October 24, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Swamp Gravy Returns This Weekend

The Colquitt Miller Arts Council is excited to announce that public performances of Swam Gravy: Fourth and Long will resume as scheduled this weekend, October 26th and 27th. More...

Community

Southwest Georgia Academy Hit Hard by Hurricane Michael

Students at Sherwood Christian Academy traveled to Damascus last Thursday where they helped with clean-up efforts after Hurricane Michael hit South Georgia.  “As part of the body of Christ, that’s one of the things that we’ve b More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - The day after Hurricane Michael moved through, Janet and Toby Atkinson of Andalusia drove to Bainbridge to get a first-hand look at the damage. Mrs. More...

Best Joke of the Year

A Russian arrives in New York City as an new immigrant to the United States. It's 11:00 a.m. on a Wednesday.  He stops the first person he sees walking down the street and says, "Thank you, Mr. More...

School & Sports

SGA Announces Good Citizens

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for September. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

Deer Hunting Season Opened Saturday, October 20

If you have never had that pre-opening day of firearms deer hunting season feeling, let this be the year you experience it! Firearms deer hunters took to the woods last Saturday, October 20 and continue through Jan. 8, 2018 statewide. More...

When You Thought I Wasn't Looking

A message every adult (parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, teacher, friend) should read because children are watching you and doing as you do, not as you say.  When you thought I wasn't looking, I saw you hang my first painting on the refrigerator More...

Obituaries

RAY ALBRITTON

Ray Albritton, age 80, of Colquitt passed away Monday morning, October 15, 2018, at his residence.  More...

BILLY FLOYD COKER

Mr. Billy Floyd Coker, age 76, of Donalsonville died Sunday October 14, 2018, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

GERALDINE “GERRI” CLENNEY

Mrs. Gerri Clenney, age 69, of Colquitt died Friday, October 19, 2018, at Donalsonville Hospital. More...

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Ken Stuart Obituary - Free Access

Ken Stuart, age 65, of Donalsonville, GA passed away Monday, October 22, 2018 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL.    More...

Miller County Students To Return Thursday

Superintendent Jimmy Phillips has announced that Miller County Schools will re-open this week.  Teachers and staff will report on Wednesday, October 24. More...

Little Miss Colquitt Participates in National Peanut Festival Pageant

Ellie Merle Smith, the seven-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Smith of Colquitt, was crowned Little Miss Colquitt this past April. More...

Religion

Is that sin worth what it's costing you?

What are you doing?” Carl’s brow wrinkled as he caught a glimpse of the image displayed on the computer screen.  Steve jumped. Snapping his laptop closed, he stammered, “Carl. I thought I was the only one working late today. More...

‘Praise God Anyway--We Gonna Be Alright!’

Inspiration

Last Wednesday when the hurricane roared through our communities, images were imprinted into our minds that will forever reside there. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint-----------------

I started writing this about, and usually write about, faith and science. But a hurricane just went through southwest Georgia where I live, and I was reminded of a time when I was most proud of my dad. More...

Living & Style

MCHS Class of 1963 Holds Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1963 held its 55th year reunion on September 22, 2018, at Moby Dick Restaurant.  Wayne Rentz gave the welcome. A remembrance board was set up with pictures of 12 classmates who have passed away.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

“A Star is Born”

How is this movie losing to “Venom” at the box office? It barely made half the money of the subpar superhero movie last weekend, and early estimates for its second weekend have it trailing by $7 million. More...

Regular Mammograms Can Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Regular mammograms can lower risk of dying from breast cancer  Albany, GA – Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women, according to the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.   More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Week Two- We are still cleaning up

For all of you who are computer literate, or subscribers, we got out the storm edition without internet, a server along with the computer that held all the "information, and several things that I don't know about yet, so if you are half as thankful a More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘What a Difference a Day Makes’

You wake up in the morning and start your daily chores, not really paying attention to what buildings and structures you see everyday. More...