March 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Adre’ana Etheredge Named STAR Student at MCHS

Adre’ana Etheredge, a high school senior, has been named 2017 PAGE STAR Student for Miller County High School. Adare’ana is the daughter of Karen Etheredge and has attended Miller County Schools since Pre-K. More...

Community

STAR Student and Teacher Named at Echols High School

Echols High School senior Matthew Culpepper has been named Echols County High School’s 2017 PAGE STAR Student. Culpepper selected Tammy Culpepper, his mother and high school math teacher at Echols High School, as his STAR Teacher.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Introduction to Computers   The Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library will be holding an Introduction to Computers class March 14-15 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. More...

New Senior Center rules

On her first day at the senior complex, the new manager addressed all the seniors pointing out some of her rules.   "The female sleeping quarters will be out-ofbounds for all males, and the male dormitory to the females. More...

Living & Style

Henley walks in New York Fashion Week

Victoria Henley, daughter of Lynn and Russ Henley of Colquitt and granddaughter of Ethel and Ray Henley, also of Colquitt, and Ramona and Gene Boatright of Sylvester, walked in the recent NYFW ‘17, as she opened and closed shows for David Tupaz More...

Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

Four Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy  Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, venue, vows, will there be a sit-down dinner or hors d’oeuvres and crudités? Who will be in the wedding party?  More...

Old humor from an old friend

While I sat in the reception area of my doctor's office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. As she went to the receptionist's desk, the man sat there, alone and silent. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The ‘cruds’ could get you, but

Last week was a tough one. The “cruds” have almost taken over the town. It's been two weeks ago since I took Betty Jo to the doctor. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

One Cannot Hide His Scars Forever

We were five grizzled, veteran outdoor writers sitting around a barroom table. Ernestine the barmaid had just visited us for the third time, and the stories were becoming as free-flowing as the amber fluid in our glasses. More...

Marvin Wells Jr. Obituary

 Mr. Marvin Wells of Colquitt died Monday, February 27, 2017, at Flowers Hospital.  Visitation will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017, from 6:00-8:00 PM at Colquitt Funeral Home. More...

One Vehicle Roll-Over Causes Injury

A one vehicle crash on Newberry Road in Miller County was called in Saturday, February 25, 2017, at approximately 4:48 p.m. More...

Two Injured in Vehicle Accident

At approximately 3:25 p.m. Sunday, February 26, 2017, Miller/Baker E911 was called to a vehicle accident on County Road 178, known as Newberry Chambers Road. More...

Religion

‘Good People Still Exist’

Inspiration

We all hear more than enough bad news everyday — bombings, accidents, and an endless list of horrific events taking place all around the globe. More...

God must love a drunk

A man and his wife were awakened at 3:00 a.m. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA/ DISORDERLY CONDUCT/ OBSTRUCTING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS   More...

School & Sports

Pre-K Observes Dental Health Month!

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Shannon Sheffield, CDA, and Michelle Chamblee, RDN, from Dr. Robert Kikel's Dentistry made a visit to Pre-K to talk with our students about ways to care for their teeth.   More...

A Cowboy Prayer

I thought I would share this which I received from my Cherokee Indian friend, who is also a preacher. It has a certain amount of truth, whether we are in this life of not. JW  More...

Outdoor Stewardship Act Good for Land and Wildlife

For many families in Georgia, hunting and fishing are rich traditions that go back generations. More...

Obituaries

DARICE UNDREY SUTTON

Darice Undrey “Pete” Sutton, age 39, of Colquitt died January 29, 2017, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.  More...

MARTHA ELIZABETH BYRD

Mrs. Martha Elizabeth Byrd, age 69, of Colquitt died Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at her residence.  A memorial service was held Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...

NORMA JONES WORSLEY

Mrs. Norma Jones Worsley, age 87, of Colquitt died Sunday, February 26, 2017, at Miller Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Rebecca Duke-Barton officiating. More...

Health

Diet soda habit as bad for teeth as meth addiction

Heavy consumption of diet soda can damage teeth as badly as methamphetamine or crack cocaine, a new study contends.  More...