June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Zach Cleveland obituary - Free Access

Mr. Peter Zack Cleveland, age 71 of Colquitt died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at his residence.  More...

A grand Fourth on the Third coming

The Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce has gone all out to make this Fourth of July on the Third one of the best we’ve had in Colquitt. More...

Sheriff’s race heating up

One of the most asked questions of the week is, "Who is running for sheriff?"  There are at least two candidates who will run for the unexpired term of the late Sheriff H.E. “Buddy” Glass. More...

Community

Cow patty bingo winner is.....

The Miller County Softball Boosters held their second annual Cow Pie Bingo on May 11, 2013.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Library Holiday Closing   More...

What vitamin are you?

This is so true!  Why do I have a variety of friends who are all so different in character?  How is it possible that I can get along with them all?  I think that each one helps to bring out a "different"part of me.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   June 14 800S • Assisted 800T on N. Second St. • Subject in custody , black female juvenile • Spoke with subject on Grow St. 800L • Security and patrol, Assisted EMS 3x • Total mileage, 87  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

Daily Activity Reports   More...

One charged with underaged possession/purchase of alcohol

On Saturday, June 22, 2013, Captain Dan Stone was advised by Officer Chris Medina that he had previous calls to Grow Trailer Park, relating to a Hispanic male who was harassing the occupants at that address.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Calhoun, Mr. Whitehead to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Calhoun of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Ariel Calhoun, to Aaron Nicholas Whitehead, son of Ms. Veronica Lanier of Palmetto and the late Mr. More...

Let's go to the Movies

'Man of Steel'

How did the people behind “Man of Steel” manage to suck all the fun out of Superman? More...

Ethan celebrates second birthday

Ethan Lamont Timpson celebrated his second birthday June 6, 2013. He is the son of Justin and Veronica Timpson of Albany. He has a fouryear old brother, Justin Timpson, Jr.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

'We've come a long way, baby'

There was a cigarette ad back in the late 60's that tells the girls, "You've come a long way, baby." It was popular slogan for Virginia Slim cigarettes. More...

Off the beaten path

I try not to travel in the summer. At least not for pleasure. And certainly not to “popular” tourist destinations. But sometimes the travel bug strikes at the height of the sunny season, and faraway places whisper my name. More...

Jimmy Miller obituary - Free Access

Mr. Jimmy Miller, age 53 of Colquitt died Friday, June 28, 2013, at his residence.   More...

Sarah Phillips Grimes Taylor - Free Access

Sarah Phillips Grimes Taylor, age 94, of Sanford, FL, passed away Tuesday,  June 25, 2013.  More...

Ross McLendon Obiturary - Free Access

Mr. Ivy Ross McLendon, age 81 of Colquitt, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2013 at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville.  More...

Marlin Jones obituary - Free Access

Mr. Marlin David Jones, age 71 of Colquitt died Tuesday, June 25, 2013. More...

Two drug dealer brothers sentenced to federal prison

Donalsonville- Two Donalsonville brothers have been sentenced to life in federal prison.  More...

DUI offenders to be targeted during the Fourth of July holiday

July 4th remains one of the most dangerous holidays on Georgia roads and to combat that, the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) is joining a national impaired driving enforcement effort to get drunk drivers off the roads and inside a ja More...

Religion

Time to Grow Up

Inspiration

All the little girls in our lives keep Gale and me expecting almost anything to be said or done around here! More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Pastor’s Viewpoint is written by Buddy Whatley (cbwhatley@hotmail.com), a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont and Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

School & Sports

SGA holds youth basketball camp

The SGA Warriors had a fun week of learning at their youth basketball camp. Coach Matt Dalrymple, along with Coach David Byrne, Baylee Everson and Parker Adams, led the campers in a week of basketball fundamentals and skills practice. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

“Take it in. You won’t be sorry.”

I crouched behind a headstone in the old cemetery and remained very still and quiet when the buzzard flock pitched in, settling on the ground not 15 yards distant. More...

Batting cage ceremony held

The Miller County Athletic Department held a ceremony on May 22, 2013 for the new community batting facility.  More...

Obituaries

LEROY ROBERTS

Mr. Leroy Roberts, age 60, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday afternoon, June 22, 2013, at his residence.  Funeral services for Mr. Roberts will be held Wednesday, June 26, at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

ZACK CLEVELAND

Mr. Zack Cleveland of Colquitt died Tuesday morning, June 25, 2013 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. More...

JERRY RONALD SHIVER

Mr. Ronald Shiver, age 61, of Colquitt died Monday, June 24, 2013, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 26, at 4:00 p.m. at Flat Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Cory Thomas and Rev. More...

Health

Diabetics on Medicare Face Critical Deadline, Need Information

If you have diabetes and are on Medicare, you have an important decision to make in less than one month.  You have probably heard that Medicare is changing the system through which you get your diabetes testing supplies. More...

Extreme heat events are the most dangerous natural hazards

Heat-related illnesses and deaths are the most dangerous natural hazards in the United States, says Southwest District Health Director Dr. Jacqueline Grant. “But they are preventable,” she added. More...

Experimental drug might help fight Alzheimer’s after all

An experimental drug for treating Alzheimer’s disease that previously showed troubling side effects may actually be safe in the long run, researchers report.  More...