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First Baptist Church Celebration Choir Performs Christmas Cantata “The Story of Christmas”

The 40 plus voices of the First Baptist Church Celebration Choir heralded the coming of our Savior Jesus Christ through song. More...

The Holy Men and the Bear

A Catholic Priest, a Baptist Preacher and a Rabbi were sitting around drinking coffee.  Someone made the comment that preaching to people isn't really all that hard, a real challenge would be to preach to a bear. More...

First Baptist Church Keenagers Annual Christmas Fellowship

First Baptist Church of Colquitt was the location of the FBC Keenagers annual Christmas dinner. Forty plus senior adults and guests attended the event. The theme for the evening was JOY TO THE WORLD. First, Duren Williams welcomed everyone. More...

Living & Style

Seven foods to eat to bring you good luck in the new year

Many of the foods people traditionally eat for luck on New Year’s Eve are believed to bring a year of prosperity and good health.  Greens  Supposedly greens are eaten on New Year’s Eve because they resemble money.  Beans&nb More...

It'll come back to you

This preacher was looking for a good used lawnmower one day. He found one at a yard sale that Little Johnny happened to be manning. "This mower work, son?" the preacher asked. Little Johnny said, "Sure does -- just pull on the cord hard, though." More...

A Christmas poem

The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light,  I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight.  My wife was asleep, her head on my chest,  My daughter beside me, angelic in rest  Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, tr More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

To Everything There is a Season

This has been a great year. Lots of good things have happened that none of us would have imagined. It has been even greater to go from a "skitter bite" and five or six killer things to almost back to work full-time. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Christmas memories linger, never fade

Wrapping Christmas presents on my dining room table recently revived memories of many, many moons ago when I helped my mother wrap Christmas presents for her relatives and friends up north in St. Louis on the very same table. More...

Amid Rural Hospital Crisis, One Georgia Hospital Thrives

Two years ago, David Roman Reyes was hanging out in his apartment in Fort Myers, Florida, when he started feeling sick. More...

Scintilla Celebrates Learning

The Celebration of Learning began with kindergarten and third grade at 4:45 p.m., first grade and fifth grade went from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and finally second and fourth grade at 6:15-7 p.m. who also performed a holiday music program starting at 7 p.m. More...

Religion

‘The Wise Search Diligently’

Inspiration

“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED  On Tuesday, December 19, 2017, Deputy Garison Clenney was patrolling on GA Highway 27 North when he observed a gold in color Chevy Malibu traveling southbound into Colquitt with a defective tail ligh More...

School & Sports

Ty Bags Eight Pointer

Ty Long takes this eight point large buck off the roadways, and onto the table. Ty Long killed this eight point buck in Miller County last Friday. More...

The Fly Fisherman's Bucket List

I don't even fly fish anymore, but reading and look through Slim's newest of over 13 books, this one is great, and just in time for Christmas. More...

Obituaries

RITA ANN ALLGOOD

From October 3, 1955 to December 17, 2017, Rita Ann Smith Allgood lived life to the fullest with her headstrong ways, loyal and generous heart, and unending compassion. More...

VELMER CLIFFORD SIRMAN

Velmer Clifford Sirman, Sr., 91 of Jacksonville, FL passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017. Mr. Sirman was born in Valdosta, GA and moved to Jacksonville at the age of 2 years old. More...

KENNETH LAMAR ROLAND

Mr. Kenneth Lamar Roland, age 64 of Colquitt died Saturday, December 23, 2017, at the Miller County Emergency Room.  Funeral services wee held Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. More...