August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Appreciation Luncheon Held for First Responders

On Thursday, August 4, 2016, the Miller County Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi XI Epsilon Omicron Sorority coordinated the initial “First Responder Appreciation Day” for Miller/Colquitt public service personnel. More...

Community

Pataula Drug Task Force Makes Arrest

Climax, GA– On Wednesday, August 3, 2016, Assistant Special Agent in Charge Eric Schwalls and Special Agent Brian Donalson of the Pataula Drug Task Force arrested Roy Ivester, 56, of 750 Antioch Church Road, Climax, GA. More...

First Responder Appeciation Day Proclaimed

WHEREAS, first reponders include law enforement, firefighters, and EMTs who bravely and selflessly risk their lives every day to protect Colquitt and Miller County families, visitors, and businesses; and   More...

Checking History?

Not sure about the truth of the credits to this proclamation - However, could not agree more. Think a bit was added. Cheers. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  DRIVING WHILE LIC. SUSP/REVOKED   More...

SW Health District preps for Zika

Although Zika, which is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito, has not been transmitted locally in Georgia, the recent outbreak of Zika in Florida has Southwest Georgia public health experts preparing for that possibility.&n More...

Living & Style

Miss King to wed Mr. Jackson

Mr. and Mrs. Larry King, Jr. of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jordan Lara King to John Boyd Jackson III, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Boyd Jackson Jr. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Will Cobb Performs with Clovers & Company

Will Cobb of Seminole County 4-H has been performing with the nationally acclaimed Georgia 4-H Performing Arts Group, Clovers & Co. for the past year.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Educators have the biggest job ever!

It's been a good week. Just in case you were out in space, or somewhere that there is no news, most of our area students started back to school. Our local school's students returned last Friday. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Okay, Sometimes I Talk to Trees

Just how old are you?? How long have you stood here, in this precise location, your sprawling roots anchoring your massive bole and crown to the sandy soil? A hundred years, perhaps? Maybe more? More...

Miller County Schools Welcome New Personnel

Summer officially ended for teachers, staff and administrators last Tuesday morning, August 2, as the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year kicked off. More...

Pirates to Scrimmage Against Albany High Here Friday Night

Arrrrr Matees, calling all Miller County Football Fans, it’s that time again; Good Old Miller County Football! More...

Religion

‘Count Your Blessings’

Inspiration

As a country boy growing up in our little church in north Georgia, one of the old hymns that I recall us singing that I rarely hear anymore, was entitled “Count Your Blessings.” The writer, Johnson Oatman, Jr.,--who is credited with writi More...

One minister's view

I've heard too many say lately that we, theAmerican people, have no choice in this November election! Do you really think that God would leave us with no choice?? Come on people! Where's your faith?? He has heard our cries!  More...

Words of Wisdom

The most destructive habit…worry  The greatest joy…giving  The greatest loss…loss of self respect  The most satisfying work…helping others  More...

School & Sports

First State Bank holds Breakfast for Miller County Schools Staff

On Tuesday, August 2, First State Bank of Colquitt welcomed all Miller County School Staff back to school with a delicious breakfast. Hannah Garney welcomed everyone back and wished them all good luck and hopes for a safe year. More...

Dove Season to Open September 3rd

Fall hunting opportunities kick off in a popular way with the beginning of dove hunting season, with opening day scheduled for noon on Sat. Sept. 3rd.  More...

Golf tear jerker

A man lost an arm when his golf cart rolled over on him on a down slope. He became very depressed because he loved to play golf. One day in his despair, he decided to commit suicide and end it all. More...

Obituaries

WYATT BRACKIN

Wyatt Brackin, age 90, of Iron City passed away Monday, August 1, 2016 at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services for Mr. Brackin was held on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. More...

RUPERT LEWIS

Rupert Levonne Lewis, age 73, of Donalsonville, passed away Thursday evening, August 4, 2016 at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  More...

GENEVA JOSEY

Geneva Weathersby Josey, age 82, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, August 4, 2016 surrounded by her family.  The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at West Bainbridge Baptist Church with Rev. More...