February 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Playing in the cold

About two weeks ago when the temperature was in the 30s and the wind was blowing 20 mph, local boy Toby Phillips had the bright idea of inviting some of his die-hard motorcycle friends to come to town and play. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - On Wednesday, January 31, around 3 a.m., Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Tarow Barney was patrolling on the 1000 block of Troupe Street when he observed a silver passenger car with a female driver driving recklessly in the area of the S More...

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Spell G-E-N-E-T-I-C-S

In 1979, Ramona Hagler, an eighth grader, won the county spelling bee. More...

Under the Gold Dome

We returned to the Gold Dome on Monday, January 29, for the fourth week of the 2018 legislative session. More...

Living & Style

Miss Crankfield to marry Mr. Watts

Steven and Vevelon Crankfield would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jasmine Crankfield, to Don Watts of Americus. Mr. Watts is the son of Charlotte and Gregory Ingram, and Don Watts Sr. of Americus. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Change to Library E-books and E-audiobooks   More...

When You Should– And Should Not–Get A Nose Job

Young people love their nose jobs. In fact, rhinoplasty is far and away the No. 1 cosmetic surgical procedure performed for patients who are ages 13 to 19, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. More...

Obituaries

DIANE EUBANKS COOK

Mrs. Diane Eubanks Cook, age 67, of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 31, 2018, at Miller County Hospital.  Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Cook’s Cemetery with Rev. More...

EASTON REED LOVERING

Easton Reed Lovering died Friday, February 2, 2018, at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Tuesday, February 6, at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Wayne Sheffield and Rev. Chad Cooper officiating. Interment followed at Kelley Cemetery. More...

OUIDA LAVOND WELLS

Mrs. Ouida Wells, age 75, of Donalsonville died Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Seminole Manor.  Graveside services were held Sunday, February 4, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Roberts Cemetery with Rev. More...

Groundhogs Have Mixed Prognostications

Just in case you might have missed the findings of a rodent, it was official, Punxsutawney Phil, the worldfamous groundhog, emerged from his burrow in western Pennsylvania and saw his shadow Friday, February 2, 2018, Groundhog Day, predicting another More...

First Friday Breakfast Held

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted its breakfast on Friday, February 2, 2018. The breakfast was held at the Moby Dick restaurant and was sponsored by Miller County Gin Company.  More...

Religion

‘Turning Around a Bad Day’

Inspiration

We have all had some days that we would label as bad. Bad because of accidents, mishaps, breakdowns, sicknesses — it is a list that seems to have no end. More...

Pastor’s Viewpoint

Pastor’s viewpoint is written by Charles ‘Buddy’ Whatley, a retired United Methodist pastor and, with Mary Ella, a missionary to the Navajo Reservation in Arizona. More...

Public Safety

SHERIFF’S REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING   On Friday, February 2, 2018, Deputy Brent Haire responded to a call at the sheriff’s department in regards to a theft.  Upon arrival, Deputy Haire spoke with the complainant, Gladys E. More...

School & Sports

Jr. Pro Girls Have Good Season

The SGA Warriors have had a great year again in Jr. Pro sports. This year the Jr. Pro girls, led by Coach Danny Doster, won the Jr. Pro Tournament bringing the trophy back to SGA.  More...

Seniors Recognized at Basketball Game

On Saturday, February 3, eight young athletes and cheerleaders were recognized for their four years of hard work, dedication, and the love of our MCHS in basketball and cheerleading.  More...

Gulf Coast State College Announces President’s List For 2017 Fall Semester

Dr. John Holdnak, president of Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida, announced that Hannah Wortmann received an award of excellence for being named to the President’s List for the Fall 2017 term.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

God ‘don't’ like ugly!

The most needed change in our American government is not money, taxes, politics, or civil rights, but right to life. The Democrats’ main platform after raising our taxes is to give some people the right to kill, especially kill babies. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Life Changing Experience

What a year 2017 was! We sold our house October of 2016, left Albany on the RV and headed to parts unknown, with little knowledge of what was next... only that we were moving to Huntsville, Alabama, sometime before the end of 2017. More...