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Swamp Gravy: Lost & Found returns to stage with Local’s Night March 6, 2015

This March, Swamp Gravy returns to the stage with its spring production, “ Swamp Gravy: Lost & Found.” “Lost & Found,” written by Gerard Stropnicky and Jerry Grillo, tells the stories of unforgettable characters like G More...

Community

News Around Us

Ashburn - A Worth County man was killed last week in a wreck on I-75. Gary Lamar Parker, 58, of Worth County, was headed southbound on the highway. Around 3:30 a.m. his tanker rig sideswiped another truck in the emergency lane. More...

Former Baker County Sheriff Isaac Anderson needs kidney donor

A former Baker County Sheriff is reaching out through social media to find the perfect match to get a new kidney. Former Sheriff Isaac Anderson, Sr. now spends three hours daily in dialysis. More...

They walk among us

•A Man bought a new fridge for his house. To get rid of his old fridge (still working), he put it in his front yard and hung a sign on it saying: “Free to good home. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS February 23 800T Patrol •Bus Detail February 24 800G Escort •Unlock Vehicle, Ag Center •Assist 800E •Domestic •Escort x2 More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS February 22 799F Attempt to Serve Paper x2 •Shots Fired, Grow St. •Patrol •Security Checks •Vehicle Accident (Deer), Hwy. 310 •Stopping Suspicious Vehicle, Hwy. 27 N. •Dog Obedience More...

Living & Style

Spooner, Love Wedding Plans Completed

Samantha Kathleen Spooner and Robert Allen Love have completed plans for their wedding. The wedding is planned for Saturday, March 21, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at Springhill Farms, 795 Woodhull Road, Bainbridge. More...

Miss Olive is 90 years old

Olive Proctor, resident of Young Harris, Georgia, and native of Wales, reached 90 years young on February 24, 2015. Miss Olive was honored with a birthday party by friends and family on February 23. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

National Craft Month More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Wedding, Five States Over

Last week, my “first wife” informed me that we were going to New Orleans to the wedding of one of our best friend’s granddaughters. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

TIME AGAIN FOR “CRAPPIE” THOUGHTS

It’s getting on toward that time of year again. Time to break out the minnow buckets and that rainbow assortment of jigs hidden away somewhere in the dark recesses of our cluttered tackle boxes. More...

Ricky Clark obituary - Free Access

Ricky Clark, 58, of Lee County, GA, formerly of Damascus, GA died March 3, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 PM at Hopeful Baptist Church in Mitchell County, GA.  Dr. William E. (Butch) Knight, Jr. More...

28th annual Chamber Dinner recognizes service and features the Dirt Road Sports

The Colquitt- Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted its 28th annual banquet on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at Cotton Hall Theater. More...

Time to Spring forward

Very few of us will wake up at 2:00 a.m. to set our clocks forward an hour, but Sunday, March 8, is the day that Daylight Savings Time begins. If you are smart and have already made it home, you can do it Saturday night just before bedtime. More...

Religion

‘Take Time To Focus On Your Spouse’

Inspiration

Gale and I are about to celebrate a most wonderful time in our lives—our 37th wedding anniversary! More...

His final family gifts

Morris Schwartz is on his deathbed, knows the end is near, is with nurse, his wife, his daughter and two sons. More...

When God sends, don't ask questions

My theory is "When God sends you help don't ask questions". She hurried to the pharmacy to get medication, got back to her car and found that she had locked her keys inside. The woman found an old rusty coat hanger left on the ground. More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFA celebrated 2015 National FFA Week

The Miller County FFA Chapter in Colquitt, GA celebrated FFA Week, Feb. 21-28. This year’s theme was Go All Out! and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. More...

Local Show Team Exhibits at State

On February 18-20, 2015, four members of the Miller County Show Team participated in the state cow show in Perry, Georgia. Lily Sheffield placed ninth and 10th in classes with her commercial heifers. More...

Etheredge and Anderson selected for GMEA District II Honor Band

Adre’ana Etheredge and Arwen Anderson, sophomores from the Miller County High School Pirate Pride Band< were selected to participate in the Georgia Music Educators Association ( GMEA) District II Honor Band. More...

Obituaries

DORSEY LEE DUNLAP

Mr. Dorsey Lee Dunlap, age 85, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Miller Nursing Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 4, 2105, at 11:00 a.m. at Eldorendo Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Long officiating. More...

LOIS IRENE MYERS

Mrs. Lois Myers, age 84, of Colquitt died Thursday, February 26, 2015, at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, March 2, 2015, at 2: 00 p. m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gloria Grant and Sandra Inman officiating. More...

SANDRA SCOTT

Sandra Kay Miller Scott, age 55, of Iron City passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 26, 2015. Funeral services for Mrs. Scott were held on Saturday, February 28, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...