December 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Roger and the Road Runners

Every day we look in the mirror, we don’t really see a difference in the way we look today and the way we looked yesterday. But when you find a picture from the past, it tells a different story. More...

Veterans Monument Revealed

On November 10, a Veterans Monument was unveiled in Blakely honoring these men who fought or gave service during the American Revolution. They are as follows: Henry Hutto, Jacob Sutton, Patrick Calhoun, Jr., Joel Darcey, Thomas Fain, George G. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Last Friday morning Mercer University representatives surprised Bainbridge High School senior Sydnee Burke with a gift that would impact her academic endeavors for years to come.  More...

School & Sports

Christmas Comes Early For C.H.A.M.P.S Students

On December 13, 2018, Sheriff Scott Worsley and his staff, along with Andy Patel (the owner of Ron- Cam) visited the Miller County School System to present the 5th grade C.H.A.M.P.S. More...

Will Bags Eight Pointer

Will Nunnery killed this eight point, 180 pound buck while hunting in Miller County on Monday, December 17, 2018. Will is the 10 year old son of Jeff and Dana Wells Nunnery of Colquitt. More...

Obituaries

PATSY MIDDLETON MATHIS

Patsy Middleton Mathis, age 75, of Iron City passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 at her residence.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

WILLIAM HEYWARD LYNN

William Heyward Lynn, age 70, of Donalsonvillepassed away Sunday, December 16, 2018 at his residence.  A graveside memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Salem- Seminole with Ronnie Joe Shiver officiating. More...

LINDA PREVOST MUSGROVE

Linda Prevost Musgrove, 73, of Bainbridge, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Brown officiating. More...

Colquitt Author Releases Third Novel

Colquitt native and author Jesse Roland has just released his third novel titled, “Taken.”  If you like action from the get-go, then “Taken” is right up your alley.  More...

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Religion

‘What’s in Those Boxes?’

Inspiration

I remember it well. It was Christmas 1988 in Elberton, Georgia.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

I was packing for a flight to Seattle, having been asked to preach at a Discover God’s Call retreat. My flight was canceled… but I was not upset about the cancellation. More...

Minute Message – Winter

Each December I realize what a warm- blooded animal I am. I start shivering when the temperature drops below 70.  For winter amusement, many people ski. That’s fun if you like to go downhill really fast. More...

Living & Style

Seven foods to eat to bring you good luck in the new year

Many of the foods people traditionally eat for luck on New Year’s Eve are believed to bring a year of prosperity and good health.  Greens  Supposedly greens are eaten on New Year’s Eve because they resemble money.  Beans&nb More...

It'll come back to you

This preacher was looking for a good used lawnmower one day. He found one at a yard sale that Little Johnny happened to be manning. "This mower work, son?" the preacher asked. Little Johnny said, "Sure does -- just pull on the cord hard, though." More...

A New Christmas Poem

It was the night before Christmas, he lived all alone, in a one bedroom house made of plaster and stone.  I had come down the chimney with presents to give and to see just who in this home did live.  I looked all about, a strange sight I di More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's another good year coming up- our choice!

It really has been a very Merry Christmas. As we volunteered, wrapped and received presents, cooked, cleaned and searched for those perfect gifts for family members and friends all while remembering why we celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Remembering Two of the Good Old Boys

A few weeks ago I spoke to Charles “Chuck” Wade on the phone. We had a wonderful conversation about what he had been up to, and how he was feeling.With his jovial laugh, he sounded as fine as frog hair. More...