February 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Who do you believe?

It is official, sort of. The world famous Punxsutawney Phil, may be the most famous of the furry seasonal prognosticators, saw his shadow on Groundhog Day, 2015, which was started in the U.S. back in 1887, and came from an older German legend. More...

Thefts continue in city and county, no arrests

The latest of reported and unreported homes burglaries was reported Saturday evening at approximately 3:00 p.m.  Garrett Richardson was moving some of his belongings into his grandmother's former home at 347 Old Albany Road, just outside the cit More...

Community

Cloverleaf Gin selected as Ginner of the Year

Donalsonville and Seminole County’s Cloverleaf Gin has been selected as this year’s Ginner of the Year. The award was announced and presented at the Southern-Southeastern Annual Meeting this past week.  More...

General Assembly opened Monday

Last week, Senator Dean Burke joined his colleagues on the Senate and House Appropriations Committees for hearings and initial work on the annual state budget. The fiscal year 2016 for the state begins July 1. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Nolberto Martinez, 31, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison last Thursday for involvement with the Gulf Cartel, a Mexicobased drug organization.  More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 26  800C Escort x2 •Bus Detail •Mental Subject  800G Escort •School Traffic x2 •Traffic Stop •Unlock Vehicle •Cows Out  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   January 26  799G Paper Served, Ruth St. •Paper Served x4, Perry St. •Transport, Albany  January 27  More...

Living & Style

Mitchell, Davis to wed

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LIBRARY NEWS

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Miss Davis, Mr. Scott to speak wedding vows

Troy and Darla Prescott and Joe and Michele Davis announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Amber Davis, to William Elton Scott, son of Carl and Kathy Scott of Iron City.  She is the granddaughter of Danny and Janet Carter of Colquitt an More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Thanks, Mr. President!

Sometimes I wonder who is steering the ship?  We've had the highest taxes ever for the past six years. More...

Problem is, they make sense

As I hurtled through space, one thought kept crossing my mind, every part of this rocket was supplied by the lowest bidder. ~ John Glenn  •When the white missionaries came to Africa, they had the Bible and we had the land. More...

Robbery and murder suspects in the area

Law officials say two men and a woman from Ohio are responsible for an armed robbery of the Sunoco Station on Highway 84 in Donalsonville at 9:46 p.m. More...

KaCee Holt named New Executive Director for Chamber of Commerce

The Executive Board of the Colquitt/Miller County Chamber of Commerce stated, “It is with great pleasure that we would like to announce KaCee Holt as the new Colquitt-Miller County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director. More...

Miller County Hospital adds DaVita Dialysis Center

Miller County Hospital began construction of a new DaVita Dialysis facility at 213 Delores Street in Colquitt on July 14, 2014.  More...

Religion

‘Fragile Contents Need Extra Care’

Inspiration

I suppose that Gale and I are not the only parents whose adult children leave lots of their belongings behind when they leave home. More...

The letters

There was a man who worked for the Post Office whose job was to process all the mail that had illegible addresses.  One day, a letter came addressed in a shaky handwriting to God with no actual address.  He thought he should open it to see More...

The Scars of Life

Some years ago, on a hot summer day in South Florida, a little boy decided to go for a swim in the old swimming hole behind his house. More...

School & Sports

SGA 4th graders tour Colquitt

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, the SGA fourth graders enjoyed a field trip to Colquitt.  They started the day with a tour of the Tarrer Inn where they learned about the history of the inn, along with a few ghost stories. More...

Harrell named ‘One Matters’ reward recipient for January

Bainbridge State College is pleased to announce the “One Matters” reward recipient for January.  More...

Seniors honored at basketball game

The Miller County High School Administration and Faculty recognized five senior basketball players and cheerleaders during the last regular season game on Saturday, January 31, against Webster County. More...

Obituaries

ROSE MARIE GIVENS

Mrs. Rose Marie Givens, age 70, of Colquitt died Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Miller Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held Monday, February 2, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Waldean officiating. More...

THELDA COBB

Mrs. Thelda Cobb, age 83, of Jefferson and formerly of Donalsonville, passed away Friday afternoon, January 30, 2015, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.  Funeral services were held on Monday, February 2, at 2:00 p.m. More...

ROGELYN ARLO (KITTY) WILLIS

Mrs. Rogelyn Arlo (Kitty) Willis, age 74, passed away Monday, January 26, 2015, at Memorial Manor in Bainbridge.  Services for Mrs. Willis were held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 28, at Climax Baptist Church in Climax with Rev. More...