November 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Beware of Holiday Scams This Season

Holiday season is upon us. That means additional shopping, spending and traveling for many of us. Unfortunately, these increased transactions are also a golden opportunity for scammers. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Tuesday an arrest had been made in connection with a murder investigation in Decatur County.  More...

Alpha Omicron Donates to Ferst Foundation

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Georgia (Psi) State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is pleased to announce its donation to the Seminole County Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy. More...

Cold Weather Heating Tips

Atlanta, GA - With colder weather in the forecast, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes and families safe this winter. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

HIT AND RUN  On Monday, November 20, 2017, Colquitt Police Officer Timothy Shaw was dispatched to the square in Colquitt in reference to a hit and run with a fire hydrant.  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CRIMINAL TRESPASS   On Friday, November 24, 2017, Deputy Dale Glover was dispatched to Highway 39 North in reference to a broken window.  The complainant, Chris Downing, stated he did not know exactly how the window was broken but wanted a More...

Living & Style

Miss Dodd, Mr. Jeter to wed

Desmond and Dee Dodd announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jesse Dodd of Attapulgus, to Andy Jeter, of Bainbridge More...

Ladies Luncheon Held at Colquitt UMC

Talented vocalist, Elizabeth Brooks, presented the program at the Community wide Ladies Luncheon held at Colquitt United Methodist Church on Wednesday, November 15. She is the wife of Dr. More...

Country memories with Margie Singleton and Mel Tillis

This "Southern Style" column is by former NBC and CBS co-star Randall Franks and is provided for one-free use by Randall Franks http://randallfranks com/ and Peach Picked Publishing in association with the Share America Foundation, Inc. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Keep the Fork

This past Thanksgiving week, I was looking at a few of my Facebook messages that have been sent to me during my skeeter bite illness. The food we eat at home, church and in the restaurants made this even more truthful. More...

Political Cartoon

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

EMU Stamps are Really Expensive

I once hunted pheasants in the Midwest and immensely enjoyed the experience. Ring-necked pheasant hunting is a time-honored American sporting tradition. More...

A Merrier May-Haw Christmas Returns To Cotton Hall This Weekend

Since 2013, May-Haw has been making Christmas at Cotton Hall the merriest event in Colquitt. This production has become one of the most popular during the year, and select performances sold out shortly after tickets first went on sale in July. More...

Christmas Parade and Movie in the Park Coming Dec.12

On Friday, December 15, 2017, the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Christmas Parade and Movie in the Park. Anyone that is interested in being a part of the parade must call the chamber office to enter. More...

Breakfast with Santa Saturday

Breakfast with Santa will be held at the James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on Saturday, December 2.  Children, ages two to nine will get a chance to visit with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus and make their requests for gifts. More...

Religion

‘It Turned Out Perfectly’

Inspiration

I have been functioning at a lower level of productivity for the past two weeks. Not because I am sick, but because my wife is recovering from surgery. More...

The Three Penny Tip

A New Hampshire man stops by a cafe for breakfast. More...

Gentle Thoughts

•Birds of a feather flock together. More...

School & Sports

SGA Announces Good Citizens for October

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

New archery & air rifle range at State Park at Lake Blackshear

CORDELE, Ga A new archery and air rifle range at Georgia Veterans State Park and Lake Blackshear Resort, located near Cordele, is now available for archers, shooting enthusiasts, bow hunters, youth groups and others interested in perfecting their tar More...

A little lawyer humor

A lawyer with a wife and 12 children needed to move because his rental agreement was terminated by the owner, who wanted to reoccupy the home.  He was having a lot of difficulty finding a new house.  When he said that he had 12 children, no More...

Obituaries

JOSEPH LAMAR MILLER

Mr. Joseph Lamar Miller, age 86, of Colquitt died Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at his residence.  More...

TYRONE WILSON WILLIAMS

Mr. Tyrone Wilson Williams, age 79, of Colquitt died Friday, November 24, 2017, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Monday, November 27, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Mother’s Home Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

DANNY DEWAYNE ALLEY

Danny Dewayne Alley, age 52, of Donalsonville passed away Monday evening, Nov. 20, 2017, in Climax. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.  More...