December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday deadlines for next two weeks

In order for our employees to celebrate Christmas with their friends and families for the next two weeks, we will have early deadlines for news and advertisements. More...

Community

News Around Us

Bainbridge - Monday morning, RiverBend Ford reported a stolen tailgate from a 2015 Ford F350. This is the second such reported incident this year, according to the incident report. The tailgate was valued at $3500 and the taillight was $150. More...

2014 Tour of Homes and First annual Art Show held

The Colquitt-Miller Arts Council has given a new meaning to the Christmas lyric “Deck the Halls” during their 2014 Tour of Homes and first annual Art Show this weekend. More...

Overturn caused by DUI?

An accident was reported on GA 45 south around Helms Road, Wednesday, December 10, with an overturned vehicle and possible injuries. Fire and rescue units were dispatched, along with Miller County Sheriff vehicles by Miller-Baker E 911. More...

Living & Style

Colquitt Garden Club Christmas Luncheon

The Colquitt Garden Cleb met Tuesday for their annual Christmas Luncheon. The meeting was held at the new PeoplesSouth Community room and we greatly appreciate their letting us use the facilities. It was perfect for our luncheon. More...

Let's go to the Movies

'Horrible Bosses 2'

2011’s “Horrible Bosses” was a solid, funny movie. More...

Humbug 'Letters from Santa'

Columbus, GA—(December 8, 2014)—The holiday season continues with another scam targeting consumers looking for “Letters from Santa.” The websites promise a customized letter from Santa, but do not deliver on their promise. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Lost an old friend. Lot of memories return.

The Class of 1954 lost another member this past week. William Bobby Tabb was a special friend that I grew up with. Back in our younger days, and I mean way back yonder, we fished and hunted together. Our families were close, so we were close. More...

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: On behalf of the Sate Bar of Georgia, I would like to offer congratulations to Early County State Court Judge Thomas H. Baxley on his appointment by Gov. Nathan Deal to serve as a Superior Court judge for the Pataula Judicial Circuit. More...

City of Colquitt constructs new animal shelter

The City of Colquitt recently constructed a new animal shelter facility located at its Wastewater Treatment Facility on Mayhaw Drive. More...

Christmas comes early for Miller County School’s Band

Back at the beginning of August, band director, Holly Thomas and grant writer, Karen Kimbrel, applied for the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation Grant. The Mr. More...

Religion

“The Unchanging Message of Christmas”

Inspiration

It seems like such a short time ago that our two children were waiting for the opportunity to go see Santa Claus when he came to town. More...

Public Safety

POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS December 4 800L School Zone •Assisted with Escort December 8 More...

SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILYACTIVITY REPORTS December 6 More...

School & Sports

MC Middle School Lady Pirates finish winning season

The Miller County Middle School Lady Pirates’ basketball team has just finished their first winning season in many years under a new head coach, Eric Thomas. The girls have finished with a record of 7 wins and 4 losses. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce, Hudson Givens as FFA Member of the Week. Hudson is a sophomore at Miller County High School and is the son of Andy and Andrea Givens of Colquitt. More...

SGA Fourth Graders take field trip ––––––

On Thursday, December 4, and Friday, December 5,, the fourth graders at Southwest Georgia Academy took a field trip to explore historic Thomasville as part of their year-long study of Georgia. Mrs. More...

Obituaries

WILLIAM BOBBY TABB

William Bobby (Coach) Tabb, 79, of Camilla, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at the John D. Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville after a lengthy illness. He was the son of Buck and Estelle Tabb of Colquitt. More...

DARRELL ALLEN MCCAIN

Darrell Allen McCain, age 51, of West Palm Beach, FL, died Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the Care Center of Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, December 18, at 1:00 p.m. More...

JULIAN RUST

Mr. Julian Rust, age 90, of Colquitt died Monday, December 8, 2014, at Pioneer Community Hospital in Blakely. Graveside services were held on Thursday, December 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Gordon Cemetery with Rev. Tim Mock officiating. More...

Holidays

What to do with all those holiday leftovers

The food cooked during the holidays is often enough to feed an army. More...

Christmas at a gas station- A real Christmas Story

The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn't been anywhere in years since his wife had passed away. It was just another day to him. He didn't hate Christmas, just couldn't find a reason to celebrate. More...

The Small White Envelope

It’s just a small, white envelope stuck among the branches of our Christmas tree. No name, no identification, no inscription. It has peeked through the branches of our tree for the past 10 years or so. More...