February 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fifth Annual Daddy-Daughter Dance Held

“They say that from the instant he lays eyes on her, a father adores his daughter. Whoever she grows up to be, she is always to him that little girl in pigtails.”  More...

Community

Stuart promoted to Colonel

Robert Stuart, son of Roy and Ileen Stuart of Arlington, was recently promoted to the rank of colonel in the New Hampshire Army National Guard (NHARNG) during a recent ceremony in Concord, New Hampshire. Col. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Crystal Veliz, 29, of Bainbridge was killed in a two-car accident that occurred Thursday morning around 7:44 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 27 and Bethel Road according to Georgia State Patrol. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Coding Club is Back!   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  DAMAGE TO PROPERTY   On January 30, 2017, Sergeant Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 320 East Dancer Street in reference to a domestic dispute.  More...

SHERIFF’S REPORTS

THEFT   On January 17, 2017, Captain Mary Price was dispatched to the cemetery on White Bridge Road directly behind Pilgrim’s Rest Church in reference to a theft.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Moore, Mr.Weeks to speak wedding vows

Eddie and Candy Moore of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jackie, to Cleve Weeks, son of Stephan and Donna Weeks, also of Colquitt. More...

Garden Club Members make Valentine Bouquets for nursing home residents

The Colquitt Garden Club members met recently and made artificial flowers from coffee filters.  On January 31, 2017 Peggy Laguardia and Cheryl Newberry delivered the decorated bouquets to the Colquitt Miller County Nursing Home. More...

Cutcliff, Hudson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Cutcliff of Kennesaw announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Elizabeth, to Lane Miles Hudson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Hudson Jr. of Baker County.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Better than I deserve -

OK, so I am not as loving as I ought to be. I didn't have my dad all that long, so he taught me to respect everyone that showed respect, and for women and my elders especially. Our Ma had a tough time rearing us two boys. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

The Fish Whisperer Converts

I am the fish whisperer. No, there have been no books or movies based upon my life and work. I host no television show. I do not whisper to horses. I do not whisper to dogs. I am the fish whisperer. I approach the lake. It is early morning. More...

Jeanette Ard Cox

Jeanette Ard Cox, age 85, of Colquitt, GA, passed away Monday evening, Feb. 6, 2017 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.   More...

Four candidates qualify for Sheriff’s Special Election

Qualifying for the Miller County Sheriff’s Special Election began Monday morning, February 6, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. More...

Georgia peanut farmers supports tornado relief efforts in South Georgia

The Georgia Peanut Commission is donating 10,080 jars of peanut butter towards disaster relief efforts in South Georgia. More...

Two die in two accidents at same intersection on U.S. 27

Bainbridge- Two people have lost their lives in less than a week at a intersection on Highway 27 South near Bainbridge. More...

Religion

‘There is Great Value in Teamwork’

Inspiration

I did a quick computer search regarding the upcoming Super Bowl and found some headlines for people like me who are illiterate on such matters: “Where is 2017 Super Bowl: Location, time, date for Patriots vs.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

We have, for the past few weeks, been talking about the Lord’s Prayer and praying it at noon every day. (Maybe you’ll join us?) I suggested that folks set their smart phones to beep at noon to remind them to pray. More...

Death, what a wonderful way to explain

This really is the most beautiful explanation of death I've ever heard. A sick man turned to his doctor as he was preparing to leave the examination room and said,'Doctor, I am afraid to die. More...

School & Sports

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Last Thursday through Saturday seven members of the Miller County Pirate Pride concert band joined with other musicians in Troy, Alabama, where Troy University’s “Sound of the South” hosted their 44th annual high school SEUS. More...

SGA Announces Good Citizens

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for January. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

Graduation in Chicago

Darqueeze played high school football in Chicago. He was a great running back, but a really poor student.  At graduation, he didn't have enough credits.  More...

Obituaries

BETTY LOIS RADNEY HENRY

Betty Lois Radney Henry, age 66, of Blakely passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. More...

DOROTHY SUE RECKNER

Mrs. Dorothy Sue Reckner, age 73, of Colquitt died Thursday, January 26, 2017.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. More...

CRYSTAL MICHAELA VELIZ

Crystal Michaela Veliz, age 29, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, February 2, 2017, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  The memorial service was held at 4:00 p.m. More...