September 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Buzzard flies, car flips

On Friday,September 6th, 2013, Colquitt/Miller County Fire and Rescue, Miller County EMS, Miller County Sheriff’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to an overturned vehicle on Phillipsburg Road.  More...

Community

Lacie Bond sets new state record

In 1967, the Georgia Federation of Saddles Clubs was organized to support and promote the state’s equine industry. The Federation divides Georgia into nine associations with each association consisting of six saddle clubs.  More...

Sergeant First Class Scottie Roberts retires after 26 years

Sergeant First Class Scottie Roberts, a native of Colquitt, GA, entered the service on July 23, 1987. He served overseas tours in Korea, Hawaii, Kuwait, Iraq and numerous stateside assignments.  More...

Road closings in county

The Miller County Road Department has announced that the following roads in the county are still closed: Cook Road, Rock Road, Davistown Road, Avenue Road from Bellview to Highway 91, and Miller Road.  More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

Anyone Can Join FFA

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Taylor Mock as FFA member of the week. Taylor is the daughter of Jerald and Stephanie Mock of Jakin. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Sorry, Buck, I went against my raising!

My grandfather dearly loved panfishing. He looked upon largemouth bass, which he referred to as “trout,” with disdain. More...

Area Residents Make Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University

The following local residents made the Summer 2013 Academic Achievement List at Georgia Southwestern State University and were among 401 students recognized for scholastic achievement.  • Laura Bell, a resident of Colquitt.  • Kel More...

Obituaries

BRYCE MCCALL

Bryce McCall, age 30, of Brinson passed away Saturday, September 7, 201,3 at Bainbridge Healthcare.  Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. More...

ELINOR SHEFFIELD HARPER WILEY

Elinor Sheffield Harper Wiley, age 80, of Blakely, died early Tuesday afternoon, September 3, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Thursday morning, September 5, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home. More...

LORRAINE HUMPHREY RICH

Mrs. Rich was born February 27, 1922, in Decatur County, the daughter of Reuben Donalson Humphrey and Delmo Roberts Barineau Humphrey.  She graduated from Pine Hill School in Decatur County and South Georgia College in Douglas. More...

Who will it be?

Colquitt/Miller Chamber of Commerce First Friday Breakfast Meeting is always good food, good company and good information.  Friday, September 6, was no exception as Chamber president, Valarie Mock, welcomed a good crowd to Moby Dick and thanked More...

BOC replaces tax assessor board

The Miller County Board of Commissioners met Monday, September 9, at 6:00 p.m. More...

Religion

Continually Replenished

Inspiration

Gale and I bought a storage building a few weeks ago that reminded me of a statement a wise gentleman once made to me: “People will spend $3000 on a building to put $300 worth of junk in.” His observation might be closer to accurate than More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

I remember the first time I looked into a microscope focused over a drop of pond water and watched it come to life before my eyes. More...

Reflections

As I approach my twilight years, I am struck by the inevitability that the party must end. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 28 800S Traffic stop x4 •Speak with Subject, Police Department •Assist Semi Truck, Carr St.  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   August 28 799F Security Checks •Civil Papers Served •Stand-by, 27 S. •Unlocked Vehicle, Phillipsburg Rd. •Traffic Complaint, Cooktown Rd. •Domestic, Whites Bridge Rd. •Assist 799D  More...

Three injured in two vehicle crash

On August 31, 2013, at 6:26 p.m., a two vehicle accident occurred on SR 91 south of Colquitt, near the intersection of Daniels Road. Sheriff's units and rescue units were sent to the scene.  More...

Living & Style

Colquitt Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Garden Club opened the 2013-14 year with 27 members present at the Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room on September 3. More...

Family travels for reunion

Harvest and Jurya Williams motored to Lakeland, FL ,on Labor Day weekend for the Williams Family Reunion.  On Saturday night they were scheduled for a 70’s party. More...

Growing old

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.  -- Eleanor Roosevelt  Do not resent growing old. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

‘Never swim alone, or go to war alone!’ More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Ever wondered or cared?

He is lazy, indecisive, a liar, but above all else a master politician.  Yes, I'm talking about the President of the United States, currently in the White House, or on the golf course, or gone on vacation.  More...

Missing in (in)action

Forget the abs, thighs and shoulders. The only part of me that needs a workout these days is my conscience. Mostly because I’ve lost the ability to commit a decent sin.  This is one I never saw coming.  More...