August 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

State School Superintendent Visits Miller County Schools

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, State School Superintendent Richard Woods visited the Miller County Schools.  Upon arrival, Superintendent Woods was greeted by seniors Karsyn Blanchard, Makenzie Brown, and Dalton Spence. More...

Community

Miss Lillian Gibson Awarded Emeritus Certificate

Mrs. Lillian Gibson has been awarded an Emeritus Certificate by the Georgia Retired Educators Association. Having taught for 39 years with many of those years in Miller County, Mrs. More...

Dianne Thomas Speaks at Luncheon

“Because He lives, I am blessed,” was the message in song and testimony at the Community-Wide Ladies’ Luncheon held at Colquitt United Methodist Church last Wednesday, August 15. More...

Best Joke of the Year

A Russian arrives in New York City as a new immigrant to the United States. It's 11:00 a.m. on a Wednesday.  He stops the first person he sees walking down the street and says, "Thank you, Mr. More...

School & Sports

SGA Elects Jr. Beta Officers

Jr. Beta officers at Southwest Georgia Academy were elected on August 9 for the 2018-19 school year. All officers elected are in the eighth grade. President is Devyn Bennett, daughter of Garrett and Dana Bennett of Blakely. More...

SGA Warriors beat ACA Generals

On Friday, August 17 the Southwest Georgia Academy Warriors faced the Abbeville Christian Academy Generals in the season opener in Damascus, Georgia.  The Warriors started off strong by scoring a touchdown in the first 4 minutes of the game, but More...

Saturday Morning Golf

A group of men live and die for their Saturday morning golf game. One transfers to another city and they're lost without him. A new woman joins their club. More...

Obituaries

BETTY ANN MOCK BRASWELL

Betty Ann Mock Braswell, 79, of Brinson, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018. More...

KAREN EILEEN STONE

Mrs. Karen Eileen Stone age 72, of Camilla, formerly of Great Falls, MT, died Monday, August 13, 2018, at Savannah Court in Camilla.  Visitation was Wednesday, August 15, 2018, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Colquitt Funeral Home. More...

RACHEL EVELYN SWEARINGEN MCLEOD

Mrs. Rachel Evelyn Swearingen McLeod, age 92, of Donalsonville died Friday, August 17, 2018, at The Terrace at Grove Park in Dothan, AL. More...

City of Colquitt Police Vehicle Has A New Look

Colquitt Police Department Chief Hollis Smith has a new ride with a different look.   “Let me start with this. This DID NOT cost the taxpayers, a penny. More...

Colquitt State Theater to Open Soon

A new theater in Colquitt is advancing the city’s entertainment life and revitalization efforts in downtown. More...

Two Vehicle Accident Causes Damage

A two-vehicle happened Saturday, August 18, 2018. Miller County EMS and Colquitt Police Department responded to the scene on Pine Street at approximately 11:22 a.m. More...

Religion

‘An Early Morning Explosion--In Our House’

Inspiration

The activity level in our house every morning before work is probably much like what takes place in homes all across the country. Gale and I have our early morning routines; mine begins early, but hers starts even before mine. More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

If I said “squall,” you might think I was talking about a baby crying. More...

A Romantic text message

An elderly couple learned to send text messages on their mobile phones. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

ACCIDENT  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

ACCIDENT  On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, Deputy Clenney came into contact with Vanessa Trawick. Trawick stated that she was driving down GA Hwy. 45 South, when a dog ran out and struck her vehicle. More...

Living & Style

Miss Brogdon to wed Mr. Warren

Mr. Stacy and Mrs. Leslie Brogdon of Valdosta announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Dawn Brogdon, to Jeffrey Alexander (Alex) Warren of Blakely, Georgia. Alex is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Warren, also of Blakely.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

“The Meg”

Early on in “The Meg,” it occurred to me that sharks just aren’t very scary. I don’t mean this movie’s shark (although some unconvincing CGI doesn’t help), but all sharks. More...

Cell phone etiquette

After a tiring day, a commuter settled down in her seat and closed her eyes.  As the train rolled out of the station, the guy sitting next to her pulled out his cell phone and started talking in a loud voice: "Hi sweetheart. It's Eric. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Times change? Right and wrong don't!

I wonder what Thomas Jefferson would say about the news media today?  "Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter." More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘Living in the Country’

After months of Lucille county living, I was in hog heaven. Every day after work during quail season, I would come home and take my trusty bird dog hunting, just like I did with my dad years ago. More...