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Class of 1945 celebrates 69th reunion

On September 20, 2014, some of the members of the Class of 1945 gathered at the Moby Dick to celebrate their 69th class reunion. The school colors, red and white, were used to decorate the tables for the occasion. Mrs. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Two of the four individuals charged with the theft of Bainbridge State College property in February have pled guilty and had their charges reduced to misdemeanors. More...

GA ranked second in holiday fires

Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. The leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. More...

School & Sports

SGA announces Good Citizens for Month of November –––––

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for November. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

The Hair Cut

A teenage boy had just passed his driving test and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the car. More...

Veterans dear to hearts at Bainbridge State College

Bainbridge State College recognized staff, faculty and student veterans on Tuesday with a Veterans Day Ceremony and luncheon with special guest speaker Senior Master Sargent Scott Morehouse. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Be Thankful!

Many of you won't get this before Thanksgiving day has come and gone, especially if you don't live near Colquitt, or take our web edition. Thanksgiving slipped up on me this year. More...

A Cry in the Wilderness

In some private circles, Gwyneth Paltrow may have been judged a fool when she named her daughter Apple, but with a nod to Mark Twain, she finally opened her mouth and removed all doubt. More...

Santa Claus has come to town

The official Christmas season opened this past week in Colquitt as the annual Hometown Holidays got underway Sunday afternoon. More...

A Christmas Parade Is Coming

There is going to be a Colquitt Christmas Parade with lighted antique and very large tractors. The main attraction will be Santa to hear the wants and desires of the young and old. More...

Religion

‘Pause and Evaluate Your Thankfulness’

Inspiration

I do not have to look very far in my personal life to find an abundance of reasons for which I should give thanks unto God. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Do you know what a “ghurry” might be? I thought it might be a contraction for “go hurry?” Or a furry goat? Or… actually, I had no idea what a ghurry might be! More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 17 800C Escort x2 •Dome stic, Second St. •Abandoned Car, Park •Bus Detail •Speak with Officer, Police Department •Domestic, MLK, Jr. St. More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 21 799G Incident Report, Willis Cook Rd. • Responded to Call, McLendon Rd. • Responded to Call, Rock Rd. • Security Checks •Patrol November 22 More...

Living & Style

Happy Thanksgiving, Miller County

We are SO thankful…. More...

Protect yourself from Holiday Scams

Holiday season is upon us. That means additional shopping, spending and traveling for many of us. Unfortunately, these increased transactions are also a golden opportunity for scammers. More...

Only a grandmother would know...

~A Cup of Tea ~ One day my Gramma was out, and my Grampa was in charge of me. I was maybe 2 1/2 years old. Someone had given me a little “tea set” as a gift, and it was one of my favorite toys. More...

Obituaries

JAMES COHEN MCKENZIE, SR.

James Cohen McKenzie, Sr., age 90, of Colquitt passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services were held Thursday, November 20, at 11:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall officiating. More...

ALICE JEAN LAWSON CHERRY

Mrs. Alice Lawson Cherry, age 69, of Donalsonville died Saturday, November 22, 2014, at her residence. More...

HAROLD ENLOW

Mr. Harold Enlow, age 66, of Donalsonville passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 23, 2014, at Donalsonville Hospital. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. More...