November 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County businesses call meeting on tax assessments

The Colquitt- Miller County business owners will be holding a meeting Monday, November 28, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. at the American Legion. More...

Community

Yard of the Month

The Colquitt Garden Club presented the “Yard of the Month” for the month of November to Eric and Heather Hall. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge -A resident in the 300 block of Riverchase, off Highway 97 south, was robbed at gun point at about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday.  More...

Just in time for a turkey or two

Right after the thunder, lightning and some rain on Wednesday, came Operation Thunder around the city square in Colquitt, as Georgia State Patrol troopers were stopping motorists around the square like a road stop was set up.  More...

School & Sports

Miller County Heifer Exhibitors Compete in Fall Shows

The last few months have been busy for the Miller County Cattle Show Team. More...

MCHS FFA NEWS

Last week I forgot to mention the numbers of the guns and the winners of each day. The winner for day one was George Williams with ticket number 342. The winner for day two was Bill Bullard with ticket number 909. More...

Just in time for Christmas

Subject: Supreme Court rules no nativity scene in D.C. More...

Obituaries

LEON FRANK TUCKER

Mr. Leon Frank Tucker, age 61 of Newton died Sunday, November 20, 2011 at Willson Hospice House in Albany.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Live Oak Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Marvin McDaniel and Rev. More...

LULA LAVERNE PHILLIPS

Mrs. Lula Laverne Phillips, age 72, of Donalsonville, died Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at South East Alabama Medical Center.  A memorial service was held Thursday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel.  Mrs. More...

JIMMY TED SMITH

Mr. Jimmy Ted Smith, age 64, of Donalsonville, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011.  Funeral services were held on Saturday, November 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. Andy Merritt officiating. More...

Largest crowd ever at Food Bank

It was the Saturday before Thanksgiving. More...

Miller County Schools on ‘Probation'

‘Bordering on dysfunctional’

Some weeks ago, we reported that Georgia AdvancED/ SACS came to Colquitt to check our schools and reports of problems with our school leadership.  On November 10, 2011, Superintendent of Miller County Schools received a letter and report from th More...

Happy Thanksgiving

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Religion

‘Thankful No Matter What’

Inspiration

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

Jesus and the mud puddle

You gotta believe a 6-year-old

Howard County Sheriff Jerry Marr got a disturbing call one Saturday afternoon a few months ago.  His 6-year-old grandson, Mikey, had been hit by a car while fishing in Greentown with his dad.  The father and son were near a bridge by the Ko More...

Pastor's new teeth

A Pastor goes to the dentist for a set of false teeth. The first Sunday after he gets his new teeth, he talks for only eight minutes. The second Sunday, he talks for only ten minutes. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 14 800L Accident • Fire call • Bus detail • Escort • Total mileage, 71 800P Escort, Food Mart • Escort, Hardee’s • Traffic stop on Hwy 27  More...

Vehicle overturns

According to a Georgia State Patrol traffic crash report, on November 3, 2011, Hope R. Heard, driving a 2008 Dodge Ram Truck 2500, was traveling north on Fourth Street in Colquitt. Ms. Heard attempted to make a right turn onto Bellview Road. More...

COLQUITT SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 10 799N Livestock in roadway • Attempted to serve civil paper • Domestic on Bellview • Routine county patrol • Took car to Bainbridge and had new tires put on • Total mileage, 138   More...

Living & Style

Nursing Home News

Residents are gearing up for the Holidays here at Miller Nursing Home. This past week we enjoyed our Family Night Thanksgiving Dinner. Residents always enjoyed having home made goodies as well as having family and friends eating with them.  More...

Miller-Thompson to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Miller, Jr. of Iron City, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Lynn of Thomasville to Matthew Alexander Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Thompson, Jr. of Ochlocknee. More...

Cupcake gang celebrates

The home of Frasier and Linda Warren was the place to be on Friday night, November 4th. The aroma of frying mullet, red roe, and catfish filled the air. Fresh lemons, right off the lemon tree in the backyard, were sliced for the tea. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It’s always time to be Thankful-

Talking about being thankful right here at Thanksgiving, and most every day that I'm here amongst you all.  If anyone has a right, commitment, duty, obligation and responsibility to be thankful, it is "ye scribe."  It all started back in 19 More...

Tough customers

Civilizations come and civilizations go. You can look it up. But none was more powerful than the Roman Empire, which dominated the globe for over four centuries.  More...