February 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Party closed, crowd removed, followed by arrest and release

On Sunday, January 30, 2011, at 2:10 a.m., Colquitt Police Officer Lonnie Wade, observed a large crowd gathering at Countryboy’s at 410 West St. after a party at the Fun House on M.L.K. Jr. Street was shut down for the morning. More...

Community

Lake Seminole Festival to be held this spring

Help us put the Green back in Green Machine! We are in desperate need of new uniforms! With this in mind, we have a fun filled event planned for spring!  More...

Alpha Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma honors members

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International honored Betty Rentz and Janie Smallwood of Bainbridge, Agnes Mosley of Donalsonville and Joanne Holland (not pictured) of Colquitt, at its January 13th meeting in Bainbridge. More...

Building Creative Communities Conference Comes to Colquitt

Colquitt, Georgia is getting known for hosting innovative and exciting conferences. More...

School & Sports

Backroads and Bobtails

A Feathered Distraction

The door wasn’t opened widely. Only a crack. On the other hand, it doesn’t require much of an opening to arouse the curiosity of a wayward Carolina wren or much of a squeeze-through space to allow his admittance.  More...

Young showmen do well in show

Young showmen, Lexie and Bowen Smith, participated in the Ben Hill County Hog Show last Saturday in Fitzgerald and both did well. More...

Seminole Ramlins

Redbirds in man’s yard both male and female Thursday, 2 Red Buds in full bloom, these are sure signs of spring ( I hope!!!). The 2 ½ inch cold rain that fell Frieday nite chilled the water down on Seminole until the Bass dove for warmer water. More...

Obituaries

OPHELIA BRIONES

Mrs. Ophelia Briones, age 85, of Albany, formerly of Colquitt, died Thursday, February 3, 2011, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, February 5, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

Annie Ruth Thomas

Mrs. Annie Ruth Thomas, age 91, of Colquitt died Saturday, February 5, 2011, at her residence. Funeral services were held Monday, February 7, at 11:00 a.m. at Union Baptist Church with Rev. Cory Thomas and Dr. Calvin Arnold officiating. More...

Eva Vann

Mrs. Eva Brown Vann, age 87, of Colquitt died Wednesday, February 2, 2011, at Bainbridge Manor Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held Saturday, February 5, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

It's coming soon- 'Second Saturday Market Days

Have you got something to sell? More...

Advice is to buy low, sell high

A good crowd was on hand at Colquitt/Miller Chamber of Commerce First Friday Breakfast meeting at Emerald Lake RV Resort at 7:30 a.m. More...

Religion

‘Just What You Need’

Inspiration

I carried one of the church boys with me last Saturday to an event in the area that proved to be a great day for both of us. It was my first time going to Rattlesnake Roundup, but I hope it will not be my last.  More...

Everything old is getting older still

A friend of mine has a saying, “I’m going to get as old as I possibly can get.” From what I can tell, he has. I must agree with his sentiment. Of course, the alternative is… well you know. More...

Public Safety

Police Department Reports

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS  February 1 800G Escort, Hardee’s • Stopping suspicious person, 2x, Unlocked, 1 vehicle • Building checks   More...

Sheriff Department Reports

INCIDENT REPORTS   DUI-Alcohol/  Misdemeanor  More...

miller-baker E 911 calls

February 4 Hwy.91,NPD,Suspi- cious Subject; W. Broad Ave., NPD, BEMS, Medical; Roosevelt Ave., NW, NPD, Hang-Up Call; Hwy. 91 South, MSO, Alarm; Pretoria Rd., BSO, Alarm; Hawkinstown Rd., BSO, Welfare Check; N. Milford St., MSO, Serve Paper; Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Rice, Holt to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Neal Taylor of Pelham and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Rice of Blakely are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelsey Jordan Rice of Blakely, to Hayden “Rock” Holt of Colquitt. More...

Father and daughter

submitted by John Tabb   A young woman was about to finish her first year of college. More...

Kelley, Griffin to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. John Edward Wells and Mr. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A True Valentine Story!

Last week I was telling you about how they cut her eye lids so that she could see. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Thirsting for Answers

Ever since he became my sole surviving pet, I’ve tried to pay extra attention to my boy cat George. More...