September 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Crash injures four at Highways 91 and Mayhaw intersection

A two vehicle crash with four injuries and one overturned vehicle was called in Wednesday morning at 7:42 a.m., September 14. More...

Miller Countian injured in head-on collision in Donalsonville

Florida teenager killed in crash

In a news release from the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, on Friday, September 16, at approximately 7:20 p.m., Seminole County’s 911 center received notification from Jackson County, Florida, that they had received multiple calls of a More...

Community

Our library at First Friday

The program for the First Friday Chamber Breakfast was the Miller County – James W. Merritt, Jr. Memorial Library, on Friday morning, September 16, 2016, in Cotton Hall. More...

One injured in vehicle accident

On Saturday, September 12, 2016, a call went out from dispatch that a crash had occurred at 2353 Phillips Road. More...

School & Sports

SGA Senior BETA Officers Elected

On August 26, members of the SGA National Senior BETA Club met to elect officers for 2016- 2017 year. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

Miller County is proud to present Parker Brown as FFA Member of the Week. Parker is currently in the 12th grade at Miller County High School and is the son of Michael and Sharyn Brown of Colquitt. More...

SGA Junior Beta elects officers

The Junior Beta Club of Southwest Georgia Academy recently held elections for officers for the 2016- 17 school year. Eighth grader Laurel Wilkerson was elected president. She is the daughter of Mark and Tiffany Wilkerson of Morgan. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Please, Please, Please - be particular

The number of farmers is getting fewer every year, and to make up for fewer farmers and farm workers, the equipment gets bigger each year. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Crickets and Righteous Wrath

I’d dearly love to preserve the myth that trout fishing is a mysterious ethereal thing only fly fishing experts can master. Alas, I cannot. Far too many people have seen me on trout streams with a cricket tube clipped to my fishing vest. More...

Polly Lofton Obituary - Free Access

Mrs. India Pauline “Polly” Lofton, age 100, of Colquitt died Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 24, 2016, at 2:00 PM at Colquitt United Methodist Church with Rev. More...

It was Miller Time in Pirate Country!

Coach Brent Miller knew that after the game between Mitchell and Miller was a heartbreaker, his band of Pirates had to come back and play harder, and that is exactly what they did with a 40-0 winning game. More...

Mailbox Damage Press Release

On September 5, 2016, Miller County Sheriff’s Captain Mary Price was dispatched to 995 Grimsley Bridge Road in reference to a damaged mailbox. More...

Religion

‘New, Not Just Improved’

Inspiration

From time to time I see a label on some product or see an advertisement giving reasons why some item should be included on our grocery list. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS PUBLIC DRUNK On Monday, September 12, 2016, Officer Elijah Mc- Coy was dispatched to 410 Crawford Street in reference to a unwanted male subject. More...

Learning Burning

Learning about burning: state meeting expands prescribed fire impact The Georgia Prescribed Fire Council will explore the vital role of prescribed burning done right at its annual meeting Sept. 29 in Tifton. More...

Living & Style

Garden Club holds September Meeting

The September meeting of the Colquitt Garden Club was held on September 13, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce Conference Room. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Let Off Some S.T.E.A.M. More...

What is Celibacy?

Celibacy can be a choice in life, or a condition imposed by circumstances. More...

Obituaries

JEANETTE HOUSTON PYLE

Jeanette Houston Pyle passed away Monday night, September 12, 2016, in Colquitt at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Sammie and Lavon Clenney. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

RAMONA MILLER BATTS

Ramona Miller Batts, age 83, of Brinson passed away Friday afternoon, Sept. 16, 2016, at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, AL. More...

ELAINE MITCHELL-SHIELDS

Elaine Mitchell-Shields, age 74, of Bainbridge passed away Thursday, September 15, 2016. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2016, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Harold Burrell officiating. More...

Agriculture

Agriculture Safety Check List

Safe practices should be followed at all times in agriculture. Many of the daily activities involve risk. Precautions can be taken to reduce risk. More...

The tractor is not the place for quality time

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health - NYCAMH

Spending time together on a tractor is extremely dangerous. Every year children are needlessly injured or killed because adults allow them on or near tractors. Give children the quality time and safety they deserve. More...

Hay! Be Careful Out There!

“A cold wet May means a barn full of hay” the old saying goes, but my experience with haying is much like the reality of getting milk from cows. Some say cows give milk, but it seems to me you have to take it from them! More...