April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Speeding ticket turns into more serious charges

On Wednesday March 25,2015, Capt. Brad Cox of the Miller County Sheriff's Office was patrolling on Hwy. 91 S., when he observed a vehicle approaching at a high rate of speed. More...

Community

Changing of the Guard in Seminole County

Effective July 1, 2015, familiar faces within the Seminole County School System will have new titles and responsibilities. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A shooting occurred this afternoon on Miluli Avenue near Bainbridge Middle School. A resource officer at the school reported hearing five gunshots. 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...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS March 23 800C Traffic Stop x3 •Speeding Ticket x2 •Bus Detail •Fight, Park •Domestic, Cuthbert St. •Escort x2 More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS March 23 799E Responded to 911 Call, 91 N. •Served Papers •Patrolled 799G Security Checks •Patrol More...

Living & Style

Miss Godby to wed Mr. Hunter

Mr. Marc Godby of Brinson and Ms. Melonie Godby of Donalsonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Kathrin Jean Godby (Kati), to Victor (Vic) Lucas Hunter, son of Mr. Tommy and Dr. Sandy Hunter, also of Donalsonville. More...

Miss Audrey is 97

Miss Audrey Dozier celebrated her 97th birthday, Saturday, March 28. She is a lovely lady at 97 just like she has been all her life. Miller County ladies are known for their beauty and southern charm at any age. More...

Irish Gas Station

Taking a wee break from the golf course, Rory Mcllroy drives his new Mercedes into an Irish gas station. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

He must have thought so -

If I ever said to someone who had lost a loved one, "I understand your loss," I qualify in some respects. I've lost grandparents, parents, a brother, a sister, a number of uncles, aunts, cousins and lots of friends, as most of us have. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

“BETTING” ON CATFISH

No matter how sophisticated an angler you become, you just gotta love catfish. No, not those fat, pampered farm pond catfish caught and bought at a per-pound price. More...

Motor Maids enjoy Colquitt

It's not too unusual to see a motorcycle, or a bunch of motorcycles coming through or into Colquitt. Our town is a little north of Florida, and south of most of the rest of the United States. More...

GSP Troopers Complete Driving Simulator Training

Troopers from Post #14 Colquitt have just completed their yearly training with the Georgia State Patrols Driving Simulator. More...

What is a Mayhaw?

What is a mayhaw? For the last 32 years, Colquitt has claimed to be the “Mayhaw Capital of the World.” The third weekend of April has been reserved to celebrate the mayhaw fruit at our National Mayhaw Festival, but what is a mayhaw? More...

Religion

‘Short Cuts Not Always Worth It’

Inspiration

Occasionally I come upon an advertisement on television that entertains me; some even make me think a little, too. I saw one Sunday that did both. More...

••••God's Wife?••••

Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child. The winner was: 1. More...

Duct tape, or a nail?

A man dies and goes to heaven. St. Peter meets him at the Pearly Gates and says, “Here's how it works. You need 100 points to make it into heaven. More...

School & Sports

MCES announces third nine weeks honor roll

1st Grade Principals Honor Roll Emma Grace Donley, Ethan Foster, Will Nunnery, Emma Grace Rayburn, Ally Roland, Sarah Varnadore, Mary Watson, Ansley West, Colin Williams. 1st Grade A Honor Roll More...

Read Across America Day Celebrated at MCES

The students at Miller County Elementary School recently enjoyed celebrating Read Across America Day in honor of Dr. Seuss on his birthday. The halls and classrooms were full of students and faculty members dressed as favorite storybook characters. More...

Bad thing, good thing, bad thing!

One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. More...

Obituaries

RUBY GRIFFIN DAVIS

Mrs. Ruby Griffin “ Soonie” Davis, age 86, of Arlington passed away early Thursday morning, March 26, 2015, at the Pioneer Community Hospital of Early in Blakely. More...

ALLENE O. MOULTON

Allene O. Moulton, age 83, of Brinson passed away Thursday evening, March 26, 2015, at her residence. Graveside funeral services for Mrs. More...

GEORGE EDWARD DANIEL

George Edward Daniel, age 88, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Archbold Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, at First Baptist Church of Bainbridge with Rev. Paul Medley officiating. More...