September 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Swamp Gravy: Fourth and Long Kicks off October 5

With Locals’ Night

There’s a certain feeling in the air this time of year: a mix of excitement, anticipation, pride, and determination. More...

Community

Alpha Omicron Welcomes New Member

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Georgia (Psi) State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to welcome new member Kristan Barker Houston of Colquitt. More...

First Friday Breakfast Held

The program for the First Friday Chamber Breakfast was the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library sponsored by Ponder Enterprises/Hardee’s. More...

Frank's Scrotum

The best story of the year doesn't give the proper praise and credit for this painful but understandable story as told by a loving wife. The pastor asked if anyone in the congregation would like to express praise for an answered prayer. More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors Defeat Bobcats

On Friday September 9, the SGA Warriors played the RF Munroe Bobcats in Quincy, FL.  More...

Pirates Fall to Eagles 43-6

This is what a football fan would call a heartbreaker; but wait a minute, our Pirates played all four quarters from the beginning to the end, giving everything each one had inside of them. More...

SGA Lady Warriors Beat Terrell Academy 2-1

Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors 7-1 1-0 region beat Terrell Academy In Low-Scoring Affair  Both teams were strong in the pitcher’s circle Thursday, but Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors defeated Terrell Academy 2-1. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Wonder why?

Elizabeth Warren, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi are just a few women Democrats who will help put President Trump back in office in 2020. The list of men Democrats is even longer. More...

Political Cartoon

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‘Class of 1964 Class Reunions’

It’s May, 1964, and it’s that special day. You are graduating from Miller County High School You are so close with some of your friends, and you think it will always be this way. More...

City of Colquitt Receives DCA Grant and GEFA Financing

Senator Dean Burke announced that the City of Colquitt has been awarded funding through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program from the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) along with a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan from More...

If you can read this-

If you are reading this, we got out one more edition. For weeks now our AT&T internet has been going in and out.  More...

SGA Selects Homecoming Court

Southwest Georgia Academy students have selected their representatives for the 2018- 2019 Homecoming Court. Presentation of the Court will take place at 6:30 P. M. October 5 , prior to the start of the game. More...

Religion

‘Get Rid of Hidden Stains’

Inspiration

White dress shirts are not one of my favorite choices in attire, although when they are new and clean they look nice. The problem is that their bright appearance is easily tarnished, hence their useful life span can be quite short.  More...

Pastor’s Viewpoint

As long as they are in their solitary phase, they are grasshoppers; but for some reason and under certain circumstances they can transform into a swarming phase… then they are called locusts. More...

Fred-----------

An Arizona Highway Patrol officer stops a Harley for traveling faster than the posted speed limit, so he asks the biker his name.  'Fred,' he replies.  'Fred what?' the officer asks.  'Just Fred,' the man responds.  More...

Living & Style

Colquitt United Methodist Church Hosts Fall Sports Recognition Sunday

The Colquitt United Methodist Church hosted Fall Sports Recognition Sunday on August 26 during the morning worship service. Over 200 athletes and their family members were in attendance. More...

How to Live with a Veggie-Holic

In our house, not many conflicts expose themselves. For the most part, it is a very quiet and serene home occupied by two lovebirds.  I am not saying we are perfect. For we are not. More...

Obituaries

LARRY THOMPSON

Larry Thompson, 70, passed away August 28 at Calhoun Nursing Home in Edison, Georgia. Formerly of Colquitt, Georgia, Larry was born in Heflin,Alabama, to Rev. and Mrs. Clyde and Nellie Fields Thompson, both of whom predeceased him.  More...

THOMAS JOINER

Thomas Franklin Joiner, age 90, of Iron City passed away Tuesday evening, Sept. 4, 2018 in Carrollton.  Funeral services for Mr. Joiner were held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at Oakview Church of God with Rev. Gary Walker, Rev. More...

MELBA SCOTT

Melba Irene Pinkney Scott, age 86, of Iron City, passed away Sunday evening, September 2, 2018 in Dothan, AL.  Funeral services for Mrs. Scott were held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. More...