August 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Home Heavily Damaged by Lightning Strike

A call came into Miller/ Baker 911 at approximately 6:53 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, that a structure had been struck by lightning at 254 Grow Street. More...

KaCee Holt Resigns as COC President

Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce has announced that KaCee Holt will no longer serve as president and will be taking on a new role as coordinator of the Wellness Center at Southern Regional Technical College Bainbridge Campus. More...

Community

First State Welcomes Teachers Back

First State Bank of Colquitt helped welcomed Miller County School staff back to school last Thursday morning, August 2, by serving them breakfast! The bank employees enjoyed visiting with everyone and hope everyone has a great school year!   More...

Area News Around Us

Blakely - Execution of a search warrant July 26 led to the arrest of Allen Calloway, 32, of Blakely who has been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of tools for the commission of a crime and possession of a fir More...

LIBRARY NEWS

New Books at the Library   More...

School & Sports

SGA Warriors Defeat Early County 12-0 on Bradford’s No-Hitter

Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors Defeats Early County On Heels Of Bradford's No-Hitter  Savana Bradford was brilliant in the circle on Monday, as she threw a no-hitter to lead Southwest Georgia Academy Lady Warriors past Early County 12-0 More...

ABAC Nursing Program Shortens Timeline for Producing Graduates

TIFTON— Qualified nurses will be entering the work place in record time, thanks to a change in scheduling classes at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.  More...

SGA Starts 49th Year

Southwest Georgia Academy started its 49th year on Friday, August 3 with over 200 students, parents, grandparents and faculty praying around the flagpole. K3 and K4 students will start Wednesday, August 8. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

A time to live and a time to die!

Today I got some good and bad news about one of my oldest and best friends. In fact, over 62 years ago Milton Newberry Jr. was the best man at our wedding here in Colquitt. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘Honey, I Just Joined the Country Club’

After living in the community of Lucille for a few months, and driving into Blakely for work, I had met a lot of the people who had businesses in town. More...

Breaking News - 8/15/2018 2:41 PM

Stone Obituary - Free Access

 Mrs. Karen Eileen Stone , age 72of Camilla, formerly of Great Falls, MT, died Monday, August 13, 2018, at Savannah Court in Camilla.  More...

Calhouns Named Finalist for Georgia Young Farmer’s Family of the Year

LaDon and Kayla Calhoun have been named as one of four finalists for the Georgia Young Farmer’s Farm Family of the Year.  The Calhouns, along with their children, Jon Mason and Neely, own and operate CLC Farms in Colquitt.  More...

Here Come the Pirates!

On Wednesday August 8, 2018, a special gift was given to the Miller County Football team and the Miller County Cheerleaders. An inflatable tunnel measuring 16 feet wide, 37 feet long and 16 feet high was donated to the team by Dr. More...

Rentz Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

A 30-year-old former Miller County resident was sentenced to 20 years in prison after being accused of kissing and hugging an underage boy at her apartment complex pool in Tallahassee, FL. More...

Religion

‘Help Me - I’m Falling!’

Inspiration

I got word a while back that my elderly mother had experienced a fall while tending her flowers in the yard. Thankfully she escaped with no broken bones, but it brought her a lot of pain and limitation in her movement. More...

Public Safety

One Vehicle Accident Injures One

Miller County EMS, Miller County Fire & Rescue, Colquitt Police Department and the Miller County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one vehicle accident on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, on Perry Street in Colquitt.  The caller stated that More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

THEFT  More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

PUBLIC  DRUNKENNESS  More...

Obituaries

MILTON NEWBERRY JR.

Milton Newberry, Jr., age 82, of Tifton passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018, at his residence. More...

LOUISE WEST HODGES

Ms. Louise West Hodges, age 91, stepped into the arms of Jesus Friday, August 10, 2018, at her residence in Brinson. More...

MARY ANN REVELLS

Mrs. Mary Ann Revells, age 60, of Donalsonville died Sunday, August 5, 2018, at Donalsonville Hospital. More...