December 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Polished’ Holds Grand Opening

Another niche on our beautiful square in Colquitt has been filled!!!  More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested a local man on Monday afternoon after reportedly finding the illegal drug known as “Molly” inside his clothing and socks.  More...

Bainbridge State College Names Shawn McGee Interim President

University System of Georgia (USG) Chancellor Hank Huckaby today named Mr. Shawn Mc- Gee interim president of Bainbridge State College (BSC). McGee currently serves as vice president of business and operations at Bainbridge State College. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Jump into the Holidays  More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA is proud to announce Macee Palmer as FFA Member of the Week. Macee is the daughter of Andrew and Amanda Palmer of Colquitt. She is currently a 9th grader at Miller County High School.  More...

Dream Big, Work Hard

Many people wouldn’t know what anchor pointing is if they heard it an everyday conversation, but anchor pointing is something that is done on InDesign.  InDesign is the computer software that allows the SGA Warriors Word Staff to produce o More...

Obituaries

MARVIN DONLEY

Mr. Marvin Eugene Donley, age 79 of Sylvester, formerly of Colquitt, died Friday, November 27, 2015, at Willson Hospice House in Albany. A memorial service was held Saturday, December 5, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

PAULINE KELLEY

Ms. Pauline Kelley died Monday, December 7, 2015, at her residence.  Funeral services are incomplete at this time but will be announced by Colquitt Funeral Home.   More...

ALAN E. ‘GENE’ WILLIAMS

Alan E. “Gene” Williams, age 58, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

First Lights of Hope service held

If you wondered why the beautiful Christmas music was playing and groups of people were gathered on the town square on Dec. 1; it was the annual tree lighting ceremony, which was in full swing. More...

Meth investigation leads to 4 arrests

COLQUITT - On Thursday, December 3, 2015, the GBI led Pataula Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence of Connie Laverne McGinnis, AKA Connie Akridge, located at 160 Pirate Drive, Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia. More...

Deer won’t see Christmas

The call came in Monday morning that a deer had attacked a woman walking down a street. The deer didn’t have a red nose, but he had a red collar on. The Colquitt Police answered the call. The pet deer was butting the woman, and scared her. More...

Religion

‘Bring the Season Into Proper Focus’

Inspiration

As we enter into the Christmas season with all the demands and activities that come along with it, our attention naturally turns toward gift giving. More...

Edit Those Church Bulletins

The ladies of the Church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon.  --------------------------  This evening at 7 PM there will be a hymn singing in the park across from the Church. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Damage to Property  On December 1, 2015, Officer Elijah McCoy was dispatched to 156 Perry Street in reference to damage to property.  Upon arrival, Officer Mc- Coy spoke to Theodore Batten who stated that someone had came to his door earlie More...

Two Vehicle Accident

A two vehicle accident occurred Wednesday night, December 2, 2015.  Miller County Sheriff’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene of the accident which was called in to 911 dispatch with no injuries.  The acci More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“The Good Dinosaur”

In reading reviews of Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur,” I’ve noticed a lot of critics making fun of the film’s title. More...

A husband who listens!

He said: "What can I help you with, honey?"  She said: “Take this bag of potatoes, peel half of them and put them into the pot.”  (Yes, he was an engineer)   More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Just 118 years old, and still going!

At times like these past few day, I almost think I'm getting too old for all this stuff.  In this age of computer technology, it should be against the rules for someone my age to try to run a newspaper depending on computers to get them out. More...

Looking Forward, Looking Back

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

First comes anticipation. Just like a kid, the man sits for hours cleaning his guns. He again inventories his hunting clothes, telling himself there might be a little more wear in the boots, the coveralls, the battered hat. More...