January 9, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Haylee Donates Hair

Haylee Brunson decided a long time ago that she wanted to donate her hair for childhood cancer patients and that day finally arrived. More...

Community

Mission Teams Aid Locals

In the past several weeks, some residents of Colquitt have benefitted from the work of mission teams coming to our area for Hurricane Michael relief efforts. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Saturday night at approximately 8:57 p.m., Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Timothy Shaw observed a vehicle that failed to dim its headlights and refused to stop at a stop sign. More...

Obituaries

VIOLA CLEVELAND

Mrs. Viola Cleveland, age 76, of Colquitt died Thursday, January 3, 2019, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Olive Holiness Church with Cleve Weeks, Rev. Jonathan Prickett, and Rev. More...

CHARLES GREEN

Charles William Green, 70, of Attapulgus passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019.  Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7, at Attapulgus Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Bishop and Rev. Conrad Salter officiating. More...

ESTHER HUMPHREY

Esther Humphrey, 90, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019.  Funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7, at Morningside Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Dean officiating. More...

Bride & Gift Gallery Closed

On the last day of the year, December 31, 2018, it was with heavy hearts that the Bride & Gift Gallery closed the doors of the only store of its type.  More...

ONE LAST LOOK 2018

JULY Two Georgia girls, two kindergarten teachers, two neighbors, all being the same two Hahira, Georgia residents, were in New York City last week, and did these two girls have a blast! More...

Religion

‘Check Your Coffee Cup!’

Inspiration

We made it through the Christmas play at church, the gifts were purchased, wrapped, and distributed, and we had a great time with the kids and grandkids as we enjoyed a glorious Christmas together. More...

His Final Family Gifts

Morris Schwartz is on his deathbed, knows the end is near, is with nurse, his wife, his daughter and two sons.  "So", he says to them: "Bernie , I want you to take the Beverly Hills houses." "Sybil, take the apartments over in Los Angeles Plaza More...

Top Ten Predictions for 2019

1. The Bible will still have all the answers.  2. Prayer will still be the most powerful thing on Earth.  3. The Holy Spirit will still move.  4. God will still honor the praises of His people.  5. More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“Mary Poppins Returns”

It has been 54 years since Julie Andrews first graced movie screens as nanny extraordinaire Mary Poppins. The stern-but-kind governess used a combination of magic and mental trickery to help the Banks family restore order to their chaotic lives. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

2019 is a chance to do better!

It was a "restful" New Year's day. I slipped on my lounge pants and didn't leave the house all day long. I cooked a big pot of turnips, mustard greens, and turnip roots. I also cooked a couple of pounds of black-eyed peas. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

It’s Good to Spend Time With Old Friends

We finally got the RV out of the shop and hit the road again, stopping in Good Old Miller County for a little R&R on New Year’s Eve, at TK’s Grill on the square. More...