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ONE LAST LOOK 2018

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Community

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met on January 8, 2019. An optional lunch at The Tarrer Inn was 12:30, and the meeting began at: 1:00 p.m.  Barbara Wilkin introduced the guest speaker: Julie Shutters from Golden Triangle RC&D.  More...

LIBRARY NEWS

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Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Thursday, Jan. 3, will be a memorable day for one young Bainbridge man.  It’s the day he headed off to Fort Lee in Virginia to begin Advanced Individual Training with the U.S. More...

School & Sports

SGA Announces Good Citizens

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to honor the Good Citizens of the Month for December. These children were nominated by their teachers to receive this honor. More...

SGA Announces 1st Semester Honor Roll

Southwest Georgia Academy is pleased to announce the First Semester Honor Roll for grades 5-12. In order to be on honor roll, students must have an 87 or above in their classes and all conduct grades must be satisfactory.  5th grade:  More...

Miller County Schools Conduct Tornado Drill

On Thursday December 13, 2018, the Miller County School System conducted a system wide tornado drill for students and all faculty and staff. The drill was conducted at 9:00 a.m. and was performed just as a real event.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Our day or night or both, out!

What a way to start the New Year. All in all, it hasn't been too bad. Let's see now, we celebrated "ye scribe" going on 84. I've found that after you hit the 80s, men and women tend to claim the next year, so I'm going on 84. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A Cry in the Wilderness

I had never walked through the doors of the old store; and, I doubt sincerely anyone had for decades, since the tangle of vines had more authority than the tired “No Trespassing” signs.  More...

Mitch Masters to Speak At Annual Chamber Dinner

Miller County native Mitch Masters will be the featured speaker at the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on Thursday, January 24, to be held at the Birdsong Conference Center on Phillips Street at 6:30 p.m.  More...

Councilman George Williams Retires

After 24 years of Service

At the conclusion of the Colquitt City Council meeting on January 10, 2019, Councilman George Williams tendered his resignation because he and his wife are relocating to Peachtree City. More...

Religion

‘Shortcuts Are Not Always a Good Thing’

Inspiration

Occasionally I come upon an advertisement on television that entertains me; some even make me think a little, too. I recall one that I found quite amusing. More...

Public Safety

GEORGIA STATE PATROL

ACCIDENT   On Saturday, January 5, 2019, Robert Snider, of Georgia State Patrol, responded to a call about a motor vehicle accident.  Allen Douglas was stopped at the intersection of US-27 and 1st Street, waiting to turn left on 1st Street More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

CRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY On Sunday, January 6, 2019, Deputy Clenney responded to 1026 HWY 45 South, in regards to a break-in that had already occurred. No items were taken from the building. More...

Living & Style

Let's go to the Movies

“The Upside”

“The Upside” pulled off quite the upset at the box office this past weekend. More...

Advice for men and women

• Never buy a “ new” brand of beer because “it was on sale.”  •If we're in the backyard and the TV in the den is on, that doesn't mean we're not watching it.  •Don't tell anyone we can't afford a new c More...

Obituaries

MILDRED V. SMITH

Mildred V. Smith, 87, of Eldorendo passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  The graveside funeral service was held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019, at Eldorendo Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Jerry Harrell officiating.  More...

JOAN E. WHATLEY

Joan Ellington Whatley, age 87, passed away Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at Kingsbridge Home, Brevard, NC.  More...

MILDRED DECIMA YELVINGTON

Mildred Decima Yelvington passed away in Donalsonville Tuesday, January 3, 2019. She was widowed from her husband, Richard Yelvington, in 2015. At the time of her passing, she was 90 years of age.  More...