August 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Now, That’s a Big Catfish

The big catfish are biting up at Lake Eufaula around Georgetown.  The 30 pound plus large catfish is being proudly shown by Randy, R.J., and Emma Hall who helped a local angler (not shown) bring in the catfish.   More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Bainbridge Public Safety is searching for a man who allegedly stole a woman’s wallet in the checkout line at Walmart.  More...

Forty-two Years as a Shriner

At the spry age of 86, Bo Everson of Colquitt has been a Shriner for 42 years.  He has surpassed everyone including clubs and units in supporting Hasan Shrine’s fund-raisers by being the top ticket seller across the board year after year.& More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

School & Sports

Warriors Battle Southland

On Friday, August 24, the SGA Warriors battled Southland Academy in Americus, GA.  Even though the Warriors put up 343 total offensive yards, they came up a tad short with a 29-6 loss. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

We are excited about the start of the new school in the Miller County FFA Chapters.  More...

Dove Hunter Options for Courses

Hunters in need of the Georgia hunter education course have two options - completely online or a classroom course, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It was a good Saturday

You all know that my first wife likes to go. Saturday might be a new record for her. I know it is for me.  As I get older, I tend to forget what she has told me. OK, I don't try to remember unless it is really important.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘From the Country to the City’

Being fairly new to the community of Blakely, I asked around about a place to buy a lot for our new home. First, I talked with Betty Griffin, who was the wife of Jimmy, one of my coworkers. More...

Cole Vann Signs With GA Southern

Tallahassee Community College baseball standout Cole Vann has signed a national letter of intent with Georgia Southern University. More...

Two Arrested for Meth

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, Colquitt Police Officer Ronald McMillan was patrolling Highway 27, near Breamond Street, when he noticed a blue GMC Envoy pull out of the parking lot at the Star Motel. More...

Community Pep Rally Huge Success!

There was a great turn-out for the Community Pep Rally held last Friday evening at 6 p.m. on the town square. More...

Religion

‘In The Shadow of Mighty Wings’

Inspiration

I suppose I am old enough to begin to have a few “I wish I could have” thoughts. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DRUG POSSESSION  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

BATTERY On Saturday, August 18, 2018, Deputy Clenney responded to a call off of Highway 27 South, in regard to an assault that occurred in the county. The case is under further investigation, and has been turned over to the Miller County CID. More...

Living & Style

57th Kirkland Reunion Held

On August 11, in the year of Our Lord 2018, the descendents of William Gilbert Kirkland and Callie Spooner Kirkland had a great family celebration.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The Happytime Murders”

There’s a pop culture entity that can be seen right now that features foul-mouthed puppets doing risqué things and is an absolute blast for anyone mature enough to handle it. More...

Man Refuses Seat Beside Woman Reading Bible

I like this story! It was an excellent way to handle a problem on an airplane. It was a typical airline flight like any other — until one elderly Christian woman was insulted for her faith. More...

Obituaries

LEONA BELLE WELLS

Mrs. Leona Belle Wells, age 88, of Colquitt died Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Great Gran’s in Donalsonville.  More...

MARTHA TABB LOVERING

Mrs. Martha Tabb Lovering, age 84, of Colquitt died Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Miller Nursing Home.  More...

GRACE MOORE

Mrs. Grace Moore, age 94, of Colquitt died Monday, August 27, 2018 at Miller Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 29 at 11:00 a.m. at Colquitt First Baptist Church with Rev. Chad Cooper and Mark Worsley officiating. More...