May 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day- Colquitt style

It was a beautiful, summer, hot day in Colquitt, Monday, May 27, and a good, high quality crowd came out at 11:00 a.m. More...

Community

BOE Happenings

Congratulations to all of our graduates! It was truly an honor and a privilege to shake each of your hands Friday night at the graduation ceremony. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Program Kick-off Event: A Visit With Geronimo Stilton!   More...

Kathgret Rentz graduates from VSU

Kathgret Rebecca Rentz graduated from Valdosta State University with a master of education degree in school counseling on May 3, 2013.  While at VSU, Kathgret was a member of Chi Sigma Iota and Alpha Chi academic honor societies. More...

Public Safety

Senior overturns multiple times

Miller County EMS, Sheriff’s Department, Georgia State Patrol and Miller County Fire/Rescue responded to a one vehicle accident on Hwy. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Harassing  Communications  More...

Vehicle accident at First and Main Streets

On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, an accident occurred at the intersection of Main Street and 1st Street.  Miller County EMS, Colquitt Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the accident.  The accident happened when Ether Leigh More...

Living & Style

Cotton family reunion held

The descendants of John Calhoun Cotton held their 26th annual Cotton Reunion which includes the Musgrove and Peace families on April 6, 2013, at Milford Baptist Church in Baker County. More...

Kaydee donates to Locks of Love

All little girl’s dream of having long hair...but that long hair can get very hot on these long, hot summer days that we have in Southwest Georgia.  It is no different with Kaydee Tennant. More...

The old paths

I liked the old paths, when moms were home. dads were at work. brothers went into the army. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A little history, and a promised future

There is an old saying, Something good comes out of everything.  I agree. Sometimes it takes what seems much too long for the good to come, but most of the time we get to see good come out of what seemed to be all bad at the time.  More...

Yellow Fever

I bored my pals senseless bragging about how the caper would come off. No problem, I said. Done deal. Sixth grade bombshell June Johnson was dying to spend some time in my bony arms.  More...

Selma Calloway inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame

The Miller County High School Sports Banquet was held Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Miller County High School Cafeteria.  As the program got underway, our 2013 Hall Fame Inductee chose a former Pirate football coach, Coach Alan Ingram to be ther More...

Chief Tully named to Georgia Board of Public Safety

Colquitt Fire Chief Craig Tully has been named to the Board of the Georgia Department of Public Safety in a news release from the office of the Governor Nathan Deal on Friday, May 24, 2013. More...

MCHS graduates 59 seniors

Pirate Stadium was completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2013 Miller County High School graduates on Friday evening, May 24, 2013.  This year’s class chose the motto, “What we are is God&rsqu More...

Religion

Trust in God, not in self

Inspiration

While outside working late the other afternoon, a bunch of excitement arrived at our house. It was of such intensity that I would have been at a great loss if I had not stopped what I was doing to check it out. More...

A Christian

Several years ago, a preacher from out-of-state accepted a call to a church in Houston, Texas. Some weeks after he arrived, he had an occasion to ride the bus from his home to the downtown area. More...

A life that matters- your choice

Live a life that matters.  Ready or not, someday it will all come to an end.  There will be no more sunrises, no minutes, hours or days.  All the things you collected, whether treasured or forgotten, will pass to someone else.  Yo More...

School & Sports

Spring sports banquet held

The spring sports banquet was held Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the Miller County High School Cafeteria.  Athletic director, Joni Williams welcomed everyone to the banquet. More...

News from Crooked Oak

The First Baptist Church is holding a four player scramble to raise funds for the Youth Ministry on Thursday, May 30, at 1:00 p.m. At this time, there are only a couple of spots remaining. More...

Miller County roots run deep

Cook High School seniors graduated on May 17, 2013, in Adel.  The two top graduates have their roots in Miller County. More...

Obituaries

ALLEN ANTHONY COBB, SR.

Mr. Allen Anthony Cobb, Sr., age 70, of Colquitt died Wednesday, May 22, 2013.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 25, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Jay Roberson and Rev. David Thompson officiating. More...

JIMMIE DODSON WILLIAMS

Mrs. Jimmie Dodson Williams, age 80, of Eldorendo passed away Sunday, May 26, 2013, at John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held at 5: 00 p. m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Eldorendo Baptist Church with Rev. Thomas P. More...

ROBERT GERALD (BOB) DANIELS

Mr. Robert Gerald (Bob) Daniels, age 81, of Colquitt died Monday, May 20, 2013, at Miller County Hospital.  A memorial service was held Saturday, May 25, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at Cooks Union Methodist Church.  Mr. More...