March 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

March 1st Friday Breakfast Features Candidates for Sheriff

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce hosted its breakfast this past Friday at Moby Dick Restaurant, and it was sponsored by the Miller County Gin Company.  More...

Change Your Clocks This Sunday

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens is urging everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms at the same time they change their clocks to Daylight Saving Time on March 12.  More...

Community

Alpha Omicron Recognizes New Teachers

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recognizes the following new women educators: Decatur County Schools: Mickie Ard, Amy Barber, Laura Cerone, Ashley Faircloth, Elysia Rogerson, Sarah Thompson, Leanne Valazquez, More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Get Your Code On   More...

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After a long day on golf course, I stopped in at Hooter's to see some friends and have some hot Wings and ice tea.  After being there for a while, one of my friends asked me which waitress I would like to be stuck in an elevator with.  I to More...

Living & Style

Miss Inlow to wed Mr. Cox

Jason Cox and Maleigh Inlow are excited to announce their soon-to-be marriage.  Maleigh is the daughter of Derwood and Edna Inlow. More...

Let's go to the Movies

‘Logan’

After 17 years, Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart are saying goodbye to the “X-Men” roles of Wolverine and Professor Charles Xavier, respectively. And I truly believe that this is it for them. At first I was skeptical. More...

Just for the fun of it

Just read that 4,153,237 people got married last year, not to cause any trouble but shouldn't that be an even number?  Today a man knocked on my door and asked for a small donation towards the local swimming pool. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Not politically correct, but I never have been

If President Trump has made mistakes in leadership since January 20, and he has in my opinion, it's that he hasn't had Mr. and Mrs. Obama, and Mr. and Mrs. Clinton locked up for treason against our nation, preferably together in cells adjoining. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

It’s just downright confusing by

How do you pronounce the term “crappie?” Is it “crappy” or “croppy?” Why is a “black” crappie silver with black spots and a “white” crappie silver with vertical bars of black spots? More...

Governor Deal reappoints Craig Tully to GA Board of Public Safety

Governor Nathan Deal reappointed Craig Tully to the Georgia Board of Public Safety. Tully is the fire chief of the Colquitt Miller County Fire Department. More...

Miller County Superintendent Search is underway, we think

If this information does not make sense, there is a reason. All the content of this article is based on two e-mails received on Friday, March 3, 2017. More...

“Swamp Gravy: Home” Now Showing at Cotton Hall

“Swamp Gravy: Home” returned to the stage at Cotton Hall for the second half of its annual run. The October season was one of the most popular in recent history, with audiences raving and shows selling out quickly. More...

Religion

‘Climb With Confidence’

Inspiration

Last Sunday Nana fed us a meal better than money could buy anywhere as far as I’m concerned. It was delicious! After that, the girls were out the door to enjoy the lovely afternoon. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT  REPORTS  Disorderly Conduct  On Monday, February 27, 2017, Colquitt Police Department responded to North Cuthbert Street in reference to a white male with long hair, a beard, and blue jeans running up and down the street.&nbs More...

School & Sports

FFA Partners with Albany Tech to Train Students in the Horticulture Fields

The Miller County FFA Nursery Landscape Students traveled to Albany Technical College to compete in the Nursery Landscape Contest against more than eight junior teams and six senior teams participated in this event. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

Last Thursday the Miller County High School Concert Band took a trip to the Kirbo Center at Bainbridge State College to participate in the 2017 Band Festival. More...

Emilee Nunnery Page for the Day

Emilee Nunnery, 10th grader at Miller County High School, recently had the privilege of serving as a Page in the Georgia House of Representatives for State Rep. More...

Obituaries

NORMA JONES WORSLEY

Mrs. Norma Jones Worsley, age 87, of Colquitt died Sunday, February 26, 2017, at Miller Nursing Home. More...

MR. JAMES MICHAEL “MICKEY” WOMBLE

Mr. James Michael “Mickey” Womble, age 64, of Rome, passed away on, Thursday, March 2, 2017, at his residence.  More...

MARVIN ULMA WELLS, JR.

Mr. Marvin Wells, Jr. age 68, of Colquitt died Monday, February 27, 2017, at Flowers Hospital. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cory Thomas officiating. More...