January 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

ONE LAST LOOK

A GLIMPSE AT THE YEAR 2013

APRIL   You could hear the children all over the church saying the same thing, “It was the best Easter ever.”  The playground, church yard and the fellowship hall were full of children, parents, grandparents and other adults hel More...

Sara Cook retires after 38 years

Cotton Hall in Colquitt was the setting for a retirement reception honoring Sara Cross Cook. More...

Community

Topp Fitness Expands

The Topp Fitness Center is announcing its open house set for Thursday, January 9, from 11:30 to 6:00 p.m. A ribbon-cutting will be held program at 12:30, and everyone is invited to come. More...

Men of Action raise money for Christmas

“Christmas is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” --Dale Evans  More...

Library News

Meeting Room Available  More...

Public Safety

Vehicle flees from police

On December 29, 2013, at 6:11 p.m., Officer Scott Cleveland was on patrol when he noticed a white Chevrolet Lumina speeding on Highway 27, driven by Dewayne “Demerus” Logan, of Colquitt. More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 23  800F Suspicious Activity, Bush St. •Vehicle Stop, Bush St. •Vehicle Stop, Hwy. 27 S. •Civil Dispute  800S Traffic Stop x3 •Assist 799I with Traffic Stop  More...

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTS

DAILY ACTIVITY REPORTS   December 16  799F Suspicious Activity, 45 S. •Patrol Security Checks •Traffic Stop x2 •Phone Call x2 •Disturbance •Live Stock Out •EMS Assistance  More...

Living & Style

Coon, Marcus to speak wedding vows

Mrs. Carrie C. Dew of Bainbridge would like to announce the engagement of her daughter, Leslie Coon, to Mr. Brad Marcus of Colquitt.  More...

Let's go to the Movies

‘American Hustle’

“American Hustle” is a movie about con artists, but it might as well be a movie about magicians or dreams. More...

Walking Eagle

President Barack Obama was invited to address a major gathering of the American Indian Nation two weeks ago in upstate New York.  He spoke for almost an hour about his plans for increasing every Native American's present standard of living. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Who would have thought it?

Most of us had a great Christmas season. More...

TALK TO THE MAYOR

Happy New Year to everyone! I hope 2014 finds everyone in good health and good spirits. Now 2013 wasn’t my worst year ever, but it wasn’t my best one either. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to be timelier getting my columns in. More...

TT Barber named MVP at Bowl

TT Barber, a 2012 graduate of Miller County High School and now a sophomore at Middle Tennessee State University, continues to show his talent as an exceptional football player.  The Middle Tennessee State sophomore linebacker, TT Barber, made h More...

Live, Laugh, Love Event–– Great!

––But the greatest of these is love.

Saturday, January 4, 2014, was just what it set out to be. The Live, Laugh, Love Event for Kent and Tammy Richardson in her fight against cancer couldn’t have been any better.  More...

Law makers meet in Colquitt

Colquitt and Miller County's Georgia lawmakers were the special guests of the 1st Friday Breakfast on January 3, 2014, at the event held monthly by Colquitt/ Miller Chamber of Commerce.  More...

Religion

Patience Rewarded

Inspiration

It has been a tremendous joy celebrating Christmas with those that I love. More...

My twilight years

As I enjoy my twilight years, I am often struck by the inevitability that the party must end. More...

Very first King size bed - awesome!

submitted by Jack Warner   To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary.  To one without faith, no explanation is possible".  ~Thomas Aquinas  Thank God for that bed and Baby who slept there.  More...

School & Sports

MCS FFA NEWS

FFA Member of the Week

The Miller County FFA Chapter is proud to announce Thomas Hudgins as FFA Member of the Week. Thomas is the son of Ralph and Lee Anne Hudgins of Leary.  As a senior at Miller County High School, Thomas has been very active in the FFA. More...

Backroads & Bobtails

Keeping Watch

The late Jack Wingate once remarked, “A man ain’t got no worries when he’s watchin’ a cork.”  That’s a pretty wonderful thought. Quite true, too.  More...

British Airways flight

Shortly after a British Airways flight had reached its cruising altitude, the captain announced:  "Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your captain. More...

Obituaries

LEWIS ANDERSON WILLIAMS

Lewis Anderson Williams, 74, of Panama City, FL, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at Covenant Hospice in Bay Medical Center.  More...

FRANK EDWARD WIDNER

Frank Edward Widner, 81, of Leesburg, GA, died Monday, December 23, 2013, at Willson Hospice House.  Funeral services were conducted Friday, December 27, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. More...

CAROLYN WYNELL (NELL) AYCOCK

Mrs. Carolyn Wynell (Nell) Aycock, age 77 of Colquitt died Tuesday morning, January 7, 2014 at Magnolia Manor in Americus.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.  Colquitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   More...