October 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Miss Colquitt Receives Spirit of the Wiregrass Award at National Peanut Festival Pageant

Miss Colquitt, Alyssa Lynn Pearce recently competed in the National Peanut Festival Pageant in Dothan, Alabama.  Although she didn’t bring home the crown, she did receive the prestigious “Spirit of the Wiregrass” award.  More...

Community

Brian Kemp Visits Colquitt

Brian Kemp, Republican candidate for Governor of GA visited Colquitt to see some of the storm damage from Hurricane Michael last week. Kemp and his two companions, Chris Harvey and Russell A. Lewis Sr.  More...

Mennonite’s Yard Workers from Alabama and Ohio

The winds had almost subsided, and we were in our home checking the pans that caught the water from Pine trees that was coming through the roof. Yeah, it got the sheetrock ceiling. More...

Special Community Performance of “Swamp Gravy: Fourth and Long October 20th

Food nourishes the body, and story nourishes the soul – Swamp Gravy invites all community members to join us for a special, free showing of Swamp Gravy: Fourth and Long this Saturday, October 20th. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Michael is toughest so far-

We in Southwest Georgia just got what the Panhandle of Florida got just before we got the remnants of Hurricane Michael. Bless their hearts. This was the most destructive storm of the century, at least for my 82 years. More...

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‘Sound Footing’

Inspiration

In my many years in the role of hospice chaplain, I have had the opportunity to go into hundreds of homes visiting patients and their families as they navigate through the troubling waters of life. More...

Snakes and water go together

Roger Worsley of Colquitt was working on putting up his deer stand last Monday morning, October 8 More...

Little Miss Colquitt to Participate in National Peanut Festival Pageant

Little Miss Colquitt, Ellie Merle Smith will represent her hometown of Colquitt in the National Peanut Festival Pageant this weekend.  The pageant will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. More...

Living & Style

Miss Hall to wed Mr. Morales

Kevin and Christy Hall of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lynleigh Kaye Hall, to Benjamin Mariano Morales, son of Hector and Michele Morales of Lawrenceville.  The bride-elect is the maternal granddaughter of Lin More...

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

Colquitt Garden Club met on October 9, 2018 at The Tarrer Inn. Optional Lunch was at 12:00 Noon and the meeting was at 1:00 p.m. Jane Merritt read the Collect and the blessing for the meal. More...

When a snowman was a snowman

A statement of our new reality as I remembered the good old days when a snowman was just a snowman.  8:00 am I made a snowman.  8:10 A feminist passed by and asked me why I didn't make a snow woman.  8:15 So, I made a snow woman.  More...