July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Thank you for your service!

The officers and members of Gerald Grow Post 165 of the Colquitt American Legion honored one of their own on Thursday evening, June 30, 2016.  Mr. More...

Community

Julie Shores Joins Bainbridge State College Faculty as Cosmetology Instructor

Julie Shores of Colquitt recently joined Bainbridge State College’s faculty as Instructor of Cosmetology.  The cosmetology program begins every spring semester in January.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Louis Ousley was arrested Thursday and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of firearms by a convicted felon and obstructing or hindering officers. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Celebration Photo   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED TAG/LICENSE   On Tuesday, June 28, 2016, Officer Natalie McDaniel was sitting in the median on Crawford Street at the bridge utilizing the tag reader when the alarm sounded notifying the officer that More...

Living & Style

Miss Colquitt attends NPF Queens’ Day

Wallace Community College seemed a little brighter on June 16 as the 2016 National Peanut Festival Queens visited the campus for the College’s annual NPF Queens’ Day. It is the first official event for the pageant every year.  More...

Young @ Heart

Marriages Saved by Technology

There are about ten well-known marital fights and if you’ve been married very long, you’ve probably had most of them. More...

Child’s view of life

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

"It's a different day"

We were talking about some of the stuff that comes in on our e-mail and computers, and I asked a question, "How do I take this off?" Two of my closest relatives answered, "You can't. This is a different day. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Strange, But Nicely So

Pinellas County, Fla. is strange. Really strange. Wait, now. Don’t jump to conclusions. Not eerie/ scary strange. Not overrun with weirdoes, either. Nice folks here. Nice enough to be forgiven their yankee accents. More...

L&G Camp of Champs

Darton State College Director of Athletics and Olympic gold medalist, Lea Henry, who played at the University of Tennessee, along with her husband and former University of Maryland Basketball player, Greg Manning, brought their L&G Camp of Champs More...

Colquitt Celebrates July 4th at Spring Creek Park

The Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted the Spring Creek’s Star-Spangled Salute on Friday night, July 1st at Spring Creek Park. The event started with a program from the American Legion Post #165 from Colquitt. More...

Religion

‘Pay Attention to America’s Real Need’

Inspiration

As I looked over by the bathroom sink the other evening, I noticed that Madeline was brushing her teeth and doing something with a cell phone at the same time. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

“If the creek don’t rise and the bridge ain’t out;” I’ve heard it all my life. It means that I’ll keep my promise unless there is some really good reason I can’t.  More...

What happens in Heaven when we pray?

I dreamt that I went to Heaven and an angel was showing me around.  We walked side-by-side inside a large workroom filled with angels. My angel guide stopped in front of the first section and said, "This is the Receiving Section. More...

School & Sports

VSU Announces Spring 2016 Graduates

VALDOSTA , G A (06/29/2016)-- Valdosta State University is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of the more than 1,100 students who completed the requirements of their respective academic programs during the spring semester. More...

MC Eight & Under All Stars Place Third in Tournament

The Miller County eight and under all star team traveled to Fitzgerald last Saturday, June 25 for the district tournament.   In the first game of the day, the girls faced Berrien County. More...

Celibacy

What is Celibacy? Celibacy can be a choice in life, or a condition imposed by circumstances. More...

Obituaries

JAMES WALTER SUGGS

James Walter Suggs, age 86, of Donalsonville passed away Friday, June 24, 2016 at his residence.  More...

JOHN WATSON ROBINSON

John Watson Robinson, age 71, of Albany, and formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Tuesday afternoon, June 28, 2016 at his residence.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Salem-Seminole Baptist Church. More...

LISA KAY HINES

Lisa Kay Hines, age 51, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, June 30, 2016.  Funeral services were held at 2: 00 p. m. on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Dean officiating. More...

Health

10 ways to reduce your skin cancer risk

Warmer days are here, encouraging outdoor activities such as swimming, walking, gardening, or even just being outside to soak up the sunshine. But exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays is the leading cause of skin cancer, says Dr. More...