January 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Ameris Bank’s Announces Promotion of Tracy Pickle to City President

Ameris Bank Market President Mark O’Mary recently announced the promotion of Tracy Pickle to city president for the Colquitt and Donalsonville markets. More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Three arrests have been made in relation to the AG-PRO (John Deere) theft that took place in Bainbridge on Nov. 30, 2017.  More...

Sons of the American Revolution Inducts New Members Recently

With the availability of genealogy websites in the last 20 years, searching family history has become relatively easy. More...

Consumer Q’s

Georgia Department of Agriculture

A: Purchase from Georgia Department of Agriculture licensed pet dealers only. Do not buy from the back of a truck in a parking lot or from an unlicensed person at a flea market. More...

School & Sports

MCHS Pirate Football Banquet Held

The MCHS Pirate Football Banquet was held last Thursday evening at the First Baptist Church’s Anchor. The setting was decorated with red and black balloons, Pirate flags, and canvases of the senior football players and senior cheerleaders. More...

School Lunch Menus

January 31- WEDNESDAY Breakfast - Mini Pancakes, Syrup, Fruit Lunch - Cheesy Chicken, WW Roll WG Corndog, Zipper Peas, Mixed Vegetables, Garden Salad, Fruit   More...

Obituaries

HILDA VERYL GROW

Mrs. Hilda Veryl Grow, age 76, of Colquitt died Thursday, January 25, 2018, at her residence.  More...

JUANITA GLOVER DODSON

Juanita Glover Dodson, 90, of Bainbridge passed away Sunday, January 21, 2018.  The memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. DeWitt Phillips officiating. More...

CHARLIE M. KIRKSEY

Charlie M. Kirksey, age 85, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday morning, January 27, 2018, at his residence.  Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. More...

New letter claiming to be from John Anglin suggests that three convicts escaped from Alcatraz and survived

Most of this information comes from a number of sources. More...

Flu is widespread: time to take precaution

With reported cases of flu widespread in our area, it is important that Miller County residents work together and take precautions to keep area families healthy, say Public Health officials. More...

United States Postal Service Announces New Prices for 2018

Don’t know if you have noticed, but the price of postage has gone up again in some areas.  More...

Religion

‘Patiently on the Road Again’

Inspiration

After surviving a trip to north Georgia with a couple of the grandchildren right after Christmas, we had to make another trip to Athens due to the sickness and death of a family member. Like the previous trip, it was quite an adventure.  More...

Strange thoughts

•Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.  •He who laughs last, thinks slowest.  •Everyone has a photographic memory. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

NO INSURANCE  On Sunday, January 21, 2018, Officer Lonnie Wade was leaving the Family Dollar Store when he saw a Camaro parked in the handicap parking space unattended, along with both windows down and the vehicle running.  More...

One Injured In Roll-over Accident

A one vehicle accident occurred on Wednesday, January 1, 2018, at approximately 10:51 p.m.  Miller County Sheriff’s Department and the Georgia State Patrol responded to the scene.  The report states that Devynn Michelle Clark of 311 D More...

SHERIFF’S REPORTS

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY   On Monday, January 15, 2018, Deputy Garison Clenney was dispatched to 1341 Grady Cobb Road in reference to a vehicle striking a Honda ATV on the side of the road.  More...

Living & Style

Pastor Chad Cooper Addresses Keenagers

On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, the First Baptist Church Keenagers held their first luncheon meeting of the year. To begin the gathering, Duren Williams welcomed everyone, and Mrs. Jewel McKenzie blessed the food. More...

Women

She's an angel in truth, and a demon in fiction.  A woman's the greatest of all contradiction.  She's afraid of a cockroach, she'll scream at a mouse,  But she'll tackle a husband as big as a house.  She'll take him for better, an More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Change to Library E-books and E-audiobooks   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Thanks for being my friend -

One of the most asked questions is, "Where do you get all those jokes and stories from?"  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

I Remember One Night

Mac Sloan and I left good old Colquitt to attend a function at a small dance hall in Blakely one hot summer night in the early 60’s. Mac and I met some nice Early County girls. Gail, Jolene, Cindy, and Margie, who were great dancers. More...