November 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Alabama man killed by deputy sheriff in Arlington

GBI asked to investigate shooting

Arlington - In a news release, GBI SpecialAgent in Charge Kim Baker said the man was in his car in the middle of the road with his hazard lights flashing when the deputy got there. More...

Miller County Young Farmer Program Selected for National Award

NEW ORLEANS – The Miller County Young Farmer Program in Colquitt, Ga., is one of only four programs nationwide that received the 2015 National Association of Agricultural Educators Outstanding Postsecondary/ Adult Agricultural Education Program More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety is still searching for a juvenile that went missing Sunday.  Jamil Tucker, Jr., is a 13-year-old black male that is 5’ 04” and 100 pounds.  More...

GP speaks to Lions

After a prayer, the Pledge to the Flag and a delicious meal, Colquitt Lions President Martin Evans introduced Georgia Pacific Public Affairs Manager, Peggy H. Jaye, to the club.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Breakfast with Santa   More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”

“The Hunger Games” is coming to an end. The blockbuster franchise based on a trilogy of Young Adult novels has come out with its fourth and final film. More...

Obituaries

MARY JO DONLEY

Mrs. Mary Jo Donley, age 72, of Sylvester, formerly of Colquitt, died Monday, November 16, 2015, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  A memorial service was held Thursday, November 19, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

EDWARD L. RUNNELS

Edward L. Runnels, Sr., age 87, of Bartow, FL ,passed away Thursday, November 12, 2015.  Funeral services were held Sunday, November 15, at 2:30 p.m. at First Assembly of God in Bartow. Interment followed in Colquitt.  More...

LOLA ROBERTS TOOLE

Mrs. Lola Roberts Toole, age 95, of Colquitt died Saturday, November 21, 2015, in Dallas, GA.  Honoring the wishes of the deceased, the remains will return home to Colquitt. A private family service will be held.  Ms. More...

Santa Claus makes first visit

The official Christmas season opened this past week in Colquitt as the annual Hometown Holidays got underway Sunday afternoon.  The weather was a bit nippy as shoppers filled the businesses getting the best and newest merchandise with sale price More...

Misty needs a ride to work

Miracles happen!

My name is Misty Hayes. I have a progressive muscle disease and use a power wheelchair as a result of the disease. My mother always told me that I could do anything. I am very independent and very determined. More...

Christmas in the Park

Colquitt will have the opportunity to celebrate Christmas in a new way this year! On Thursday, December 10, 2015, the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce will host Christmas in the Park.  More...

Religion

‘Thankfulness Brightens the Day’

Inspiration

The children in our lives brighten my days through some of the smallest acts or words that can be just what is needed to give me a much needed boost in attitude and outlook. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   Disorderly House  On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 204 North Second Street in reference to a domestic dispute.  More...

School & Sports

SGA Places Second in One-Act Play

The one-act play cast at Southwest Georgia Academy competed in Region Literary on November 10.  The cast placed-second and moved on to state competition on November 19 at Darton College in Albany.  More...

Third Graders Have Food Drive

Miss Melissa Whitley’s third grade students started a food drive three weeks ago. They collected eight full boxes of canned goods to help needy families in our community. More...

SGA K-5 Students Present Thanksgiving Program

The K-5 students of Southwest Georgia Academy presented a special program about Thanksgiving on Friday, November 20. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A few things I'm thankful for -

It's Thanksgiving, and I doubt we will even have turkey for Thanksgiving. Our bunch likes most any kind of meat. OK, Kent won't eat liver, but other than that we like them all. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Failure? Really?

He got away again. You’ve actually seen him four times and he keeps defeating you. Such a nice buck, too. Good spread, great mass, long tines. You’ve tried everything. You’ve patterned him. You’ve scouted him meticulously. More...