December 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

14 fatalities reported by GSP for Thanksgiving traffic deaths

The latest report from Georgia Department of Public Safety Monday, November 30, for the 102- hour Thanksgiving holiday traffic count from 6 p.m. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - A woman from Havana, Florida, was arrested in Bainbridge Sunday and charged on 24 counts after allegedly refusing to pull over for local police on Shotwell Street. More...

Two vehicle crash on SR 1/US Hwy. 27 S

On November 25, at approximately 11:30 a.m., the call came in that there had been a crash on U.S. Hwy. 27 south between a truck and a passenger van.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Gift Giving with an Impact   More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFA Participates in Albany Fair Events

Miller County FFA member Cody Chapman recently competed in the Area 5 FFA Agricultural Tractor & Machinery Operations & Maintenance Career Development Event. The event was held at the Albany Fair in Albany, GA, on Friday, November 6, 2015. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Hayden Maxwell as FFA Member of the Week. Hayden is the son of Kevin and Heather Carr of Colquitt. He is a freshman at Miller County High School. More...

Miller County FFA Receives Donation

Archer Daniels Midland Company recently donated $2,500 to the Miller County FFA. The donation has gone toward travel expenses and activities for FFA members to attend the national FFA convention in Lousiville, KY.  More...

Obituaries

WADENE CALHOUN

Mrs. Wadene Calhoun, age 83, of Colquitt died Thursday, November 26, 2015, at Miller County Hospital.  Funeral services were held Saturday, November 28, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

AUDREY HOUSTON

Mrs. Audrey Houston, age 88, of Colquitt died Thursday, November 26, 2015, at Colquitt Alternative Care.  Funeral services were held Saturday, November 28, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

MARVIN DONLEY

Mr. Marvin Eugene Donley, age 79, of Sylvester, formerly of Colquitt, died Friday, November 27, 2015, at Willson Hospice House in Albany.  A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015, at 2 p.m. More...

Deer sighting in Colquitt

It's not unusual in Colquitt or Miller County to sight, or come in contact with deer. Most of the contact is when the deer run into, or in front of a vehicle going the speed limit or better. More...

CMAC Presents An Even Merrier May-Haw Christmas at Cotton Hall!

Cotton Hall is all decked out and ready to bring you an “Even Merrier May-Haw Christmas” December 3-6.  More...

Miller County Hospital CEO Robin Rau Elected to GA Hospital Association Board of Trustees

ATLANTA – Robin Rau, chief executive officer (CEO) of Miller County Hospital in Colquitt, was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) at the association’s annual convention Nov. 9 in Savannah.  More...

Religion

‘Navigating the Treacherous Road of Grief’

Inspiration

season that we have entered; it has special meaning to me and presents many opportunities to share time with family and friends. More...

The Lord is my Shepherd

A Sunday School teacher decided to have her young class memorize one of the most quoted passages in the Bible - Psalm 23. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Leave Scene of  Accident  On Monday, November 23, 2015, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 404 North First Street in reference to damage to vehicle with no injury.  More...

Living & Style

Pilgrim’s Rest Church Celebrates Homecoming

The Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church held its homecoming meeting Saturday, November 14, 2015, on White’s Bridge Road located south of Colquitt in Miller County.  The church was established in 1800 and has been open and active More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The Peanuts Movie”

“Peanuts,” the comic-and-cartoon franchise created by Charles M. Schultz about perpetual loser Charlie Brown and his beagle Snoopy, is getting its first big-screen treatment of the modern era. I have three compliments right off the bat. More...

Mock, Lovering finalize plans

Morgan Lindsey Mock and Seth Willis Lovering have finalized their wedding plans. The ceremony will be held at Colquitt Freewill Baptist Church on December 19, 2015, at 6:00 in the evening. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

More than any of us deserve-

Don't know about y'all, but we had a great Thanksgiving. Like most areas of my life, God has been very good to me, so much better than I deserve. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A Vision in the Mountains

He smelled like aromatic tobacco burned in the bowl of an old briar pipe. Prince Albert, maybe, or Sir Walter Raleigh. No fancy-flavored Cavendish for him. More...