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Warriors move on after Miller’s sudden resignation––

Southwest Georgia Academy head football coach Brent Miller resigned, just days before the Warriors opened the state playoffs.  SGA headmaster Matt Dalrymple said Miller resigned last Monday, November 4, 2013.  “He decided it was in hi More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office received a report Monday morning of a money bag missing from the Decatur County Tax Office.  According to Decatur County Tax Commissioner Don Belcher, the missing green deposit bag contained More...

Redskins

A recent poll found that a growing number of Americans would like the Washington Redskins to drop "Washington" from their name because they find it more and more offensive.   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 4  800G Stopped Suspicious Vehicle •Unlock Vehicle •Bus Detail  November 5  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 4  799I Panic Alarm •Transport •Looked for Cows in Roadway, Griggs/Three Notch  More...

'He could have fired a warning shot'

Burglar's sister says: "He could have used a warning first..."  From WTTC News in Dallas, we get this heart-warming tale of a long-time criminal, 33, named Deyfon Pipkins, who tried to climb in a window of a home.  The elderly owner inside More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

‘Thor: The Dark World’

I believe Thor to be the second most popular of the Avengers, and here’s the breakdown. Iron Man is the most popular; his solo franchise is already at three movies; they get the best reviews, and make the most money. More...

Cupcake Gang honored

On Friday, October 4, 2013, the Cupcake Gang of Colquitt was honored by three members of the Cupcake Gang of Boston, Massachusetts.  Maureen Houde, Pat Matranga, Denise Boyce from Massachusetts and LaVerne Henebry from Rancho Pales Verdes, Calif More...

Be Thankful!

10 Unexpected Reason to Give Thanks

Although for many people, Thanksgiving means family and friends and turkey and stuffing and stuffing ourselves, the day is also a reminder to give thanks.  This Thanksgiving, take a second to be thankful for a few things you might not have consi More...

Jim East honored by the National FFA Alumni Association in Louisville––

On Thursday, October 31, 2013, Jim East, who has dedicated year to increasing awareness and support of agricultural education and FFA while building FFA Alumni programs at local, state, and national levels was honored at the 86th National FFA Convent More...

Good Citizen Award presented for helping local law apprehend homicide suspect––

Top law enforcement officers in the city and county presented a Good Citizenship Award to Victoria Cotton for her assistance in reporting seeing a wanted suspect in Colquitt.  More...

Religion

Bobby Lee Langston - Free Access

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One Opportunity—Use It Wisely!

Inspiration

About a month ago, the church that I serve set aside a Sunday morning to give far more attention to their pastor than I could ever deserve. More...

•••••The Seed•••••

A successful businessman was growing old and knew it was time to choose a successor to take over the business.  Instead of choosing one of his directors or his children, he decided to do something different. More...

School & Sports

FFA members attend National FFA Convention

The Miller County FFA officers attended the National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY, on October 28 – November 2, 2013. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

Anyone Can Join FFA

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Eden Cunningham as FFA Member of the Week. Eden is the daughter of Michael and Terri Cunningham of Damascus. More...

Active Season for Young Farmers

On October 22, 2013, the Miller County Young Farmers hosted a Cotton Field Day. This event was held at the farm of Vic Fleet. Over 60 Young Farmer members attended this field day in order to compare 19 different varieties of cotton. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Lies about lying while lying-

My first wife gets mad when some folks say, "All politicians are crooked."  I don't get mad about them thinking this, but I do disagree. Some of the best folks I've known have been politicians. More...

‘Just a suggestion’

President Barack Obama  1600 Pennsylvania Ave.  Washington, D.C.  Dear Mr. President,  I have written you several notes in the past, and all went unanswered, so allow me to introduce myself. More...