June 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County’s Angry Chix Team Goes Undefeated in Tournament

The Miller County nine and under Angry Chix team participated in the Panhandle Heat Invitational Tournament held on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Bill Reynolds Sports Complex in Bainbridge.  More...

Gasoline Demand Hits Record High

Georgia gas prices declined by almost a full cent during the past week. More...

Community

Golden Triangle Recognizes Board Members for Service

Billy Roland and Luther Clearman were recently honored for the exceptional length of service and dedication to the Golden Triangle Regional Conservation and Development (RC&D) Council. More...

Best time for shots is now!

The best time for back-to-school immunizations is during summer break. Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Charles Ruis says now is the best time to get state-required back-to-school vaccinations for children and adolescents. More...

Area News Around Us

Blakely - Early County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a safety check point on Lower River Road and Old Columbia Road May 25 which led to a number of charges and four arrests.  More...

School & Sports

BSC Announces Deans and Honors Lists for Spring Semester

Bainbridge State College Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs, Dr. Rodney Carr, is pleased to announce the students who earned the distinction of being named to the Deans’ and Honors’ Lists for Spring Semester 2017. More...

Matthew Caldwell Culpepper is Echols County Valedictorian

On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, Matthew Caldwell Culpepper gave the valedictorian speech at the Echols County High School graduation ceremony.  Echols County High School provided Matthew with the opportunity to take college classes at Valdosta State More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Pete the Cat  More...

Obituaries

DR. JOE RENDER LOVELADY

Dr. Joe Render Lovelady, age 86, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Oxford Health and Rehab in Oxford, MS. Funeral services were held Friday, June 2, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at North Oxford Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Myers officiating. More...

MARIE TABB

Mrs. Marie Tabb, age 95, of Colquitt died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Flowers Hospital.  Funeral services were held Friday, June 2, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Stanley Phillips and Bill Tabb officiating. More...

VIRGINIA ANN RUNNELS

Mrs. Virginia Ann Runnels, age 70, of Colquitt died Friday, June 2, 2017, at Miller County Hospital. A private family service will be held at a later date.  Mrs. Runnels retired from Amoco Fabrics.  More...

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Vivian Hudson Obituary - Free Access

Vivian Viola Hudson       More...

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Bobby Richardson obituary - Free Access

  Bobby Emory Richardson, Sr., age 80, of Colquitt, GA, died Monday, June 5, 2017, at his residence.     More...

Colquitt Man Found Succumbed in Burned Home

On Friday, May 26, 2017, a fire was reported at 109 South Martin Luther King Jr. Street in Colquitt at 10:54 p.m.  More...

Former Sheriff Shane Rathel Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

Former Miller County Sheriff Shane Rathel pled to one count of Theft by Taking by a government officer and employee and received a sentence of 15 years probation with five years to serve in prison, pay a $1,000.00 fine, pay court costs and surcharges More...

Religion

‘One Of Those Days!’

Inspiration

“Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth” (Proverbs 27:1, New International Version). More...

•••••Just for Grins•••••

Death "Do you believe in life after death?" The boss asked one of his employees "Yes, sir," the new employee replied. "Well, then, that makes everything just fine," the boss went on. More...

Public Safety

Safe driving tips to save lives

The latest Georgia Department of Transportation traffic fatality statistics show some alarming information for Georgia motorists:  424, or 25 percent more, people died in Georgia in the first three months of 2017. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Criminal Trespass  More...

No One Injured in Vehicle Accident

On Sunday, June 3, 2017, a call went out from dispatch that a vehicle accident had occurred on GA Highway 1 North. More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

‘Alien: Covenant’

I’ve never been the biggest fan of the “Alien” franchise, including the original film from 1979. More...

Miss Stoker to wed Mr. Weeks

Mr. and Mrs. Duane Stoker of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Stoker, to Corey Weeks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Weeks of Baconton.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ms. More...

Only in America - 2016 Stella Awards

It's time again for the annual "Stella Awards"! More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

My opinions, and your choices -

This is on one of our opinion pages, so what I put in this column is my opinion. If you take what I say and add a dollar, you can get a glass of sweet tea or a cup of coffee at some places. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A Man Born Out Of Season

He was an old man who lived in a shack atop a low bluff on the western bank of the Chattahoochee River. He was a wild-haired, unkempt, hard-drinking man. His grizzled beard grew bushy and rampant. More...