February 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Grand Jury Hands Down 49 True Bills

In the 2018 February term of the Miller County Grand Jury, the following 49 true bills were returned as well as two no bills:  When the Grand Jury presents a true bill for a case, this does not convey guilt or innocence. More...

Community

Swamp Gravy: Listen Here Returns To Cotton Hall

Swamp Gravy: Listen Here returns to Cotton Hall Friday, March 2, and will run through Saturday, March 24th. More...

Rep. Greene Supports Legislation to Update Georgia’s Tax Code

ATLANTA – State Representative Gerald Greene (R-Cuthbert) today announced his support for House Bill 918, legislation that would change Georgia’s tax code by cutting individual and corporate state income taxes. More...

Don't mess with old folks

A married couple was traveling by car from Victoria to Prince George. Being seniors, after almost 11 hours on the road, they were too tired to continue and decided to take a room. More...

Living & Style

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...

The Bottle of Wine

For all of you who are married, were married, wish you were married or wish you were not married, this is something to smile about the next time you see a bottle of wine.  Fred was driving home from one of his business trips, in Northern Arizona More...

The Ten Commandments

The real reason that we can't have the Ten Commandments posted in a courthouse is this:  You cannot post "Thou Shalt Not Steal," "Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery," and "Thou Shall Not Lie" in a building full of lawyers, judges, politicians and cr More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Nothing is worse, except-

Nothing is as bad as not to be able to protect our youth in our schools. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Time for civil disobedience, Christians

Exclusive: Matt Barber urges rejection of “same-sex marriage” -- “it's a sin if we don't.” “Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you More...

New insurance rates may apply

Chief Craig Tully was the guest speaker at the Colquitt Lions Club on Wednesday February 21, 2018.  More...

Colquitt’s Newest Restaurant Holds Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Laredo Grill, located on Highway 27, celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Friday, February 23, at 10:00 am. More...

Paint and Signs Won't Do It

The Georgia Department of Transportation will tell you quick that the Colquitt square streets belong to Georgia, and not Colquitt or Miller County. More...

Religion

Joy in the Midst of Suffering

Inspiration

When we learned last year that another grandbaby was on the way, I told Madeline that Papa would be holding that little one after she got here. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DRIVING WHILE LICENSE SUSPENDED   On Saturday, February 24, 2018, Deputy Chris Goff was on patrol on Highway 91 South when he clocked a vehicle with his radar traveling 77 mph in a 55 mph zone.  More...

School & Sports

Pre-K Gets New Shelter

On Friday, February 16, Chief Hollis Smith, Officer Kenny Kirkland, Mr. More...

Tennis Season in Ful l Swing

Tennis season has just set sail, and the Pirates already have some victories to celebrate.  The Miller County Pirate Tennis Team hosted the Early County Bobcats on February 13 at Spring Creek Park. More...

Cole Vann Named to President’s List

Coleman Mitchell Vann of Colquitt was named to the Tallahassee Community College Fall 2017 President’s List.  Vann was among more than 1,000 students named to the Fall 2017 President’s List. More...

Obituaries

MARCELL JOSEPH SHEFFIELD

Marcell Joseph Sheffield, age 78, of Iron City passed away Friday, February 16, 2018, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home.  More...

WANDA FAYE WHITTAKER

Wanda Faye Hornsby Whittaker, age 74, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  A memorial service was held on Monday, February 19, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...

SYBIL INGRAM MOSELY

Sybil Ingram Mosely, age 75, of Iron City passed away Monday, February 12, 2018, at Bainbridge Memorial Hospital.  A memorial service was held on Friday, February 16, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Evans- Skipper Funeral Home.   More...