April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County FFA Named Best Chapter in Georgia

The Miller County FFA Chapter was recently announced as the state winner of the National Chapter Achievement Award. More...

Community

Victoria Henley Featured in Magazines

Victoria Henley, daughter of Lynn and Russ Henley of Colquitt and granddaughter of Gene and Ramona Boatright of Sylvester and Ray and Ethel Henley of Colquitt, recently signed on as an entertainment contributor and correspondent for Runway Magazine a More...

Bainbridge State College Opens Donalsonville Education Center

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the opening of the Donalsonville Education Center, located at 217 Cherry Street in Donalsonville on Monday, April 25. More...

It's tough to get old

Two medical students were walking along the street when they saw an old man walking with his legs spread apart. He was stiff-legged and walking slowly. One student said to his friend: "I'm sure that poor old man has Peltry Syndrome. More...

School & Sports

Mayhaw Festival 5K and One Mile Fun Run Held

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Mayhaw Festival 5K and One Mile Fun Run on Saturday morning, April 16, at the Chamber of Commerce building. Even though it was raining, many participants showed up for the event. More...

Mayhaw Car Show and Judging Held

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted the first Car Show and judging this year on the town square on Friday, April 15, 2015, from 6-8 p.m.  A variety of cars were on display last year, but the show was rained out.  This year More...

Mental Exercise for aging

Great mental exercise for us aging folks. Which of the following names are you familiar with?  1. Monica Lewinski  2. Bill Clinton  3. Hillary Clinton  4. Adolph Hitler  5. Jorge Bergoglio  6. Winnie Mandela   7. More...

Obituaries

DEBRA JANE GORDON

Mrs. Debra Jane Gordon, age 53, of Colquitt died Sunday, April 24, 2016, at her residence.  The family will have a memorial service Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at County Line Baptist Church with Rev. More...

DANIEL ALAN NIBLOCK

Daniel Alan Niblock, age 71, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday evening, April 21,2016.  Funeral services for Mr. Niblock were held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Donalsonville Church of God with Rev. More...

DONALD RAY SMITH

Donald Ray Smith, age 89, of Bainbridge passed away Friday, April 15, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 17, 2016, at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Stephen L. Webb and Rev. Mike Brown officiating.   More...

Kenneth Haire obituary

James Kenneth Haire       Mr. Kenneth Haire, age 80, of Colquitt died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Wilson Hospice House in Albany.  More...

‘There’s bears in them thar woods’

What you need to know about bears in the spring time. As the weather warms, sightings of multiple types of wildlife potentially increase. More...

Dr. Stuart Rayfield Named Interim President of Bainbridge State College

University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby has named Dr. Stuart Rayfield interim president of Bainbridge State College in Georgia.  More...

Religion

‘Perseverance Pays!’

Inspiration

After a friend purchased a cell phone, I was helping him get it activated and ready for use. 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...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED   On April 22, 2016, Captain Dan Stone was running radar in the area of Crawford St. and MLK St. More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING  On Monday, April 18, 2016, Deputy Brent Haire responded to 628 Whites Bridge Road in reference to a theft.  Upon arrival, Deputy Haire spoke with Franky Brown.  Brown stated that he returned home from work and was abou More...

Living & Style

Mom's old clothesline

We hung out our clothes as long as I was home. Mama never owned a dryer! She died four months shy of her 91st birthday. Now they tell us that the best way to kill germs on clothes is to hang them out to dry. More...

Wood, King to speak vows

Plans are complete for the upcoming nuptials of Jacki Snodgrass Wood and Fredrick King, both of Colquitt.  The bride- elect is the daughter of the late Linda Snodgrass and Walter and Judy Snodgrass of Colquitt.  The bridegroom-elect is the More...

Old humor from an old friend

While I sat in the reception area of my doctor's office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. As she went to the receptionist's desk, the man sat there, alone and silent. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Have you ever been in a tight before?

These new laws being passed and being vetoed concerning who can preach what, serve who, can, or can't go into restrooms and dressing room and locker rooms together really is about as crazy as it gets, in my not so humble opinion. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

FISHING? GOLFING? SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO GO

A number of years ago, on a rather inclement winter’s day, I spied a friend of mine doing something I at the time considered rather foolish. More...