July 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates young, but willing

Last Wednesday the Colquitt Lions Club members and guests got a foretaste of what is to come in the sport of football this season. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Tami Barineau of Bainbridge pleaded guilty in Superior Court Wednesday for the theft of more than $40,000 in property tax dollars from the Decatur County Tax Commissioner’s Office last November. More...

Class of 1948 enjoys 66th Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1948 held its 66th reunion on Friday, June 13, and Saturday June 14, 2014, at Moby Dick Restaurant. Friday afternoon was a time for fellowship and reminiscing before dinner was served. More...

Georgia Tourism Resource Team to visit Colquitt, Miller County

Monday through Tuesday, July 28 - 29, Colquitt will be receiving a mini Resource Team visit from the Georgia Tourism Division’s Product Development Office, a statewide program administered through the Georgia Department of Economic Development. More...

School & Sports

Vaccinate your child early - beat the back-to-school rush

Southwest Health District encourages parents and guardians to take advantage of their flexible summer schedules to get state-required vaccinations for their children now - and avoid the hassle and time-consuming delays that sometimes occur when the b More...

Why don’t teens get enough sleep?

Until recently, teens often got a bad rap for staying up late, oversleeping for school, and falling asleep in class. But recent studies show that adolescent sleep patterns actually differ from those of adults or kids. More...

High School Faculty and Staff

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Obituaries

MARVIN ANDREW (ANDY) DUNN

Marvin Andrew (Andy) Dunn, 42, of Shreveport, LA, passed away on Sunday, June 22, 2014, at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, LA. More...

RAYMOND CALVIN BARRON

Mr. Raymond Calvin Barron, age 67, of Rock Hill Road, Blakely, died Friday afternoon, July 18, 2014, in the emergency room of Pioneer Community Hospital of Early. More...

Drug charge made in traffic stop

On Tuesday, July 15, while patrolling in the area of Crawford and College Street, Officer Lucas Davis observed a green Ford Explorer traveling north on Crawford Street with suspended registration. More...

Miss Georgia receives two keys to her cities

It really was a day of celebration for the 2014 Miss Georgia, Maggie Bridges, on Thursday, July 17. More...

One injured in semi truck accident

On Tuesday, July 15, a call came in to E911 that an accident had occurred with injuries on Mayhaw Road and Dead End Road. More...

Religion

Acts of Kindness Mean A Lot

Inspiration

As I talked to Madeline on the telephone while my wife was out of town recently, I told her I was lonely since Nana was not at home. You never know what will come out of the mouth of a six-yearold, and this time was no exception. More...

Seeds from the Sower

Many years ago, a Georgia farmer had one mule that was particularly stubborn. He would not go anywhere or do anything without a reward. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Do you have any idea who Adah and Zillah are? In Genesis, they are Lamech’s two wives, and it’s the first mention of polygamy in the Bible. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILYACTIVITY REPORTS July 14 800C Escort •Unruly Patient, Emergency Room •Domestic More...

Living & Style

Library News

Summer Reading Program Super Scientist Readers! Children who logged 100 or more books in their Summer Reading Program logs were invited to have their photo taken on Thursday, July 17, at 4 p.m. More...

'Will You Give This to My Daddy?'

Last week I was in Atlanta, Georgia, attending a conference. While I was in the airport, returning home, I heard several people behind me beginning to clap and cheer. More...

Two boys at hospital

Two little boys are going to the hospital the next day for operations. Theirs will be first on the schedule. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Between the rock and the hard place

Have you ever heard the old saying, "Between a rock and a hard place?" I heard that saying all my life, in fact, on occasions, I'vebeeninthosesituations where you have to choose between two unpleasant alternatives, and your choicewillcauseproblems ei More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

MY COMPATRIOT MR. WHISKERS

Catfish comfort me, I think because we have much in common. Unlike trout or purist dry-fly trout anglers, the catfish and I are no gentlemen. In contrast to largemouth bass and celebrity bass fishermen, we are not hugely loved by an adoring public. More...