August 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Mike’s Country Store Comes to Colquitt

Colquitt now has its own Mike’s Country Store conveniently located at 212 Main Street at the old location of Wilkins IGA Foodliner and Bakery.  More...

Community

K. J. might be a farmer

K.J. Bush, 9, son of Tabitha Stolze and grandson of Michael and Sandra Stolze and Pat Bush, wanted to plant some watermelon seeds. K.J. and his “Poppy,” Michael Stolze, found a good spot to plant them. More...

Cox Joins Hospital Authority as Operational Security & Safety Services Supervisor

The Miller County Hospital Authority is excited to announce that William “Ray” Cox of Colquitt has joined the staff as Operational Security & Safety Services Supervisor. More...

Cattle urine is now in demand

The following article was on page 12 of the July 29, 2016 issue of The Week. More...

Living & Style

Beta Sigma Phi-Xi Epsilon Omicron Participates in Painting Project

Thursday, August 11, 2016, the members of Beta Sigma Phi-XI Epsilon Omicron Chapter met at the New Life Lear n ing Cen ter in Colquitt, Georgia, and completed painting projects under the direction of Linda Engram. More...

A Nun at Hooters

A nun, badly needing to use to the restroom, walked into a local Hooters.  The place was hopping with music and loud conversation, and every once in a while the lights would turn off. More...

My Four Boyfriends

This turned out to be so different from what I thought it was going to be. More...

Obituaries

NANCY LAVONIA HENRY

Mrs. Nancy Lavonia Henry, age 83, of Donalsonville died Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

VERA WIDNER HINES

Vera Widner Hines, age 67, of Damascus, died Thursday, August 11, 2016 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.  Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, August 14, at Mt. More...

CARLTON EDWARD ROBERTS

Carlton Edward Roberts, age 77, of Smiths Grove, Kentucky, died Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Greenview Regional Hospital in Kentucky.  More...

Jimmy Lamar Cook Obituary - Free Access

Mr. Jimmy Lamar Cook,  age 74 of Colquitt died Wednesday, August 17, 2016, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

Pirates Dominate Albany High, 39-0

The weather for the past week has been overcast and rainy from time to time, but it didn’t stop the “The Pirates of Fall” from playing the Friday Night Lights here in Miller County, Colquitt, Georgia. More...

MCHS Ag Best in State

The Miller County High School Agriculture Department was recently named the Outstanding Program of the Year by the Georgia Vocational Agriculture Teacher Association. More...

Religion

‘Tell me that story again’

Inspiration

One of my favorite storytellers from years gone by was Jerry Clower. I enjoyed his clean, down-to-earth way of sharing humor; I even had the privilege of seeing him in person a couple of times. More...

•••••Life•••••

LIFE is an acronym people have forgotten about. In today’s world it is about gossiping, slandering, control, self, jealousy, etc.  In my world it means love is forever eternal. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA/ DRIVING WHILE UNLIC./OPEN CONTAINER VIOLATION   On Thursday, August 11, 2016, Officer Christopher Prindle was on patrol when he observed a silver Dodge Neon travelling west on Perry Street with a t More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFA Officers Attend Training

On July 21-23, 2016, a group of enthusiastic Miller County FFA officers attended COLT (Chapter Officer Leadership Training) at George T. Bagby State Park in Ft. Gaines, GA. More...

Hayden Maxwell Attends Leadership Conference

Hayden Maxwell represented the Miller County FFA Chapter at the FFA Washington Leadership Conference this past summer.  Hayden is a 10th grade at Miller County High School where he serves as the FFA reporter. He is also the Pirate Mascot.   More...

Middle School FFA Officers Attend Leadership Training

On Monday, August 1, 2016, the Miller County Middle FFA officer team attended their Chapter Officer Leadership Training. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Do you remember when - ?

It hasn't just happened, vote stealing, that is!  First, you can't blame vote stealing on these Democrats of today. They have just made an art form how it was done back when our bunch was coming along. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Bird of Peace? Yeah, Right!

It’s such a sweet-looking little bird. The countenance and demeanor of the mourning dove leaves little doubt as to why it has traditionally been given the title, “Bird of Peace.”  More...