December 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber Breakfast great

The last Chamber Breakfast of the year was held on Friday, December 2, 2016, at the Tarrer Inn in Colquitt.  A delicious breakfast was prepared for chamber members and guests by the Tarrer Inn.   More...

Breakfast with Santa a success

Breakfast with Santa was held at the James W. Merritt, Jr., Memorial Library on December 3.  More...

Last Chance to Purchase a Tree

“Planting for the Future”

The “Planting for the Future” tree project is sponsored by the Miller County Retired Educators for the purpose of providing trees for the landscape of the Miller County Schools. More...

Community

American Legion Gerald Grow Post 165 holds first ladies’ night

The American Legion Gerald Grow Post 165 had its first ladies night under the direction of Commander Roger Cook. More...

Local Project Celebrates Collection Of 24,973 Gifts For Children In Need

COLQUITT, Ga., Dec. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Adult Coloring   More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS THEFT OF LOST OR MISLAID PROPERTY   More...

Living & Style

Miss Henley to wed Mr. Sellers

Mr. and Mrs. Kim Henley of Colquitt are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimber Leighann, to Tyler Blake Sellers, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Let's go to the Movies

“Arrival”

“Arrival” opened three weeks ago to some of the best reviews of the year and Best Actress Oscar talk for Amy Adams. More...

A Beautiful Poem

He was getting old and paunchy  And his hair was falling fast,  And he sat around the Legion,  Telling stories of the past.  Of a war that he once fought in  And the deeds that he had done,  In his exploits with his budd More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Talking about being blessed -

More often than not, it has been a good, no, a great week. First, we got rain. Some got up to over three inches, of which we haven't had any in over two months. Second, my first wife got snake bit, in the house, and she is still with us. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Sometimes It’s All About Image

My friends and sometimes fishing partners, Jake and Larry, were once seen backing a boat down a ramp into the Chattahoochee River without first unhooking the tie-downs from boat to trailer. More...

Ben Nix Obituary

Benjamin Franklin “Ben” Nix, 45, of Colquitt passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016.  More...

Grover Duncan Obituary

bama Me   More...

Two vehicles crash on U.S. Highway 27

On Wednesday, November 30, 2016, a call went out from dispatch that an accident had occurred at the intersection of College Street and Crawford Street.. More...

Man hung on Bellview Rd. Death still under investigation

A call came into Miller/ Baker Emergency Management Service at approximately 6:10 p.m., December 1, 2016, that a person was hanging at a residence at 2144 Bellview Road.  Officers of the Miller County Sheriff's Department were dispatched to the More...

Christmas Parade and Movie in the Park Friday

On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Colquitt Miller County Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Christmas Parade and Movie in the Park. The parade will start at 6:00 p.m. More...

Religion

‘Where Are the Other Nine’

Inspiration

After a night that seemed much too short, it was once again time for Gale and me to get up and get going as we entered into another work day. More...

A Silent Sermon (Beautiful)

A member of a certain church who previously had been attending services regularly stopped going. After a few weeks, the pastor decided to visit him.  It was a chilly evening. More...

God's Grand Plan

1 Thessalonians 5:23- 24 It's amazing but true that God's grand plan for your life is far greater than you can imagine. More...

School & Sports

Kindness Month Observed by Pre-K Students

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

Roaming the Halls at MCHS

This week has been nothing but a slow countdown to Christmas break. We have been busy trying to finish up last minute assignments, and are currently taking our last exams of this nine weeks. More...

Men will never learn!

Another life lesson about dealing with the opposite sex. JW  A woman ran a red traffic light and crashed into a man's car. Both of their cars are demolished, but amazingly neither of them was hurt.  More...

Obituaries

BERNICE CHAMBERS CROSS

Bernice Chambers Cross, age 85, of Iron City passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 29, 2016, at Great Gran’s Personal Care Home in Donalsonville. Funeral services for Mrs. Cross were held on Thursday, December 1, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. More...

JOHN M. “JOHNNY” WARD

John M. “Johnny” Ward, age 83, of Bainbridge passed away Saturday, December 3, 2016.  The funeral service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stanley Phillips officiating. More...

CHARLES “JOE” BARBER

Charles “Joe” Barber, 62, of Bainbridge passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016, after a brief illness.  The funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Bethany Baptist Church with Rev. More...