July 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Why mosquitoes bite especially you?

They are out flying, and the mosquitoes are drinking blood by the gallons. Last Saturday evening, my first wife was out in the yard carrying trash to garbage can around the dog pen. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Around 4: 45 a. m. on Sunday morning, two masked men robbed the cashier at Mr. Pips on Colquitt Highway at gunpoint. More...

They are crawling!

Jason Wells and his son, Harbor, were at the creek when Harbor started running and screaming, “Rattlesnake, rattlesnake!” This bad boy was a foot away from Harbor. He was coiled up and ready to strike. More...

Great assisted living story

This is something that happened at an assisted living center.  More...

Living & Style

Eye Doctor Opening People's Eyes

His disability forced a major career change, one that has benefited thousands. Dr. John Shepherd since 2008 has been director of the Weigel Williamson Center for Visual Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The Secret Life of Pets”

“ The Secret Life of Pets” is an animated kids’ movie where two dogs don’t like each other, but they find themselves stranded and in danger, so they have to work together if they ever want to get home. More...

A Canadian Love Story

Alan and Sandra lived on a cove at Otukamamoan Lake in Ontario.  It was early winter and the lower portion of the cove had frozen over.  Alan asked Sandra if she would walk across the frozen part of the cove to the general store and get him More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘He didn't lie about change’

When Barack Obama was running for president the first time, he made a statement in one of his speeches that shocked even us who did not vote for this person: “My friends, we live in the greatest nation in the history of the world.”  More...

How to be above the Law

Possibly the biggest blow to Lady Justice was last week as the Clintons removed her blindfold of justice which occurred when former President Bill Clinton was training his wife, presumptive Democratic nominee for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton, on More...

Greg Houston Obituary - Free Access

 Mr. Hiram Gregory “Greg” Houston, age 65,  of Colquitt died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services will be Friday, July 15, 2016, at 3:00 PM at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

Fishing for Catfish Is a Summer Hit and a Tasty Treat

Bream and shellcracker are biting , too!

How about planning to catch your next meal? Fishing for catfish is a great way to put some delicious meals on the table. More...

Thank You, Lord, for the rain and sunshine

It was getting dry, really dry. The heat seemed like 103º in downtown Colquitt on Saturday, July 9, 2016. The gnats were just starting to get worrisome. The gardens and crops were beginning to wilt, when, thank God, we got a better than normal rain. More...

Religion

‘Where’s the Turtle?’

Inspiration

My wife has been involved in public education long enough to have an endless supply of stories of her experiences with the kids. But there are also some teacher stories to throw in the mix, too.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Did you know that a Mamenchisaurus hochuanensis, a sauropod dinosaur that lived in China (long before it was China), had a 60’ body and a 30’ neck?  Did you know that prosopagnosia is an inability to recognize faces because of a deve More...

School & Sports

Miller County 4-H’ers attend camp

On June 13, seventeen Miller County students loaded a bus bound for a week-long stay at 4-H Summer Camp, camp Burton to be exact, located on Georgia’s beautiful Tybee Island.  More...

Jake Warren on President’s List

Cuthbert, Ga. – Colquitt native, Jacob Warren, made the President’s List for the spring 2016 semester. More...

Two Complete 4-H Teen Leader Training

A multi-county 4-H Certified Teen Leader Training was held in Camilla on June 8th. The day long extensive leadership training was for Junior, 7th & 8th Grade 4-H’ers. More...

Obituaries

WILEY BLACKSHEAR MEARS

Wiley Blackshear Mears, age 77, of Carrollton, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016.  More...

JEFFERY “JAKE” SHEFFIELD

Jeffery “Jake” Sheffield, age 50, of Donalsonville passed away Wednesday July 6, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Graveside funeral services were held on Friday, July 8, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. More...

BRAYDEN GLENN COX

Brayden Glenn Cox, 22 months, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016.  The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 8, 2016, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Phillip Kirkland officiating. More...