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Verizon Store Damaged in burglary

On Monday, August 24, 2015, Captain Dan Stone received a call from an unknown person in regards to a broken window at the Verizon Store on Highway 27. More...

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Bainbridge -Rocquel Quinton Chavers, 31, of Bainbridge, was convicted on charges of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, conspiracy to murder, street gang terrorism, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possessi More...

Iron City giant live oak tree earns title

An Iron City’s man giant live oak tree just earned a special title from the state. It may the largest tree of its kind in the world. This Colossal Live Oak Tree is like no other. More...

Recall of Certain Jansal Valley Raw Macadamia Nuts Sold in GA

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain Jansal Valley Raw Macadamia Nuts distributed in Georgia due to potential health risk. More...

Living & Style

Welcome, Addison Piper Mock

Jarrott and Mandi Mock of Colquitt would like to announce the birth of their baby girl, Addison Piper. Piper was born July 10, 2015, at 12:45 p.m. in Donalsonville. She weighed five pounds 13 ounces and was 17 1/2 inches long. More...

Four Ways to Make Your Wedding Guests Happy

The perfect wedding is the one everyone remembers for all the right reasons- Brides-to-be have long checklists for planning their big day. Dress, flowers, venue, vows, will there be a sit-down dinner or hors d’oeuvres and crudités? More...

How do you decide who to marry?

1. HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHO TO MARRY? (written by kids) -You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming. -- Alan, age 10 More...

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Up The Creek Without A Paddle

There's no place like home -

We lost three good people from Colquitt Saturday evening in a tragic crash that claimed their lives. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

O’ CANADA!

I like the Canadians I’ve met. They’re nice folks. They drive south in winter, bringing with them their culture, customs and money. Those with whom I’ve spent time are kind, courteous and easy to befriend. More...

Second driver succumbs to crash injuries with semi

The second death involving the crash with a semi-truck occurred Tuesday, August 25, 2015, when James Muller, 36, of Colquitt, died at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in a crash on U.S. Highway 27 south near Bryan Road. Mr. More...

Showers welcomed from Erika remnants

It was getting right dry around Colquitt and Miller County when the hurricane to the south started ripping and wetting. More...

Qualifying starts for City Election

Qualifying period for Municipal General Election to be held Tuesday, November 3, 2015, opened Monday, August 31, 2015, for City Council Districts #2, #3 and mayor @ large. More...

Religion

‘Follow the voice of the Good Shepard’

Not long ago a gentleman shared a story with me about a habit that his dog has that seems somewhat strange to me. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS Terroristic Threats and Acts On Friday, August 28, 2015, Captain Dan Stone was dispatched to the Miller County Hospital in reference to threats. More...

School & Sports

Marion County Eagles dominate the Pirates

Everyone knew it would be a tough game against Marion County Eagles with Senior Eagle Lorenzo Smothers, but Miller County stood tall and strong under the coaching ability of Head Coach Brent Miller. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Valerie Bunch as FFA Member of the Week. Valerie is the daughter of Dan and Lori Bunch of Miller County. More...

Georgia Young Farmer Livestock Show Results

On Friday, August 21, 2015, eight members of the Miller County Livestock Show Team traveled to Perry, GA, for the Georgia Young Farmer Livestock Show. Despite the heat these students did well representing Miller County. More...

Obituaries

JOHN WALTER SHEFFIELD

Doctor John Walter Sheffield, Jr., age 86, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. A memorial service was held Friday, August 28, 2015, at 11 o’clock at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church. More...

JAMES STARLIN MULLER

Mr. James Muller, age 36, of Colquitt died Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. More...

GLYNN AUSTIN HENLEY

Mr. Glynn Henley, age 75, of Colquitt died Saturday, August 29, 2015, in Early County. More...

Health

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men, striking over 200,000 men each year. African-American men are at the highest risk. More...