May 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Wet, windy weather has corn up, down and up again

Farmers are a very special breed of folks, and we in South Georgia are fortunate to have our share.  More...

Dinner at Eight, Dead by Nine

Third Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Saturday

The guest of honor is dead, and it’s up to you to figure out “whodunit!” Was it Eleanor the wealthy socialite, her secretary Maggie, or maybe Hadley and Desmond, her greedy niece and nephew? More...

Community

Kim Rent z Re- Elected Chairman of the Board

The Board of Directors of Southwest Georgia Farm Credit re-elected Kim Rentz as chairman of the board, at its April Board meeting. Mr. Rentz is a farmer from the Eldorendo Community in Decatur County and has served on the Board since 2013. Mr. More...

Miller County Retired Educators Association distribute Teacher Appreciation Tokens

The week of May 1-May 7 was Teacher Appreciation Week. Specifically, May 2, was Teacher Appreciation Day. More...

God was not pleased

One day God was looking down at earth and saw all of the rascally retirees' behavior that was going on.  So He called His angels and sent one to earth for a time.  When the angel returned, he told God,”Yes, it is bad on earth; 95% of More...

Living & Style

Graham Reid Suggs arrives!

Jason and Livvy Suggs are proud to announce the birth of their son, Graham Reid Suggs. Graham was born on March 21, 2016, in the Women and Children’s Center at Donalsonville Hospital at 10:34 a.m. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Plan Your Trips with E-Books and Audio   More...

World's Shortest Books

•MY BLACK GIRLFRIENDS By Tiger Woods • THINGS I LOVE ABOUT MY COUNTRY By Jane Fonda & Cindy Sheehan, Illustrated by Michael Moore, Foreword by George Soros •MY CHRISTIAN ACCOMPLISHMENTS & HOW I HELPED AFTER KATRINA By Rev Jesse More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A motherless Mother's Day -

Last Sunday, May 8, 2016, was Mother's Day, and the first Mother's Day in our family that Betty Jo or Terry were without a living mother in our lives. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Some Lies Are Just Too Over-the-Top

A number of years ago, when waterfowling was a passion and duck season the axis of my existence, I actually belonged to a duck hunting club. Nothing uppity, mind you. No tweed and Cavendish, just denim and Red Man. More...

Sarah English

Sarah Eloise Williams English, age 83, of Donalsonville, GA passed away Monday morning, May 9, 2016 at her residence.      More...

Crickets beware, Sunfish are bitin'

Two years ago, bait shops were quiet…eerily quiet. Why? Because the cricket bins were empty. That year marked one of the best fishing seasons ever on South Georgia creeks and rivers. More...

National Day of Prayer Observed Here

On Thursday, May 4, at 12:00 p.m., the Miller County Ministerial Fellowship held a National Day of Prayer service on the lawn of the Miller County Courthouse in Colquitt.  There were approximately 60 members of the community in attendance at the More...

Graduation dates set

Miller County High School will graduate 65 seniors at 8:00 p.m. at Pirate Stadium on Friday, May 20.  Southwest Georgia Academy will graduate 34 seniors at 8:00 p.m. at Wayne Profitt Jr. Gymnasium on Thursday, May 19.   More...

Religion

‘Nearly Right, Completely Wrong’

Inspiration

Through the ups and downs of life, I have learned that most things ultimately turn out reasonably well. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Maybe you’ve heard of Stephenie Meyer? She wrote Twilight, a series of four novels about vampires and shape-shifters. Maybe you’ve read the books and/ or seen the movies. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

On Saturday, May 7, 2016, Sergeant Lonnie Wade was on patrol on Highway 27 South when at this time he saw a vehicle traveling north on Highway 27 at a high rate of speed. More...

School & Sports

32 earn Seminole County Honor Graduate Colors

Seminole County High School is proud to announce the Honor Graduates of the Class of 2016.  This year’s graduating class has 32 students who will be graduating with honors on May 20.  The 2016 valedictorian is Julia Sandoval, and the More...

Charles Avery is member of Model UN delegation garnering attention at national conference

Charles Avery of Colquitt is a member of Georgia Southern’s Model UN delegation that returned from the National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference, the largest Model UN conference in the world, with an Outstanding Delegation Award. More...

Car Terminology-The Joys of Daughters

The daughter asks her dad, "Dad, there is something that my boyfriend said to me that I didn't understand. He said that I have a beautiful chassis, lovely airbags and a fantastic bumper."   More...

Obituaries

CYNTHIA MARI GOULD

Mrs. Cynthia Marie Gould, age 58, of Colquitt died Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at Cook’s Union Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Morris officiating. More...

KYNZIE LEIGH KELLEY

Kynzie Leigh Kelley, infant daughter of Jonathon and Kellie Kelley of Donalsonville, passed away Friday, May 6, 2016.  Graveside services were held on Monday, May 9, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Oakview Church of God Cemetery with Rev. More...

BETTY JEAN BRYAN

Mrs. Betty Jean Bryan, 72, of Colquitt died Monday, May 9, 2016, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 12, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Boykin Church of God with Rev. Jeremy Horne officiating.  More...