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Community

Leadership Colquitt graduates biggest class

The Colquitt- Miller County Chamber of Commerce held its Leadership- Colquitt, 2013 graduation on Monday, November 18th, 2013, at the Tarrer Inn. Veryl Garland Cockey welcomed the class and their guests. More...

Miller County Hospital one of 29 to be placed in Elite Circle,the highest on the list

ATLANTA – Miller County Hospital has been named to the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) Safety Leaders Circle, which recognizes hospitals’ improvements in patient care for the third quarter of 2 More...

Late again! It's dad’s fault

"Late again," the thirdgrade teacher said to little Sammy.  "It's not my fault, Miss Crabtree. You can blame this on my dad. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 18  800C Escort •Bus Detail, High School •Domestic, Geer St. •Civil Disturbance, Hwy. 310 •Assault, Emergency Room •Speak with Officer, Police Department  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   November 8  799E Patrol •Assisted Walk-in, Sheriff’s Office •Suspicious Vehicle, Twilight Church Rd.  November 9  More...

Living & Style

Miss Jones weds Mr. Hayman

Joy Miranda Jones became the bride of Jacob Harold Hayman on November 2, 2013, in a 5:00 p.m. ceremony under the big oak tree in their backyard. More...

Marriage Isn’t For You

submitted by Louise Pirnie   Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.  Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading.  More...

Insurance

I'm surprised no one has mentioned this issue yet.  Obama claims to be a champion of gay rights (or at least he did right before the 2012 election). However, his law is forcing *everyone* to buy Maternity coverage, including gay men!!! More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Another Thanksgiving to be thankful-

This is Thanksgiving week, 2013, and we have so very much to be thankful for. This is one of the four holidays we take off each year. If you get the Liberal as you should, tomorrow will be Thanksgiving Day.  More...

Home is where the cure is

I recently received a letter from one of my doctors. I figured it might be bad news. It was. More...

Climb to the top with this job

Unemployment is at a high rate here, and across the U.S.A. This newspaper is always looking for possibilities of job positions, the higher, the better.  More...

It’s a ‘Very Merry May-Haw Christmas’

The Colquitt/ Miller Arts Council is decking the Hall to get ready to bring you a “Very Merry May- Haw Christmas” December 5-8. More...

Religion

Undeserved Blessings

Inspiration

I stopped by a local flower shop earlier in the week to make a quick purchase before I went home. More...

PASTOR'S VIEWPOINT

Are you aware that the Russians have drilled a “hole to hell” in Siberia? A team of Russianscientists,led by Mr. Azzacov, drilled a hole nine miles into the earth’s core and broke through into a cavity. More...

A love note from Jesus

This is so well put and very beautiful.  If you never felt pain, then how would you know that I am a Healer?  If you never had to pray, How would you know that I am a Deliverer?  If you never had a trial, how could you call yourself an More...

School & Sports

FFA Team Places at Albany Tech Floriculture Invitational

The Miller County FFA Floriculture Team recently placed second in the Albany Tech Floriculture Invitational Contest in both the senior and junior divisions. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

Anyone Can Join FFA

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Hudson Graham as FFA Member of the Week. Hudson is the son of Beau and Christy Graham of Colquitt. He is a senior at Miller County High School where he is an active member of the FFA chapter. More...

Students Compete in Livestock Evaluating

The Miller County FFA Livestock Team recently competed in the South Region FFA Livestock Judging Career Development Event. The event was held at Irwin County High School in Ocilla, Georgia, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. More...

Obituaries

CLEO MIDDLETON MOCK

Mrs. Cleo Middleton Mock, age 84, of Colquitt passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 23, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Kent Barwick and Rev. More...

LARRY SMITH

Mr. Larry Smith, age 72, of Donalsonville passed away Friday November, 22, 2013, at the Miller County Hospital. A graveside funeral service for Mr. Smith will be held on Wednesday, November 27, at 2:00 p.m. in Friendship Cemetery in Donalsonville. More...

NELLIE RUTH GIBSON

Mrs. Ruth Gibson, age 74, of Colquitt died Friday, November 22, 2013, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital. A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday, November 29, at 6:00 p.m. at her residence. Mrs. More...

Health

There Is Treatment: What Chronic Pain Sufferers Need To Know

Today and every day, 56 million Americans try to get by in a condition of chronic pain. That's more than one of every five adults.  Yet in many cases, their suffering is undue. More...