T.T. and Ty selected to All-Area Baseball team



Once again, Miller County has something to brag about and that is T. T. Barber and Ty Sheffield. These two athletes just graduated high school back in May and still showing athletic ability. Both Barber and Sheffield led the Pirates this past baseball season and was selected to the Albany Herald All-Area Baseball Team. Trevonti better known to his friends […]

Subway burglary solved with two arrests



On June 12, 2012 at approximately 7:00 a.m., Colquitt police officer, Aaron Brown, was dispatched to Subway at 410 W. Crawford Street, in reference to a possible burglary. Upon arrival, Officer Brown made contact with complainant, Erica Randle. At that time, Ms. Randle advised Officer Brown that when she came in the morning of June 12, she noticed the cash […]

HOT, HOT, HOT



We get our weather information from The Weather Channel. It looks good until I get into my truck and the inside temp is 118 º and the outside temp registers 103º. Now who am I to believe, the official weather report, or a thermometer in Colquitt in my truck, at the church and at the bank? This I know, it […]

Gas drops below $2.99 in area



Would you ever have thought we would think gas prices under $3.00 per gallon is cheap? It isn’t, but it’s better than $4.00 per gallon. The high priced gas prices continue to go down again. The gas barons were getting consumers used to $3-$4 per gallon gas; it is dropping near the $2 mark. The rise and drop of fuel […]

BC announces local dean promotions



Three Bainbridge College faculty members have been promoted to the rank of Dean, effective July 1, according to Bainbridge College president Dr. Richard Carvajal. “Bainbridge College is indeed fortunate to have this outstanding group of administrators,” said Dr. Carvajal. “They are very deserving of these promotions, and I am excited about the impact that they will make on this great […]

Jaden Hodges participates in Miss Georgia Princess Program



On July 19 through the 23rd, Jaden Hodges traveled to Columbus to participate in the 2012 Miss Georgia Pageant as a Miss Georgia Princess. The Miss Georgia princess program is a mentoring program, the princess do not compete. She was nominated into the Miss Georgia Princess Program by Miss Southern Rivers Outstanding Teen, Lizzy Stanford, a former Mayhaw Queen. Lizzy […]

LIBRARY NEWS



The Importance of Summer…Reading, that is It’s hot outside; beat the heat with assistance from your library! Stay cool this summer by curling up with a good book from the library. Statistics show that children who do not read during the summer break have lower grades and lower test scores, compared with children who read during the summer break. Summer […]

Troopers urge caution driving over holidays



(ATLANTA) – As motorists take to the roads this week for the July Fourth holiday travel period, the Georgia State Patrol is reminding drivers to plan their travels carefully, keeping safety as the number one priority. The holiday period begins this Tuesday at 6 p.m. and ends at mid- night Sunday, July 4. Colonel Bill Hitchens, Commissioner of the Georgia […]

God’s balance



God was missing for six days. Eventually,Michael, the archangel, found him, resting on the seventh day. He inquired, “Where have you been?” God smiled deeply and proudly pointed downwards through the clouds, “Look, Michael. Look what I’ve made.” Archangel Michael looked puzzled, and said, “What is it?” “It’s a planet,” replied God, and I’ve put life on it. I’m going […]

News Around Us



A Bainbridge man was arrested Friday evening, after another man was injured in a shooting on Broughton Street. The incident took place shortly before 8 p. m. at 1001 Broughton St. Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Toby Miller arrived to find the victim sitting on the front porch, holding his side and bleeding from a wound to his left side. Witnesses […]