August 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Franklin's Spring Creek Ford helping local and state

The Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce held their monthly First Friday Breakfast event, August 1, at 7:30 a.m. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Friday morning, Decatur County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested four men suspected of involvement with a commercial burglary ring and recovered an estimated $ 17,300 worth of stolen copper wire and pipe in Attapulgus.  More...

The Simple Path to Success

Former Dirty Jobs’ host Mike Rowe and advocate of getting Americans back to work in real jobs posted a S.W.E.A.T. More...

Miller County Residents Awarded Scholarships at ABAC

Jackson Fleet, Adam Phillips, and Cleve Weeks of Colquitt have been awarded scholarships from the ABAC Foundation to attend Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College during the 2014-15 academic year.  More...

Living & Style

Library News

Libraries – Books and More!  More...

What a difference 100 years makes

The year is 1910, over one hundred years ago. More...

Let's go to the Movies

'Guardians of the Galaxy'

The Guardians of the Galaxy come from the same Marvel universe as The Avengers. But it doesn’t take five solo movies to get us to the big team-up project. The idea here is that the cast is so diverse that there has to be somebody you like. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It ain't what it used to be, but it is still very good!

Here we are into August. There were several days with temperature not reaching the 90s. More...

Eight rules for a socialist state

Change or chains

Recall that Hillary did her college thesis on his writings and Obama writes about him in his books.  Saul Alinsky died about 43 years ago, but his writings influenced those in political control of our nation today.......  Died: June 12, 197 More...

New teachers for a new school year

Summer officially ended for teachers, staff and administrators last Wednesday morning as the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year kicked off. More...

Miller County BOE vs. Robert McIntosh case pending

If you are looking for information on the law suit between the Miller County Board of Education v. Mc- Intosh, you will have to read the results published by the Court of Appeals of Georgia in case No. A13A2480. More...

MCHS Pirates Scrimmage Friday

The Miller County Schools and Miller County Quarterback Club invites you to see what we've got Friday evening, August 8, at 7:00 p.m. More...

Religion

‘The Value of Hearing’

Inspiration

During a recent Bible study we discussed the value of hearing. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   July 28  800G Traffic Stop x5 •Fire •Escort x2 •Business Check  July 29  More...

Tractor & Semi get to close

On July 25, Benjamin Martin Eakin was traveling west on GA 273. Amanda Jill Wilson was driving a tractor pulling a spreader also traveling west on GA 273. Eakin was attempting to pass Wilson in the eastbound lane of GA 273. More...

One vehicle accident

On July 22, Allie M. Richardson was traveling south on SR 91. Richardson’s vehicle failed to maintain its lane traveling off the roadway and into the right ditch. More...

Obituaries

MARY WEAVER WALKER

Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Weaver Walker, age 81, of Colquitt died Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Coliseum Northside Hospital in Macon.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 6, at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church Chapel with Rev. More...

HERMAN COX

Mr. Herman Cox, age 83, of Colquitt passed away Thursday morning, July 31, 2014, at his residence.  Graveside services were held on Friday afternoon, August 1, at New Home Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. More...

MARY LEE ALDAY CHANDLER

Mary Lee Alday Chandler, age 93, of Donalsonville, passed away Thursday morning, July 31, 2014, at her residence.  Funeral services for Mrs. Chandler were held on Saturday, August 2, at 10:00 a.m. More...