2020-07-22

2020-07-22 E-Edition

The best round of my life


One of my former neighbors, Charles “Chuck” Stapleton of Lutherville, MD., formerly of Colquitt, GA, was stepping in high cotton last week. Chuck is the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stapleton. Chuck, my back yard neighbor in our youth, said, “My grandsons call me ‘Big G,’ which is easier to spell than Granddaddy. The guy in the […]

Fishing is good, life is good

Paul Daughtry, of Thomasville, GA, is really enjoying his retirement from UPS. Paul was fishing with a good friend, Don Shiver and his son, Chad Shiver, along with Cory Harrell, Austin Taylor and Chris Mccampbell off St. George Island last Thursday, July 16, on Charlie’s Charters. As you can see in the above photo, they did good, catching a 30 […]

Advanced voting has started

Advanced voting for the Georgia General Primary Run-off Election to be held Tuesday, August 11, 2020, began Monday, July 20, 2020, and will end Friday, August 7, 2020. The only local runoff election in our county is the one of District 5 Board of Education between Cody Cleveland and Vic Hill. In the June 9 General Primary Election, neither Cleveland […]

Miller County’s Wil Cook signs with Middle Georgia State University

2020 Miller County High School honor graduate, Wil Cook, has signed to continue his academic and athletic career at Middle Georgia State University. His proud parents are Charlotte and Hank Cook. Wil chose Middle Georgia after he determined the program could offer him the baseball development he desires as well as a really good education. Baseball has played a huge […]

They’re Crawling


Watch where you are stepping, especially in your yard. They are moving. That’s where Isaiah Roland, 18, of Piney Pond Road killed this fairly large diamond back rattlesnake last Sunday, July 12. Isaiah is the son of Cleve and Mandy Roland.

Queens attend Headland Tea Party

Little Miss Colquitt Ava Clanton and Little Miss Donalsonville Laney Kelley attended a tea party last Saturday, July 11, in Headland, AL. The party was hosted by the Miss Headland Pageant Board. Ava will be representing Colquitt in the National Peanut Festival Pageant in October. Laney, however, is not old enough to participate in the pageant. She attended in support […]

News Around Us

Bainbridge – On Thursday, July 9, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Austin Spence, arrested Kevin Luloff for two counts of a drug violation. According to reports, Sgt. Spence was patrolling the area of Hwy. 262 North near Broad Street when he observed a green convertible parked in the driveway of an abandoned house. Spence passed by the vehicle, before turning […]

Do you want to talk?


An atheist was seated next to a little girl on an airplane and he turned to her and said, “Do you want to talk? Flights go quicker if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger.” The little girl, who had just started to read her book, replied to the total stranger, “What would you want to talk about?” […]

Berrien County Ag Center Named James L. (Jimmy) Lane Agricultural Center


Prior to the Berrien County Livestock Show on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., the former Berrien County Agricultural Center was renamed and dedicated to beloved James L. Jimmy Lane. Jimmy Lane served as a BHS Agricultural teacher and BerrienYoung Farmer Advisor before retiring from the Berrien County School System after 35 years of service. He was instrumental in […]