May 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Miller County Tax Assessor Speaks to Lions Club Members

On Tuesday May 1st, Miller Tax Assessors Office’s Chief Appraiser Cody Hamilton presented on “Putting Your Property Taxes into Perspective” at the monthly Lions Club meeting held at Moby Dick restaurant. During the presentation Mr. More...

Community

National Day of Prayer Observed Here

On Thursday, May 3, at 12:00 p.m., the Miller County Ministerial Fellowship held a National Day of Prayer service on the lawn of the Miller County Courthouse in Colquitt. More...

•••Pay for Mistake•••

A husband and wife had a big argument. Frustrated and fed up, the wife called her mom and said, "We fought again. I can't do this anymore. I'm coming to live with you".  The mom said, "No, darling. He must pay for his mistake. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Summer Reading Program   More...

School & Sports

Cole Vann Named First- Team All Conference at TCC

Ten members of Tallahassee Community College’s baseball and softball teams were recognized by Panhandle Conference coaches on Monday when the 2018 All-Conference teams were released. More...

2018 Junior Marshals Named

Each year the top students in the junior class at Miller County High School are selected to serve as junior marshals for the senior class during graduation. More...

A sane person would -

During a visit to the mental asylum, I asked the director, "How do you determine whether or not a patient should be institutionalized?"  "Well," said the director, "we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the pa More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's almost time to vote! PLEASE VOTE!

Guess what is coming up in a couple of weeks? It's election time. More...

Political Cartoon

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

A Feast of Spiders

I’m wondering if any of my fellow woods ramblers have been paying attention to what looks like an oversupply of spiders along the trails these days. More...

Governor Deal Signs Hands-Free Bill Into Law Effective July 1st

Governor Nathan Deal made Georgia the 16th state in the nation to enact a law banning drivers from having a cellphone in their hand when he signed House Bill 673 Wednesday afternoon in Statesboro. More...

SGA’s Austin Pickle Wins High Jump State Title

Austin Pickle, a junior at Southwest Georgia Academy, won the GISA Region 3-AA high jump title at the region track meet in Camilla recently.  Austin then went on to win the GISA AA High Jump State title with a jump of 6 foot which was enough to More...

Ballots in this edition

It is time to choose. This is the Primary election that the elector/voter must choose to vote Democrat or Republican if they vote for candidates who run in one of those Primaries.  All of the local candidates are running as Republicans. More...

Religion

Removing a Stubborn Stump

There Is A Way of Escape

One of the joys of Papa’s gardening skills is my family getting to enjoy homegrown sweet onions. They usually turn out good, and this season was no exception. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING  On April 24, 2018, Officer Lonnie Wade was contacted by Sheriff Scott Worsley in reference to a theft.  Mr. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY   On Friday, May 4, 2018, Deputy Lonnie Wade met Mr. Edward Aderain Watson at the sheriff’s office in reference to damage to property.  More...

Living & Style

4 Class of 1957 Celebrates

The MCHS Class of 1957 celebrated its 61st reunion on April 21 and 22, 2018. Festivities began at a Birdsong Building (Sound Stage). After being greeted, the class members were treated as VIP’s. More...

Victoria Henley and Mother, Lynn, Attempt Guinness World Record

Victoria Henley, daughter of Lynn and Russ Henley of Colquitt and granddaughter of Ethel and Ray Henley, also of Colquitt and Ramona and Gene Boatright of Sylvester, will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for “Most Questions Aske More...

Obituaries

MARGARET ELISE PICKLE

Mrs. Margaret Elise Pickle, age 95, of Colquitt died Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at her residence.  More...

JACKIE BRENDA MILLER SHEFFIELD

Jackie Brenda Miller Sheffield, age 76, of Colquitt passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. More...

GRACE ELLENE FARLEY KELLEY,

Grace Ellene Farley Kelley, age 85, of Donalsonville passed away Friday evening, May 4, 2018, at Community Hospital in Blakely.  Funeral services for Mrs. Kelley were held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...