November 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff ’ s Office Takes Trick- or- Treat to School

With the City of Colquitt not being able to participate in Trick-or-Treat this year due to Hurricane Michael, the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, along with the C.H.A.M.P.S. mascot dog, decided to take trick-or-treat to the kids at school. More...

Another Crash on Main

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, a call came into E-911 at approximately 6:44 p.m. that an accident had occurred on GA Highway 91 at Main and Fourth Streets, one of the most dangerous intersections in the county. More...

Community

Greenboro Residents Bring Donated Goods to Colquitt

Brandi Mayo and her husband, David, of Greensboro, GA, were looking at photos of all the south Georgia towns that were hit hard by Hurricane Michael. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge -The Oconee County School System announced last Friday that $12,400 has been raised by its students for Decatur County schools. Oconee is just one of many school systems and institutions that has donated. More...

NFL players explain

In a recent polling of 585 NFL players, nearly all of them were unsure of exactly what they are protesting regarding kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem. More...

Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT REPORTS

THEFT BY TAKING  On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Deputy Byron Cobb received a call in reference to a theft at 15 Bush Dairy Road in Miller County.  While speaking with Cody Houston, he advised that he returned home on Monday, October 29, 2018 More...

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

VEHICLE  ACCIDENT  On October 14, 2018, Nicholas Rainey of 557 East Main Street was traveling east through the intersection of North Cuthbert and Geer Street.  Sherina Bray of 516 N. More...

Living & Style

Who's Your Baby's Daddy?

The following are all replies that women have written on Child Support Agency Forms in the section for listing “ Father's Details,” or putting it another way... More...

Victoria Henley Lands Nationally Syndicated Talk Show, “Backstage Pass” on IHeart Radio

Victoria Henley of Colquitt is now hosting a national radio show on IHeart Radio, one of the largest radio/ media platforms globally, called “Backstage Pass,” which features celebrity interviews, sneak previews of arena concerts, and excl More...

•••••••Smile!•••••••

1. My husband and I divorced over religious differences. He thought he was God,and I didn't. 2. I don't suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it. 3. Some people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them. 4. More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Learning everyday or trying

Sometimes it hard to stay positive, especially if you still don't have telephones or internet to get your newspaper out each week. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘3rd Rate Romance: Sometimes the Shoe’s on the Other Foot’

After dealing with the pitfalls of your first romance – it was holding hands in Ed Hunter’s picture show, if you remember – time has passed and you are ready for your second and third try at some type of courting. More...

Breaking News - 11/7/2018 10:02 AM

Unofficial Miller County Election Results - Free Access

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Pirates Scalp the Indians

What a night for high school football! The evening was cool, crisp and just right for Friday Night Lights! More...

Debris Pickup Resumes from Hurricane Michael

According to City Manager Cory Thomas, Miller County and the City of Colquitt agreed to utilize a contract with the US Army Corps of Engineers to remove all debris from the city and county. More...

Pirates to Host First Round of Play-offs Here Friday

The first round of the state play-offs for the Miller County Pirates will be held in Colquitt Friday night, November 9, at Pirate Stadium beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Miller will be facing the Rebels of Turner County.  Everyone come out and supp More...

Veterans’ Day to be Observed November 12 on Square

Everyone is invited and urged to attend the Veterans’ Day Memorial Service to be held on the courthouse square on Monday morning, November 12, at 11:00 a.m. More...

Religion

‘The Right Use of Power’

Inspiration

Most of us have probably always agreed with the idea that the forces of nature are powerful, but not until the recent hurricane gave us a personal encounter with that power did we realize just how intense it really is. More...

We are a Christian Nation

Parts of this article were left out in the former edition. The most important part, our thanks was omitted! A former president of the United States of American declared that we are not a Christian nation. More...

Some Thoughts

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

School & Sports

Miller County FFA Attends Historical 91st National FFA Convention

More than 66,000 FFA members, advisors and guests attended the 91st National FFA Convention. The theme for the convention was Just One. More...

Waterfowl hunting season to open

Waterfowl hunting season opens Saturday, November 17, and duck and goose hunters across Georgia face some tough hunting conditions, according to experts with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division (WRD).  More...

SGA Announces Good Citizens

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

Obituaries

WILLIAM WEBB "BILLY" INGRAM JR.

Mr. Billy Ingram, age 62 of Colquitt died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Sheffield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Scott Stanfield and Rev. More...

PATRICIA L. MUSGROVE

Patricia L. More...

DONNIE SUSAN RITTER

Ms. Donnie Susan Ritter, age 76, passed away Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at her home in Attapulgus.  Funeral services for Ms. Ritter were held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 4, at the Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home with Rev. More...