June 27, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Broome Brothers Win at Gulf Coast MX Series

Mac and Parker Broome, sons of Tammy and Chris Black of Bainbridge and Dee and Erica Broome of Donalsonville, recently completed racing in the Gulf Coast MX Series, run by Greenacres MX in Andalusia, Alabama.  More...

GED Diplomas Awarded

Madison Bradley, Tim Boozer, and Candace Wells have completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma. In addition to receiving their diplomas, each student will receive a $500 voucher which can be used for tuition at any Georgia college.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Post- Searchlight returned home with 18 awards from the Georgia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest last weekend, where it won second place in General Excellence. More...

Cancer Survivor Celebrates Life

ZION, IL – On Friday, June 8, Vickie Dunnell, a breast cancer survivor from Colquitt, Georgia, joined more than 100 fellow five-year cancer survivors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America ® (CTCA) in suburban Chicago for its 30th Annual Celebr More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Community

Safety for Independence Day Fun

Independence Day is for celebrating! Whether you’re keeping it low-key and grilling at home or celebrating big with fireworks and friends, safety is especially important on this summer holiday. More...

Plastic water bottles-Dangerous?

Bottled water in your car is very dangerous!  On the Ellen show, Sheryl Crow said that this is what caused her breast cancer. It has been identified as the most common cause of the high levels of dioxin in breast cancer tissue.  More...

We all need a tree!

I hired a plumber to help me restore an old farmhouse, and after he had just finished a rough first day on the job: a flat tire made him lose an hour of work, his electric drill quit and his ancient one ton truck refused to start.  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“Incredibles”

Although Pixar has never made anything I’d call a “bad” movie, they’ve had mixed results with their sequels. More...

Got to be more careful

A pirate walked into a bar, and the bartender said, "Hey, I haven't seen you in a while. What happened? You look terrible."  "What do you mean?" said the pirate, "I feel fine."  "What about the wooden leg? More...

It’s a Girl!

Adrian and Tom Colyer of London, England, announce the birth of their daughter, Amelie Rives Colyer, on June 9, 2018.  Grandparents are Ed and Lesley Colyer of Hastings, England, and Rives Sexton and Richard Sexton of New Orleans, LA.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Home alone, but they came back

We were down at the church last week and found that at least three wives had left their husbands. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A Cry in the Wilderness

The FX show, “The Americans,” recently aired their series’ finale, putting an end to the drama that followed the lives of two KGB spies sent from Russia to live in Washington, D.C., during the Reagan administration. More...

Breaking News - 6/29/2018 10:55 AM

Rev. Walter Daniels Obituary - Free Access

 Rev. Walter "Monk" Daniels of Iron City died Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services will be Sunday, July 1, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church wit h  More...

Man Found Dead Here

The body of a 37-yearold white male was discovered last Wednesday morning, June 20, at 9:10 a.m. More...

Cody Powell Named New County Extension Agent

The Miller County Extension office is proud to announce that Cody Powell will be the new Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent. Cody grew up on a small farm in Brinson and graduated from Southwest Georgia Academy in the fall of 2013. More...

ABAC at Bainbridge remembers Dr. Patrick Smith

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) at Bainbridge and former Bainbridge State College faculty, staff and students remember one of their most beloved and respected professors, Dr. More...

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Civilization in 2018- this is priceless!  WELCOME to 2018  • Our Phones - Wireless  • Cooking - Fireless  • Cars - Keyless  • Food - Fatless  • Tires -Tubeless  • Dress - Sleeveless&nbs More...

Six little stories

{1} Once all villagers decided to pray for rain. On the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella. That's FAITH.  {2} When you throw babies in the air, they laugh because they know you will catch them. More...

Religion

‘When Life Looks Gloomy, God Has A Plan’

Inspiration

I had the privilege of visiting with my only brother—John Paul-- and his family this week and we had a good time catching up with what has been going on with us and sharing a few real life stories.  More...

Great Christian One Liners

• God Himself doesn't propose to judge a man until he is dead. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ACCIDENT  On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Officer Barney Tarow was dispatched to an accident on Pine Street. Gertrude Roberts was parked in a parking space on private property beside another vehicle. Roberts began to back up, striking vehicle two. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

DECEASED PERSON  More...

Obituaries

BETTY JOHNSON GODWIN

Betty Johnson Godwin, age 76, of Climax passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018.  The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Grubbs officiating. More...

JOHN KEITH PARKER

John Keith Parker, age 37, of Colquitt died Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at his residence.  A memorial service was held Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Sheffield Funeral Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Jimmy Walden officiating.  Mr. More...

DONNA JEAN GREER POLLOCK

Donna Jean Greer Pollock, age 59, of Iron City, passed away Wednesday evening, June 20, 2018, at her residence.  A memorial service was held on Sunday afternoon, June 24, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...