February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Grand Jury hands down 38 true bills

In the 2015 February term of the Miller County Grand Jury, the following 38 true bills were returned as well as seven no bills:  When the Grand Jury presents a true bill for a case, this does not convey guilt or innocence. More...

Colquitt native, Lea Henry notches 400 wins

Talented, Driven, Disciplined, Leader, Mentor, Motivator, Teacher, Coach, whatever you call her, Lea Henry may be the mostaccomplished women’s basketball player in South Georgia history. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - A former Vice President for Business Affairs at Bainbridge State College was found guilty of theft.  Natalie Higley was sentenced to five years probation after the jury found her guilty of theft by conversion and theft by receiving More...

Colquitt Garden Club meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met Tuesday, February 10, at 3:00 at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce conference room.  The meeting was opened by President Barbara Wilkin. More...

Dad, about your will

A man was telling his buddy, "You won't believe what happened last night. More...

School & Sports

Damaris Ebersole receives GED diploma

Damaris Ebersole has completed the requirements for receiving a GED diploma and will be eligible to participate in the graduation ceremony held at Bainbridge State College. More...

Bainbridge State to host college fair

Bainbridge State College invites high school juniors, seniors and parents to attend a free college fair on Tues., Feb. 24, at the Early County site, 9 a.m. More...

Wasdin graduates from Florida State University

Connie Elizabeth Wasdin of Tallahassee, Florida graduated with a Bachelor of Science/Arts in Sociology. More...

Obituaries

WENDELL HUBERT COX

Wendell Hubert Cox, age 63, of Colquit passed away Wednesday evening, February 11, 2015 at his residence.  More...

ESSIE CLIDE SHEPARD

Mrs. Essie Shepard , age 96 of Colquitt died Saturday, February 14, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

JESSIE R. (DOC) LEE

Jessie R. (Doc) Lee, age 91, of Jakin passed away Friday morning, Feb. 13, 2015 at his residence.  Funeral services for Mr. Lee were held on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church with Rev. Fred Odom and Rev. More...

Health

The science is settled, eggs are good for you

The science-is-settled crowd got a little more uncomfortable as the settled science of cholesterol being bad for us is being dismantled by the U.S. government’s top nutrition advisory panel.  More...

PATRICK THOMAS SAMMON OBIT - Free Access

Mr. Patrick Thomas Sammon, age 58 of Colquitt died Friday, February 20, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

JEAN S. KEENER OBIT - Free Access

Jean S. Keener, age 70, of Tiger went to be with the Lord February 20, 2015. More...

STAR Student and Teacher named at MCHS

Nancy Jernigan, Market President of Ameris Bank of Colquitt, is pleased to announce that Jonathan Kicklighter has been named 2015 PAGE STAR Student for Miller County High School. Ameris Bank is the local sponsor of the Miller County STAR program. More...

Religion

‘The Debt of Love’

The Perfect Nature of Love

I read a story once about a man and his wife who were traveling that contains some adventure that some of you might have experienced along life’s way.  More...

All Men All Girls

When my daughter Kelli said her bedtime prayers, she would bless every family member, every friend, and every animal (current and past). For several weeks, after we had finished the nightly prayer, Kelli would say, “And all girls.”  More...

Pushin' Up Daisies

'Texting Kills'

Funeral directors are strong people. They work day after day with families in crisis, blocking the emotional and psychological impact of these crisis' from affecting their own struggles in life. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   February 6  800G Disturbance, MLK Jr. St. •Traffic Stop x4 •Unlock Vehicle x2  More...

Living & Style

Miss Cleveland to wed Mr. Brooks

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cleveland of Ft. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Story Time   More...

In Memory of Joe Sloan

This month marks the fifth anniversary of the death of my friend, Joe Sloan. More...

Opinion

A very rare photo

Commerating Lincoln's birthday, a rare photo of Lincoln taken with what looks like war correspondent, Brian Williams, after Brian's horse was hit by a Confederate bullet. More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Time will tell, like it has in our past

The only thing necessary forthetriumphofevilisfor good men to do nothing. Edmund Burke More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

FISHBAIT THEN AND NOW

Man, how easy it is today. Park your truck, go inside, make your selection, pay the bait guy (or girl), and drive to the fishing hole. Earthworms, crickets, minnows; they’re all there in one spot, pre-caught and pre-packaged. More...