January 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Fifth Annual MLK March Held

The fifth MLK March went as planned in Colquitt, Monday morning, January 16, 2017, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. More...

Community

MCHS Band presents Delta Kappa Gamma program

It was a night of music at Moby Dick! On Tuesday night, January 10, eleven membersoftheMCHSPirate Pride Band presented a miniconcert at the meeting of the Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. More...

Several storms estimate losses at $30 million or more

Atlanta – Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said damage from violent weather that struck Georgia on Jan. 2, has generated more than 4000 insurance claims, with estimated insured losses as high as $30 million.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - A routine traffic stop led to a drug bust on Sunday, Jan. 8, when Bainbridge Public Safety pulled over a car for failure to yield on Dothan Road.  More...

Living & Style

Colquitt Garden Club holds January Meeting

The Colquitt Garden Club met in the Chamber of Commerce conference room on Jan 10, 2017, at 3 p.m. Barbara Wilkin, president, called the meeting to order and announced we would have a change in the program today. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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A lawyer died!

A lawyer died and arrived at the Pearly Gates.  Saint Peter asked him, " What have you done to merit entrance into Heaven?"  The lawyer thought a moment, then said, "A week ago, I gave a quarter to a homeless person on the street."  Sa More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

You Can Go Home Again!

There was a book published in 1943 by Arthur G. Powell, I Can Go Home Again. It's about South Georgia, and more notably, Southwest Georgia. Even more notably, life in Early and Miller counties, and about some of our people. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

NOODLING? SERIOUSLY?

When I think back to July, 2005, I don’t think of carefree lazy, hazy days of summer or the glorious Fourth. Nope. July, 2005, is a red-letter date because that’s when my home state legalized the sport of noodling.  More...

There is going to be a sheriff’s election

There is going to be a special election to fill the office of Sheriff of Miller County.  More...

Pirates shine in War of the Border All-Star Game

The War of the Border Football Game is an All- Star game which gives senior football players from local schools a chance to show their skills one more time, as they hope to earn scholarship offers ahead of signing day. More...

One Last Look

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2016

OCTOBER The reigning Miss Colquitt, Katina Whittaker, will represent her hometown of Colquitt in the National Peanut Festival Pageant to be held in Dothan, AL. More...

Religion

‘It’s Papa’s Fault Again!’

Inspiration

It was early one morning at Bainbridge Hospital when a call came to my cell phone. It was my wife calling to let me know that we had a crisis at home—a crisis, but thankfully not a real emergency.  More...

A Quiet Prayer

There is nothing better than older people praying for you. We're not getting older, just getting closer to home! The instructions are to pick people you want God to bless. This prayer is powerful, and prayer is one of the best gifts we receive. More...

School & Sports

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Last week was the first full week of our second semester, and it has been just as busy and tiring as the first semester was. More...

Valdosta State University Announces Fall 2016 Dean’s List

Valdosta State University is proud to announce its Fall 2016 Dean’s List. More...

School Menus

JANUARY 18 - WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Pancake Pup, Syrup, Fruit Lunch - Hot Ham & Cheese, WG Bun, Shepard’s Pie/WW Roll, Peas & Carrots, Oven Fries, Yam Patties, Fruit   More...

Obituaries

WYLENE ARD LANE

Wylene Ard Lane, age 80, of Albany and formerly of Colquitt passed away Monday morning, January 9, 2017, at her residence.  More...

JANE HUNTER

Mrs. Jane Hunter, age 93, of Colquitt died Monday morning, January 16, 2017, at Magnolia Manor in Americus.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 19, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. James Aycock and Rev. More...

HARRY CALTON ‘CAL” BRYANT

Harry Calton “Cal” Bryant, 76, of Climax, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017, in Dothan, AL.  The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017, at Morningside Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Dean, Rev. More...