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The above photo was made on New Year ’s Eve, of 2014 on Main Street, Colquitt, Georgia, USA.  There are several items that are not usually seen within one or two blocks of the city square.  More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Mateo Martin, a student at Bainbridge High School, has been given every reason to give up.  As a teenager, he has grieved the loss of both of his parents. More...

Twins celebrate 80 years

Many family members and friends came out Saturday to Mother’s Home Church to help the twins, Ted and Ned Bryan, celebrate another milestone in their lives who turned 80 on January 5.  Everyone enjoyed good food, punch, drinks, two cakes an More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Living & Style

How Women Can Protect Their Children and Their Bodies

Many of us have been led to believe a piece of conventional “wisdom” that is taking a significant toll on our health – especially on women and children, says Robert Thompson, M.D., an OB/GYN and integrative medicine specialist deeme More...

Miss Miller to wed Mr. Fields

Ms. Glenda Miller of Colquitt announces the engagement of her daughter, Brittany Elizabeth Miller, to Carson Michael Fields, son of Shawn and Tara Fields of Flowery Branch. Miss Miller is also the daughter of the late Jimmy C. Miller.  More...

Thoughts for 2015

As we progress into 2015, I want to thank you for your educational e-mails over the past year. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The nines are coming right often!

The last month of last year has been a birthday time for some of us. It seems the closer the birthday comes to Christmas, the less celebration goes on for that December birthday. That's the way it should be. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

SPORTSMANSHIP HAS NO MINIMUM AGE

It was not, by most shark standards, a really big fish. On modified bass tackle, however, the 4-foot, 20-plus pound shovelnose was gracious plenty for the young angler to handle. More...

Don’t argue, lie, curse or run from an officer

On January 3, 2015, Georgia State Patrol SFC W. T. Tabb observed a green 1996 GMC Jimmy traveling the wrong way on Main Street at SR 45 in the city of Colquitt. SFC. Tabb made a lawful traffic stop on the vehicle. More...

Colquitt Fire Department staying busy

The Colquitt/Miller Volunteer Fire Department was busy putting out grease fires, to trash fires to home fires from January 1 until January 3.  The first fire of the year reported was at Dismuke Apartments where Nicole Roberts sustained minor bur More...

One Last Look

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2014

APRIL   After a tremendous season last year, making the final four, the Miller County High School boys’ tennis team was eager to begin this season.  More...

Religion

‘From Cozy to Cold’

Inspiration

One of the devices that I greatly appreciate at our house is the shower head with various settings. The settings include a button that will hinder the flow of water without having to turn the faucet off. More...

Best poem in the world

I was shocked, confused, bewildered  As I entered Heaven's door,  Not by the beauty of it all,  Nor the lights or its decor.  But it was the folks in Heaven  Who made me sputter and gasp--  The thieves, the liars, the si More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 15  800C Escort x3 •Speak with Officer, Dancer St. •Domestic, Bremond St. •Vehicle Accident (Deer), 45 N.  December 19  More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 17  K9 Traffic Stops •Suspicious Person, 91 S. Whites Bridge Rd. •Patrol • Security Checks • Dog Obedience/ Care •Alarm  December 18  More...

Obituaries

CECIL C. MCLENDON

Mr. Cecil C. McLendon, age 91, of Colquitt died Monday, January 5, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, January 7, at 1:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Harris officiating. More...

HUNTER CHARLIE DAVIS

Mr. Hunter Charlie Davis, age 93, of Colquitt died Monday, December 29, 2014, at Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 31, at 11:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cory Thomas and Rev. More...

JAMES CORNELIUS GLOVER

Mr. James Cornelius Glover, age 64, of Colquitt died Monday, December 29, 2014, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 31, at 3:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Black officiating.  More...