December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Escaped Inmate Apprehended

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Community

BSC Adopts Two Families in Need During Holiday Season

Bainbridge State College gathered for its annual Holiday Brunch on Wednesday, Dec. More...

Annual Candlelight Service Held

Saturday, December 2, was the annual candlelight service for Healing Hearts and Minds.  This service is to honor and remember children who have gone too soon. More...

Tips to help have a healthy holiday season

Keep the holiday season happy by making good health and safety priorities, says Southwest Health District Health Director Dr. Charles Ruis. More...

School & Sports

Haire Does Well at Peach State Classic Swine Show

Aaron Haire, a Miller County 4-Her, had an outstanding day at the Peach State Classic Swine Show on Saturday, December 2, 2017, in Perry.  More...

Shelby Parr To Receive GED Diploma

Shelby Parr has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma.  He will be eligible to participate in the Southern Regional Technical College graduation which will be held in Moultrie at the Colquitt County High School gymnasium on Dec More...

New Hours for Adult Education

The hours of operation for Miller County Adult Education have changed. MCAE is now open on Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. and is currently accepting students, ages 16 and above.  More...

Obituaries

MAX MILLIGAN HOLMAN

Mr. Max Milligan Holman, Sr., 91, of Blakely, passed away Saturday night, December 9, 2017, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Al.  More...

TRACY MICHELLE HERRING

Mrs. Tracy Herring, age 49, died Friday, December 8, 2017, at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville. A memorial service was held Monday, December 11, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Cook's Union Methodist Church with Rev. David Grubbs officiating. Mrs. More...

HANSEL EVERETTE CARROLL

Hansel Everette Carroll, age 99, of Iron City, passed away Tuesday morning, December 5, 2017, at his residence.  Funeral services for Mr. Carroll were held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Christmas in Colquitt

The Chamber of Commerce is hosting several Christmas events for the community. We encourage you to put on your best Christmas sweater and join us!  More...

Davis Ponder Earns Recognition as Distinguished Military Graduate

Some 47 Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets at the University of North Georgia (UNG) have been ranked in the top 20 percent in the nation out of 5,536 cadets in this year’s U.S. More...

Religion

‘She’s So Thankful for Those Toes!’

Inspiration

Some of the most memorable gifts that we receive do not come from department stores and cannot be ordered online. Some gifts, in fact, are so out of the ordinary that they carry a value that cannot be measured monetarily. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

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COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

IDENTITY FRAUD On Monday, December 4, 2017, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to Ameris Bank in reference to identity fraud. Upon arrival, Officer Wade spoke to Mary Ellen Still who stated that Miss Evelyn D. More...

Reward offered in Decatur Firearms Burglary

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Living & Style

Holidays and Cancer

The holiday season is often a time for family gettogethers, festivities, and traditions. When one is being treated for cancer – or has a loved one undergoing treatment – it also can be a time of stress and anxiety. More...

Brag Shop

Blayke Phillips is the four-month-old daughter of Aaron Phillips and Alea Worsley.  She is the granddaughter of Eric and Carol Phillips of Jakin and Mr. and Mrs. Lon Worsley of Colquitt.  More...

Colquitt Garden Club Plants Parks with Daffodils

The theme for the National Garden Clubs is “Plant America.” To follow with this theme, The Garden Club of Georgia’s Parks & Public Lands Committee decided to plant each state park in Georgia yellow with 25 daffodils appropriate More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's Almost Christmas

It's hard for me to go anywhere that someone doesn't mention my recent illness and how lucky I was to have done as well as I have done. In other words, I am lucky to be looking at the green grass instead of the roots. More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

An Evolutionary Progression

It starts with a yearning, a big want-to. The kid sees his granddad return home with mammoth stringers of bluegills and shellcrackers. He listens to tales of “exotic” fishing destinations, some almost 100 miles away.  More...