October 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Little Miss Geneva County Crowned Little Miss National Peanut Festival

Little Miss Geneva County McKenna Grace Silavent won the 2018 Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageant Saturday night, October 20, at the Dothan Civic Center.  McKenna, along with being chosen in the top ten, also was in the top five in stag More...

Pirates Cage Cougars 26-0

The Miller County Pirates hosted the Calhoun County Cougars here this past Friday night. It was a tough game for the Pirates as they faced the Cougars. More...

Community

Colquitt’s First Baptist Emerges As A Safe Sanctuary From Hurricane Michael

Most people attend a church for worship and inspiration. But the Tuesday and Wednesday before Hurricane Michael tore its way through southwest Georgia, First Baptist was considered a place of refuge in a time of turmoil. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - On Friday morning, October 12, following the destruction of Hurricane Michael on the past Wednesday, Bainbridge was still hurting for power, food and ice. More...

Private Well Water Sampling Available for Residents

Southwest Georgia residents with private wells that lost power due to Hurricane Michael can get their water sampled by their county health department.  “Your county health department environmental health specialist can check your private w More...

Living & Style

Miss Mock, Mr. Polecat to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Mock of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather LeeAnn Mock, to Jeremy Wayne Polecat, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Welcome, Kolbi Laine Ganas

Jordan and Hope Ganas of Tallahassee, Florida, are proud to announce the arrival of their baby daughter, Kolbi Laine Ganas. Kolbi was born Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. More...

Don't mess with children

•The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its throat was very small.  The little girl stated that Jonah was swallowed by a whale.  Irritated, the teache More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Become a billionaire -

OK, so you didn't win the lottery! The lines at the places that sell the Lotto tickets were long and varied. More...

Political Cartoon

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‘Being thankful even at a time like this’

We have talked with a lot of people who have told us some devastating stories of the damage they received from Hurricane Michael and some have even sent us pictures. More...

We are a Christian Nation

A former president of the United States of America declared that we are not a Christian nation. I agree, under him we were fast moving towards being a Muslim nation. He was born a Muslim and still is. More...

Laklyn Burns Crowned Homecoming Queen

Nine lovely young ladies were chosen by their classmates to represent their Class for 2018 Homecoming Court, and here are those selected beginning with freshmen representatives. More...

Fall Back

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Religion

‘Working Together Gets the Job Done’

Inspiration

Gale and I dry a lot of our clothes outside on the clothesline. We have a dryer, but when the weather permits, we do it the old fashioned way with the free heat provided by the sun above. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

VEHICLE ACCIDENT   On October 18, 2018, Virginia Black of Colquitt was parked next to Claudia Hutchins, also of Colquitt, on the courthouse square.  Black stated that when she was backing up she misjudged the clearance of Hutchins’ ve More...

School & Sports

4 simple rules help ensure safety while using firearms to hunt

SAFETY FIRST: Despite being a relatively safe sport there are certainly precautions to take while hunting. More...

Pirates defeat Knights, 32- 16

Due to Hurricane Michael coming ashore and causing havoc across Southwest Georgia, high school football games were canceled. If it was a region game, it had to be made up if this person is not mistaken. More...

Seniors Honored at Football Game

Prior to game time last Friday night, Miller County High School had 27 seniors to be recognized beginning with our first football player Khyran Bush. Khyran is the son of Leroy and Amy Bush. More...

Obituaries

KEN STUART

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

OLLIE LEE MILLER

Mrs. Ollie Lee Miller, “Ms. Skeet,” age 84, of Colquitt died Friday, September 21, 2018, at Miller Nursing Home in Colquitt. More...

PATRICIA SORRENTINO

Patricia Sorrentino, age 76, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday, October 20, 2018, at Early Memorial Nursing Home in Blakely.  A memorial service for Mrs. Sorrentino was held on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. More...