February 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Rep. Gerald Greene shot and robbed but still working

Rep. Gerald Greene won’t let a gunshot wound stop his work for his district or Georgia. Rep. More...

Community

Auditions to be held for ‘Footloose’

The Colquitt Miller Arts Council is happy to announce auditions for its third annual spring musical “Footloose.” Auditions will be held February 2 and 3 from 5:00- 7:30 p.m. at InterACT (104 South First Street, Colquitt, GA.)  More...

First Baptist Keenagers Meet

On Tuesday, January 24, 2017, Duren Williams welcomed the First Baptist Church Keenagers to their monthly meeting. The blessing was presented by Charles Thorne. Afterward, the 31 participants enjoyed a covered dish lunch. More...

•••••NASA•••••

When NASA started sending astronauts into space, they quickly discovered that ball-point pens would not work in zero gravity.  To combat this problem, Congress approved a program, and NASA scientists spent a decade and over $165 million developi More...

Living & Style

Miss Brown to wed Dr. Beard

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Brown of Donalsonville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cory Ellen Brown, to Brandon Paul Beard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Beard of Morgan.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Be Your Library’s Valentine   More...

Stafford, Lane to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. DeNean Stafford, III, of Tifton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Porter Stafford, to Dr. Robert Anson Lane, son of Mr. William Lane and Mrs. Rita Glass, and grandson of Stanley Tyner Sr., all of Colquitt. More...

Obituaries

ADENE MCMULLEN POPE

Mrs. Adene McMullen Pope, age 85, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2017, at her home. Services for Mrs. Pope were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at the Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home with Rev. Stanley Phillips officiating. More...

MILDRED LOUISE DUKE

Mrs. Mildred Louise Duke of Leary died Saturday, January 28, 2017, at her residence. More...

DOROTHY SUE RECKNER

Mrs. Dorothy Sue Reckner, age 73 of Colquitt died Thursday, January 26, 2017, at Miller County Hospital Emergency Room. A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Mrs. Reckner retired from Phoebe Putney as a nurse. More...

Betty Henry Obituary

Betty Lois Radney Henry, 66, of 9776 Spooner Quarter Rd., Blakely, Ga. 39823, passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral will be held Saturday morning Feb. More...

Betty Henry Obituary

Betty Lois Radney Henry, 66, of 9776 Spooner Quarter Rd., Blakely, Ga. 39823, passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral will be held Saturday morning Feb. More...

GA State Patrol goes to Washington, DC

The Georgia State Patrol provided Troopers to be part of the National Law Enforcement Protection Detail Team for the 58th Inauguration of the President of The United States The team consisted of 48 troopers from across the State of Georgia. More...

Religion

‘Time Won’t Fit in A Bottle’

J Inspiration

“If I could save time in a bottle The first thing that I’d like to do Is to save every day “Till eternity passes away Just to spend them with you.” Some of you will recognize these words as some of the lyrics from Jim Croce&rs More...

Gentle Thoughts

•Birds of a feather flock together. More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

Miller County is proud to present Victoria Fleet as FFA Member of the Week. She is the daughter of Vic and Jackie Fleet of Colquitt. She is currently in the 11th grade. More...

MCES Announces Honor Roll

1st Grade Honor Roll: 2nd 9 Weeks Principals: Journey Benton, Holly Blankenship, Kylie Brackin, Kirsten Davis, Creek Durden, Jillian Higginbotham, Jadyn Mitchell, Neil Patel, Cooper Preston, Triton Raulerson, Mazie Werner, Charlea Yates  A Honor More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Last Wednesday, seven students traveled to Andrew College in Cuthbert, Georgia, to compete academically against students from a variety of different schools. More...

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Pray and help for those in need -

First wife invited me to go with her to Albany to see if they might have some items she needs at the church. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

An Overabundance of Choices

Will it be Coke or Pepsi? Chocolate or vanilla? Large or small? Black or white? Remember when choices and decision-making consisted of no more than a bare minimum of cut-and-dried options? As in: I’m going fishing today. More...