February 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

MC’s Casey Givens Receives the Burlsworth Award

Casey Givens of Miller County High School is the recipient of the Burlsworth Award. Casey was nominated by his Head Coach, Brent Miller. More...

Community

Vonnie Lovering Retires from First Baptist Church

Sunday was not only Valentine’s Day, but also a day of honor for Vonnie Lovering, one of God’s most faithful servants. Vonnie is retiring from First Baptist Church of Colquitt. More...

BSC Professor invited to lecture in Casablanca

Recently, a Bainbridge State College history professor has been invited to give a series of lectures at two Moroccan Universities.  Dr. More...

Guys and Dolls Easter Pageant to be Held

On Friday, March 25, 2016, the Colquitt Miller County Chamber is hosting a Guys and Dolls Easter Pageant! This is the first time in many years that Colquitt has had this event, but it is a great memory for many who have participated in the past! More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  Disorderly Conduct  On Sunday, February 14, 2016, Officer Hollis Smith responded to 207 North 2nd Street as did Captain Stone who was first on scene to a disorderly conduct call.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - One of the five lawn mowers stolen from the John Deere dealership on Dothan Rd. between October and November 2015 was recovered late last week in Tift County. More...

Living & Style

Betty Jo's surprise birthday party

It was a complete surprise party for Betty Jo Toole. On Saturday, February 13, 2016, when her daughter, Donna Toole, planned a ladies birthday party at Cafe LeLe's.  More...

Garden Club Installs New Officers

The Colquitt Garden Club met on February 9, 2016, at 3 p.m. at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce Conference Room.  The meeting was called to order by Barbara Wilkin, president. Collect was read by Jewel McKenzie. More...

Two 90-year-old women on Heaven

Two 90-year-old women, Rose and Barb, had been friends all of their lives.  When it was clear that Rose was dying, Barb visited her every day.  More...

Health

February is Low Vision Awareness Month

When you think of all the things you need to keep track of in order to stay healthy, do your eyes come to the top of the list? If not, they should! More...

Myths about skin cancers and sun exposure

New York, NY (January 29, 2013) – The suggestion that the best way to obtain vitamin D is through sun exposure is both misleading and dangerous. More...

Missing Early County Man’s Truck Involved in Two Home Invasions

Conyers Police chased down two suspects who were in a missing south Georgia man’s truck Friday. His truck was used in two home invasions in Conyers. More...

Rick LaGuardia Named Georgia Farm Family

On January 29-30, 2016, the Miller County Young Farmers attended the Georgia Young Farmer Convention in Jekyll Island.  The Miller County Young Farmers were recognized in several areas. More...

Storm and power outage from twister-like winds

It all started when the weather station told the residents of Miller County to get ready for lots of rain, wind and bad weather Monday evening, even into early Tuesday morning. More...

Religion

Valentine Bash at First Baptist Church

If you were not at First Baptist Church this past Friday night, you missed an unquestionable treat. The senior adults sponsor a Valentine Banquet each year. This year was a resounding success in terms of attendance, food, and entertainment. More...

‘God Knows You But He Still Loves You’

Inspiration

I have always been aware that I am prone to make mistakes and blunders, but it seems that I have had more than my share of such incidents lately. More...

A love note from Jesus

This is so well put and very beautiful.  If you never felt pain, then how would you know that I am a Healer?  If you never had to pray, How would you know that I am a Deliverer?  If you never had a trial, how could you call yourself a More...

School & Sports

GED changing passing score benefits students

Effective immediately, the GED passing score has changed to help better measure student performance.  The drop from 150 to 145 to pass has already benefited some Bainbridge State College Adult Education students.  More...

Tim Wise, Social Commentator & Educator, Speaks at BSC

On Thursday, Feb. 4., Bainbridge State College’s Carter Arts & Lecture Series committee welcomes social commentator and anti-racist author, Tim Wise, to campus where he lectured about anti-racism.   More...

Interesting how things change

These two, short sentences tell you a lot about our government and our culture:  1. We are advised to not judge all Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge all gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Who would have thought it -

If you are a 1930, '40 or '50 child, like I am, you were brought up in a different world, kind of. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Time Marches On and Some Things Never Change

The offers abound in my inbox. Discount bloodpressure pills. Orthopedic footwear. Adult diapers. Medicinal stimulants for my…well, you know.  Then there are the latest magazine subscription offers. More...