June 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Anna Grimsley is top student at SGA

Thirty-two seniors received their diplomas during the 2013 graduation exercise Friday night, May 24, in the Wayne Proffit Jr. More...

Community

Gentiva Hospice supports veterans

To underscore its commitment to supporting veterans and acknowledging their contributions to our country, Gentiva Hospice is taking part in the We Honor Veterans program, a project of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collabora More...

Kimber Henley graduates from UWG

Kimber Leighan Henley, graduated from the University of West Georgia Saturday, April 28, 2013.  She received a bachelor’s of education degree in speech and language pathology.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Program Mega Event: Magic Show with Arthur Atsma!   More...

School & Sports

Rachel Grimsley to visit Puerto Rico

Rachel Grimsley, Seminole County 4-H member, has been selected to attend the 4-H Global Citizenship and Environmental Experience trip to Puerto Rico in June.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

“Pretty” isn’t imortant

I’ve long had a soft spot in my heart for some of Mother Nature’s not-sopretty creatures. That comes natural to me, I guess. Being no oil painting myself, I understand better than most that ugly things need love, too. More...

Miller County Elementary School 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll

1st Grade Principal’s Honor Roll Keondre Benton, Camryn Coon, Emma Foster, Landon Givens, Adyn Grant, Jaden Hodges, Daniel Horne, Anna Kate Houston, Jaylen Jackmon, Brody Kelley, Tamia Perkins, and Kaydence Womble.  More...

Obituaries

THELMA LOVERING

Mrs. Thelma Lovering, age 85, of Colquitt, died Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Sunday, June 2, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick and Rev. More...

RODGER DALE BASS, SR.

Mr. Rodger Dale Bass, Sr. age 68, of Colquitt died Friday, May 24, 2013, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Friday, May 31, 2013, at 2: 00 p. m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kent Barwick officiating. More...

BARBARA BUSH BASS

Mrs. Barbara Bush Bass, age 58, of Colquitt, died Friday, May 24, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Saturday, June 1, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick and Rev. Al Murkerson officiating. More...

BOE names Dr. Jesse Allen Kicklighter as superintendent

The Miller County Board of Education held its regular monthly meeting Monday night, June 3, 2013.  The meeting was called to order by Chairman Buddy Johnson with a welcome to a near full house in the courtroom of the Colquitt City Hall.  Mi More...

Local resident wins the High Point Dog of the Year

Tim Moore of Miller County has won the High Point Dog of the Year for the Dixie Trace Field Trial Association. More...

RR cars derail here

I didn’t get any type report, but I did get photos of a train derailment just off MLK Street going out to the schools at Railroad St.  According to M.C. More...

Religion

Not our power, but His

Inspiration

Some of my most fond childhood memories revolve around visits with my grandparents. They lived only a couple of miles from us, and I went to their house every chance I got.  More...

The 57¢ church

A little girl stood near a small church from which she had been turned away because it was “too crowded.”  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   May 19 800T • Traffic stop, North Crawford • Disturbance, MLK St. • Escort, Ron Cam • Escort, Kangaroo • Suspicious noise, Bird St. 8 Suspicious noise, Cuthbert St. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   May 24 799I • Traffic stop, 3x • Routine patrol, property checks • Assist CPD with party at MLK St. • Total mileage, 161  More...

Living & Style

Senior Center has picnic

The senior center held its annual picnic on Friday, May 24, with a carnival theme.  For fun, the staff was dressed as clowns.  Entertainment included several different game booths with great prizes to be won by those lucky enough.  Ref More...

Let's go to the Movies

'Now You See Me'

The trouble with “Now You See Me,” or any other movie about magic, is that you know there’s going to be a huge twist at the end. More...

Dr. Culver has visit from Richard Williams

Father and coach of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams

Not only is Dr. O’Neil Culver a very talented general surgeon here at Miller County Hospital, he is also an avid tennis player in his spare time.  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘If you’re going through hell-’

There is a saying by Sir Winston Churchill, "If you’re going through hell, keep going."  Many folks don't remember who Winston Churchill was. More...

Flipping Out

When a Southerner says, “That ain’t right!” they are not referring to an incorrect answer on little Bubba’s math exam.  More...