December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas Parade was Good

The fourth annual Christmas Parade was held Friday night, December 10, and it was a cold one, but enjoyed by everyone. More...

Community

Beta Sigma Phi-Xi Epsilon Omicron holds Annual Christmas Dinner

Thursday, December 8, 2016, the members of Beta Sigma Phi-XI Epsilon Omicron Chapter were welcomed by Mary Nell Cox, president, to her home to celebrate the Christmas season.  More...

GSP Toys for Tots drive a home run

The Georgia State Patrol wrapped up their Toys for Tots campaign on Friday, Dec. 2. More...

Mindset and Behavior Correlation

The correlation between Mindset and behavior has taken the forefront for behaviorists, sociologists, and educators. More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County is proud to present Macee Palmer as FFA Member of the Week. Macee is the daughter of Andy and Amanda Palmer of Newton. She is currently in the 10th grade at Miller County High School. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

To wrap up this semester, the Miller County Concert Band held a performance on Thursday, December 8. They played many common holiday songs as well as some new pieces. More...

Beta Clubs Sponsor Toy Drive and Canned Food Drive for Needy Families in Our Community

The Miller County High School Senior Beta Club and the Miller County Middle School Junior Beta Club recently sponsored a toy drive for local families. Each member was asked to bring in two new toys. More...

Young Farmer Recognition Banquet Held

On Thursday, December 1, 2016, the Miller County Young Farmers hosted the annual awards banquet. Around 80 Young Farmer members, along with their families, attended this event. The host for the meeting was PeoplesSouth Bank. More...

Missing Youth Found Sunday

At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, the Miller County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a missing juvenile at an address on Peace Valley Lane in Miller County. More...

Religion

‘Where Are the Other Nine’

Great Joy Is Found in Giving From the Heart

A tradition that we started several years ago continues to be a rich part of our Christmas observance. To help teach our girls the joy of giving and the importance of reaching out to those in need, we take them shopping.  More...

To make you smile or laugh

•A doctor that had been seeing an 80-year-old woman for most of her life finally retired. At her next checkup, the new doctor told her to bring a list of all the medicines that had been prescribed for her. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  AGGRAVATED ASSAULT   On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Officer Seth Maxwell was dispatched to 501 Peter Street in reference to a domestic between brothers.  More...

Obituaries

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN “BEN” NIX

Benjamin Franklin “Ben” Nix, 45, of Colquitt passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016.  The memorial service was held, Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. More...

MAXIE WILLIAMS

Maxie Williams, age 90, of Donalsonville passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL.  More...

GROVER CLEVELAND DUNCAN, JR.

Mr. Grover Cleveland Duncan, Jr., age 88, of Colquitt died Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. More...

Opinion

I agree with our president-to-be, anyone who burns our flag should spend time in jail, and then be sent to the lands of our enemies with the illegal, criminal immigrants. GTT More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I remember!

Seems like the older I get, the further back I can remember.  A buddy of mine from another town sent this to me, and it made me think way back. This is the kind of gifts that my parents gave me. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Some Duck Boat Thoughts

Once upon a time, as a young, ambitious outdoor writer (yes, I was once both young and ambitious), I accepted a magazine assignment for an article on duck boats. As a duck hunter, I was certainly no expert. More...