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Advance Voting for July 24 Runoff Begins July 2

Who gets to vote in the July 24 primary runoff election? The big question for most voters -- who gets to vote in the July 24 runoff election? More...

Dear Edwina, Jr. at Cotton Hall

This week’s weather forecast may call for more rain in Colquitt, GA, but it’s always sunny in Cotton Hall Theater’s production of Dear Edwina, Jr. More...

Community

Niki Maloy Named New Store Manager of Mike’s Country Store in Colquitt

Mike Rogers, owner of Mike’s Country Store in Colquitt, has named Niki Maloy as the new store manager. More...

Elizabeth Jackson Graduates from the Army Command and General Staff College

Army Maj. Elizabeth Jackson has graduated from the Command and General Staff Officers' Course at the Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. The college is the Army's senior tactical school.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1953 Has Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1953 met June 1, 2018, for lunch at Moby Dick Restaurant in Colquitt.  Mary Herman welcomed everyone to the event. More...

Golf Buddies

Two guys grow up together, but after college one moves to Pennsylvania, the other to Florida.  They agree to meet every 10 years in Vero Beach and play golf.  At age 30, they finish their round of golf and go to lunch.  "Where you wann More...

The ballgame

"Look, Charlie," the coach said, "you know the principles of good sportsmanship. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A week to remember

Every week around here is a good week, but last week was a doozy.  "We've got an appointment in Atlanta with the eye specialist Thursday," first wife told me.  That is about the only time I go out of town - to go to a doctor's appointment.& More...

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

THE NEAT-FREAK SYNDROME

I have a number of sporting buddies who, strangely enough, are the epitome of neatness. Fortunately, these fastidious individuals make up a small minority of my outdoor companions. More...

Breaking News - 6/22/2018 8:44 AM

John Parker Obit - Free Access

John Keith Parker, age 37, of Colquitt died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at his residence.  More...

Shark Caught off Alligator Point

He isn’t Jaws, but it is a shark that was caught when Nicholas Whitaker of Colquitt was fishing the surf a few days back.  Not exactly sure where Alligator Point is, but I’ll bet Nicholas might just be able to tell. More...

One Vehicle Accident Injures One

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, at approximately 1: 45 p. More...

KaCee Holt Awarded Regent Scholarship

A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. More...

Religion

‘Dads, It Really Is Worth It!’

Inspiration

Last week my wife had surgery on her foot. The procedure was not because of an accident, but was planned to take care of some maladies that were causing her discomfort. More...

Great Christian One Liners

• Don't let your worries get the best of you; Remember, Moses started out as a basket case.  •Some people are kind, polite, and sweet-spirited until you try to sit in their pews.  • Many folks want to serve God, but only as a More...

Obituaries

JERRY CLARENCE GRIMSLEY

Mr. Jerry Grimsley, age 78, of Colquitt died Monday, June 11, 2018, at his residence.  Funeral services were held Friday, June 15, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Rev. Carl Marshall, Rev. More...

MYRTICE VIVIAN “PATTY” MEEKS

Mrs. Myrtice Vivian “Patty” Meeks, age 80, of Colquitt died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at Wynfield Park Health and Rehabilitation.  Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. More...

LEONARD BURRELL BEASLEY, JR.

Memorial services for Leonard Burrell Beasley, Jr., 66, of Whigham, are at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Providence Baptist Church, Whigham. Rev. David Maxwell and Rev. Todd Lee will officiate. More...