September 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Hornets sting Pirates, 63-20

It is true that the Pelham Hornets won over the Miller County Pirates, but there is one thing that is for certain, so listen up; those of you who know this sports writer knows she loves the Pirates, and as long as they play all four quarters from the More...

Captain B.S. and Social Security

The lady seems to be upset with a politician and rightly so!  Alan Simpson, the senator from Wyoming, calls senior citizens “the Greediest Generation” as he compared Social Security to a milk cow with 310 million teats.  Here's More...

Community

Miller County Retired Educators Hold September Meeting

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The 18 members and two guests enjoyed a delicious buffet meal at the Moby Dick Restaurant. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Investigator Robert Humphrey received a call from an investigator with the Tallahassee Police Department requesting the DCSO’s assistance with a 17-year-old female that was considered a fugitive from justice. More...

Grade changing

One of the things that I love about Texas is the Texan attitude. In other words, don’t tell a Texan it can’t be done. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

DUI DRUGS  On Friday, September 14, 2018, Deputy Clenney conducted a traffic stop on GA HWY 27 North at Sanders Chemical for an equipment violation. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

ACCIDENT  More...

Living & Style

Miss Powell to wed Mr. Fiveash

Mr. and Mrs. Chris Powell of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alyxandria Elizabeth Powell, to Ethan Joseph Fiveash, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

Colquitt Garden Club Met at The Tarrer Inn on September 11, 2018 At Noon. We enjoyed the buffet and settled down into a fantastic program about Elephant Refuge North America. More...

The best of times-

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the sp More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I Must Be Getting Slow. I Did it Again.

Last Friday night in Pelham, they got me again. It was just before the half, and again, one or more of the Pirates came off the sideline and upended me, my camera, and several more around me. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘The Class of 1964’s 30th Reunion’

The reunion committee did a great job of putting together this reunion. It was held at the old Grow Hotel, which is now called the Tarrer Inn. Beautiful renovations had just been completed in 1994. More...

Breaking News - 9/26/2018 12:05 PM

Winnie Faye Pfister Obituary - Free Access

Graveside services for Winnie Faye Williams Pfister, 94, of Thomasville, were held at 11:00AM, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Laurel Hill Cemetery on 8th Street. The Rev. Ronnie Wills officiated. Mrs. More...

Former Miller County Sheriff Lavon Cook Passes

Troy Lavon Cook died at his home in Colquitt, Miller County, on Friday, September 21, 2018. The former two term Miller County Sheriff was first elected in 1972, for his first term and ran for a second and final term, as he promised when he first ran. More...

Xcelerate Broadband Comes to Colquitt

Xcelerate Broadband held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday afternoon on the courthouse lawn in Colquitt. More...

Prescription

A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office.  'Is it true?' she wanted to know. 'That the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?'  'Yes, I'm afraid so,' the doctor told her.  More...

Religion

‘Maybe We Need to Rethink What We’re Doing’

Inspiration

In a telephone conversation with my daddy this week, we entered into discussion regarding various things in life. As we talked, I told him about a certain plan that I made some time ago about my future and what I had hoped to do when I turn 60.  More...

••••Pastor's Viewpoint••••

The miracle of birth! Deoxyribonucleic acid was discovered in 1869, but it was not until February 28, 1953, that Watson and Crick discovered the double-helix structure of the molecule and how it determined genetic inheritance.  More...

Getting Married in Heaven

On their way to the church to get married, a young Catholic couple were involved in a fatal car accident.  Being good Catholics, the young couple find themselves sitting outside the Pearly Gates waiting for St. More...

School & Sports

Daniels Receives Scholarship

May of 1932 was not a good time for borrowing money from any bank in the United States. The nation was in the midst of the Great Depression, which impacted local banks in Georgia, and loans for local farmers were few and far between. More...

Warriors Defeat Cougars

On Friday, September 21, the Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors (5-1) played the Piedmont Academy Cougars (2-2-1) in Damascus, GA.  More...

SGA Lady Warriors Defeat Westwood

Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors sailed to an easy victory over Westwood, 12-2, on Thursday.  More...

Obituaries

TROY LAVON COOK

Mr. Troy Lavon Cook, age 83, of Colquitt died Thursday, September 20, 2018.  Funeral services were held Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Cooks Union United Methodist Church with Dr. Matthew Stewart and Rev. Jean Watson officiating. More...

DONNA L.BURKE

Donna Lanae Burke, age 50, of Iron City passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018.  The graveside funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at Corinth Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. More...

FRANCES L. RICH

Frances L. Rich, age 86, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018.  The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Burrell officiating. More...