February 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Gas prices could go down, or up

Some of us go way back with gasoline prices. Some of us real old codgers can remember when per gallon price of fuel for the family car was 14¢ per gallon. If they are really pushed, a loaf of bread was 5¢. An acre of land would sell for $1. More...

Community

Senator David Perdue statement on meeting with Rex Tillerson

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. More...

Under the Gold Dome

We returned to the Gold Dome on Tuesday, February 7, to begin another eventful week of the legislative session which included a full schedule of House committee activity and hearings on many important topics. More...

LIBRARY NEWS

Cooking with Math  More...

School & Sports

FFA Members Compete in Sub-Area Speaking Events

The Miller County FFA Chapter participated in the Sub-Area FFA speaking events on Monday, January 30, 2017 at Colquitt County High School. More...

MCS FFA NEWS

The Miller County FFA Chapter is pleased to announce Khyran Bush as FFA Member of the Week. Khyran is the son of Amy and Leroy Bush of Colquitt. He is a sophomore at Miller County High School and is currently serving as the FFA Student Advisor. More...

SGA Honors Senior Athletes

The Southwest Georgia Academy Booster Club honored their senior athletes in basketball and cheerleading on February 7 at their last home game. These students were recognized between the games. More...

Obituaries

JEANETTE ARD COX

Jeanette Ard Cox, age 85, of Colquitt passed away Monday evening, February 6, 2017, at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, AL.  More...

TALMADGE ADAM ‘SONNY’ RENTZ

Talmadge Adam “Sonny” Rentz, 84, of Lake Seminole passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017.  More...

MARK STEPHEN ROLAND

Mr. Mark Stephen Roland, age 56, of Albany, formerly of Colquitt, died Friday, February 10, 2017, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  More...

Health

Healthcare options

In emergency medicine, the “golden hour” immediately after a traumatic event like a car accident or a heart attack, is the time in which the patient’s chance of surviving can be most improved by access to skilled medical care. More...

Foods to reverse brain damage

Attempting challenging puzzles and reading up on the theory of relativity aren’t the only ways to keep your brain at its finest. The right diet also can do wonders, improving the brain’s function and even helping to reverse brain damage. More...

Five Qualify to Run for Sheriff In Special Election

Qualifying ended last Wednesday, February 8, 2017, at noon for those wanting to qualify to run for the office of sheriff of Miller County.  More...

Two Vehicle Accident at Four Way Stop

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, a call went out from dispatch that an accident had occurred at Cuthbert Street and Geer Street with injuries. More...

Religion

‘Genuine Love Prevails Regardless of Circumstances’

Inspiration

Gale and I have had the great privilege and joy of sharing Valentine’s Day together for several decades, but this year includes something that rarely coincides with this special observance. More...

Prescription

A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office. “Is it true?” she wanted to know. “That the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?” “Yes, I'm afraid so,” the doctor told her. More...

Some Thoughts

•A penny saved is obviously the result of a government oversight. More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

INCIDENT REPORTS BATTERY On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, Officer Natalie Mc- Daniel and Captain Dan Stone were dispatched to 231 Grow Street in reference to an unwanted person. More...

Living & Style

Miss Williamson to wed Mr. Mock

Dave and Leitta Williamson of Tallahassee, FL, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzanne Michelle Williamson, to Troy Alan Mock, Jr., son of Troy and Pam Mock of Damascus.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of David Will More...

Let's go to the Movies

"Rings"

“Rings” was supposed to be released last Halloween, but the studio pushed it back to February. And not just any weekend in February, Super Bowl Weekend. More...

Muslim bookstore

So, I was walking in the mall, and I saw that there was a Muslim bookstore. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Drain the Swamp Time -

O.K., I'm a conservative that does not change too much. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

SHORT-LIVED SQUIRREL SYMPATHY

I was sitting on a rock in the stream cleaning some trout after a good morning’s fishing. Dappled sunlight danced through the trees and the cool shade was delightful. All was right with the world. More...