November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pirates bow out in Second Round, 14-49

According to Pirate fans, there was a large crowd of Pirate fans up in ECI to watch the Miller County Pirates go up against ECI Bulldogs. More...

Community

Carter-Dunn Family Reunion Held

The descendants, relatives and friends of George Washington (Coon) and Ella Fain Dunn Carter gathered for the 46th consecutive year on Saturday October 15, 2016, at Bellview Freewill Baptist Church on Bellview Road. Registration began at 11:00 a.m. More...

Food Bank recipients receive gift of art

In addition to receiving a bountiful set of groceries, those coming to the Colquitt United Methodist Church Food Bank the Saturday before Thanksgiving had another reason to be thankful – a gift of beautiful art. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Breakfast with Santa   More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1970 holds its Annual Birthday Bash

Half Century Plus 14

The year 1952 was a very good year; 62 of the world’s greatest individuals were born that year. The Miller County High School class of 1970 held its annual birthday bash on Saturday November 12, 2016, at the Powerline Restaurant. More...

Miss Roberts to wed Mr. Landrum

Mr. and Mrs. More...

Don't mess with old sick folks

Harold was an old man. He was sick and in the hospital. There was one young nurse that just drove him crazy. Every time she came in, she would talk to him like he was a little child. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Time for Prayer and Leaders

Thursday, November 24, 2016, is Thanksgiving.  I know, I'm about as conservative as someone who was brought up in a Liberal could be.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Thar She Blows?

A few years back I watched Cletus Monroe take a Deep-South equivalent of a Nantucket Sleigh Ride. No, he wasn’t aboard a 19th Century New England whaler. More...

Santa Claus Comes to Town

The official Christmas season opened this past week in Colquitt as the annual Hometown Holidays got underway Sunday afternoon.  The weather was a bit nippy as shoppers filled the businesses getting the best and newest merchandise with sale pric More...

Kaylee Elizabeth Maxwell Sworn In As Attorney

On Friday, November 4, Kaylee Elizabeth Maxwell was officially sworn in as a practicing attorney in Georgia, and became the newest member of the Newton County public defense team in Covington.  The oath of office was administered by Alcovy Super More...

Religion

‘Learning from Pain’

Inspiration

Dreams of reaching high and lofty goals in life have never appealed to me — just the plain and simple have served me well. But there have been a couple of things that tugged at me and made me want to pursue them. One of those was woodworking. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  BURGLARY  On Thursday, November 17, 2016, Officer Hollis Smith responded to a possible break-in at 12 Wallace Drive, the residence of Jarita Lofton.  More...

School & Sports

FBLA Officers Attend Conference

The Miller County High School FBLA's president, vice president, and assistant vice president have had a busy week as they participated in the Georgia FBLA Fall Leadership Conference. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Unfortunately, the scoreboard came up shorter than what the Miller County fans had hoped for. Our Pirates played to the best of their ability, but they were unable to beat the Emanuel County Bulldogs. More...

Waterfowl hunters prepare for drought

Waterfowl hunting season opened Saturday, Nov. 19, and duck and goose hunters across Georgia face some tough hunting conditions, according to experts with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  More...

Obituaries

REVEREND DEWITT B. SHEFFIELD

The Reverend DeWitt B. More...

WILLIAM S. BEAMON, III

William S. (Bill) Beamon, III, age 75, passed away peacefully in Marietta, Georgia, on November 3, 2016, with his wife Ada Geer Beamon by his side. More...

CHARLES LYNWOOD DUNLAP

Mr. Charles Lynwood Dunlap, age 67 of Colquitt died Friday, November 18, 2016, at Flowers Hospital. Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. More...