July 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MC Young Farmers Named Georgia’s Most Outstanding Program

On Monday, July 5, 2015, at the Georgia Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association annual summer conference, Mr. More...

Taking care of business?

State gas tax hike hits local governments hardest?

It pays to shop for gas. While checking prices here and in other nearby towns, the same distributors or same named stations could vary from 15¢ to 25¢ per gallon in cost of regular gas. Some stations were blocks apart. Some were several miles apart. More...

Community

Man arrested for shooting cop 31 years ago

After 31 years, police have finally made an arrest in the shooting of Sgt. Jimmy Jackson, with the Early County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A Bainbridge man was arrested last week after allegedly shaking his six-month-old baby, causing internal and external injuries, according to Bainbridge Public Safety.  More...

The Truth, Nothing but the Truth

In a trial, a southern small-town prosecuting attorney called his first witness, a grandmotherly, elderly woman to the stand. He approached her and asked: "Mrs. Jones, do you know me?"  More...

Living & Style

Miller County High School Class of 1948 enjoys reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1948 held its 67th reunion on Friday, June 5, and Saturday, June 6. More...

'Musically Challenged’ or almost prodigy?

A TRUE STORY...  At the prodding of my friends, I am writing this story. More...

Live long...Living well

A tough, old cowboy was asked by his grandson how to live a long life. “The secret of living a long life is to sprinkle a little gunpowder on your oatmeal every morning,” the grizzled man replied.  More...

Obituaries

CHARLES LEDON MCVEY

Mr. Charles LeDon McVey, age 72, of Colquitt died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church. More...

BETTY LOIS HOUSTON GRIMSLEY

Graveside services for Betty Lois Houston Grimsley, age 89, will be held Wednesday, July 15, at Union Primitive Cemetery in Colquitt at 10:00 a.m, with the Rev. Cory Thomas officiating. More...

DURL PHILLIPS

Durl Phillips, age 57, of Bainbridge, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015, at Archbold Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12, 2015, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dewitt Phillips officiating. More...

Health

Cough CPR - could save your life

What are you to do if you have a heart attack while you are alone?  If you've already received this, it means people care about you.  The Johnson City Medical Center (Johnson City, Tennessee) staff actually discovered this and did an in-dep More...

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Recent Obituaries - Free Access

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U.S. and SC Courts take one down

The U. S. Supreme Court and the S.C. Supreme Court ruled that the Confederate Flag that has flown over the state capitol for the past 54 years be removed. More...

Here today and gone tomorrow

A few weeks ago, someone called to tell me that they were going to tear down Helen’s Pirate Cove at 411 East Bush St.  The former operator of the restaurant, the late Helen Griffin, had run the fine country restaurant since her son, Carol More...

Religion

‘Full But Not Satisfied’

Inspiration

This week has been a bit of a challenge for me; my wife has been at church camp with a load of little girls (I expect she has been the one with the bigger challenge!). More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  LOST ITEMS  On July 12, 2015, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to Pic-N-Sav in reference to a missing/ stolen purse.  More...

School & Sports

Miller County school administration presents to Albany State class

On July 6th, 2015, Mr. Cleve Roland, Miller County Elementary School principal, and Mr. James Phillips, Miller County curriculum director, made their way north to Albany for a presentation to Dr. More...

Miller County Student Attends National Leadership Conference

Miller County FFA member, Sydney Thomas traveled with other Georgia FFA members to Washington, D.C. to attend the FFA Washington Leadership Conference. More...

One Hundred or More Books Read

The Miller County James W. Merritt, Jr. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

God Bless America, It's ‘gonna’ get better

I love the United States of America almost as much as I love Colquitt, Miller County, and more importantly, the people in it.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

ONE OF US NOW

Sometimes life, and the living thereof, is all about the appropriate motivation.  Just ask Josh, the newest and youngest member of our loose-knit, no-rules, one- week- every- June, mountain-stream fishing fraternity.  More...