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It was a great 90th for Glen

One of Colquitt's treasures enjoyed a large 90th birthday party recently. Willis Glen Tully was honored with a celebration marking his 90th birthday on Sunday, July 30, 2017. The party was held at the Peoples South Bank Community Room. More...

Community

New pastor at Cook's Union

Reverend Jean Watson was recently appointed by the South GA Conference of the United Methodist Church (UMC) to serve as pastor of Cook’s Union UMC, located at 2271 Bellview Road, Colquitt.  More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Late Thursday night, Decatur County Fire and Rescue, along with Kendrick VFD, were dispatched to a single car accident on Spring Creek Road.  More...

In case you didn't know!

The location of your mailbox shows you how far away from your house you can be in a robe before you start looking like a mental patient.  My therapist said that my narcissism causes me to misread social situations. More...

Living & Style

Victoria Henley Signs as Show Host for JTV

Colquitt native, Victoria Henley, was recently signed on as a Show Host Apprentice to the international shopping network, Jewelry Television (JTV). More...

Letter from Heaven

To: All My Family  More...

Did I read that sign right?

• Toilet out of order. More...

Obituaries

JACQUELYN DAVIS DANCY

Jacquelyn Davis Dancy, 90, of Colquitt, died August 13, 2017, at Early Memorial Nursing Home in Blakely.  More...

NORMAN A. SAWYER

Norman A. Sawyer, age 93, of Brinson passed away Tuesday morning, August 8, 2017, at the Donalsonville Hospital.  Funeral services for Mr. Sawyer were held on Wednesday afternoon, August 9, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church with Dr. More...

SHIRLEY PHILLIPS BATES

Shirley Phillips Bates, 77, of Climax, GA, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017.  The funeral service will be held at 11: 00 a. m. on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating. More...

Miller County Hospital, the Past, Present and Future

Chamber president KaCee Holt, welcomed a large crowd at Moby Dick to the Colquitt/Miller Co. Chamber of Commerce First Friday Breakfast on August 4. The Rev. Cory Thomas returned thanks. Several community reports were made. More...

Coach Miller Tells Lions Things are Looking Good

It's getting time to rumble. At the first meeting of the Colquitt Lions Club in August, Miller County Head Coach Brent Miller was the featured speaker. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  FAIL TO MAINTAIN LANE/ DRIVING WHILE UNLICENSED/VIEW OBSTRUCTED   On Tuesday, August 8, 2017, Colquitt Police Department Officer Raymond Day was patrolling the downtown area of Colquitt.  More...

MC SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  DAMAGE TO PROPERTY   On August 7, 2017, the Miller County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to 270 Hornsby Road in reference to damage to property.  More...

Driver Flees Accident Scene

On Wednesday, August 9, 2017, Timothy Littlefield of 510 E. Bush Street, Colquitt, was traveling south on State Route 39. He stated he took his eyes off the roadway to pick up a pack of cigarettes from the floorboard of the vehicle.  More...

School & Sports

SGA Selects Homecoming Court

Southwest Georgia Academy students have selected their representatives for the 2017-2018 Homecoming Court. Presentation of the Court will take place at 6:30 p.m. September 15, prior to the start of the game. More...

Notes from the Superintendent

Let’s get ready to “Rumble.” The Miller County varsity football team has an away non-conference game at Deerfield-Windsor (Albany, GA) on Friday, August 18. I know the team will appreciate your support at the game.  More...

BSC Announces Deans and Honors Lists for Summer Semester

Bainbridge State College Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Michael Kirkland is pleased to announce the students who earned the distinction of being named to the Dean’s and Honor’s Lists for Summer Semester 2017.  More...

Opinion

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Hope you are ready-

I’ve said it before, and Lord willing, I’ll say it again, you deserve better than “ye scribe” with this local newspaper.  More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Deep South Musher

Around the age of 10 or 11, Cletus Monroe and I had a fantasy. More...