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Community

Last Chamber Breakfast of the Year held Friday

The last Chamber Breakfast of 2017 was held on Friday, December 1, at the Tarrer Inn in Colquitt. A delicious breakfast was prepared for chamber members and guests.  More...

Colquitt Garden Club Meets

The Colquitt Garden Club met November 14, 2017, 1 p.m. in the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce Conference Room.  More...

When you can't sleep -

* If you attempt to rob a bank, you won't have any trouble with rent/food bills for the next 10 years, whether or not you are successful.  * Do twins ever realize that one of them is unplanned?  * What if my dog only brings back my ball be More...

Public Safety

Do You Know This Person?

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Peyton Kyle Sheffield of 6089 CD Miller Road, Iron City, called the Miller County Sheriff’s Office to report a burglary./ break-in.  The burglary/break-in occurred at 589 Whites Bridge Road in Miller County More...

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAMAGE TO  PROPERTY  On Thursday, November 30, 2017, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to East Crawford in reference to a line down.  Upon arrival, the officer spoke with Donald Bradley Culpepper who stated that he was driving his 201 More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

ELUDING OFFICERS   On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Deputy Chris Goff observed a vehicle turn right onto Grimsley Bridge Road traveling west and then turn right onto Highway 45 South traveling south at a high rate of speed.  More...

Living & Style

Colquitt Cheer Teams Win

The Studio is excited to announce that both competition cheer teams brought home first place banners from their first event of the 2017/18 season!  The Level 1 team consisting of girls ages 11 and under, landed first place out of the three teams More...

••••Tractor deal?••••

A farmer walked into a bar and saw the local tractor salesman sitting there, head hung low, obviously upset, drowning his sorrows in his beer.  "What's up, John?" asked the farmer. "Gosh Bob, I'll tell you what ... More...

Mr. Buren Celebrates 91st Birthday Recently

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, the Miller Country Senior Center was buzzing with approximately 50 people celebrating Mr. Buren Mock’s 91st birthday.  He had 11 family members attending, which represented five generations. More...

Two Vehicle Accident Causes One Injury

On Monday morning at approximately 9:00 a.m., a two vehicle accident occurred on GA 1 North.  The accident was reported, and Colquitt Police officers, Miller County EMS ambulances, Colquitt/Miller Volunteer Fire responders and a Georgia State Pa More...

Miller County Young Farmers Host Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet

On Thursday night the Miller County Young Farmers hosted their annual Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet at the Birdsong Sound Stage. The banquet was attended by nearly 100 Young Farmer members and family. More...

Religion

‘Hope for the Hopeless, Peace for the Fearful’

Inspiration

Addyson greatly enjoys staying at our house, just as I liked staying with my grandparents when I was a child. More...

To make you smile or laugh

• A doctor that had been seeing an 80-year-old woman for most of her life finally retired. At her next checkup, the new doctor told her to bring a list of all the medicines that had been prescribed for her. More...

To live by

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. More...

School & Sports

Kindness Month Observed at Miller County Pre-K

During the month of November, Miller County Pre-K staff, students, and parents observed “Kindness Month” at Pre-K by collecting canned food items. Our theme was, “Together We All Can.”  More...

SGA Announces Good Citizens

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

Blonde Nun

One night a blonde nun was praying in her room when God appeared before her. "My daughter, you have pleased me greatly. Your heart is full of love for your fellow creatures, and your actions and prayers are always for the benefit of others. More...

Obituaries

TYRONE WILSON WILLIAMS

Mr. Tyrone Wilson Williams, age 79, of Colquitt died Friday, November 24, 2017, at Miller County Hospital.  More...

CHARLES GLEN WINKLER SR.

Mr. Charles Glenn Winkler Sr. of Richmond, Virginia, formerly of Colquitt, passed away November 26, 2017, at the Louisa Health and Rehab Center in Louisa, Virginia, of natural causes.  More...

JAMES ARCHIE BUTLER

James Archie “Jack” Butler, 90, of Bainbridge, passed away Saturday, December 2, 2017.  More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

There's been a lot of changes - will be more -

What in the world have we allowed our nation to become? Don't blame me. I'm just one person. What do you think I could do about what people think and do? Don't get me wrong. More...

Political Cartoon

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BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Sometimes Just Watching is all you need

Watching a cork bobber float lazily on the surface of a pond or a slow-flowing stream is a pretty cool thing. More...