May 25, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Shepard inducted in to Athletic Hall of Fame

A little guy with big accomplishments, both on and off the field of play, that’s how Coach Buddy Grimes described the newest member of an elite group known as the Miller County Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. More...

School prank turns out to be costly

The following information was received Monday, May 23, at 12:06, from school officials. This was the first official information on the incident.  Apparently, a prank at Miller County High School (MCHS) went a little too far.  More...

Community

Thomas University holds 56th Commencement Ceremony

Thomas University held its 56th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 7, 2011, in the Ben Grace Historic Quadrangle of the Thomas University Campus. More...

Garden Club members enjoy outing

The Colquitt Garden Club members enjoyed an outing to the Deer Run Plantation in Leary recently.  The invitation was graciously extended to them by Todd and Lacey Godfrey, son and daughter-inlaw of Lola Godfrey, who along with Iva Tabb were host More...

Nolan Whitaker receive awards

Jones Wheat Elementary School held its Fourth Grade Honor’s Day on May 17, 2011.  Nolan Whitaker of Colquitt received numerous awards for his outstanding academic achievements. Ms. More...

School & Sports

GISA AA state title at No. 1 doubles

Macon-Southwest Georgia Academy's Billy Grimsley and Adam Lowe went away together on spring break to the North Georgia mountains a few weeks ago, but there was little partying, hardly any relaxing and almost no slacking off.  Instead, they playe More...

MCMS Honors Program Held

The MCMS honors program was held Monday, May 16, 2011, in the lunchroom. Ivey Pope opened the program with the welcome, and Jarrell Kimble led the audience in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. More...

ABAC names dean’s list

TIFTON--A total of 196 students were named to the 2011 spring term Dean’s List at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, according to an announcement by Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Niles Reddick. More...

Obituaries

MARY ANN MOODY

Mrs. Mary Ann Moody, 101, of Milledgeville, formerly of Colquitt died Saturday, May 14, 2011.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 17, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Dr. Carl Marshall officiating. More...

DOROTHY ELLEN HINES

Mrs. Dorothy Ellen Hines, age 85, of Silverhill, AL, and a native of Miller County, passed away Friday, May 13, 2011.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 17, at 2:00 p.m. More...

EMORY JELKS HUNTER

Emory Jelks Hunter, 84, of Camilla, died Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla.  Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 20, at Colquitt Cemetery with Rev. Clyde Billingsley officiating.  More...

Grand jury returns seven true bills in murder case

Suspect, Tommie Lee Bullard, 56, had seven true bills issued in the murder/ robbery case of Willie White, 79. The murder/robbery victim of Willie White occurred February 17, 2011, at 351C North Second St. More...

MCHS Archery Team best in state

The 2011 Archery National Tournament was held in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14. It is an honor to say that our own MCHS Archery Team competed under the direction of Mr. Bill Spooner. More...

2011 MCHS graduates show class

Pirate Stadium was completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2011 Miller County High School graduates on Friday evening, May 20, 2011.  More...

Religion

‘What’s Missing?’

Inspiration

(Pastor James Scarborough, Donalsonville Assembly of God)  More...

Public Safety

Arrest made for disorderly conduct

On May 22, 2011, Officer Lonnie Wade was at the Funhouse talking to Deputy Sheriff Melody Williams. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  More...

MILLER CO. SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  May 13-14 799G Cows out on Helms Road • Routine Security Checks and patrol • Stopped suspicious person on Fourth Street  More...

Living & Style

Sydnee celebrates third birthday

Sydnee Michelle Middleton enjoyed a royal princess celebration in honor of her third birthday on April 9.  Friends and family joined her at Spring Creek Park for a hotdog cookout with cake and ice cream.  The pink tiara-topped, double tiere More...

Miss Roland, Mr. Poff to exchange vows

Stevie and Angie Roland are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cecelia Roland, to Andrew Poff.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Billy W. More...

Tough Stuff, Amigo

A beautiful fairy appeared one day to a destitute Mexican refugee outside an Arizona immigration office.  "Good man," the fairy said, "I've been sent here by President Obama and told to grant you three wishes, since you just arrived in the Unite More...

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Real education for a good life

Graduation for most of our young people has come and gone. More...

Moody Foodies

My wife and I have dreamed of visiting Italy since we shared our first slice of pizza. It won’t happen this year. More...