September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Alpha Omicron Chapter Welcomes New Members

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Psi State (Georgia) Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to welcome two new members, Brenda Wade and Gray Kicklighter, both of Colquitt. Mrs. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A small fire was started in a boy’s bathroom in Jones Wheat Elementary School on Dothan highway Thursday. More...

A few smiles for today

Florida A Florida senior citizen drove his brand new Corvette convertible out of the dealership. Taking off down the road, he pushed it to 80 mph, enjoying the wind blowing through what little hair he had left. More...

School & Sports

Pirates fall to Hornets

The Miller County Pirates traveled to Pelham, Georgia to face the Hornets last Friday evening and what an exciting game it turned out. Captains for the game were Pirates: Luke Sheffield, Tim Clay, Rod Williams, and Algin Merritt. More...

Lady Pirates Highlights

On Tuesday, September 9th, our Lady Pirates hosted our new Region Foe, Pataula Charter Academy in a double header here at the Vic Fleet Ball Complex. More...

3rd graders study plant life

Miss Melissa Whitley’s 3rd grade Science Class studied Plant Life in March of 2014. A company brought a cabbage for every 3rd grade student. The students were challenged to take the cabbage home and journal the plant growth for eight weeks. More...

Obituaries

TRUDIE MAE CANDEE

Mrs. Trudie Candee, age 88,of Colquitt died Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at Memorial Manor Nursing Home. Funeral services were held Saturday, September 13, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. Mrs. More...

HENRY KING

Mr. Henry Daniel King, Sr. age 67, died Monday morning, September 15, 2014 at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 20 at 11:00 a.m. at First Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Decatur County. More...

JAMES SAMUEL “SAMMY” JORDAN

James Samuel “Sammy” Jordan, age 82, of Blakely, passed away from this life into the presence of the Lord on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Early Memorial Nursing Home after a lengthy illness. More...

Health

Experimental drug might help fight Alzheimer’s after all

An experimental drug for treating Alzheimer’s disease that previously showed troubling side effects may actually be safe in the long run, researchers report. More...

Two drivers injured in crash on U.S. Hwy. 27

On Friday, September 12, at approximately 10 a.m., two drivers were injured in a high speed crash. More...

Maggie Bridges, Miss Georgia, competes in Miss America Pageant

Statistically, men have a greater chance of being drafted into the NFL than woman have of competing on the Miss America stage. Maggie Bridges, Miss Georgia 2014, achieved her dream of competing on the Miss America stage in Atlantic City, New Jersey. More...

Religion

‘The Remedy for Internal Problems’

Inspiration

Several years ago I purchased a riding lawn mower. It is a simple and basic unit without any luxuries, but it has served me well for the most part. More...

Unanswered Prayer

The preacher’s 5 yearold daughter noticed that her father always paused and bowed his head for a moment before starting his sermon. One day, she asked him why. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILYACTIVITY REPORTS September 8 800C Escort •Bus Detail •Assist with Patient, Emergency Room •Code Enforcement, Jessie St. September 9 More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILYACTIVITY REPORTS September 8 More...

Living & Style

Four Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

The perfect wedding is the one everyone remembers for all the right reasons- Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, venue, vows, will there be a sit-down dinner or hors d’oeuvres and crudités? More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Carden Club had our first meeting after a rest for the summer, on September 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. in the conference room at the Chamber of Commerce in Colquitt. More...

Library News

Toddler Time More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We got by 9/11 last week -or did we?

We got by the 9-11 date of September 11, without a disaster this year, or did we? More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

THOSE VEXING BAITCASTERS

I first attempted to use a baitcasting reel in 1959. I was seven years old. More...