October 15, 2008 RSS feed / Community

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Bainbridge -At 12:45 a.m. Tuesday morning, Bainbridge Public Safety officers responded to Brierwood Apartments located at 1025 Palmetto St., Bainbridge, after 911 received reports of multiple gun shots being fired in the parking lot. More...

Gifts from your husband

A husband walks into Victoria's Secret to purchase a sheer negligee for his wife. He is shown several possibilities that range from $250 to $500 in price, the more sheer, the higher the price. More...

Fun run and 5K cancer run Saturday

Kathy Middleton, owner of Focus @ the Avenue in Colquitt, is one of many volunteers that is helping us with the Joyce's Jog. Kathy is bringing some of her indoor cyclists to participate in the run also. More...

Joy Holley Bell earns doctorate

The University of Saint Augustine is pleased to announce that Joy Holley Bell has earned the degree of doctor of occupational therapy after successfully completing a rigorous course of study and graduated on August 8, 2008, with the distinction of More...

Old Springfield School

Terry, this is the older Springfield School. It was where the Springfield Church is now. It was before I was born, I think. Margie McMullen Murray, my cousin, who came into the office with me that day was able to get this copy of the Springfield. More...

Proudly They Serve

Air Force Airman Kameron L. Trout has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Miller County Pre-K Visit Fire Department

Miss Glenda Bailey and Miss Debbie Rathel's pre-K classes studied about fire safety last week, and they took a field trip to the fire department to learn more about the importance of what to do if a fire were to break out in their homes. Mr. More...

State Patrol report

State troopers from the Colquitt Post #14 of the Georgia State Patrol investigated three traffic crashes during the month of September in Miller County. More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce with 21 members present. The Collect was read by the group after which Jan Grimsley read the minutes of the September meeting. More...

Learn from mistakes

A few words from a Roman statesman.... The budget should be balanced, The treasury should be refilled. Public debt should be reduced. More...

Little Miss Colquitt places in top 10 in peanut pageant

The reigning Little Miss Colquitt, Harley Shiver, daughter of John and Lesley Shiver, finished as a Top 10 Finalist in the Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant. More...

What is a grandparent?

(taken from papers written by a class of 8-year-olds) Grandparents are a lady and a man who have no little children of their own; They like other people's. A grandfather is a man, and a grandmother is a lady! More...

Something new in the cotton patch

Here are two of the new non stop harvest John Deere 7760 Cotton Pickers. They're now in our area on the 3R Thompson's Farm and Killearney Farms. More...

Brain dead

An elderly man suffered a massive heart attack. The family drove wildly to get him to the emergency room. After having gotten him into emergency and after what seemed like a very long wait, they saw the E.R. More...

Be Prepared for a Disaster

Atlanta- Natural or manmade disasters can strike at any time. Of course, your family's health and security are the most important considerations. More...

Just an old deck of cards

It was quiet that day; the guns and the mortars, and land mines for some reason hadn't been heard. The young soldier knew it was Sunday, the holiest day of the week. More...