January 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Burke, Keown in run-off on Feb. 5

Almost everyone has already gotten the results of the January 8, 2013, Special election to elect a state senator for District 11. In Miller County, with a possible 4084 registered voters, only 569 showed up to vote, or 13.93 percent. More...

First meeting of new BOC held

The first regular meeting of the newly elected Miller County Board of Commission met Monday night, January 14, 2013.  Acting Chairman Clyde Jinks Jr. opened the meeting at 6:00 p.m. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Dorian Goss, the man accused of fatally stabbing a Bainbridge man in October 2012, was captured in Atlanta on Monday morning.  More...

Sidney Reynolds receives plaque for 25 years of service

The Board of Commissioners of Dougherty County recently presented Sidney Reynolds of Colquitt with the “Faithful Service Award” for 25 years of dedicated service with Dougherty County EMS on December 14, 2012.  Sidney is a 1976 gradu More...

Do you have a gun in the house?

When I had my gangrene gallbladder taken out and spent 10 days in the hospital for what should have been an overnight stay, the insurance company kicked me out. I had home nurse visits for two weeks and was asked if I had guns in the house. More...

School & Sports

Miller County High School Pirates represented in All Star Game

On Saturday, January 12, four of the Miller County Pirates represented our school, community and their families proudly in the 2013 "War of the Border" football game in Moultrie. More...

SGA announces honor roll

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the Second Nine Weeks Honor Roll for grades 5-12. In order to be on honor roll, students must have an 87 or above in their classes, and all conduct grades must be satisfactory.  More...

Photo of the Past of Colquitt Elementary 1943

This photo and roster were of the sixth grade (about 1943) of the New Colquitt Elementary School. The teacher (in picture) was Alys Jones (Callan). Many of these students went on to be a part of the Miller County High School Class of 1948.   More...

Obituaries

STEVEN LEE DARLEY

Mr. Steven Lee Darley, age 33, of Colquitt died Friday, January 11, 2013, at South East Alabama Medical Center in Dothan.  More...

HELEN FAYE COX

Ms. Helen Cox, age 57, of Colquitt died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, January 12, at 11:00 a.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Royce Horne officiating. More...

ANNIE LAURA BUSBY

Annie Laura Busby, 76, of Albany died Monday, January 7, 2013, at Phoebe North Medical Center.  Funeral Services were held Friday, January 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Mathews Funeral Home with Douglas Haught officiating. Interment was at 3:00 p.m. More...

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Rowena Mills holds ground-breaking

The ground-breaking of Colquitt and Miller County’s newest business was held Friday, January 11.  Rowena Mills, located at 2741 Highway 91 North (the old Wacaser buying point) will manufacture and process wildlife feed. More...

One last look back at 2012

As the year 2013 begins, the news of 2012 is now history. More...

Religion

"The Joy of Redemption"

Inspiration

Do you remember from years past when one of the incentives used by various grocery stores was the giving of stamps? Those stamps could be collected until there was enough to obtain certain items offered at the stamp redemption store. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   January 6 799I • Harassing phone calls, Union Church Road • Check property • Total mileage, 150  More...

SHERIFF’S ARREST REPORTS

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Living & Style

Colquitt Garden Club meets

Warm January temperatures greeted the 20 members and two guests for the Colquitt Garden Club meeting held on the first Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce meeting room.  More...

Alpha Omicron meets in Colquitt

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at Moby Dick in Colquitt. Jo Davis, Chapter President, welcomed everyone and presided over the meeting. More...

Miss Roberts to wed Mr. Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Roberts of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney Danielle Roberts of Albany, to Alan Ryan Johnson of Smithville. Mr. Johnson is the son of Mrs. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

There will be more, and taxpayers will pay for the killing! It’s the Law! More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

If it were a perfect world-

Looks like our congress people, both Democrat and Republicans have been bought, sold and quit.  Now there are a few exceptions, but theAmerican people don't have too high a regard for our U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. More...

My favorite things

Even the Pope has a few pet peeves. Mostly because he’s human. No one likes every person, place or thing that comes their way.  The Pope may not like sardines. Me, I don’t like broccoli, armadillos or semicolons. More...