More...

ROGER L. KELLEY

Roger L. Kelley, age 68, of Grady County, passed away Monday, June 1, 2015, at his residence.  Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3, at Kelley Cemetery with Rev. More...