August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Breakfast Health Bites

beginning Thursday at MC Hospital

Miller County Hospital will be hosting/providing breakfast on the first and third Thursdays of each month for aging adults (40+). More...

Community

Shoot Me selected as semi-finalist

"Shoot Me" a documentary style film which Victoria Henley (from the hit show, America's Next Top Model) starred in/ co-produced (in partnership with award winning photographer, Sammie Saxon) has just been officially selected as a semifinalist by reno More...

Labor Day weekend will bring out the boats

The upcoming Labor Day holiday is expected to bring people to the water to celebrate for one more warm weather weekend. More...

Library News

Labor Day Holiday - Library Closed  The Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library will be closed Monday, September 2, to celebrate Labor Day. The library will reopen Tuesday, September 3, at 10:00 a.m. More...

School & Sports

New Football Season, New Pirate Scoreboard

When the 2013 football season opens at Pirate Stadium on Friday night, it will be presided over by a new scoreboard. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Mentoring young sportsmen vital for hunting’s future

Wildlife biologist Charles Sharp not long ago shared some intriguing thoughts to which all hunters should pay attention as they prepare for the upcoming seasons. More...

VSU Announces Dean’s List for Summer 2013

Valdosta State University has announced the names of students from Summer 2013 who have earned the academic status of Dean’s List.  More...

Obituaries

BETTY WADE

Mrs. Betty Wade, age 77, of Ludowici, formerly of Colquitt, died Sunday,August 25, 2013, at her residence.  Graveside services will be Wednesday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. at the Colquitt City Cemetery.  Mrs. More...

MOTHER FLORIDA BELL CLARK BYRD

Mother Florida Clark-Byrd, age 81, of Stewart County, formerly of Colquitt, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at her home in Colquitt.  More...

CLIFTON CASEY JONES

Mr. Clifton Jones, age 88, of Colquitt died Friday, August 23, 2013, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 10:00 AM at Sheffield Funeral Chapel. More...

BOC and BOA agree to disagree

The Miller County Commissioners met Thursday, August 22, in a special called meeting.  All members of the commissioners were in attendance, including Kreg Freeman, Allen Worsley, Jerry Bush, Clyde Jinks and Frankie Phillips.  All members of More...

State Troopers preparing for Labor Day holiday patrols

The 78-hour Labor Day holiday travel period begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 30, and ends at midnight on Labor Day. Labor Day is traditionally the end of the summer travel season.  More...

Mural Project teaches recycling

New Life has served the children of Miller County for years by providing them with an opportunity to learn, grow and develop through the Arts. Most recently, New Life has directed the art lesson focus into a new light with recycling! More...

Religion

A Spiritual Checklist Can Be Valuable

Inspiration

As a pastor and hospice chaplain, it is necessary that I drive a lot. I usually do not go far from home, but I am on the road almost every day. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

As you probably know, almost every website we visit requires a password… and that’s a problem for those of us with rather weak memories. How do we remember all those passwords?  More...

Seeds from the Sower

Many years ago, a Georgia farmer had one mule that was particularly stubborn. He would not go anywhere or do anything without a reward.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY  REPORTS  August 16 799G Patrol Security Checks •Water Level Checks • Road Clear Checks •Traffic Assistance •Call by Telephone •Tree Down  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”

“ The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones” gets off on the wrong foot with its terrible title. More...

Congratulations, Mom and Dad, on 50 years!

Sam (Henry) and Mary Phillips were married August 31, 1963. They were both born in Colquitt and have made their home here. They are a great example of love, commitment and service.  More...

Getting older

• Homer – Clyde, have you got one of them new iphones?  Clyde – Eye Phone? I haven’t even learned how to use one of them little Ear Phones yet.  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I’m just not getting throughby

This hasn't been a real good week.  I got a notice that several of us taxpayers were to go back to court Tuesday. That means more time spent in court and more money paid to our attorney and more tax monies paid to county attorneys.  More...

How dry we ain’t

This summer has been so soggy my skin is growing mildew. Forget Waldo. More...