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Cotton Hall to Host Circus Murder Mystery

Duhn,duhn, duhnnnnnn! What’s that sound? Must mean it’s time for another Murder Mystery Dinner Theater at Cotton Hall Theater! More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - At 2:45 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, Officer Leroy Akins performed a routine traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on Calhoun Street near Stones Home Center. More...

Andrews Qualifies to Compete at World’s Largest Rodeo in Wyoming

Jessica Andrews, a 2018 graduate of Southwest Georgia Academy, has earned a position on the Alabama state/provincial National High School rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 15 - 21 to compete at the More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“Sicario: Day of the Soldado”

I never saw 2015’s “Sicario” in theaters, I only knew it by its reputation as a movie that was unfairly overlooked at the Oscars that year. More...

The old paths

I liked the old paths, when moms were at home. Dads were at work. Brothers went into the Army, or took up a trade. And sisters got married before having children. Crime did not pay; Hard work did; And people knew the difference. More...

Henleys Exceed Guinness World Record

Colquitt native, accompanied by her mom, Lynn (both of Colquitt, GA) exceeded the Guinness World Record for "Most Questions Asked by a Talk Show Host in 6 Hours" on Jun 30 at the company headquarters in Knoxville, TN, for Jewelry Television, the worl More...

Gator Man Goes to Rattlers

For many years Bennie West of Colquitt has been known as the Gator Man. He caught, sold skins and meat of nuisance alligators and disposed of bad alligators for the Georgia Game and Fish Department. More...

Heavy Wind and Storm Cause Damage in County

Some Miller County residents woke up on Wednesday morning, July 4, with no electricity and downed trees on their property.  More...

Campaign Begins to Certify Spooner Tree as Largest Single Trunk Live Oak In the World

Roger Spooner’s giant live oak tree, located just south of Iron City in Seminole County, is considered by the Georgia Forestry Commission as a co-champion in Georgia’s Champion Tree Program, along with “Village Sentinel” live More...

Religion

‘Her First Meltdown’

Inspiration

My family is having a load of fun watching our youngest grandchild grow and experience the world she is in. At almost nine months old, there is little that gets by without little Raegan taking notice.  More...

The gentleman from Colquitt was my friend

Editor's note:  This was sent to me by my classmate, Billy Grow. The poem was written by Skip Miller about a friend, David Grow, brother of Billy, when David died. Skip just passed away and was at the Pearly Gate.  David’s Song  More...

Obituaries

VIRGINIA DONALSON ANDREWS

Mrs. Virginia Donalson Andrews, age 95, of Boykin died Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Seminole Manor in Donalsonville. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 7, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Boykin Church of God with Rev. Marty Tedder and Rev. More...

CHARLES EDWIN COX

Charles Edwin Cox, age 76, passed away July 4, 2018.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Bethel Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Bethel Cemetery.   More...

A J HEARD

Mr. A J Heard, age 87, of Donalsonville died Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Friday, July 6, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at Mother’s Home Free Will Baptist Church with Brother David Pace officiating. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

What it means to get older-

I'm old, but I'm not that old, or am I? My first wife gets on to me much of the time about me talking about being old, getting old, or dying. It makes her mad that the love of her life, me, can't do what I used to do, or don't want to. More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

NO TRAVELING MUSIC AFTER SUNDOWN

By nature of their jobs, most outdoor writers must travel from time to time. I’m no exception. More...