November 30, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

No vaccine for ‘stomach flu’ making the rounds in Southwest Georgia

Peak season for flu is yet to arrive, but another, very contagious bug is making its presence felt in Southwest Georgia – and there is no vaccine to prevent it and no drug to kill the virus.  However, the body’s immune system usually More...

Community

Blakely Harveys Unveils New Supermarket Last Week

Southeastern Grocers, parent company of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores, unveiled its new Harveys Supermarket store concept in Blakely during a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. More...

Miller County Retired Educators Enjoy Thanksgiving Meal

The Miller County Unit of the Georgia Retired Educators Association enjoyed a traditional Thanksgiving meal on Thursday November 17, 2016 at the Miller County Pre-K Cafeteria. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Gift Giving with an Impact More...

School & Sports

FBLA November Service Project

Members from the Miller County High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter have recently completed their November community service project. The project included assisting the local food bank by donating canned food items. More...

Breaking News: Chicago Cubs are being forced to give up their World Series title

Cleveland Indians fans have rioted across the country in protest of the 2016 World Series. Despite knowing the rules of the game prior to playing, they were unhappy they lost and demanded the outcome to be changed. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

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Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Thank you, Lord!

I can't remember too many Thanksgivings that weren't good to great. This one was no exception. The children and grandchildren were all home. We did eat, as usual, way too much. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Yet, I’m Only the Messenger!

Years ago I wrote a magazine story featuring the knowledge and opinions of Byron Ferguson, the venerable traditional archery expert whose uncanny feats with a longbow are legendary. More...

Two Vehicle Accident on US 27

On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at approximately 3:00 p.m., a call went out from dispatch that a two vehicle accident had occurred on Crawford Street, US 27/GA 1. First responder units went to the scene, including Miller County Emergency   More...

A Merry May-Haw Christmas opens at Cotton Hall this Thursday!

Cotton Hall is all decked out and ready for the return of Colquitt’s newest Christmas tradition, “May-Haw Christmas.” More...

Tour of Homes this Saturday

One of the joys of the Christmas season is to be able to soak in all of the beautiful decorations, and many people go all out to make the season merry and bright. More...

Religion

‘There Are Some Things We Cannot Change’

Inspiration

Addy came by the house late one afternoon and took a look at a cabinet I was finishing up. More...

Losing a child

Editor’s note: This was sent to parents who have lost children. The Rev. Eric Sizemore was our pastor at one time in Colquitt, and has a way with words and the heart.   November 21 at 9:47 p.m.  More...

Great and true

I was shocked, confused, bewildered as I entered Heaven's door,  Not by the beauty of it all,  Nor the lights or its decor.  But it was the folks in Heaven  Who made me sputter and gasp--  The thieves, the liars, the sinners, More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS  THEFT BY RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY   On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, Captain Dan Stone and Officer Chance Abbott responded to 851 Thompson Town Road in reference to stolen property.  More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“Moana”

Much has been made of Disney’s hot streak in 2016. More...

Obituaries

JAMES RICHARD KELLY

Mr. James Richard Kelly, age 69, of Colquitt died Monday, November 21, 2016, at his residence. Mr. Kelly was a retired farmer. More...

HUGH “DELL” COOK

Mr. Hugh “Dell” Cook, age 56, of Colquitt died Thursday, November 24, 2016, at his residence.  A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at Bellview Free Will Baptist Church with Rev. More...

W. PAUL CASSELS

W. Paul Cassels, age 61, of Bainbridge, passed away Wednesday, November 23, 2016.  The memorial service was held at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2016, at Southwest Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Whitley officiating.   More...