May 28, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

81 MCHS graduates look to the future

Pirate Stadium was completely filled with parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends of the 2014 Miller County High School graduates on Friday evening, May 23, 2014.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge teen Octavius Powell, 18, died early Wednesday morning at Memorial Hospital and Manor in Bainbridge after being shot in the abdomen.  The suspect in his death, 19-year-old Robert Smith has been arrested and charged with f More...

Forty-one BSC students earn associate degrees in nursing

Forty-one Bainbridge State College students earned their Associate Degree in Nursing on May 10, with some ending the traditional pinning ceremony’s recessional dancing to the popular hit song, “Happy.”  More...

You gotta love older women

She walked up and tied her old mule to the hitch rail. More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFA Named Area 5 Outstanding Chapter

The Miller County FFA Chapter was named Outstanding FFA Chapter for Area 5 at the Area FFA Banquet on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton, Georgia.  More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Tristan Spence as FFA Member of the Week. Tristan is the son of Toby and Renee Spence of Colquitt. He is a junior at Miller County High School. More...

SGA Fourth Grade has Georgia Day Celebration

Southwest Georgia Academy fourth graders ended their year of Georgia studies with an exhibit of their work on Friday afternoon in the Academy cafeteria. More...

Obituaries

ELLA FRANCES PHILLIPS

Mrs. Ella Frances Phillips, age 81, of Damascus died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Saturday, May 24, at 11:00 a.m. at Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Daniels and Rev. More...

RUTH INEZ HAIRE WHITE

Mrs. Inez White, age 88, of Colquitt died Monday, May 19, 2014, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Thursday, May 22, 2014, at 2: 00 p. m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Donna Bevels and Rev. More...

EDWARD LEONARD GALE

Edward Leonard Gale, age 79, of Jakin passed away Monday morning, May 19, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral services for Mr. Gale were held on Wednesday, May 21, at 3:30 p.m. at Jakin Baptist Church with Dr. Calvin Arnold and Rev. More...

Memorial Day observed here

It was a beautiful, summer, hot day in Colquitt, Monday, May 26, 2014, and a great, high quality crowd came out at 11:00 a.m. More...

And the winners are?

When so few careon

Just in case you didn't know, there was a State of Georgia Primary and Nonpartisan General Election Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Colquitt, Miller County, Georgia.  Normally, we announce the results of the local election on our website right after w More...

Religion

Just Be Patient!

Inspiration

I was delighted to go out to the garden this morning and gather my first picking of squash this season. 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...

The Pope and the Rabbi

Every time a new pope is elected, there are many rituals in accordance with tradition, but, there is one tradition that very few people know about.  More...

Public Safety

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 19  799G Vehicle in Ditch, Rock Road •Alarm, 27 N. •Responded to 302 Cooktown Rd. to Find No Such Address •Patrol  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   May 19  800C Escort •Domestic, Grace St. •Assist Vehicle, Crawford St. •Traffic Stop x2 •Verbal •Threat  800G Unlock Vehicle x2 •Escort •Traffic Stop x2  More...

Living & Style

Library News

Fizz, Boom, Read!  More...

MereJo celebrates first birthday

Meredith Jolene " MereJo" Foster celebrated her first birthday on March 7, 2014.  She enjoyed a springtime owl theme party with family and friends at her church, Flat Creek Baptist, where she received lots of new clothes and fun toys!  Mere More...

The Great Analogy

Psychology 101...  If you start with a cage containing five monkeys, and inside the cage hang a banana on a string from the top, and then you place a set of stairs under the banana, before long a monkey will go to the stairs and climb toward the More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Do what I do, or what I say do?

Last week, I was suggesting to our graduates to forget political correctness and do what's right, even at the risk of offending someone, anyone.  I looked back in the mirror. More...

THE POWER OF GRATITUDE

I wish I could tell you that WW II veteran Paul Sedelmeyer stormed the beaches at Normandy or shivered in the snow during the Battle of the Bulge. More...