March 5, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Senior Center crowns king and queen

The Senior Center held a banquet on February 14 to commemorate Valentine's Day. The dining area was decorated with hearts, cupids, and red roses to suit the occasion. Each table was adorned with ivy and red roses on white tablecloths. More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

"How to make Valentine's Day Special" was the theme for the Colquitt Garden Club program when they met in February. Jan Rentz was the member in charge of the program. More...

We have more surprises

Colquitt is noted for many good things, but one of her latest honors was being named the "Mural City of Georgia." Haven't you enjoyed our murals? They have set our town aside as being a "first" in the entire state. More...

Miller Nursing Home crowns Valentine king and queen

Miller Nursing Home celebrated Valentine's with a party on February 12, 2008, during the evening. More...

Miss Georgia to visit

A special visitor will be in Colquitt March 10, 2008, through March 12. Our reigning Miss Georgia, Leah Massey, will be the guest of Tammy Grimsley. More...

'The Rattler' sends passengers soaring!

Wild Adventures' first new ride in three years was up and running today as part of the commercial being shot for the park. More...

Rentz Irrigation earns award

VALLEY, Neb. - Valmont Irrigation recently announced that Rentz Irrigation, Inc. More...

Revitalization sparks interest

Local citizens have shown an interest in the revitalization project the City has undertaken. After last week's newspaper article, several citizens have called or stopped by the City for more information. More...

Kelley crowned Teen Miss Decatur County Forestry

Brooke Kelley was crowned Teen Miss Decatur County Forestry on February 23, 2007. She is the daughter of Trent and Donna Kelley and the granddaughter of Ella Mae Henry and the late Alton Henry and Edith and Andrew Lee Kelley, all of Colquitt. More...

Little Johnny

The math teacher saw that little Johnny wasn't paying attention in class. She called on him and said, "Johnny! What are 2 and 4 and 28 and 44?" Little Johnny quickly replied, "NBC, FOX, ESPN and the Cartoon Network!" More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A theft and a larceny were reported at two of the community's larger businesses recently, according to incident reports. More...

Pray for Bubba's hearing problem

Bubba goes to the revival and listens to the preacher. After a while, the preacher asks anyone with needs to come forward and be prayed over. Bubba gets in line. When it's his turn the preacher says, 'Bubba, what do you want me to pray about? More...

We grow'em big

Tyler Richardson killed a five foot-plus diamondback rattlesnake with 17 rattlers and a button. Holden Richardson, 4, was glad to see the giant snake removed since that is where he plays while at his grandparents' home. More...