April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

‘May-Haw’ opens this weekend!

If laughter is truly the best medicine, then audience members will be glowing with health leaving a performance of "May-Haw," Colquitt, Georgia’s own variety show. More...

Community

Confederate History and Heritage Month Proclaimed

In recognition of Confederate History and Heritage Month WHEREAS, our country is a nation of people united by a common history of individual heritage and diverse cultures and Miller County is rich in history of the War Between the States; and More...

Unauthorized Signs placed on State Right-of-Way are Illegal

Southwest Georgia…

Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance workers recently dispatched to repair a flattened stop sign at state Routes 133 and 112 in Worth County found another problem at the intersection – illegally placed political signs. More...

SW Georgia Farm Credit Announces Fresh from the Farm

BAINBRIDGE – Southwest Georgia Farm Credit is partnering with local Farmers Markets to promote and support farmers who own/operate produce stands that sell locally grown products. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS April 7 800C Escort •Bus Detail •Domestic, Dancer St. •Water Over Road, Everywhere 800G Water Level Checks More...

Two vehicle accident on GA Highway 45

On April 9 around 5:41 p.m. Charles Ray Bradford was traveling south on GA 45. Octavius Delvalya Figgins attempted a right hand turn into a private driveway. More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS April 4th 799F Patrol Security Checks •Traffic Stop x6 •Citation x2 •Phone Call x3 •Extra Patrol •Patrol April 5th More...

Living & Style

Ms. Heard to wed Mr. Thompson

Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Bryan and Mr. Rocky Duncan Sr. of Colquitt would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tomi Lynn Heard, to Ronnie Gene Thompson Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Thompson Sr. of Madison, FL. More...

Heard, Busby to speak vows

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dean Heard of Colquitt proudly announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Rae, to Heath Singleton Busby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tracy L. Busby of Blakely. More...

Alaskan birthday party

Sam has been in business for 25 years and is finally sick of the stress. He quits his job and buys 50 acres in Alaska as far from humanity as possible. He sees the postman once a week and gets groceries once a month. More...

Woodstork renovation celebration is Friday evening on the square

In its heyday, it was just called the State Theater, and the movie house saw many first dates, friendly outings, and probably a few adventures, too. More...

Sons of Confederate Veterans hold Confederate Service

The Lt. Lovett Allen Tulley Camp #2071 of the Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, hosted its annual Confederate History and Heritage Service. More...

Religion

Worth Remembering

Inspiration

As I watched an advertisement on television that included the sad look on the face of a little boy who was deeply disappointed that the plans that he had looked forward to could not be carried out, my mind flashed back to a disappointing experience I More...

My Name is God

My name is God. You hardly have time for me. I love you and will always bless you. I am always with you. I need you to spend 30 minutes of your time with Me today. Don't pray, just praise. Today I want this message to go across the world. 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

BSC students earned coveted award at Model UN

Bainbridge State College’s five-student delegation brought home a coveted award, proving they are leaders among hundreds of other college and university students from across the world during their recent participation in the National Model Unit More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Bo Mock as FFA Member of the Week. Bo is the son of Jerald and Stephanie Mock of Jakin, GA. He is a freshman at Miller County High School. More...

Two FFA Members Selected as Area Officer Candidates

On April 3, 2014, two Miller County FFA members were announced as officer candidates for Area 5. Preston Clenney and Sydney Thomas both applied earlier in April expressing their interest in running for Area office. More...

Obituaries

Johnny Parnell Vann,

Johnny Parnell Vann, age 62, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Covenant Hospice in Panama City, FL. A Celebration of Life, memorial of Johnny, was held on the Beach near where he lived in Mexico Beach, FL. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The Two Trees-

At the risk of sounding like a conservative or a patriot, there are a few observations that this old man can see that the younger generation might have missed since we were taught the Bible, and God’s Word at home, at school and at church. More...

A Cry in the Wilderness

Without seeking input from Congress, President Obama instructed the U.S. Department of Labor to implement a plan to count robot jobs and robot workers when calculating the nation’s unemployment More...