October 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Stacking Peanuts on Main Street

Nothing has that smell like freshly picked Georgia peanuts; they smell almost as good as they taste.  More...

Community

Swamp Gravy rings in 25 years with Listen Here!

Stirring up ‘magic’ for 25 years

Swamp Gravy has been telling stories and stirring up its “magic” for 25 years this October. More...

Jackson Crew’s Winning Ornament toAdorn Governor’s Christmas Tree

Miller County 4H, in conjunction with the Miller County Commissioners office, was asked by First Lady Sandra Deal to help select a Christmas Ornament for the Governor’s Christmas tree. More...

Storytelling Murals chosen for Georgia Department of Economic Development Awards

Colquitt’s Storytelling Murals project is among the 14 to receive Georgia Department of Economic Development Awards Funding for Georgia tourism. More...

School & Sports

SGA Grands Clubhouse Holds Ribbon Cutting

A ribbon cutting for the SGA Grands Clubhouse was held Thursday, September 14, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. on SGA's campus. Mr. Matt Dalrymple began the ceremony by thanking the SGA Grands for their dedication to the school. Mrs. More...

Seniors Recognized

The Miller County Administration, Faculty and Staff recognized two young Lady Pirates for their contribution to the Pirate Athletic Program under the coaching ability of Head Coach Eddie Whitaker, Assistant Coach Jason Houston, and Coach Mary Katheri More...

School Lunch Menus

October 4- WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Waffles, Sausage Link, Syrup, Fruit Lunch - Mandarin Orange Chicken/WW Roll WG Pepperoni Pizza, Fried Rice, Zipper Peas, Garden Salad, Fruit   More...

Obituaries

LUCY MERLE LEWIS

Mrs. Lucy Merle Lewis, age 64, of Colquitt died Friday, September 29, 2017, at her residence.  Funeral services were held Monday, October 2, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Cook’s Union Methodist Church with Rev. Gary Morris officiating. More...

JAMES PATRICK BOYD

James Patrick Boyd, age 40, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday morning, Sept. 28, 2017, at his residence.  A Celebration of Life Service was held on Saturday afternoon, September 30, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. More...

BETTY SUE POWELL MATHIS

Betty Sue Powell Mathis, age 72, of Iron City passed away Tuesday evening, September 26, 2017.  Funeral services for Mrs. Mathis were held on Friday, September 29, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Donalsonville Church of God with Rev. More...

Health

Breast Cancer Awareness

What is Breast Cancer?   More...

The most dangerous place for the eyes

Home may be where the heart is, but it can also be a dangerous place for the eyes. More than half of the 2.5 million eye injuries that occur every year happen within or around the home.  More...

Fire Destroys Perry Home

A structure fire destroyed a family dwelling at 575 North Cuthbert Street Saturday night, September 30, 2017.  More...

Kimberly Perkins Crowned 2017 Homecoming Queen!

Nine lovely young ladies were recently voted on by the student body at Miller County High School to represent each grade level, freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes. It is an honor to be chosen by your fellow classmates. More...

Three People Die in Decatur County Crash

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at approximately 11:50 p.m. a red 2010 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling north on Miller Avenue in Decatur County. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and onto the east shoulder of Miller Road. More...

Religion

‘Search Diligently for Godly Wisdom’

Inspiration

Among the lessons that I have learned in life is to be careful about loaning my possessions to others — especially books and tools. And by experience, I can add one more thing to that list: videos.  More...

We're coming home -

An elderly man in Phoenix calls his son in New York and says, "I hate to ruin your day, but I have to tell you that your mother and I are divorcing, 45 years of misery is enough."  " Pop, what are you talking about?" the son screams.  "We c More...

Pastor's Viewpoint - Sheep

Pastor’s viewpoint is written by Charles ‘Buddy’ Whatley, a retired United Methodist pastor living in Lakemont & Ochlocknee, Georgia. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  LOST COUPLE  On Monday, September 25, 2017, Colquitt Police Officer Raymond Day was dispatched to the Rite Aid parking lot in reference to a female subject needing directions to Columbus.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Smith to wed Mr. Horne

Glenda Smith of Colquitt is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Kayla Grace Smith, to Jonathan Michael Horne, son of Royce and Carolyn Horne, also of Colquitt.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Glen and Mique Sheffield of More...

Duren Williams Addresses First Meeting of FBC Keenagers

On Tuesday, September 26, 2017, Duren Williams welcomed the First Baptist Church Keenagers to their first meeting of the new church year. After the food was blessed by Jewel McKenzie, the 24 participants enjoyed a covered dish lunch. More...

Bridges, Warren Complete Plans

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Washington Bridges, IV of Damascus announce finalized plans for the celebration of the marriage of their daughter, Anna Madison Bridges, to Joshua Dean Warren of Sylvania, Georgia. Mr. Warren is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Opinion

A Time To Kneel

by Ted Nugent

Take a little trip to Valley Forge in January. Hold a musket ball in your fingers and imagine it piercing your flesh and breaking a bone or two. There won’t be a doctor or trainer to assist you until after the battle, so just wait your turn. More...

A history lesson - who to fear..........

A history lesson? Its true today as it was then!  Just a reminder...from Vietnam! ( A REMINDER IN HISTORY )  General Võ Nguyên Giáp was a brilliant, highly respected leader of the North Vietnam military. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Hunting Tradition Still Means Much

Hunting has undergone a lot of changes over the years. It isn’t like it once was. Not by a long shot, if you’ll pardon the pun. Each year, when hunting season opens, I find myself often thinking on this. More...