October 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bless Your Art Festival October 28

The Colquitt Miller Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the second Bless Your Art, Southern Folk Life Festival, featuring home made arts, crafts, folk art, demonstrations, and more! More...

Community

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Santray Davis, 38, who was arrested in February for possession of methamphetamines and cocaine with intent to distribute, was arrested again Friday night for possession of cocaine. More...

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

After a stormy (Irma) wipeout of the September meeting, the Colquitt Garden Club scheduled a field trip for its October meeting.  On October 10, six members braved the "predicted rain" and enjoyed a tour of Thomasville Georgia (no rain). More...

MCREA ‘Planting for the Future’ Tree Dedication to be Held

The Miller County Retired Educators Association, along with the Miller County Board of Education, would like to invite you to the “Planting for the Future” Tree Dedication. More...

School & Sports

Miller County Pre-K Students Observe Pre-K Week

On Tuesday, October 3, 2017, Miller County Pre-K staff, students, and parents observed Georgia Pre-K Week with the help of some very excited community leaders.  More...

School MCES Announces 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll

1st Grade: 1st Nine Weeks Honor Roll  Principals  Harper Brinson, Hayden Brinson, Khailee Carr, De’Asia Cooper, Madison Engelmann, Madelyn Franklin, Brekell Hopkins, Reed McNease, Ashlyn Toliver  A Honor Roll  More...

Golf tear-jerker

A man lost an arm when his golf cart rolled over on him on a down slope.  He became very depressed because he loved to play golf.  One day in his despair, he decided to commit suicide and end it all.  He got on an elevator and went to More...

Obituaries

FRED ALLEN ANDREWS

Mr. Fred Allen Andrews, age 76, of Arlington passed away late Friday night, October 13, 2017, at the Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  More...

ROBERT O. GRINER

Robert O. Griner, age 43, of Bainbridge passed away Sunday, October 15, 2017.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Bethany Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. More...

DELMA WILLIAMS

Delma Williams, age 79, of Donalsonville passed away Saturday morning, October 14, 2017, in Thomasville.  Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, October 17, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Donalsonville. More...

Southwest GA Academy Retires Weston Lee’s Jersey

On Friday, October 13, 2017, 1st Lt. Weston Cecil Lee’s #24 jersey was retired at Southwest Georgia Academy’s field. More...

The Posey Patch is the Winner

Many Chamber members decorated their store fronts in a friendly competition that was started to help beautify the city in preparation for our fall events and guests. This year, the judges had a very difficult time deciding. More...

Georgia Pirates Beat Florida Pirates, 27-20

Last Friday night here in Colquitt, Georgia, we had a Yellow Pirate’s ship from Sneads Florida, to sail into the Miller County’s Pirates Red and White Field. More...

Religion

‘In Those Dark Hours’

Inspiration

“When neither sun nor stars appeared for many days and the storm continued raging, we finally gave up all hope of being saved” (Acts 27:20, New International Version).  More...

Why Go To Church?

If you're spiritually alive, you're going to love this!  If you're spiritually dead, you won't want to read it.  If you're spiritually curious, there is still hope!  A church-goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complai More...

Wise Words

A few wise words by one of our best U.S. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS ACCIDENTAL GUNSHOT   On Saturday, October 7, 2017, Colquitt Police Officer Beth Hearn was dispatched to the Miller County Emergency Room in reference to an accidental gunshot to the hand.  More...

Living & Style

Miss Still, Mr. Moulton to Wed

Ansley Victoria Still and John Casey Moulton, both of Colquitt, announce their engagement. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Minecraft Club   More...

Miller County High School Class of 1961 Has Reunion

The Miller County High School Class of 1961 held their class reunion on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Quail Country Plantation. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

My Hero - A Walking Miracle

On Thursday, September 7, 2017, I was spending my day with 22 four and five-year-old children at a prestigious daycare center in Roswell. I was observing a teacher who would be leaving within a few weeks to have her baby. More...

Political Cartoon

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

The Outdoors Has Its Bad “Hoods,” Too

Years ago, before I learned it is wise to drive straight through Atlanta without stopping, I took a wrong exit off I-85 and wound up lost in an innercity area that was, shall I say, rather undesirable. More...