October 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lady Warriors Claim 5th Region Title

Claiming the title of ‘Region Champs’ is so much sweeter when it’s the fifth year in row. The 2017 Lady Warriors Softball Team kept the five year streak alive when they defeated Crisp Academy in Cordele on September 21. More...

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...

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...

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...

School & Sports

Taekwondo Students Brings Home Several Metals

On September 1st and 2nd, James Robinson’s Taekwondo of Bainbridge attended the National Tournament for Taekwondo United in Orlando, Florida. This two day event had an attendance of over 400 people ranging from all ages.  More...

Pirates Fall to Panthers 19-16

The Miller County Pirates rolled into Chattahoochee County last Friday evening ready to play under the Friday Night Lights. More...

Clever words for clever people

1. ARBITRATOR  A cook that leaves Arby's to work at McDonald’s.  2. BERNADETTE  The act of torching a mortgage.  3. BURGLARIZE  What a crook sees through.  4. More...

Obituaries

PEGGY FUDGE SMITH

Peggy Fudge Smith, age 89, of Dothan, AL, formerly of Colquitt, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 5, 2017, in Birmingham following an extended illness.  Funeral services were held Saturday, October 7, 2017, at First Baptist Chur More...

EVELYN INGRAM JONES

Evelyn Ingram Jones, age 89, of Jakin passed away Thursday morning, October 5, 2017 at Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services for Mrs. Jones were held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. More...

ROBERT MASTON HARRELL

Robert Maston Harrell, 70, of Vada, GA, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017.  Funeral services were held at 11: 00 a. m. on Monday, October 9, 2017 at New Home Freewill Baptist Church No. 2 with Rev. Conrad Salter and Rev. More...

Little Miss Colquitt to Participate in National Peanut Festival Pageant

Madelyn Maeleigh Wells, the seven year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jason Wells of Colquitt was crowned Little Miss Colquitt this past April. More...

First Friday Breakfast Held

Kate Willis speaks

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted their October First Friday Breakfast on Friday, October 6th, 2017 at the Tarrer Inn. Chamber president KaCee Holt welcomed the attendees and thanked the sponsor of Three Notch Electric. More...

Burglary at Kwik’s

A burglary occured at Kwik’s Pool Hall located at 943 Whites Bridge Road, Colquitt, between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2017. More...

Religion

‘Courage is a Powerful Tool’

Inspiration

Bicycle riding has a much different meaning to me now than it did when I was growing up.  More...

••••Devotion••••

"Jesus said hear and obey. Obedience requires action, that action brings your dreams closer." Alex Howell Exodus 12:13 says, " the blood shall be a sign for you on the houses where you are. More...

Confession

An elderly man walks into a confessional. The following conversation ensues: Man: 'I am 92 years old, have a wonderful wife of 70 years, many children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Yesterday, I picked up two hitch-hiking college girls. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DRUGS - METHAMPHETAMINE POSSESSION OF, VIEW OBSTRUCTED, OPERATING VEHICLE WITHOUT TA G On Sunday, October 2, 2017, Colquitt Police Officer Timothy Shaw observed a gray Toyota Sedan traveling west on Crawford Street in Colquitt with an expired decal More...

SHERIFF’S REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS MISSING   On October 5, 2017, Miller County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Goff was dispatched to the Miller County’s Sheriff’s Office in reference to missing prescription medications.  More...

Living & Style

Will you give this to my Daddy?

As a Company, Southwest Airlines is going to support 'Red Fridays'.  " Last week I was in Atlanta , Georgia attending a conference. While I was in the airport returning home, I heard several people behind me beginning to clap and cheer. More...

Miss Phillips to wed Mr. Tabb

Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Phillips of Bainbridge, GA, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Macy Leann, to Thomas Troupe Tabb, son of Mrs. Kelly Young of Cairo, GA and Mr. Ferrell Tabb of Colquitt. Macy is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

MCREA “Planting for the Future” Tree Dedication to be Held

The Miller County Retired Educators Association along with the Miller County Board of Education would like to invite you to the “Planting for the Future” Tree Dedication. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

When you burn the biscuits just put more syrup on the table”

Life Is Like An Unsharpened Pencil - Without A Point, Its Mark is Less Clear  More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Somtimes Fish Spoil a Good Thing

Last week I got an impulsive urge and went fishing on a little state park lake of which I’m rather fond. All I managed to coax from the depths were three small shellcrackers and one 3-pound channel catfish. More...