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One Last Look

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2015

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Community

Multiple charges in two vehicle accident

Miller County EMS, Miller County Sheriff’s Department, Colquitt Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle accident on Monday, December 28, 2015, at approximately 5:45 p.m.  More...

Annual SW GA Lee-Jackson Banquet to be held January 9

The Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) Albany Camp 141 Lt. Col. Thomas M. Nelson will host the Annual Southwest Georgia Lee-Jackson Banquet on Saturday January 9, 2016, at the American Legion Post 30 at 2916 Gillionville Road in Albany. More...

Parachutists Now and Then

This is one of the coolest photos I have ever seen.  The men on the right are about to parachute into France on D-Day June 6, 1944. More...

Living & Style

Victoria Henley Launches Magnifique Magazine

Victoria Henley, daughter of Lynn and Russ Henley and granddaughter Ray and Ethel Henley of Colquitt and Ramona and Gene Boatright of Sylvester, recently shot an editorial spread for Los Angeles based fashion publication, Runway Magazine. More...

Miss Glantzberg, Mr. Shepard to wed

Rick and Ellen Glantzberg of Acworth are very happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Ellen, to Stephen Blake Shepard of Colquitt.  Laura is the granddaughter of David and Cynthia Knowles of Senoia; Mildred and Al Spence of Dal More...

Careful what you name your child!

What's in a name?  Do you remember the famous Olympic skier Picabo Street (pronounced Peek-a-boo)? More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Looking, Listening, Learning

Don’t just stand there looking from a distance, friend. Go ahead, step inside the woods. Get in there and go deep. You haven’t seen or heard anything yet.  That’s it. Cross the line. Leave the beaten path. More...

Under the Gold Dome

The new year is here, and so is the start of the Georgia General Assembly. The Legislature starts Monday, January 11, at 10 o'clock at your State Capitol in Atlanta. This year's session will have many issues that will have an impact on your life. More...

'You can't win if you don't play'

No one matched all six numbers for the Powerball drawing on Saturday, January 2, 2016, putting the new estimated jackpot total to $400 million for the next drawing on Wednesday.  More...

Former Miller County EMS Director Announces Retirement

Grady County Emergency Medical Service Director Billy Rathel announced on Christmas Eve his decision to retire from his post due to health issues.  Rathel is currently awaiting a suitable candidate for a heart transplant and has been unable to w More...

New Georgia laws in place for 2016

As we welcomed the New Year, we also have to embrace new legislation signed into law by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal.  House Bill 152, also known as Michael's Law, states that you have to be 21 to enter any bar in Georgia. More...

Religion

‘Facing the Impossible Challenges of 2016’

Inspiration

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

'It Is Well With My Soul'

The song "It Is Well With My Soul" was written by a successful Christian lawyer. He had two girls and a wife, and the family planned a summer trip to go overseas. More...

Seed from the Sower

One day a television reporter received a letter from a young girl. It read: “When I grow up, I want to do what you do. Please do it better!”  Often when we observe someone doing something we can see many ways to improve their work. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  Theft by Taking  On Saturday, December 26, 2015, Officer Hollis Smith responded to the Pic and Sav and spoke with Mr. Eldridge Grant who advised that someone had taken his beach cruiser bicycle.  More...

School & Sports

The Studio Teams Compete

On December 5, The Studio took three All- Star competition teams to compete in Albany at the civic center Diamond Cheer and Dance Competition.  More...

Ultimate Goals

Tuesday, January 5, students go back to school at SGA. Many have several semesters of school left, but for some of us, it is our last. More...

Obituaries

SARA NELL HINES

Sara Nell Hines, age 87, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, January 4, 2016, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Danny Shepard officiating. More...

BOBBYE W. GLASS

Mrs. Bobbye W. Glass, age 80, of Colquitt died Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Miller County Hospital. More...

DUANE PALMER

Mrs. Duane Carr Palmer, age 65, of Albany, passed away at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital on December 31, 2015, surrounded by her loving family.  Funeral services for Mrs. More...