March 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

True Stories Take the Stage in Colquitt, GA

Real Life and a Little Spice

It’s right there in the first song — if you’re listening: “We’ll put ‘em all together and spice ‘em all up, and we’ll have a storytelling time.”  More...

Community

Ameris Adds New Team Members

Ameris Bank City President Tracy Pickle announces that Jessica Adams and Dusty Hobbs have joined Ameris Bank. More...

Alumni football game to raise funds for Weston Lee Memorial is Friday, March 23 at SGA

As a fundraiser for the First Lt. Weston Lee Memorial Fund, a full contact football game featuring alumni from Southwest Georgia Academy (SGA) and Westwood Academy is scheduled to take place in Damascus on Friday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. More...

The Tiny Cabin

A social worker from a big city in Massachusetts was transferred to the mountains of West Virginia. On the first tour of her new territory, she came upon the tiniest cabin she had ever seen in her life. More...

School & Sports

SGA Announces Honor Roll

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll for grades 5-12. In order to be on honor roll, students must have an 87 or above in their classes and all conduct grades must be satisfactory.  5th grade:  More...

Guest Speaker from Miller County Hospital Talks to MCHS Healthcare Students

The MCHS Healthcare Science students would like to thank Miller County Hospital and Nursing home for sending guest speakers for the 2017- 2018 school year. More...

He is more important than that

Billy Graham was returning home after a speaking engagement. When his plane arrived at the airport, there was a long black limousine to transport him. More...

Obituaries

JOHN EARLE ‘BO’ EARNEST

Mr. John Earle “Bo” Earnest, age 76, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday morning, March 17, 2018, at Donalsonville Hospital.  More...

TORRI DIANNE BAKER HARMAN

Torri Dianne Baker Harman, 65, of Albany died Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Ti Barnhill officiating. More...

MYRTICE LOUISE DAVIS

Myrtice Louise Davis, 87, of Bainbridge passed away Monday, March 12, 2018.  The funeral service was held at 11: 00 a. m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Phillips officiating. More...

One Injured in ATV rollover

Two young people were in a rollover accident Sunday, March 18 at 5:01 p.m.  According to an unofficial GSP crash report, the accident occurred at the intersection of Bellview Road and Thompson Town Road when a model 800 ATV rolled over with one More...

Peanut Proud Festival

Blakely is a “Peanut Proud” community, still struggling under a dark cloud of negative publicity that resulted from the salmonella outbreak and bruised the entire peanut industry. More...

Religion

Investigate to See What You Really Have

Inspiration

High on my list of things that I do not like doing but sometimes have to is car shopping. I have had a wide variety of experiences while car shopping over the years that have taken most of the fun out of it. More...

Some Thoughts

•A penny saved is obviously the result of a government oversight. More...

Why Go To Church?

If you're spiritually alive, you're going to love this!  If you're spiritually dead, you won't want to read it.  If you're spiritually curious, there is still hope!  A church-goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complai More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

LARCENY/THEFT  On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Deputy Byron Cobb responded to 271 Moulton Road in reference to a theft.  More...

Living & Style

Welcome Alden Kyle Poff

Andy and Celia Poff of Vidalia are proud to announce the birth of their son, Alden Kyle. Alden was born on February 17, 2018 at Meadows Regional Medical Center in Vidalia, GA. He weighed six pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Miss Weaver to wed Mr. Hanna

Mr. and Mrs. John Ralph Weaver of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Susan Weaver to Mr. John Willis Hanna, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Things to ponder

Three Rules to Remember in Life  1. Money cannot buy happiness, but it’s more comfortable crying in a Corvette than on a bicycle.  2. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

An inexpensive mosquito spray - I hope!

As many of you know, I got bit by a mosquito awhile back that gave me 1% chance to live. It wound up being a West Nile Virus mosquito, and I can guarantee you it gives those bitten by one a different feel about mosquitoes flying around you.  More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Sometimes Just Looking is Best

For duck hunters, it can be pretty darn tough visiting a National Wildlife Refuge during waterfowl season, particularly one established primarily as a haven for wintering waterfowl. More...