September 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Gasoline Prices On Rise

Gas prices have shot up since Hurricane Harvey stuck the gulf coast. Analysts said the steep rise in gas prices is because of Hurricane Harvey causing oil refineries in Texas to close. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Residents living on Woodridge Drive and Twin Lakes in Bainbridge are complaining about damages that occurred at 1:48 a.m. Sunday, August 27, when several youths operated an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) through the neighborhood. More...

Colquitt First Baptist Church Kids Visit Sheriff’s Office

The children of First Baptist Church in Colquitt visited the sheriff’s office last Thursday afternoon.  To show their appreciation for what our law enforcement does for serving and protecting our community, they received treat bags.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Computer Classes  More...

School & Sports

SGA Senior BETA Officers Elected

On August 26, members of the SGA National Senior BETA Club met to elect officers for 2017- 2018.  More...

Staying safe while deer hunting from a tree stand

Statistics each year reveal that almost half of all hunting incidents are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Dove Hunter Options for Courses

Hunters in need of the Georgia hunter education course have two options - completely online or a classroom course, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Obituaries

RALPH THOMAS HUDGINS, III

Ralph Thomas Hudgins, III, 21 years old, passed away August 16, 2017, from an automobile accident.  Thomas was born in Albany February 14, 1996, to the late Ralph Hudgins, Jr. More...

JAMES BURYL LOGUE

James Buryl Logue, age 83, of Iron City passed away Saturday morning, Sept. 2, 2017, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.  More...

LATRELLE JONES KING

Mrs. LaTrelle Jones King, 81, of Thomaston, died Friday, September 1, at her residence.  She was the widow of Dr. James T. King, who was a long-time veterinarian in Upson County.  Funeral services for Mrs. More...

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle Visits Colquitt

A group of Miller County and Colquitt leaders were on hand at a luncheon at Moby Dick to welcome Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and some of his entourage to Colquitt.  More...

Rainbows are a sign of God’s blessings for the future.

This is one of many photos of rainbows over Colquitt and Miller County that have been taken recently.  More...

Religion

‘Rebuilding On the Old Foundation?’

Inspiration

When I stopped by the local cleaners to pick up my suit last week, I handed cash to the nice lady at the front desk and waited to receive my change—in the amount of 15 cents. More...

I'm Forgiven

We are told in John 3:16 that God gave his only begotten son; whom died on the cross so that we shall be forgiven for our sin and whom by his stripped we are heal and made whole. God says we must forgive those that have transgress against us. More...

Public Safety

MC SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

OBSTRUCTION OF  OFFICER  On August 19, 2017, Deputy Garison Clenney responded to 1289 GA Hwy. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

VEHICLE ACCIDENT  On Thursday, August 31, 2017, at 2:13 p.m., Officer Carl Epperson was dispatched to 301 Crawford Street, Pic-NSav in reference to a two vehicle accident.  Desheila Johnson, driving a 1994 Chevrolet   More...

One Life-flighted After Accident

On Sunday afternoon, August 27, 2017, at approximately 2:21 p.m., a one vehicle accident occurred on Three Notch Road in Miller County.  The accident was reported, and Miller County EMS ambulances, Miller County Sheriff’s Department, Colqu More...

Living & Style

Miss Durham to wed Mr. Hill

Colton James Smith would like to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of his mommy, Danielle Lyn Durham, to Rodney Jefferson Hill.  Miss Durham is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Durham of Donalsonville.  Mr. More...

How to live in a loving relationship

And what would your response be?  A group of women were at a seminar on how to live in a loving relationship with your husband.  The women were asked, "How many of you love your husband?" All the women raised their hands.  More...

Did God make you?

A little girl is sitting on her grandpa's lap and studying the wrinkles on his old face.  She gets up the nerve to rub her fingers over the wrinkles.  Then she touches her own face and looks more puzzled.  Finally the little girl asks, More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Saturday is special - Parting is --

Saturday is special at our house. That is the only day I don't feel too guilty staying in bed a little longer since I will be the only one at the office.  This past Saturday was different. More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Not All Cuckoos are in the Mangroves

Earlier this summer I traveled farther south along the western Gulf Coast of Florida than I’d ever been before. More...