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Community

BSC’s ‘ Ticket to Success’ students earn recognition

Bainbridge State College students who successfully completed Learning Support classes were treated to a Ticket to Success ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 25, marking for them an accomplishment that will lead them toward a college degree or diploma.  More...

Kimbley D. Rentz Named Chairman of the Board

The Board of Directors of Southwest Georgia Farm Credit named Kimbley D. Rentz as Chairman of the Board, at its February Board meeting. Mr. Rentz is a farmer from the Eldorendo Community in Decatur County, and has served on the Board since 2013. Mr. More...

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Living & Style

Wedding showers continue to break from tradition

Bridal showers are steeped in tradition, but today’s bridal showers continue to veer off the beaten path. Nowadays, bridal showers feature fun and games much like a party having nothing to do with a wedding. More...

Library News

Free Introduction to Computer Class at Library   More...

Bowen, Middleton to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Chip Bowen of Tifton are pleased to annonce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Kimberly Bowen of Tifton, to Jeremy La- Don Middleton of Albany. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Middleton of Colquitt.  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

"He was a good man."

I lost another old friend last week. Harry L. Davis was 93, just a bit older than "ye scribe," but a close family friend. We went back a long way. His dad, Clanton, and my dad, Joseph, were very close friends. That made Mr. More...

Under the Gold Dome

Week Ending Jan. 24, 2014

The seventh week of the 2014 legislative session began on Monday, February 24, 2014. More...

A fresh, new crop for Miller County

Monday, March 3, 2014, could be historic for a new crop produced and harvested in Miller County.  Commissioner Allen Worsley brought in some carrots that he had just gleaned in a field off of SR 91 south of Colquitt.  Carlyle Cross and his More...

Eastern Savings Time Sunday

Just a reminder .......   Daylight Saving Time is coming soon (Sunday, March 9).   It doesn't get much simpler than this explanation.  Arizona is the only state in the United States that does not recognize daylight saving. More...

Religion

Inspiration

Beware of Hidden Dangers

A few weeks ago as Gale and I finished our breakfast in a local eatery, I commented to a couple about how amazing it was that I had finished my breakfast without getting anything on the white dress shirt I was wearing. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 24  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 21  799F Patrol Security Checks •EMS Call •Theft by Taking •Civil Matter •Traffic Stop x2 •Transport  February 22  More...

School & Sports

Pirates Play Hard Ball

The Fitzgerald Hurricanes blew into Colquitt last Friday evening looking to upset the Miller County Pirates, but the winds changed in the Pirates’ favor going into overtime. More...

Students attend the 41st SEUS honor band

Three Miller County High School Band members attended the 41st Southeastern United States Honor Band on Friday, January 31, through Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Troy University in Troy, AL.  More...

Benefit Rodeo Day held at Southwest Georgia Academy

Southwest Georgia Academy students were entertained on Tuesday, February 25, by a mini-rodeo exhibition. This show, held on the football field, climaxed two weeks of fund-raising for the Kevin Hatcher family of Leary. More...

Obituaries

HARRY DAVIS

Mr. Harry Davis, age 93, of Colquitt died Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Friday, February 28, at 2:00 p.m. at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. Larry Powell and Rev. More...

JUANITA ‘NITA’ CALHOUN ESTERGREN

Mrs. Juanita “Nita” Calhoun Estergren, age 92, passed away during the evening of Feb. More...

ROY FRANKLIN DUKE

Mr. Roy Duke, age 87, of Colquitt died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Graveside services will be Thursday, March 6, at 11:30 a.m. at Milford Cemetery with Rev. More...

Health

The Human Body- things you don't know

You will find this article interesting:  The Human Body is a treasure trove of mysteries, one that still confounds doctors and scientists about the details of its working. More...

Physicians warn against giving melatonin to children

Sleep aids are a multi-billion dollar business which may have a new set of customers – children.  Parents desperate to get their troubled sleepers to bed are turning to synthetic melatonin, which is a supplement sold over the counter.  More...