February 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Happy 100th Birthday to the Donalsonville News

How much did things cost in 1916? That is the year our neighboring newspaper, the Donalsonville News, was established. In 1916, the cost of a movie ticket was $0.07, an ounce of gold was $20.72 and a loaf of bread was $0.05. More...

Officer of the Year announced

The Colquitt Police Officer of the Year was established in November 2004. It was created to provide an incentive to the officers for obtaining the upmost professionalism. The award is based upon individual performance throughout the year. More...

Order in the Court back in session

Court is back in session! After a celebrated run in October, Swamp Gravy: Order in the Court makes its triumphant return to the stage March 4, 2016. The stories in Order in the Court are all the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. More...

Community

Karen Kimbrel selected to lead Donalsonville Chamber, Development Authority

Karen Kimbrel, professional grant writer, consultant and former executive director of the Colquitt/Miller Arts Council, has been selected by the boards of the Donalsonville-Seminole County Chamber of Commerce and the Seminole County Industrial Develo More...

Rod Bryan plays guitar for the residents at CACC

Monday, February 15, 2016, The First Baptist Church Women on Missions group coordinated a party for the residents of the Colquitt Alternative Care Center. The occupants and guests enjoyed light refreshments and musical entertainment.  More...

USG announces no tuition increase for 2016- 2017

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School & Sports

FFA Members Visit Nursing Home

On Thursday, February 11, 29 members of the Miller County FFA Chapter took time out of their school day to visit local residents of the Miller County Nursing Home. More...

Miller County Pirates’ Baseball Highlights!

Pirate baseball started here at the Vic Fleet’s Complex last Thursday, February 11, against the Marion Eagles. The game went the full 7 innings with some great pitching from senior Cody Chapman. More...

It’s Okay to be Inside Out

If you have a child, I’m sure you have heard of the movie Inside Out. The movie is about a young girl and her emotions. The five emotions running around in her head are Disgust, Anger, Fear, Sadness, and Joy.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Your choice, Bless or Curse!

Before I get started on this, let me again reemphasize that I haven't changed my mind on how or who I will vote for. I've said it before, and I'll stick with it, I will vote for the candidate that is chosen by the Republican Party, any candidate. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Life Once was a ‘Banquet’

There was an era in my life as an outdoor communicator during which I traveled what is sometimes referred to as the Banquet Circuit. I made speeches and told stories. Monetarily, I was poorly compensated. More...

FRANKLIN SINCLAIR SHINGLER, III Obituary

Franklin Sinclair Shingler, III, age 76, of Donalsonville, GA passed away Sunday morning, February 29, 2016 at his residence.  More...

Gladys Carolyn Ward Obituary

Gladys Carolyn Ward ALLENTOWN – Ms. Carolyn Ward passed away Monday morning in Warner Robins, GA. Services will be held Saturday, February 27, 2016, at 11:00 AM in the Allentown United Methodist Church. More...

Boy hung in a swing, rescued

When you go to Spring Creek Park, you go to have a good time. That is usually the case.  At about 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 20, a call came in to E-911 that an eight-year-old boy was hung in a swing at the park. More...

Did you get your Liberal?

Didn't get your Miller County Liberal?  For the past few weeks, our telephone has stayed hot with subscribers calling from other towns to report that they "still" hadn't received their Miller County Liberal.  More...

Graycee wins class with her barrow

Miller County 4-H exhibitors traveled to Perry to the Georgia National State Hog Show on February 17, 2016.  Graycee McNease started the morning off in Class 1 with her barrow. There were 22 pigs in her class. More...

Religion

‘What’s on the Inside?’

Inspiration

Gale and I have both agreed that we need to eat less candy, but putting our intentions into practice is often a challenging task. I found that out not long ago as I sat in my easy chair with no one else present. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Do you know what a “ghurry” might be? I thought it might be a contraction for “go hurry?” Or a furry goat? Or… actually, I had no idea what a ghurry might be!  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, February 20, 2016, Officer Kenny Knowles was dispatched to 204 Taylor Street in reference to someone wanting to speak to an officer.  More...

Living & Style

Beta Sigma Phi Members attend Valentine Dinner

On Thursday, February 11, Chef Jim Gisondi treated the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority to a Valentine dinner. Jim and Linda Gisondi served an authentic Italian cuisine dinner to the BSP members at their home in Bainbridge. More...

Five Generations of Pickles

Pictured above are five generations of the Pickle Family. Seated is Mrs. Margaret Pickle, great-great-grandmother holding Brynlee Anne Pickle. More...

The most important thing in life!

Once you read this, you will understand!  Ayoung man learns what's most important in life from the guy next door.  Over the phone, his mother told him, "Mr. Belser died last night. More...

Obituaries

LUCY SKIPPER DOLLAR

Lucy Skipper Dollar, age 90, of Donalsonville, passed away Monday afternoon, February 15, 2016, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. More...

FRANCES REGISTER BROCK

Frances Register Brock, age 87, of Bainbridge, passed away Monday, February 15, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 11: 00 a. m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at Bainbridge First United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Brown officiating. More...

FAYE MILLINER PENDERGRAPH

Faye Milliner Pendergraph died peacefully at Brookdale Memory Care on February 14, 2016, in Kennesaw at the age of 75.  Faye was born on October 11, 1940, in Colquitt, to Christopher and Jimmie Milliner.  More...