November 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Resurfacing of a few streets in Colquitt

Through a joint effort of The City of Colquitt, The Miller County Hospital Authority and the Georgia Department of Transportation several city streets have been resurfaced. More...

Community

Senior Center has exciting October

Happy Fall, Y’all!  More...

Colquitt native authors books

Meda Phillips White grew up in Colquitt. A 1992 honor graduate of Miller County High School, Meda was very active in school and in her community.  More...

Are you as healthy as you deserve to be?

Are you maintaining a healthy diet that avoids fatty meats, sugary snacks and soda? Do you exercise regularly? More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS November 3 800C Escort • Suspicious Activity •Assist EMS, First St. •Bus Detail •Traffic Stop •Verbal Warning • Intoxicated Pedestrian More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS  November 3   799G Responded to Call, Brinson Rd. •Security Checks •Patrol  November 4   More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1970 holds its Half Century + 12 Annual Birthday Bash

The Miller County High School Class of 1970 held its 12th annual Birthday Bash on Saturday November 8, 2014. The bash was held at the Power Line Restaurant. We met for a time of fellowship beginning at 6:00. Around 7, Wendell Cox blessed the food. More...

Library News

Breakfast with Santa Sign-up Scheduled  More...

Welcome, Eyan Israel Jones

Trey, Isalia and Emelia Jones are proud to announce the birth of a boy and brother, Eyan Israel Jones.  He was born at Piedmont Hospital in Fayettville on September 16, 2014.  Eyan weighed eight pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.&nbs More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Happy Days are here again, maybe!

Happy Days are here again, almost, maybe. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

CANOE FOR SALE: U-CATCH

I bought a canoe because I wanted to be a true outdoorsman. A true outdoorsman, I thought, must be an adventurer. A true outdoorsman tackles untamed wilderness on foot, sleeps on the ground, shuns all luxury, and paddles a canoe. More...

Miller County voters approve SPLOST

Out of 3,606 registered voters in Miller County, only 1,470 or 40.77 percent cast their ballots in last Tuesday’s General Election. Of the total who usually vote, 2136 failed to show up as voters on all questions on this ballot.  More...

Sowing The Gospel Seed In Shoeboxes

For many years, the Bell- View Church family has participated in packing shoeboxes as a means of sharing the joy of Christmas and the Gospel.  This year the church is partnering with Handful of Purpose Ministries along with missionaries, Bud and More...

Religion

‘Stop Pretending’

Inspiration

Included in the events at our recent fall festival was a costume contest. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

A local business was giving away eight baby chicks with a bag of feed. I picked out my eight chicks, bought one more, and asked a man standing by the pen how to tell the hens from the roosters. More...

Healing Hearts and Minds

As we start preparing for our annual candlelight service for parents who have lost children, please get pictures to Teresa Vann as soon as possible. The service will be held at Colquitt Free Will Baptist Church on Saturday, December 6, at 2:00. More...

School & Sports

Seniors honored at recognition game

Prior to game time, the Miller County High School administration and faculty welcomed everyone to the ceremony recognizing our senior football players, cheerleaders, and band members. More...

Pirates Fall to Greenwaves, 34-26

The moon was full shining bright up in the night sky last Friday as the Miller County Pirates were getting ready to face their last opponent of the season, the Terrell County Greenwaves of Dawson, Georgia.  More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Miranda Henry as FFA Member of the Week. Miranda is the daughter of Brent and Susan Henry of Colquitt. She is a sophomore at Miller County High School. More...

Obituaries

ALVIN THOMAS GORDON

Mr. Alvin Thomas Gordon, age 86, of Colquitt died Monday, November 3, 2014, at his residence.  More...

HUGH DORSEY (H.D.) BAILEY JR.

Hugh Dorsey (H.D.) Bailey, Jr., 67, of Miller and Seminole counties, passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014, in Gainesville, FL, at the VA Hospital.  Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 15, at 10:00 a.m. More...

VIRGIL LAMAR CALHOUN

Virgil Lamar Calhoun, age 75, of Ocklawaha, FL, died at his home on Thursday, November 6, 2014.  A memorial service was held on Saturday, November 8, at noon, at Moss Bluff Baptist Church with Pastor Paul McCarthy and Pastor Danny Ray officiatin More...

Health

• Health • Questions

•Do nuts make you fat?  Short answer: No  As much as 75% of a nut is fat. But eating fat doesn't necessarily make you fat. The bigger factor leading to weight gain is portion- size. More...