October 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug Round-up in Miller, Early and Seminole Counties

On September 14, 2014, the execution of the following arrest warrants was carried out by members of the Pataula Drug Task Force, Georgia Bureau of Investigation – Sylvester and Thomasville Field Offices, Georgia State Patrol – Colquitt Po More...

Swamp Gravy Opens Friday

This season of Swamp Gravy, Georgia’s Official Folk Life Play, will open Friday night, October 3, with its first performance of Lost & Found, starting at 7:30 p.m. More...

Community

Chase thinks there is no one like a postman

When it comes to being a community helper, there is no one like a postman. At least that is what Chase Trawick thinks about the job. Rain or shine he always comes through for you. More...

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Jaylin Te’Mari Jackson is now a seventh grader at Bainbridge Middle School, but when he was a sixth grader at Hutto he saw a lot of bullying going on and decided to write about it. More...

Always trust your lawyer

The deaf Italian bookkeeper

A Mafia godfather finds out that his bookkeeper, Guido, has cheated him out of $10,000,000.00. His bookkeeper is deaf. That was the reason he got the job in the first place. More...

School & Sports

Lady Pirates Highlights

Over the past two weeks our Lady Pirates have been playing some hard ball against some tough opponents. On Monday, September 15, they faced Bainbridge and came up on the losing end with the final score of 9-0. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Preston Clenney as FFA Member of the Week. Preston is the son of Trent and Vicki Clenney of Colquitt. More...

SW GA Academy students celebrate Constitution Day

Southwest Geor- gia Academy students learned more about the U. S. Constitution, its meaning, and importance in a special assembly program on September 17. More...

Obituaries

THELMA JEAN TULLY

Mrs. Jean Tully, age 76, of Colquitt died Saturday, September 27, 2014, at South East Alabama Medical Center. More...

FLORA GRACE GEER

Mrs. Flora Grace Geer, age 96, of Colquitt died Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Miller County Hospital. Memorial services were Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 3: 00 p. m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. David Ebersole officiating. More...

WAVER ROLAND HATCHER

Mrs. Waver Roland Hatcher, 84, passed away on Wednesday evening, September 24, 2014, at her home in Donalsonville after an extended illness. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. More...

It’s Pumpkin Time

Summer is over, and fall is officially here - but autumn means harvest celebrations and pumpkins. More...

It was a good day at GSP Post 14

Georgia State Patrol Post #14 Colquitt recently held a breakfast for the area retired GSP troopers and other personnel worked at Post #14, formerly in Donalsonville and now located at the state-of-the-art station in Colquitt. More...

Religion

‘Don’t accept failure as final’

Inspiration

The late Dr. Adrian Rogers, a gifted and powerful teacher and preacher of God’s Word, told a story about a dog named August that went something like this: August was always jumping to conclusions. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS September 19 800L Escorts • Suspicious Person •Patrol •Security Check •School Zone September 20 More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS September 22 799G Alarm, Three Notch Rd. • Electric, Clay Brown Rd. •Security Checks •Patrol September 24 More...

GSP REPORTS

Vehicle Accident More...

Living & Style

Savannah Grow on UGA Homecoming Court

As most of our readers know, we are always happy to claim pretty, young girls who have done well that are kin to some of our former Miller County folks. Your folks were all from Colquitt, maybe once removed. More...

Library News

Pre-registration for iBill Readers Underway More...

The Wife

John is sitting at home alone when he hears a knock on the front door. There are two sheriff's deputies there, and he asks if there is a problem. One of the deputies asks if he is married, and if so, can they see a picture of his wife. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

“GLORY”

Someone asked me the other day, "How do you meet those deadlines every week?" My standard answer to that question is, "I've got some good help, and many of the deadlines are my own fault." More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

WHAT KIND OF HUNTER?

Are you a hunter? More...