June 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Big Ones Are Moving

A diamond back rattlesnake this size is not uncommon in Miller County, but the heavy rains and holes filling with water that normally these rattlers crawl in make them move to higher ground.   Michael Phillips killed this rattler last Monday. More...

Community

Manage Mosquitoes While Enjoying the Great Outdoors

Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard.  Do a bit of yard and garden clean up. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Public Health Offers Tips to Stay Safe and Healthy in the Water this Summer

For many in Southwest Georgia, school is out, and the children are all heading to a pool. Southwest Health District has tips to help residents to stay safe and healthy while enjoying time in the water this summer.  More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

FORGERY  On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, Officer Michael Musgrove was dispatched to 408 A West Crawford Street in reference to counterfeit money.   More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“Adrift”

“Adrift” is two movies in one – a mushy romance and a harrowing high-seas adventure tale. More...

Obituaries

GERALDINE J. HARRELL

Mrs. Geraldine J. Harrell, age 85, died Monday, May 28, 2018, at Bainbridge Health and Rehab.  Funeral services were held Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Wendell Johnson, Vonn Johnson and Rev. More...

ELISABETH ANNE CARVER COIRINI

Elisabeth Anne Carver Coirini, age 84, of Donalsonville passed away Friday afternoon, June 1, 2018, at her residence.  Graveside services for Mrs. Coirini were held on Tuesday, June 5, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. More...

CINDY SUE VARNUM

Cindy Sue Varnum, 51, of Arlington passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services were held Saturday morning, June 2, 2018, at 10 a.m., in the Chapel of Manry Jordan Hodges Funeral Home with Eddie Wats More...

Employee Charged With Arson at Dr. Kikel’s Dental Office

On September 2, 2017, Colquitt police officers, Miller County Sheriff’s Office, and members of the Miller County Fire Department responded to Dr. More...

Mural City Auto Works Has Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Monday

Mural City Auto Works celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Monday, June 4, just off of the square on Main Street in Colquitt.  More...

Religion

‘Watch Out for the Unexpected’

Inspiration

I recall an attention grabbing occasion when my wife was getting her coffee ready as we relaxed before bedtime. More...

'It Is Well With My Soul'

The song "It Is Well With My Soul" was written by a successful Christian lawyer. He had two girls and a wife, and the family planned a summer trip to go overseas. More...

Two Coffees in Heaven!

Having arrived at the Gates of Heaven, Barrack Obama meets a man with a beard. “Are you Mohamed?” he asks. “ No, my son, I am St. Peter; Mohamed is higher up.” Peter then points to a ladder that rises into the clouds. More...

School & Sports

Last CHAMPS Graduation for School Year Held on May 22

The last CHAMPS graduation for the 2017-2018 school year was held on May 22, 2018, in the Miller County High School Gymnasium. More...

The Word Service

I became confused when I heard the word "Service" used with these agencies:  Internal Revenue “Service”  U.S. More...

Waterfowl Hunters: Dates and Seasons Approved

Waterfowl hunters can begin making season plans now that the 2018-2019 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Are changes good for all?

Bless your pea-picking hearts the changes have almost done you in.  I'm one of those real lucky ones who was brought up in the 1950s. There is no doubt in my mind, that was the golden age for the United States of America. Think about it. More...

Political Cartoon

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

You Just Gotta Look in the right Place

My fondness for the mountains of north Georgia is no secret. More...