July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

MC All-Star Team not the best, but real close

The Miller County 12 and under All Star Team placed second in the District Tournament on June 22, 2015. The All Star Team started off the tournament with a dedication ceremony to one of their coaches who passed away recently, Coach Jason Nixon. More...

Let’s Celebrate the Fourth

The Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce has gone all out to make this Fourth of July on the Second one of the best we’ve had in Colquitt. More...

Community

Food Bank offers more than food

The Agape Food Bank on Saturday, June 20, at Colquitt United Methodist Church featured more than just groceries. Those attending also had access to multiple services – free health care information, free clothing, and free salvage items. More...

State charter schools set high education standard

Many states limit the number of charter schools allowed or authorized to open in a certain year. Such caps are unnecessary, as the number of charter schools should be permitted to increase and decrease with demand. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Christopher Nundra, 23, was arrested Thursday morning after being stopped by Bainbridge Public Safety officers for vehicle theft. More...

Living & Style

Givens, Moates to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Wade Everson of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kaley Elizabeth Givens, to Christopher Roy Moates of Colquitt. He is the son of Jeannette Moates and the late Roy Moates of Colquitt. More...

Refilter time

One time I got sick and landed in hospital. There was this one nurse that just drove me crazy. Every time she came in, she would talk to me like I was a little child. More...

Miss Felder, Mr. Brown to speak wedding vows

Stacey Felder of Jacksonville, FL, and George Foster of Blakely are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cierra Rashay Felder, to Shelby Torez Brown, both of Donalsonville. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

You ain't seen nothing, yet. HE does get mad!

I can understand why some of our "leaders" in education, religion and politics are trying to do away with history, flags or Bibles they don't like. More...

This is not about hate

The Supreme Court handed down a decision today (6-26-2015) that will forever affect our nation and individuals in this nation. They upheld same sex marriage as being legal. More...

Breaking News - 11:31 AM

Donna Jean Mann Obiuary - Free Access

DONNA JEAN MANN December 21, 1932 - June 29, 2015 More...

Firework Show Cancelled

The Spring Creek Star-Spangled Salute at Spring Creek Park for Thursday, July 2 has been cancelled due to the weather. It will be re-scheduled for a later date.  More...

Jerry Torbert retires after 45 years of service

Albany Tractor gave Jerry Torbert a retirement party last Thursday evening, June 25, at the store in Colquitt with tables full of delicious, heavy hors d'oeuvres. More...

Supreme Court Abandons Rule of Law and Reason on Marriage

WASHINGTON, DC - A bare 5-4 majority of the Supreme Court purports to invent a "fundamental right" for same-sex individuals to "marry" and attempts to forcefully impose this newfound right on the entire nation. More...

Religion

Pay Attention to America’s Needs?

Jim Inspiration

As Gale and I were wrapping up a renovation project at our house some time ago, there was one small item that we wanted, and we figured it was something that we could obtain easily at a local retailer. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY June 20 800E Crowd Control, Hospital •Patrol •Assist Officer w/Traffic Stop •Escort, Super B •Escort, Food Mart June 21 More...

School & Sports

Camp of Champs Shares Program with Miller County Students

Lea Henry and her husband Greg Manning brought their L&G Camp of Champs Character Education/Basketball Summer Camp to the middle and high school students in Miller County. More...

VSU Announces Graduates

Valdosta State University is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of the nearly 1,200 students who completed the requirements of their respective academic programs during the spring semester. More...

Super Summer Basketball Camp Held

Coach Mike Sauls and Eric Thomas held their 2015 Super Summer Basketball Camp June 1 through June 4 at the Miller County Pirate Gymnasium. More...

Obituaries

JACQUELYN “JACKIE” KEITH HORNSBY

Jacquelyn “ Jackie” Keith Hornsby, age 82, of Iron City passed away Wednesday afternoon, June 24, 2015, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville. More...

WILLIAM TERRY BATCHELOR

William Terry Batchelor, age 68, of Donalsonville, passed away Friday morning, June 26, 2015, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. More...

LAURA FRANCIS LANE EASOM

Laura Francis Lane Easom, age 78, of Donalsonville passed away Friday morning, June 26, 2015. Funeral services for Mrs. Easom were held on Sunday afternoon, June 28, at 2: 30 p. m. at First Baptist Church of Donalsonville with Dr. Ron McCaskill, Dr. More...