November 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates to host first round of State Play-Offs

Miller County finished tied for #7 in the final state power rankings which were posted on the GHSA web site earlier in the week.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety has arrested and charged two juveniles in conjunction with last week’s rash of auto break-ins.  Around 3 a.m. More...

Trooper to attend Presidential Inaugural in January

Trooper First Class David Fretwell of the Georgia State Patrol Post 14 Colquitt will be attending the Presidential Inaugural in January 2013.  More...

Stuart honored at ag lunch

Georgia’s farmers will help meet the future food needs of not only the nation, but also the entire world, according to the keynote speaker at Friday’s annual Ag Appreciation Luncheon.  More...

School & Sports

Zach and Myles bag eight pointer

Zach and Myles Golden killed this 180 pound eight pointer last Monday morning, November 19th in Early County. More...

Help fight hunger by hunting

Since 1993, hunters have been bringing meat to the tables of those in need through the Georgia Hunters for the Hungry Program. More...

BC Professor presents paper on Israel’s Option

(Bainbridge, GA) Bainbridge College’s associate professor of political science Dr. John Vanzo presented a conference paper at the 2012 annual meeting of the Georgia Political Science Association in Savannah, Georgia on November 9.  More...

Obituaries

MARY EUNICE SMITH

Mrs. Mary Eunice Smith, age 95, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at the Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Monday morning, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Manry-Jordan- Hodges Funeral Home with Rev. More...

ELINOR STEWART

Mrs. Elinor Stewart, age 74, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012, at her residence.  Funeral services for Mrs. Stewart were held on Monday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

JAMES W. “DUB” WILLIAMS

Mr. James “Dub” Williams of Colquitt died Friday, November 16, 2012 at Miller Nursing Home.  Funeral services were held Monday, November 19 at 4:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rawleigh Furney officiating. More...

Recent Hometown Holidays open Christmas season

Colquitt Coupon winners listed here

The official Christmas season opened this past week in Colquitt as Hometown Holidays got underway Thursday afternoon, beginning at 6:00 p.m. with entertainment from the Miller County Band and Chorus under the direction of Mrs. Holly Thomas. More...

Kelley Crop Insurance holds Open House

On November 14th Kelley Crop Insurance held their Open House from 11:00 – 2:00.  Valarie Mock welcomed everyone to the grand opening and ribbon cutting and thanked Marty and his family for their loyalty to Colquitt and Miller County follow More...

Religion

Reflecting on God’s Blessings

Inspiration

There are plenty of things in life that are disturbing and disappointing. More...

Leroy at church

In a church one Sunday morning, a preacher said, "Anyone with 'special needs" who wants to be prayed over, please come forward to the front by the altar." With that, Leroy got in line, and when it was his turn, the Preacher asked, "Leroy, what do you More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  November 12 800F • Disorder reported, Wallace Drive • Escort, Petro • Escort, Kangaroo • Escort, Food Mart • Alarm, Hwy. 91N • Total mileage, 138  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 12 799R • Alarm, Hwy. 91S • Assist jailer, jail • Assist Scott Cleveland, Harmony Church Road • Report of explosion, Enterprise Road and Nobles Road • Sexual assault, Hwy. More...

Living & Style

Miss Henry, Mr. Sexton to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. Doug Johnson of Colquitt and Mr. and Mrs. Brent Henry of Jakin are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Henry, to Joey Sexton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Benny West.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library provides over $550,000 in library service  More...

Talking USMC dog

A guy is driving around the back woods of Tennessee, and he sees a sign in front of a broken down shanty-style house:  "Talking Dog for Sale."  He rings the bell, and the owner appears and tells him the dog is in the backyard.  The guy More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Give Thanks! We are truly blessed!

We attended a community revival last week at First Baptist that saved more people than any I've been to recently. More...

Sleazy goes greasy

We, the people, are always looking for something new and exciting to take our minds off our day-to-day miseries. More...