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Ray Heard Obituary - Free Access

Alan Ray Heard     54 More...

Hacking and Scams going on in Colquitt and Washington DC

Thought I could wait on this until next week, but somebody believed what a hacker had done on my Facebook page.  Last Friday, we took off to Atlanta for a few days, and some of my "friends" started writing and calling that my Facebook page had b More...

Driver charged with multiple offenses in roll-over accident

The Miller County Sheriff's Department, Miller County EMS, and the Georgia State Patrol responded to a vehicle accident on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at approximately 9:00 p.m. More...

Community

Daniel Allen takes Silver at USA Archery National Outdoor Collegiate Championships

Daniel Allen and six other students from Georgia Southern University’s Southern Eagles Archery (SEA) Club traveled to Harrisonburg, Virginia, to the campus of James Madison University for USA Archery’s National Outdoor Collegiate Champion More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Anthony Patterson was traveling up East River Road Tuesday afternoon when he saw a pillar of dark smoke rising about a mile up the road.  He and his family were on their way from Clarksville, Florida, to Augusta for the summer. More...

Delta Kappa Gamma holds Leadership Seminar II in Macon

June 5, 6, and 7 was a time of learning and fellowship for the sisters of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Four sisters from southwest Georgia attended the seminar. Sandra Ever- son East, Dr. More...

School & Sports

SGA Fifth Graders visit Tallahassee Museum

On May 8, the fifth graders at SGA took a trip to the Tallahassee Museum in Tallahassee, FL.  These fifth graders had a great time experiencing live animal exhibits, nature trails, and rich history.  More...

SGA names Good Citizens for May

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

Fun at Field Day at SGA

Wheel barrow races, shaving cream wars, water slides, and relay races were a few games the fifth grad- ers participated in at Fifth Grade Field Day. More...

Obituaries

MARTHA JANE HATCHER BURCH

Martha Jane Hatcher Burch, age 85, of Newton, died Thursday, June 04, 2015, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany following an extended illness.  Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. More...

GARY GENE COWART

Mr. Gary Gene Cowart, age 56, of Colquitt passed away Friday morning, June 5, 2015, at his residence.  Funeral services for Mr. Cowart were held on Saturday, June 6, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home. More...

SIDNEY MARCINE HARLOW

Mr. Sidney Marcine Harlow, age 76, of Brinson, passed away Saturday evening, June 6, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services for Mr. Harlow were held on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. More...

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Brandon Rachel Obituary - Free Access

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Marjorie Hornsby Spooner Obituary - Free Access

We regret to announce the passing of Mrs. Marjorie Hornsby Spooner, age 87, of Donalsonville, GA who passed away Tuesday evening, June 9, 2015 at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  More...

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Ray Inlow Obituary - Free Access

Raymond S. Inlow, 84, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at Memorial Manor. More...

Found wildlife does not need rescue

There is a possibility that even with good intentions, “rescuing” an animal can sometimes cause more harm than good. More...

‘Into the Woods Jr.’ to open soon

This summer, the CMAC Youth Theater is gearing up for its 11th production, “Into The Woods, Jr.” This beloved musical from Stephen Sondheim brings together treasured fairy tales - including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and More...

Religion

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Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)   More...

God and Lawn Care

How true it is, just goes to show you, if God can't keep human beings happy, how do we expect politicians to do it?! You will chuckle as you read this ..... Because as stupid as it may sound, this is exactly what we do!  More...

The lost art of church discipline

The Apostle Paul's writings are quite clear that the purpose, the goal, the very nature of church discipline is not to punish but to redeem the sinner – and to protect the church. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY   June 1  800C Harassment, MLK Jr. St. • Unlock Vehicle, Crawford St. •Suspicious Vehicle 27 S. •Break-in, Washington St.  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY   May 31  799F Patrol •Security Checks •Traffic Stops x2 •Papers Served •Vehicle Accident, Whites Bridge Rd. •Assist Officer w/Unwanted Person, Dancer St.  June 1  More...

Living & Style

The perfect wedding is the one everyone remembers for all the right reasons

Four Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy  Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, venue, vows, will there be a sit-down dinner or hors d’oeuvres and crudités? Who will be in the wedding party?  More...

Ms. Crankfield to wed Mr. Glover

Mr. Ken Freeman of Blakely is pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his daughter, Shatoya Crankfield, to Desi Glover Jr., son of the late Desi Glover Sr., and Mrs. More...

Goldfish funeral

Little Tim was in the garden filling in a hole when his neighbor peered over the fence.  Interested in what the cheeky-faced youngster was up to, he politely asked, "What are you up to there, Tim?"  "My goldfish died," replied   Tim te More...

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

For better or for worse-

Never, ever say what you're not going to do.  Not long ago we took off for Atlanta. Well, we did it again last week.  First wife had an appointment Friday with the eye doctor in Atlanta at 12:15 p.m. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Duck Floatin'

Rain, sleet, bitter cold, and a howling gale. My glasses were icing up while Jack Frost plucked the goose down from my thermal underwear. The wind threatened to carry the canoe, passengers and all, across two state lines. More...