June 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Gather at the Pole Monday, July 3rd

The people in this area of Georgia are known to be good, patriotic people. More...

Community

Colquitt Lions Club hold installation of officers and ladies night

On June 6, the Colquitt Lions Club held its annual installation of officers and directors banquet at the Moby Dick Restaurant. Also attending were spouses and guests of Lions’ members.   More...

Prevention and Control of Mosquito Problems

Summertime is in full swing, and with it comes the dreaded mosquito. Enjoy the outdoors this summer and help stop the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses by following these tips from the Georgia Department of Agriculture and Commissioner Gary W. More...

Never forget your friends

A newlywed young man was sitting on the porch with his father on a hot, humid day, sipping ice tea.  As he talked about adult life, marriage, responsibilities, and obligations, the father thoughtfully stirred the ice cubes in his glass and cast More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED/ REVOKED DRIVING W/SUSPENDED TAG   More...

MC SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS   ENTERING AUTO  On Thursday, June 22, 2017, Deputy Byron Cobb was dispatched to 732 Three Notch Road in Miller County in reference to a theft.  The victim stated that someone had entered the vehicle while it was parke More...

One Vehicle Accident

A one vehicle accident occurred Sunday, June 17, 2017, at approximately 8:50 p.m. on Thompson Town Road.  The accident happened when Coty Zaine Middleton of 172 Thompson Town Road was traveling north on Thompson Town Road.  More...

Obituaries

ANN COX SMITH

Mrs. Ann Cox Smith, age 70, of Colquitt died Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Miller Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Friday, June 23, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Johnny Taylor officiating. More...

NELLIE B. STEWART

Nellie B. Kennedy Stewart, age 76, of Donalsonville passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017, at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Donalsonville First Assembly of God Church. More...

JAMES POTTER

James “Jim” Potter, age 77, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel. More...

Lanie Bradford Attends Valedictorian Reception at Governor’s Mansion

On June 16 and 17, 2017, over 500 Georgia valedictorians and their families visited the Georgia Governor’s Mansion for the 24th annual Governor’s Valedictorian Reception.  More...

GA State Patrol Prepare for July 4th Holiday

ATLANTA — State agencies like the Georgia State Patrol and Department of Transportation are making plans to encourage highway safety over the Independence Day weekend.  The July Fourth holiday travel period will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Religion

‘Set Your Heart at Ease’

Inspiration

One day as Gale and I were about to pull off the street and into the church parking lot, I got a glimpse of what I thought was a boat on a trailer moving along unattached to the truck in front of it. More...

A Silent Sermon (Beautiful)

A member of a certain church who previously had been attending services regularly stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him.  It was a chilly evening. More...

God must love a drunk

A man and his wife were awakened at 3:00 a.m. More...

Living & Style

Fight Blight on your Tomatoes

Mention "blight" in a room full of gardeners, and you'll likely be met with a lot of groans and grumbles. More...

Grimsley-Montgomery Wedding Plans Complete

Anna Carole Grimsley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Grimsley of Colquitt, and Caleb Scott Montgomery, son of Rev. and Mrs. More...

Hard to hide class

This is an amazing photo of Melania the media refuses to show. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Don’t want to get on the bus with any Democrats, or most Republicans.

This is another one of those columns that if I had good judgment, I might just write about something else, but -  I almost feel sorry for the Democrats. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Down the River Styx

In Greek mythology, River Styx is the “river of hate” separating the underworld of Hades from the world of the living. Across it, the old boatman Charon was said to ferry the dead. More...