PrivateFirst Class Roland completes basic



Private First Class Christopher Roland has completed Basic and ASI Training on May 25, 2007. Private First Class has been stationed in Fort Benning since his joining the United States Army. Chris is a 2004 graduate of Miller County High School. He attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton for two and one half years before joining the army. He […]

No charge for 411



submitted by Lindy No charge for directory assistance. Some cell phone companies are charging us $1.00 or more for 411 / information calls when they don’t have to. When you need to use the 411 / information option, simply dial 1 -800 -FREE -411 or 1 800 373 3411 without incurring a charge. This is information people don’t mind receiving […]

Do you know what this is?



When Mr. Ray Houston brought this into the office last Wednesday, he asked if I knew what it was. It looked like a knife, until he started opening the three blades. He explained, that his grandfather, the late Warren A. Mc- Donald, was the owner of the knife back in the early 1800s. The different blades were used to bleed […]

LIBRARY NEWS



Ron’s hilarious Comedy Magic and Songs will keep you on the edge of your seat as he will be remembered long after he performs. He’s professional, clean, original, funny, and always involves the audience in his show. Famous comedian, Milton Berle, once said, “Laughter is an instant vacation, so for those needing to escape, look no further than The Ron […]

Clem Boatright visits Colquitt

Born in Tarrer Inn in 1923

Clem Boatright and his son, Clem Boatright Jr., visited the Tarrer Inn recently on a sentimental journey. Mr. Boatright was born in the Tarrer in 1923. And therein lies an interesting tale. It seems Clem’s grandmother, Eula Musgrove of the Boykin community, had brought her daughter to Colquitt to the doctor for the delivery of the baby. The doctor went […]

God the golf coach



submitted by: asabear A golfer, now into his golden years, had a lifelong ambition to play the 17th hole at Sawgrass in Ponte Verde, FL, exactly the way the pros do it: The pros drive the ball out over the water onto the small green that is on a small spit of land. It was something he had tried hundreds […]

Phillips chosen for state honors



Have plans for the summer? One Miller County High School student received the good news that she was selected for Georgia’s prestigious Governor’s Honors Program to be held in June and July at Valdosta State University. GHP is a six-week summer instructional program designed to provide intellectually gifted and artisitcally talented high school students challenging and enriching educational opportunities which […]

Twoinjuredas twocrash



An accident occurred Tuesday, May 22, at 7:27 a.m. on SR91 south of Colquitt that could have been much worse than it was. The crash destroyed two vehicles and injured both of the drivers. When the accident was reported, fire, rescue, ambulance and law enforcement officers were dispatched to the scene. According to the accident report, both vehicles were travelling […]

News Around Us



Bainbridge – Bainbridge police have arrested a Tallahassee man as a suspect in a case involving a handgun stolen from a local pawn shop. Quentin Dewayne Williams, 21, of Tallahassee, FLwas charged Monday with theft of a firearm, aggravated assault and theft by bringing stolen property into Georgia, Investigator Mark Esquivel of Bainbridge Public Safety said Tuesday. Williams had already […]

Somebody getting his ice?



A couple of weeks ago, this newspaper was called that a certain county school official had caught someone getting some of “his” ice at the practice field ice machine. Must have some truth to it, since a new chain and lock was put on the gate with a private property sign on the gate. The coaches finally got a key […]