March 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Indian carving still attracts visitors

The local downtown has been busy with visitors who have stopped into Colquitt for many reasons. More...

Looks like Spring, It is Spring

Just in case you haven't noticed, everything is blooming; the fields are being tilled, and the clothes are being changed to bright spring colors. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety arrested two men Friday on drug charges. More...

Hines is Headmaster at Grace

Headmaster Charlie Strickland at Grace Christian Academy in Bainbridge had two shadows on Friday, February 20. One of them was John “Hines” Roberts. More...

Carrington Belle Smith Wins Tiny Miss Decatur County Title

Carrington Belle Smith is the new Tiny Miss Decatur County and the winner of the photogenic contest in her age division. The pageant was held on Saturday, February 28, 2015. More...

School & Sports

Miller County Baseball Highlights

The Miller County Baseball team under the coaching ability of Head Coach Eddie Whitaker and Assistant Coach Josh Suggs has been playing some hard ball on the diamond whether it is here at the Vic Fleet Complex or on the road. More...

Marital Arts Tournament Held

A martial arts tournament was held in Bainbridge Saturday, March 14. Eleven of the students from our local karate school demonstrated their skills by competing with area students in sparring, kata, demonstration and weapons. More...

The Charles Schulz Philosophy

(This is marvelous! Read carefully to receive and enjoy full effect ) The following is the philosophy of the late Charles Schulz, the creator of the “Peanuts” comic strip. You don't have to actually answer the questions. More...

Obituaries

TAL COOPER

Mr. Tal Cooper, age 83, of Colquitt died Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Friday, March 20, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kent Barwick and Rev. Talmadge Worsley officiating. More...

BARBARA NELL WADE PEACE

Mrs. Barbara Nell Wade Peace, age 74, of Moultrie, died Friday, March 13, 2015, at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held Monday, March 16, at 2:00 p.m. at Southside Baptist Church with the Rev. John Myrick officiating. More...

W.H. PHILLIPS

Mr. W.H. Phillips, age 83, of Bainbridge died Friday, March 20, 2015, at his residence. Funeral services were held Sunday, March 22, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Health

What Is Your Obesity Costing You?

From dollar amount to the intangibles, M.D. says condition is a ubiquitous factor in life More...

Experimental drug might help fight Alzheimer’s after all

An experimental drug for treating Alzheimer’s disease that previously showed troubling side effects may actually be safe in the long run, researchers report. More...

Breaking News - 4:27 PM

Ruby Griffin Davis Obituary - Free Access

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Peanut Proud Festival

The 7th annual Peanut Proud Festival promises to be another day full of fellowship, activities and entertainment for all ages March 28 on Court Square in Blakely. The “ pow” of the starter’s pistol at 8 a.m. More...

Miss Louise celebrates 100

Mrs. Louise Richardson was honored with a 100th Birthday Celebration at New Salem FWB Church on Sunday, March 22, 2015. Over 70 family members attended the Sunday morning worship service. More...

Religion

‘Deadline Approaching!’

Inspiration

From a book containing quotes on a variety of topics, I found a couple that stood out. One was, “America is a land of opportunity. Everybody can become a taxpayer.” And another, “Drive carefully. More...

Edit those church bulletins

They're back! Those wonderful Church Bulletins! Thank goodness for the church ladies with typewriters. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS March 17 800S Assist 800P with Traffic Stop March 18 More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS March 12 799F Patrol •Security Checks • Paper Work, Sheriff’s Office •Vehicle Accident, Hwy. 39 S. •Paper Attempt x2 (Neg. Contact) •Dog Obedience March 16 More...

*Correction from last week

CORRECTION Vehicle Accident More...

Living & Style

The Smell of Rain

A cold March wind danced around the dead of night in Dallas as the doctor walked into the small hospital room of Diana Blessing. She was still groggy from surgery. Her husband, David, held her hand as they braced themselves for the latest news. More...

Three things-

Three things that last : FAITH, HOPE AND LOVE... the greatest of them all is LO V E. More...

Biology Test-Priceless!!!

Students in an advanced biology class were taking their mid-term exam. The last question was, “Name seven advantages of Mother's Milk.” The question was worth 70 points or none at all. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It was all good, kind of-

It's been a good week, tough week, interesting week, as usual. It all started off with work, had some heartaches, home goings, birthdays, visits with friends, a wedding and lots of church. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

BLUFF TREK

It’s a strange place, an anomaly. Something of the proverbial “Lost World,” frozen in time. Here geology, topography, botany and zoology have a sense of humor. They are practical jokesters. First thought: North Florida? No way. More...