December 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday deadlines for New Year’s paper––

In order for our employees to celebrate New Year’s Day with their friends and families, we will have early deadlines for news and advertisements.  The deadline for the Wednesday, January 1 edition is Friday, December 27 at noon. More...

Community

Grandparents Club Members bring Christmas cheer to SGA

The Grandparents Club of Southwest Georgia Academy brought Christmas cheer to the campus on Monday morning, December 16th. They served a delicious breakfast in the library to the faculty and staff. More...

Take this Quiz made for Bright People

There are only nine questions. This is a quiz for people who think they know everything! I found out in a hurry that I didn't. These are not trick questions. They are straight questions with straight answers.. 1. More...

Back to Brightness

Many of you have been through the park over the years and looked at the large Christmas tree erected with strands of lights in the lower end of the park, but did you know that the tree contains around 2000 light bulbs? More...

School & Sports

MCAE Achievement Recognized

Level completers at Miller County Adult Education for December 2013 were Yosuf Young, Heather Phillips, and Damond Gardner. Each of these students received a dictionary, a shirt, and a coupon from Subway in recognition of their success. More...

Backroads & Bobtails

BIRD OF PEACE, MY FOOT!.

Aw, such a sweet-looking little bird. The countenance and demeanor of the mourning dove leaves little doubt as to why it has traditionally been given the title, “Bird of Peace.”  More...

Rebecca Norris receives GED Diploma

Rebecca Norris has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony held at Bainbridge State College.  Graduates also receive a $500 voucher for tuition at any Georgia college. More...

Vehicle overturns in accident

An accident occurred on the clear morning of Thursday, December 19, at 9:07 a.m.  Lynn Marie Arendall, 46, of Colquitt, was traveling north on Georgia Highway 45 South in a grey 4-door 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS.  Arendall was fatigued and More...

Extension Agent Tim Moore retires after almost 31 years

Tim Moore is boxing up over 30 years of memories with the University of Georgia Extension Service. Twenty three years have been spent in Miller County after leaving Early County where he began his career in March of 1985.  More...

Religion

Finding the Perfect Gift

Inspiration

A couple of weeks ago, with time rapidly slipping up on us and our procrastination working against us, we had done virtually nothing about buying Christmas gifts. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

Remember how hard it was, as a child, to actually go to sleep on Christmas Eve? Or get through that last week of school before the holidays started? Or wait for anything?!  More...

Heaven or Hell?

A little girl was talking to her teacher about whales. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 16  799I Domestic, Hornsby Rd. •Vehicle Accident, Grimsley Rd. •Phone Call Regarding Legal Separation  December 17  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 16  800E Jump Off Vehicle, City Hall •Stopping Suspicious Vehicle x2  800G Escort x3  December 17  More...

Obituaries

Mary Frances Brookins - Free Access

Mary Frances Brookins age 77 passed away Saturday, December 21, 2013. Services will be held at 1:00 PM Tuesday, December 24, at Northside Baptist Church with Dr. Jerry Pickard and Rev. Brandon Furr officiating. More...

BRADLEY DERIC WILLIAMS

Mr. Bradley Williams of Grand Ridge, FL, formerly of Colquitt died Friday, December 13, 2013 in Grand Ridge, FL.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Cooks Union United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Merry Christmas and Happy Birthday!

We’ve just celebrated our Savior’s birth, and now we are going to have another birthday celebration for one of His blessed children.  I’ve seen a lot of birthdays, but no child or adult has seemed to enjoy the past 100 plus day More...

Pushing Lead

The biggest difference in this year’s letter to Santa wasn’t what I asked for, but what I asked with.  A pencil.  As writing goes, it doesn’t get any more old school. Or any better. More...