November 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Resident’s Healthcare Post Goes Viral

Jay Wells, a Colquitt resident with a wife and three children, received a notice from Blue Cross Blue Shield two weeks ago that said his insurance premium was more than doubling starting in January 2017.   More...

Fall Back

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Community

Governor Deal Proclaims Retired Educators Day

Governor Nathan Deal has declared Sunday, November 6, 2016, as Retired Educators Day. More...

Area News Around Us

Ashburn - A Turner County man was found dead Sunday under his vehicle. Guy Mastrario, who lived on West End in Ashburn was crushed under a vehicle after the jack holding it up apparently gave away. More...

Cindi Worsley speaks to Keenagers on identity theft

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, Donald Brooks welcomed the First Baptist Church Keenagers to their monthly meeting. After the food was blessed by Jewel McKenzie, the 22 participants enjoyed a covered dish lunch. More...

School & Sports

Miller County 4-H Performs at GA National Fair in Perry

The Georgia National Fair (GNF) draws people from all over but not just for rides and entertainment. It also host a wide variety of contests and activities that students from across Georgia can participate in. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Miller County’s Homecoming week was a success. Everyone had a great time dressing up each day, and we definitely showed school spirit on Friday.  More...

Livestock Show Team Competes at Perry Fair

Members of the Miller County Show Team participated in the GA National Fair Livestock Show on October 6, 2016 through October 8th. More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Freedom isn't free! It never has been.

This is it. Right here in Miller County, almost, one-fourth of those who qualify to vote, have voted, early. It really didn't take too smart persons to realize that voting early and often before election day is not good.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Culprit Squirrels

Among my favorite and most rewarding pastimes is the attracting and feeding of wildlife, especially birds. More...

Sanders holds Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Pinnacle™ Agriculture Distribution, Inc. dba as Sanders®, held its grand opening and ribbon cutting last Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Pirates Win Over Knights, 51-20

It was a great Homecoming game for the Miller County Pirates and Coach Miller and his band of assistant Pirates, also a great turn-out of Pirate fans as well. More...

One Vehicle Accident Injures Two

A one vehicle crash with injuries was called in Wednesday afternoon, October 26, 2016, at approximately 1:33 p.m.  First responder units from Colquitt and Miller County were sent to the crash scene, along with the Georgia State Patrol.  More...

Religion

‘Vote Once, Pray Continually’

Inspiration

Addyson is the youngest of our grandchildren and the one that would rather be at Nana and Papa’s house than anywhere else. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  CRIMINAL TRESPASS  On Thursday, October 27, 2016, Sergeant Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 505 Railroad Street in reference to a white female who just walked into the residence without knocking.  More...

Overturned Vehicle Injuries Two

At approximately 4:00 p.m. Thursday, October 27, 2016, Miller/Baker E911 was called to a vehicle accident on Highway 91 North. More...

Living & Style

Will you give this to my Daddy?

As a Company, Southwest Airlines is going to support 'Red Fridays'.  " Last week I was in Atlanta , Georgia attending a conference. While I was in the airport returning home, I heard several people behind me beginning to clap and cheer. More...

Fall Decoration Winners Announced

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce encouraged local businesses to decorate and spruce up their store fronts for the fall season, and a big thank you goes out to all who participated. More...

Got drunk once

I took my uncle to the mall the other day to buy some new shoes. He is 92. We decided to grab a bite at the food court. I noticed he was watching a teenager sitting next to him. More...

Obituaries

SARAH LOU TAYLOR

Mrs. Sarah Lou Taylor of Blakely died Friday, October 28, 2016, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

DR. CHARLES PASCHAL BROOKS

Dr. Charles Paschal Brooks, age 73, of 1138 Quail Country Rd., Arlington, passed away Friday night, Oct. 28, 2016, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. More...

JACK DONALD HERRING

Jack Donald Herring, age 82, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016.  Funeral services for Mr. Herring were held on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 2: 00 p. m. at Oakview Church of God with Rev. Johnny Taylor, Rev. More...