February 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Schools Choose Teachers of the Year

Miller County Schools recently selected their 2015-2016 Teachers of the Year. The announcement was made Friday afternoon, January 22, by the principal of each of the three schools. Receiving the Elementary Teacher of the Year was Cissy Bevis. More...

Community

Damascus Shooter Pleads

The murder trial of an Alabama man who shot two men to death in Damascus this past March was scheduled to begin Monday at the Early County Courthouse.  The shooting suspect, Alan Abney, was charged with the March 10 shooting deaths of two men in More...

Ansley Brown signs to play softball with Gulf Coast College

It was a special day toward the future for two high school softball players Friday from Rehobeth.  Rehobeth’s Alexis “Sirdy” Marchozzi and Ansley Brown signed college scholarships to play at Gulf Coast State College.  Ansl More...

Annual Stockholders’ Meeting Set For February 16, 2016

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will host its annual stockholders’meeting Tuesday evening, February 16, at the Hilton Garden Inn, 101 Front Street, Albany. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Living & Style

Meet Colten Clarke Enfinger

Colten was born on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at Piedmont Hospital of Atlanta. He weighed 8.8 pounds and was 20 inches long. He has one big sister, McKinley Karyl, and she is 3 years old.  His parents are Brent and Katie Enfinger. More...

••• A Cowboy named Butch •••

A cowboy named Butch was overseeing his grass fed herd in a remote mountainous pasture in Georgia when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced toward him out of a cloud of dust. More...

••••••The Brick••••••

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

We might come up short -

I've been told, God won't put more on you that you can take. I know there is something in the Bible about this, but I can think of things that might make us humans come up a bit short. I, for one, have hit this limit several times in my life. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Encountering Old Mule-Foot

Wild hogs are intelligent creatures. Like many great thinkers, however, they are also totally devoid of a sense of humor. This lack of porcine levity often translates into a cantankerous attitude. Downright meanness, actually. More...

Two Vehicle Accident Injures One

A two-vehicle accident occurred Friday afternoon, January 29, 2016. Miller County EMS, Colquitt-Miller Volunteer Fire Department, Colquitt Police and Miller County sheriff officers were called to the scene of the accident. More...

New/old bus made into a work detail vehicle

The Miller County Sheriff’s Department work detail will be riding on a new/ used bus to haul equipment, inmates and officers to work around the city and county.   More...

Louie Grimes Receives Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmer of the Year Award

TIFTON– Louie Grimes, Colquitt, received the Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmer of the Year Award for District 1 at the 40th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, Jan. More...

Religion

‘How Do You See It?’

Inspiration

I am grateful for everyday that I am able to get on my feet and do the things that God has called me to do. I must admit, however, that some of my days--like everyone else’s--are long and challenging.  More...

Four churches and a synagogue

There were four churches and a synagogue in town: an Anglican Church, Baptist Church, Methodist Church, Catholic Church and a Jewish Synagogue. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

BATTERY  On January 25, 2016, Officer Elijah McCoy was dispatched to 401 North 1st Street in reference to a domestic between Aerial Bullard and Antrayves Benton.  More...

School & Sports

SGA Junior Pro Teams Win Tournament

The boys and girls Junior Pro teams won the tournament played at Southwest Georgia Academy on Saturday , January 23.  More...

The Mystery of the Missing Milk

One night last week, I was doing as I do frequently. I was in a bubble bath, and downstairs my niece and my little sister were playing.  More...

VSU Announces Dean’s List

Valdosta State University is proud to announce the names of those Fall 2015 students who earned Dean’s List status. More...

Obituaries

AUDREY DUNCAN CAMPBELL DOZIER

Mrs. Audrey Duncan Campbell Dozier, age 97, died on Monday, February 1, 2016, at the Miller Nursing Home in Colquitt. More...

ROBERT LEE DYKES

Robert Lee Dykes, age 60, of Colquitt died Monday, February 1, 2016, at his home in Miller County.  More...

MARIAN DUTTON DRAKE

Marian “Marie” Dutton Drake, age 81, of Donalsonville, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 26, 2016, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL.  More...