February 20, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

No Election Needed

The special election that was to be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, in the City of Colquitt has been cancelled.  The special election was to fill the City Council District #4 unexpired term of George Williams.  Qualifying for the election More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbrige - Sunday morning Bainbridge Public Safety responded to a shoplifting call at Walmart, which led to the arrest of a habitual violator banned from Walmart across the United States. More...

Verdict Handed Down In Bainbridge Murder Trial

Thaddus Nundra was convicted of killing 67-yearold, Hubert Moore in 2017.  Moore was shot to death in Bainbridge while he was delivering an edition of the Bainbridge Post-Searchlight newspaper.  Officials say the motive behind the killing w More...

Under the Gold Dome

Last week the Senate unanimously passed four bills out of our chamber and we recognized many groups and colleges from across our great state.  Establishing Georgia’s Interstate Medical Licensure Compact  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

ACCIDENT  On Saturday, February 2, 2019, Officer Musgrove responded to a call in reference to a car versus deer wreck.  Upon arrival, Officer Musgrove made contact with Tyler Lloyd. More...

Vehicle Accident Injures One

A two vehicle accident occurred on Friday, February 8, 2019 at approximately 3:53 p.m.  Miller County EMS and the Colquitt Police Department responded to the scene at the intersection of Bush Street and Brinson Road.  The accident report st More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ACCIDENT  More...

Living & Style

A Winter Friend

This article is so befitting for all of us... take time to ponder... the last statement printed cannot be refuted:-  I first started reading this and was reading fast until I reached the third sentence. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part

“The Lego Movie” was one of my favorite movies of 2014. It should have won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature that year, its snub in the category only explainable by a sort of unofficial disqualification due to its live-action climax. More...

The Caliphate Explained

Prayer can move mountains. I believe America needs to pray constantly! More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

She caught up with me on Valentine’s Day

It was a cold, wet night on a dirt road in Baker County, kind of like it’s been lately, on a Valentines' Day night, on February 14, 1936. Everyone that was there, is gone now, except that baby girl. More...

Political Cartoon

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It’s a Beautiful Morning

As a small child living on Mr.  More...

Breaking News - 2/25/2019 10:32 AM

Tonya Jarvis Worsley Obituary - Free Access

Tonya Jarvis Worsley   46  More...

Black History Month to be Celebrated

Local African-American veterans of Colquitt and Miller County will gather and salute their fallen comrades during a special Black History Month (BHM) “traveling” wreath-laying ceremony which starts in Colquitt at high noon on Wednesday, F More...

SGA’s Haire Signs Letter of Intent

On Monday, February 11, Southwest Georgia Academy senior Aaron Haire signed a letter of intent to play football at the College of the Desert. More...

Religion

‘Are You Moving in the Right Direction?’

Inspiration

I saw an interesting video recently of a sea turtle. The short clip showed a happy event for a turtle that had been in rehab. More...

Bible Trivia

1. Is the book of Deuteronomy in the Old or New Testament or neither?  2. From John 20, by what other name was the apostle Thomas known? Caleb, Naaman, Omri, Didymus  3. More...

The letters

There was a man who worked for the Post Office whose job was to process all the mail that had illegible addresses.  One day, a letter came addressed in a shaky handwriting to God with no actual address.  He thought he should open it to see More...

School & Sports

Local Students Qualify for Duke Gifted Program

Four students from Southwest Georgia Academy's seventh grade class have been invited to join the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s prestigious 7th Grade Talent Search. More...

••••The children••••

At the Henry Street Hebrew School, Goldplate, the new teacher finished the lessen, and it was now time for questions and answers.  "Mr. Goldplate," said little Joey "There is something I cannot figure out"  "What is that Joey?" asked Mr. More...

Sales job dangers

When the store manager returned from lunch, he noticed his clerk's hand was bandaged, but before he could ask about the bandage, the clerk had some very good news for him. "Guess what, sir?" the clerk said. More...

Obituaries

BOBBY M. TRAWICK

Bobby M. Trawick, 71, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019.  More...

JACK H. BURKE

Jack H. Burke, age 87, passed away Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville.  More...

LINDA FAYE SMITH RATHEL

Mrs. Linda Faye Smith Rathel, age 70, of Iron City passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at her residence.  Funeral services for Mrs. Rathel were held on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. More...

Agriculture

Scenes from Miller County Junior Market Hog & Heifer Show

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Hog shows are great, but

“Hog shows are really lots of fun. The young folks of Miller County really know how to show and sell. I have enjoyed the show, but I just don’t think I will make the sale. Maybe next year, or maybe the next.”   More...