October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Cridarrion Byrd, 18, was arrested Sunday after breaking into the El Chagarro and stealing the cash register. Officer Joshua Glover was dispatched to the El Chagarro after the business alarm began to go off. More...

Ameris Bank Helps Fight Hunger

Ameris Bank announces its 8th annual Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative taking place during October at all of its bank branches throughout the Southeast. More...

Protect your Winter Landscape from Hungry Wildlife–

There’s no doubt that managing critters in the landscape can be a challenge, especially as food supplies start to dwindle. More...

Those Golden Years

This is for all of you " 70 + year- olds", and those of you closing in on the "Golden Years".  This is something that happened at an assisted living center.  More...

First Responders Honored

First National Bank co- hosted an outdoor luncheon for law enforcement and first responders from Decatur, Miller, Seminole and Grady County!  More...

Colquitt Police Department Officers Make Three Felony Arrests in One Week

On Friday, October 6, 2017, Officer Raymond Day was patrolling the area of Highway 27 when he observed a red in color car traveling in the opposite direction at what appeared to be a high rate of speed. More...

First State Bank Wins Spirit Award Contest

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce had a contest among business members and challenged them to dress up in red and black or pirate gear for Miller County’s homecoming spirit day last Friday, September 29, 2017. More...

Things to ponder

Five Rules to Remember in Life  1. Money cannot buy happiness, but it’s more comfortable crying in a Corvette than on a bicycle.  2. Forgive your enemy, but remember the ***hole’s name.  3. More...

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

Q: Will green tomatoes ripen indoors if I pick them before frost? More...

Excellent list for aging

This is not my story but was sent by a person named Steve Korker and I approve his message. Many of us are between 65 and death, i.e. old. My friend Alan S Bame sent me this excellent list for aging . . . More...

Don't say it's easy-you might offend

Stanford Prof: Don’t say your homework was easy because you might offend other students.  To the mounting list of ways to possibly offend other students on college campuses these days, you can now add talking about your homework.  More...

Vietnam Veterans to be Honored

On Saturday morning, October 28, 2017, at 11 a.m., Vietnam Veterans from Seminole and surrounding counties will have an opportunity to take part in a long overdue public recognition of their military service at a certificate and lapel pin presentatio More...