August 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Head Football Coach David Bell Speaks to Lions

The Colquitt Lions Club met last Wednesday, August 1, 2018, at Moby Dick.  Colquitt Lions Club is known to do what the International organization’s logo says, “We Serve.” This meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, was no except More...

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LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

Waver Perry Attends Great- Grandchild’s USMC Commissioning

Matt C. Brigadier graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management. He was a 4-year scholarship recipient and a member of the Marine Corps Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). More...

Southwest Georgia June Labor Force, Employed Up

Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said Thursday that the Southwest Georgia region’s labor force jumped in June as summer job seekers hit the market.  With the labor force growing faster than could be absorbed through hiring, the unemp More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“Christopher Robin”

Sometimes it’s best just to stay in one’s comfort zone. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

School Days, School Day

The teachers were back last week, old and new. Bless their hearts! I'm writing this before the students came back on Friday. Never have figured why the schools here open on Friday, and everyone goes home for the weekend. More...

Political Cartoon

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‘Moving Next to the Miller County Line’

When I was a young boy, I remember my parents often visited Mr. Bob Jordan and his wife, Ruth. Their house was in Early County, so we would go and have supper or a Sunday afternoon get-together. More...

MILTON NEWBERRY JR. - Free Access

Milton Newberry, Jr., 82, of Tifton passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018, at his residence. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 13, 2018, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with the Rev. More...

Taxes Going Up

Last Monday, the tax legals started coming in from the city and county. By state law the city, county and schools have to publish what those government agencies have spent in the past five years and what they might spend. More...

Prayers for the School

On Saturday August 4, approximately 40 people gathered at the Miller County Elementary/Middle/ High School to walk around the campus and pray for the new school year, students, faculty, and staff. Rev. More...

Religion

‘Acts of Kindness Mean A Lot’

Inspiration

August is a month when I am vividly reminded of how fast the clock of life is racing. More...

Public Safety

Two Vehicle Accident at Hardee’s

On Monday, July 30, 2018, GSP Officer Jacob Sanchez responded to an accident that occurred on State Route 1 at its intersection with West Street. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

FRAUD More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

SUSPENDED  LICENSE  More...

Obituaries

EUNICE DAVIS COOK

Mrs. Eunice Davis Cook (Sis), age 94, of Colquitt died Thursday, July 26, 2018, in her home. Her funeral service was held Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at Cook’s Union United Methodist Church where she was a Charter Member.  More...

PHILLIP WAYNE GRIMSLEY

Mr. Phillip Wayne Grimsley, 83, of Adel passed away Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Grimsley was born February 2, 1935, in Colquitt, GA, to the late Roy and Mary Lou Williams Grimsley. More...

BETTY WORSLEY BARNES

Betty Worsley Barnes, 86, of Tifton passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Maple Court Assisted Living in Tifton. Her funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, August 5, 2018, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with Rev. More...