October 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Trick or Treat Friday

Tricks & Treats will be held around Colquitt on Friday, October 30, just like it was Halloween. It will be safer a day early. Bring your little ghosts and goblins downtown for lots of treats like always. More...

Sunday, November 1 at 2:00 a.m.

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging Georgians to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks back to standard time this Sunday.  More...

Community

Dirt Road Sports Traveling Asphalt Roads of Alabama and Georgia

It’s been a busy year for The Dirt Road Sports. They have been traveling the asphalt roads of Georgia and Alabama, delivering their own brand of southern humor and story-telling.  More...

Trail to Eagle Scout

When Lane Odom attended his first Boy Scout meeting on May 21, 2012, in Donalsonville, he never envisioned himself as an Eagle Scout. The trail to Eagle has been an exciting and strenuous adventure. More...

Halloween Safety Tips

Amidst pumpkin carving and putting the finishing touch on your Halloween décor, make some time to plan your kids’ Halloween experience. A little planning and some preventive teaching can help make this a fun and safe Halloween for everyone. More...

School & Sports

FFA Members Attend Ag Expo

On Thursday, October 21, 2015, the Miller County FFA Chapter attended the 38th year of the Sunbelt Ag. Expo in Moultrie, GA, with 60 members. More...

Nobel Peace Prizes

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to some great ones, and some not so great ones like former Secretary General of the Communist Party of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev won the Nobel Peace Prize on October 15, 1990. More...

Mr. Gordon Richardson Speaks to Third Graders

Mr. Gordon Richardson was recently a guest speaker at Miller County Elementary School in Ms. Cissy Eldridge’s third grade classroom.  More...

Obituaries

DIXIE N. HARRELL

Dixie N. Harrell, age 93, of Bainbridge passed away Sunday, October 25, 2015, at Memorial Hospital.  More...

JANIS P. MOULTON SIMON

Janis P. Moulton Simon, age 76, of Donalsonville, passed away Friday morning, October 23, 2015 at her residence.  More...

MARTHA ANN SPROUSE

Martha Ann Sprouse, age 58, of San Leon, TX, died Saturday, October 17, 2015, at ClearLake Regional Hospital.  Martha was born September 3, 1957, in Blakely to Mark C. Sprouse and Annette Roberts Sprouse. More...

Health

The most dangerous place for the eyes

Home may be where the heart is, but it can also be a dangerous place for the eyes. More than half of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year happen within or around the home.  More...

Mrs. Daisy Louise Richardson-100 - Free Access

Daisy Louise Richardson 100 Mrs. Louise Richardson of Colquitt died Friday, October 30, 2015, at Miller County Hospital. Funeral services will be Sunday, November 1, 2015, at 3:00 PM at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

A South Georgia Jam in Colquitt

The Colquitt Miller Arts Council is proud to present “Easton Corbin @ The Silo: A South Georgia Jam,” which will take place Saturday, October 31s, in Colquitt, Georgia. More...

Piates Cage Cougars 12- 0

Pirate fans still felt the claws of the Cougars’ last year win over Miller County this past Friday up in Calhoun County, Edison, Georgia. More...

Religion

‘God is Merciful in All Circumstances’

Inspiration

On a recent Sunday morning Gale and I were given a most high honor by our church family. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

We’ve spent the last few weeks learning about hearts. My daughter-inlaw, Dorinda, and Jim, drove to the Cleveland Clinic for her aortic valve replacement. More...

Did God make you?

A little girl is sitting on her grandpa's lap and studying the wrinkles on his old face. She gets up the nerve to rub her fingers over the wrinkles. Then she touches her own face and looks more puzzled. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  OBSTRUCTING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER   On Friday, October 16, 2015, Officer Ray Cox assisted Sergeant Lonnie Wade at Sharber Oil Company at the intersection of Main Street and Fourth Street in Colquitt with a traffic stop.& More...

Two Injured in crash on 1st Street

The Miller County EMS, Miller County Fire and Rescue and the Colquitt Police Department responded to a two vehicle accident Monday, October 26, 2015, at 12:00 noon.  The accident happened at the intersection of First Street and Dancer Street in More...

Living & Style

60 years of wedding bliss

Perry and Betty Cross celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on October 18, 2015. They enjoyed driving to the coast. The scenery and seafood were wonderful. More...

Want to live forever? New book has some suggestions

Joy Sloan Jinks has written her first book, entitled Dynamic Aging: I Intend to Live Forever, So Far So Good. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Get a Spook from a Book   If you’re looking for a good scare from a book, or a book to get you into the Halloween spirit, visit Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library to see all that we offer.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

‘Just when she moves her lips’ More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Some of the ties that bind -

I've written about some of my old friends recently. This past week we had another experience with some of our friends, young, old and new.  We did something I don't do much. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Perfect Retriever Discovered At Last

Gee whiz! Can’t they ever screw up conveniently? I’ve messed around with retrieving dogs since 1979, and none of the glitches involved have been simple or easy to remedy.  More...