May 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

All American Flags Are Special

All American Flags are special. The one now flying at the home of Mrs. More...

Community

Care Coordination Team formed

Health doesn’t only mean the absence of disease and weakness, but it also refers to a state of physical, mental, and social wellbeing. There is nothing in life more important than health. More...

Miller County Retired Educators Hold May Meeting

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association met on May 18, 2017. The 12 members and four guests enjoyed a delicious buffet meal at the Moby Dick Restaurant. More...

Solution to problems

Everyone concentrates on the problems we're having in this country lately: illegal immigration, BP oil spill, and alligators attacking people in Florida.  I concentrate on solutions for the problems. More...

Living & Style

Alpha Omicron Chapter Welcomes New Members

The Alpha Omicron Chapter of the Georgia ( Psi) State Organization of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is proud to welcome four new members: Kelly Earnest of Donalsonville and Kaley Moates, Dana Nunnery, and Renee Spence, all of Colquitt. More...

Miss Brackin to wed Mr. Rawlings

Kaylyn Brackin and Nick Rawlings are proud to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.  Kaylyn is the daughter of Vance and Brenda Amerson of Colquitt and Dennis Green of Blakely.  Nick is the son of Joe and Hope Cleveland of Col More...

Student got a 0% on exam

I would have given him 100%!  Q1. In which battle did Napoleon die?  * his last battle.  Q2. Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?  * at the bottom of the page.  Q3. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's Special- The choice is always ours!

This is a busy time of the year, especially for the seniors.  If you have a newspaper, and especially a camera, you get invited to lots of special events around graduation time.  I was getting ready to go to MCHS Honors Night and got a call More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Recollections of a Young Nimrod

I’ve been whiling away the afternoon thinking about my first real firearm. All mine it was, no grownup’s possession, I was allowed to fire once or twice as a tagalong on someone else’s hunting trip. Nope, this one was special. More...

No Arrest Made in Shooting

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, at approximately 7:20 p.m., the Miller County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shots fired call in the area of 210 Grassy Flats Road, Colquitt. More...

Myron’s Coffee Shop holds grand opening

On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the owners of the newest business in Colquitt, Myron’s Coffee Shop, held its grand opening with a building full of business people and several members of the Chamber of Commerce, along with family members and customers More...

Memorial Day Service

Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend the Memorial Day Service  Monday, May 29, at 11:00 a.m.  Miller County Courthouse Square  Roger Spooner, Guest Speaker   More...

Religion

‘Your Speech Can Expose the Real You’

Inspiration

As Gale and I relaxed and enjoyed some good greasy food at a fast food place, my phone rang. Wondering if we would have to cut short our time together, I reluctantly looked at the caller ID— it was one of our children. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICE REPORTS

Criminal Damage to  Property  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

Accident  On Sunday, May 21, 2017, Colquitt Police Department Captain Hollis Smith was dispatched to an accident. Ms. Patsy Bush was stopped, letting a vehicle back out of a parking spot, and she ran into the back of Mr. Earnest James Price. More...

School & Sports

Miller County FFA recognized at Area 5 FFA Awards Banquet

On May 15, the Miller County FFA Chapter traveled to the Area 5 Awards Banquet. More...

Grimsley makes Dean’s List

Anna Grimsley of Colquitt qualified for the Spring 2017 Dean’s List at Belmont University. Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.  More...

MCMS Students Compete in Bridge Competition

This year three young ladies from Miller County Middle School attended the annual Model Bridge Building Competition at Chehaw Park, Albany, Georgia. The bridge they built competed against 14 other bridges. More...

Obituaries

THOMAS WAYNE “BISCUIT” CHAMBLESS, SR.

Mr. Thomas Wayne “Biscuit” Chambless, Sr., age 55, of Colquitt died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Miller County Emergency Room.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Eldorendo Baptist Church with Rev. More...

ANITA DANIELS WILLIAMS

Mrs. Anita Daniels Williams, age 84, of Valdosta, formerly of Colquitt, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Langdale Place in Valdosta.  Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. More...

LILLIAN GRIFFIN

Mrs. Lillian Griffin, age 89, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Interment followed at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.   More...