September 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

The State of the Union

When you look at this photo of Jessie O. Roland, you might say he's the man with the book store in Colquitt, Novel Books, located on the square. There is a lot more to Jessie than what meets the eye. You don't know as much as you think. More...

Community

COC receives Grant for Folk Like Festival

The Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce that it received a grant from the Golden Triangle RC&D. More...

John Riley to speak at Colquitt UMC

“I have heard John Riley with pleasure and profit. His message is real, for real people, in real situations. He is a conduit of blessing,” asserts one listener after attending a Riley speaking engagement. More...

Words & Songs

One Sunday morning, a preacher decided to do something a little different. He said "Today, in church, I am going to say a single word and you are going to help me preach. More...

School & Sports

Pelham Hornets Sting the Miller County Pirates

First... I would like to start off with an apology: I would like to apologize to the three Miller County Pirate football players and to their parents who represented Miller County, Colquitt, Georgia in the game between Baconton and Colquitt. More...

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

This past week has been an exciting one for the 2016-2017 seniors. We held a meeting last week where we discussed the possible locations of our senior trip, and we decided on a week-long trip to Cancun, Mexico. More...

Middle School Pirates Beat Pelham Hornets, 28-16

Coach Eric Thomas and Coach Mike Sauls led the Miller County Middle School Football Team to victory at home this past Thursday, September 22, against the Pelham Hornets. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

I don't know why, but He does!

Bless your hearts, you deserve better. Back in 1976, when my uncle and aunt called me in to sell me the Liberal, I wasn't qualified to run a newspaper, still am not. I was 40 years old then, I'm 80 now. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Maybe Firestone should’ve stuck with tires!

Fifteen or so years ago Firestone, the popular tire manufacturer, became mired in a lack-of-quality scandal. The problem was subsequently solved, and Firestone is once again respectable. More...

Peanut Stacking on Main St.

Nothing has that smell like freshly picked Georgia peanuts; they smell almost a good as they taste. More...

SWAMP GRAVY: HOME

Opens Friday Night for locals

The Colquitt Miller Arts Council is serving up a brand new helping of Swamp Gravy beginning September 30th! More...

Crash injures one

The Colquitt Police Department and Miller County EMS were dispatched to a one vehicle accident, with injuries Sunday night, September 25, 2016, at approximately 11:05 p.m. More...

Religion

‘Time Well Spent’

Inspiration

Gale and I have been married almost 39 years, and we still enjoy spending time together. After knowing each other for 40 years, we are still learning about each other and growing in our relationship together. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS BATTERY On Saturday, September 17, 2016, Officer Chance Abbott and Officer Natalie McDaniel responded to the corner of Fourth Street and MLK Jr. Street in reference to an assault that had already occurred. More...

Blue Bell recalls some ice cream distributed in the South

Blue Bell Creameries recalled select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria, the Brenham, Texas-based More...

Living & Style

Miller County Retired Educators hold Meeting

The Miller County Retired Educators Association met at the Moby Dick Restaurant on Thursday, September 15, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. Seventeen members and one guest were present. President Sheila Allen welcomed the members and guest. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Congratulations to Catherine Vanstone More...

Growing Your Brain

Do you want to help your brain? Do you want to help your child’s brain? Those questions are no-brainers, aren’t they? I know that you do. More...

Obituaries

INDIA PAULINE “POLLY” LOFTON

Mrs. India Pauline “Polly” Lofton, age 101, of Colquitt, died Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center More...

JOHN LOFTON MOCK

John Lofton Mock, age 89, of Albany died September 15, 2016, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were held Monday, September 19, at 11:00 a.m. at Raliegh White Baptist Church. Reverends Joey Cannon and Ronnie Kinsaul officiated. More...

ALICE THURSBY RUTLAND THARP

Alice Thursby Rutland Tharp, age 90, of Donalsonville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, at Seminole Manor Nursing Home. More...