April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

National Mayhaw Parade and Festival rained out

National Mayhaw Parade and Festival events came under the heading of first's in Colquitt last weekend. More...

Heavy rains cause damage to roads and crops

Rains that have been reported from four to over eight inches soaked an already wet Miller County last Friday and Saturday and with some sprinkles Easter Sunday. More...

Community

Miller County Senior Center wins at Golden Olympics

On Saturday, April 12, the Senior Center participated in the Golden Olympic event that is held in Blakely every year. The competition is between six counties which include Seminole, Early, Baker, Calhoun, Decatur and Miller. More...

News Around Us

Ashburn - An Ashburn man is in serious but stable condition in the burn ward of an Augusta Hospital after an attack Saturday. Marshall Hampton is in police custody on arson and aggravated assault charges. More...

The Ten Commandments

The real reason that we can't have the Ten Commandments posted in a courthouse is this: You cannot post "Thou Shalt Not Steal," "Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery," and "Thou Shall Not Lie" in a building full of lawyers, judges and politicians. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS April 14 800F School Zone Detail •Unlock Vehicle, Cuthbert St. •Theft, Crawford St. •Damage to Vehicle •Road Hazard, Bush St. •Bus Detail More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS April 11 799I 4-Wheeler, Hwy. 45 S. •Welfare Check, Todd Rd. •Assist 800 Units with Vehicle in Ditch •Patrol •Security Checks 799K Wildlife Out, 27 N. •Transport More...

Living & Style

Library News

New DVDs @ Your Library More...

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, members of the More...

Old humor from an old friend

While I sat in the reception area of my doctor's office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room. As she went to the receptionist's desk, the man sat there, alone and silent. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The rains came -

The small community of Colquitt is known for have firsts, some good, a few not so good. More...

A Liberal photo brings back memories

I was telling Susanne Reynolds the other day about eating oysters on the half shell at Horace Tabb's oyster bar with my daddy when I was a little girl and where it was. More...

Head football coach chosen

Miller County High School now has a new head football coach. In a called meeting Monday morning, April 21, 2014, the Miller County Board of Education voted to hire Jeremy Rayburn as the new high school history teacher. He will also serve as M.C.H.S. More...

Over enforcement?

At the risk of making the law mad, I feel it my duty to warn the local folks and out-of-town visitors that there is a new officer doing what he has just graduated to do at Georgia State Trooper school, stop law breakers. More...

Religion

Near Tragedy

Inspiration

When there is a movie that we plan to see or a book that we want to read, we do not typically want those who have seen or read it to tell us how it turned out. We want to find out for ourselves. More...

You should be 60 to read this

You should really be over 60 to even be allowed to read this story. If you're not, just save it and read it again when you are old enough to appreciate it. •A rather elderly gentleman (mid-eighties) walks into an upscale cocktail lounge. More...

Recall Notice from God

The Maker of all human beings (GOD) is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart. More...

School & Sports

Diamond Signs with Wallace Community College

Mallory Diamond, a senior here at Miller County High, just recently signed with Lurleen B. Wallace Community College to play basketball. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Carson O’Brian as FFA Member of the Week. Carson is the son of Scott and Regina O’Brian of Donaldsonville. He is a freshman at Miller County High School. More...

BSC’s Coffee House Literary Contest served up poems, prose

Poems on what someone could do – or not do – and on nothing won top prizes in Bainbridge State College’s annual Coffee House Literary Contest held on April 3. More...

Obituaries

JOSEPHINE HALL

Mrs. Josephine Hall, age 62, of Colquitt died Friday, March 28, 2014. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 5, at 11:00 a.m. at Pleasant Hill Free Will Baptist Church with Elder Harold J. More...

EDWARD INGRAM

Mr. Edward Ingram, age 86, of Donalsonville passed away Thursday morning, April 17, 2014, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL. Funeral services for Mr. Ingram were held on Saturday, April 19, at 11:00 a.m. More...

OLINE MILLER REYNOLDS

Mrs. Oline Miller Reynolds, age 81, of Bainbridge, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her residence. A graveside funeral service was held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, at Oak City Cemetery with Rev. Randy Mosley officiating. More...

Health

Kids’ allergy cure - get a horse

The modern health care industry now routinely produces wonder drugs, miracle therapies and equipment that seems right out of “Star Trek.” With all those things at their disposal, people should be healthier than ever. More...