October 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

One person injured in two-vehicle accident

The Miller County Sheriff’s Department, Miller County EMS, and the Georgia State Patrol were dispatched to a two vehicle accident with injuries on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at approximately 1:25 p.m.  More...

Community

Miller County Retired Educators Association Meets––

The MCTEA is rocking and rolling into a new year. The first meeting was held at Moby Dick on September 19, 2013. The tables were decorated in a harvest theme. President Sheila Allen welcomed everyone, followed by Jim East giving the blessing. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Teen 48 Hour Film Contest  More...

Dream Day Celebration held

On Saturday, August 24, 2013, Café LeLe hosted Colquitt’s very first Dream Day Celebration. More...

School & Sports

Wall of Fame winners announced

The fifth grade ELA classes have been practicing for the state writing test that will be given to the students in March. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

THIS SEASON, PERHAPS?

He majestically rises to his feet, cranes his neck, and steps cautiously from his bed in the deepwoods thicket. Normally, he would stir much later in the afternoon, but for some reason he is especially hungry today. More...

SGA has first chapel program of the year

Southwest Georgia Academy held its first chapel program of the year on Wednesday, September 25. This inspirational meeting will be held the last Wednesday in each month.  The program consists of a speaker and praise music. More...

Obituaries

Rex Aubrey Grimsley - Free Access

      Funeral services for Rex Aubrey Grimsley, 88, will be held Thursday, Oct. 3, at Dillard’s Funeral Home in Troy, Ala. Burial will follow at Union Primitive Cemetery in Colquitt. He died Monday, Sept. More...

Welthie Lee Cleveland

Mrs. Welthie Lee Cleveland, age 86, of Colquitt died Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Thursday, September 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Tony Mock officiating. More...

J.D. “Jake” Phillips

Mr. J.D. “Jake” Phillips, age 75, of Donalsonville passed away Friday morning, Sept. 20, 2013, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home in Donalsonville.  More...

Health

Living Your Best Life with Incurable Cancer

Survivor Shares Lessons & Inspiration

To be sure, Jane Schwartzberg of Montclair, N.J., would give anything not to have stage 4 metastatic cancer, a disease for which there is no cure. But she says that having a terminal illness has changed the way she lives – for the better.  More...

New state record alligator harvested at Lake Seminole

BAINBRIDGE -- Most hunters need some good luck to be drawn for Georgia’s annual alligator hunt. More...

Jake and Mason work to help cancer patients

Two young entrepreneurs, Jake Kerwood, 12, and Mason Toole, 11, both of Canton, made $140.00 they collected from the sale and donations from their handmade, one-of-a-kind, rubber band bracelets. More...

Religion

‘Get Excited About Going to Church!’

Inspiration

There are several things that are commonly brought to church for Sunday morning worship service: a Bible, a smile, non-noise making toys and snacks for the little ones are some of the more common items which might be thought of as essential and impor More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

“ You have got to be kidding?” That’s what I said, and I think it’s what you’ll say, when I tell you about an animal that eats its own brain.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 23  800C Escort •Vehicle Accident, Crawford St. •School Detail  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   September 14  799I Suicide Threats, Bush Rd. •Traffic Stop, 91 S. •Traffic Stop, Main St.  September 15  799I Speak with Person, Via Phone  More...

Living & Style

Henley, Chambless to wed

Along with their families, Jessica Elaine Henley and Nicholas Ross Chambless would like to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.  Jessica is the mother of Alexis Grunewald and the daughter of Peggy Hampton and the late Michol Henley of More...

Let's go to the Movies

‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2’

The original “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” was one of my favorite movies of 2009. The film was based on a book that I absolutely loved as a child; it gave the lead role to the awesome Bill Hader (though surprisingly it was Mr. More...

Sportscaster fired for beliefs

Well, there goes another freedom, even on Fox Sports Southwest.  In a recent article from CitizenLink by Kim Trobee concerning the belief of marriage, he wrote about the firing of a former football player, candidate, and broadcaster with several More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Tammy is one of the luckiest people alive!

As we were going though some of the many cards that were hung on the wall of crosses at Kent and Tammy's home, I saw one card that started by telling Tammy that she is one of the luckiest people she knows.  More...

Trump for president

Priceless! 2700 pages of Health Care explained in one paragraph.  Donald Trump explains Dumbo Care -- No one can sum it up better than Trump.  More...