April 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Colquitt Lions Help Local Library and Hear High Opera

Colquitt is known for being more than just a nice, small, friendly Southern town. Colquitt Lions Club is known to do what the International organization's logo says, "We Serve." This meeting on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, was no exception. More...

Seminole County Student Killed in Crash

A 16- year- old from Colquitt, was killed and three more Georgia teenagers in the vehicle were critically injured in a Jackson County traffic crash Thursday evening.  The Florida Highway Patrol reports that passenger Lytodd Dewayne Wolfe Jr. More...

Community

STAR Student Is a Horne Family Tradition

In 1992, Jeremy Horne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peyton Horne, was named STAR Student of the Seminole County School System. He chose Mrs. Anna Pace as his STAR teacher.  More...

Georgia Power Customers To See $25 Credit on April Bills

ATLANTA – April 3, 2018 – The first of three $25 credits for the Vogtle nuclear expansion will be applied to Georgia Power customers’ bills beginning this month. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Program   More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DRIVING WHILE  LICENSE  SUSPENDED  On March 30, 2018, Deputy Garison Clenney was patrolling on Bellview Road in Miller County when he came in contact with a vehicle with the brake light out.  More...

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DRIVING WHILE  LICENSE  SUSPENDED  Officer Beth Hearn was called to meet up with Deputy Chris Goff at Circle K in reference to a tag he ran that came back with no insurance and suspended vehicle registration.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Kimbrel to Wed Mr. Lovin

Ms. Kimberly Kimbrel and Jay Kimbrel of Albany are pleased to announced the engagement of their daughter, Kate Alden Kimbrel, to Cody James Lovin, son of Bruce and Vicki Lovin, of Greensboro. More...

Welcome, Colten Glen Horne

Jonathan and Kayla Horne of Colquitt are proud to announce the birth of their son, Colten Glen. Colten was born on March 23, 2018, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. He weighed seven pounds, one ounce, and was 20 inches long. More...

Just because you're old -

•I was standing at the bar at the VFW one night minding my own business.  This fat ugly chick came up behind me, grabbed my behind and said, "You're kinda cute. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Enjoy the blessings -

Sometimes life is just good even if things don't go just like you might want. Take Easter, for instance.  More...

Political Cartoon

“Never consider your political enemy a friend.” More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Duck Hunter’s After-Season Sale

Presently, I am busily taking inventory of my past season’s waterfowling history and sifting through the stock on hand. I have decided, much to your good fortune, to offer up a few items for sale. More...

KWG Plumbing Crew Has Great Day on the Water

Wayne Garney and his KWG Plumbing crew, D.J. More...

New District Attorney Appointed and Sworn in by Judge Bishop

On Wednesday, April 4, Governor Nathan Deal appointed Ronald Victor McNease Jr., -- or Vic, as he is known by friends and family – as the new District Attorney for the Pataula Judicial Circuit. More...

Jessie O. Roland Publishes Second Book ‘Relentless Vengeance’

Jessie O. Roland is proud to announce his second novel has been published. More...

Religion

Paid In Full

Inspiration

While we prepared to hurry off on a shopping trip last week end, I grabbed a gift card from off the dresser in case we decided to use it at the sandwich shop it was from. More...

To make you smile or laugh

•Garage Door. The boss walked into the office one morning not knowing his zipper was down and his fly area wide open. More...

Could be worse

A new business was opening and one of the owner’s friends wanted to send him flowers for the occasion. They arrived at the new business site and the owner read the card, “Rest in Peace.” More...

School & Sports

Three Ways New College Grads and Employers Can Achieve The Right Fit

As college seniors put the finishing touches on their academic careers, they’re looking forward to finally entering the workforce with those hard-earned degrees in hand.  But for many of them, the first weeks and months at a new job could More...

Candace Wells to Receive GED Diploma

Candace Wells has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the Southern Regional Technical College graduation which will be held in Moultrie on June 14. More...

Signs for the kitchen

• So this isn't Home Sweet Home ... Adjust!  •Ring bell for maid service. If no answer, do it yourself!  •I clean house every other day. More...

Obituaries

JAY LYNN JOHNSON

Mr. Lynn Johnson, age 81, of Empire, LA, formerly of Colquitt, died Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his son’s residence in Louisiana.  Graveside funeral services were held Monday, April 9, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. More...

JOHN E. FRANKLIN

John E. Franklin, age 66, of Climax, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018.  The funeral service was held at 11: 00 a. m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Poppell officiating. More...

JAMES (JIM) RANDALL HUTTO

James (Jim) Randall Hutto, Jr., age 87, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018.  A celebration of Jim’s life was held on Saturday, April 7, at 11:00 a.m., at Spring Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Dean and the Rev. More...